Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


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στῦλος, ου, ὁ
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pillar, column; (fig.) leader
a pillar, column, Rev. 10:1; used of persons of authority, influence, etc., a support or pillar of the Church, Gal. 2:9; Rev. 3:12; a support of true doctrine, 1 Tim. 3:15*

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Galatians 2:9 and when James and Cephas and John, who were acknowledged pillars (styloi | στῦλοι | nom pl masc), recognized the grace that had been given to me, they gave to Barnabas and me the right hand of fellowship, agreeing that we should go to the Gentiles and they to the circumcised.
1 Timothy 3:15 but if I wait, so that you may know how it is necessary for people to conduct themselves in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, a pillar (stylos | στῦλος | nom sg masc) and buttress of the truth.
Revelation 3:12 The one who conquers, I will make him a pillar (stylon | στῦλον | acc sg masc) in the temple of my God and he will never go out of it, and I will write on him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God (the new Jerusalem which comes down out of heaven from my God), and my own new name.
Revelation 10:1 Then I saw another powerful angel coming down from heaven, wrapped in a cloud, with a rainbow above his head; his face was like the sun, and his legs were like pillars (styloi | στῦλοι | nom pl masc) of fire.