1991. epistérizó
Strong's Concordance
epistérizó: to make stronger
Original Word: ἐπιστηρίζω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: epistérizó
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ee-stay-rid'-zo)
Definition: to make stronger
Usage: I prop up, uphold, support, confirm, make stronger.
HELPS Word-studies

1991 epistērízō (from 1909 /epí, "suitably on, fitting" and 4741 /stērízō, "make firm") – properly, "prop up, uphold, support, confirm" (Souter), i.e. support (establish) in an apt, fitting way; to confirm as it builds on the Lord's previous work of faith (note the force of the prefix epi, "upon"). This process strengthens by extending the understanding that precedes, as it supports what must follow.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from epi and stérizó
to make stronger
NASB Translation
strengthened (1), strengthening (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1991: ἐπιστηρίζω

ἐπιστηρίζω; 1 aorist ἐπεστηριξα; a later word; to establish besides, strengthen more; to render more firm, confirm: τινα, one's Christian faith, Acts 14:22; Acts 15:32, 41; Acts 18:23 R G.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
confirm, strengthen.

From epi and sterizo; to support further, i.e. Reestablish -- confirm, strengthen.

see GREEK epi

see GREEK sterizo

Forms and Transliterations
επεστήρικτο επεστηριξαν επεστήριξαν ἐπεστήριξαν επεστήριξας επεστηρίχθη επεστηρίχθην επιστηριζομένη επιστηριζοντες επιστηρίζοντες ἐπιστηρίζοντες επιστηριζων επιστηρίζων ἐπιστηρίζων επιστηρισθή επιστηριχθή επιστηριώ επιστοιβάσουσιν epesterixan epestērixan epestḗrixan episterizon episterízon epistērizōn epistērízōn episterizontes episterízontes epistērizontes epistērízontes
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 14:22 V-PPA-NMP
GRK: ἐπιστηρίζοντες τὰς ψυχὰς
NAS: strengthening the souls
KJV: Confirming the souls of the disciples,
INT: strengthening the souls

Acts 15:32 V-AIA-3P
GRK: ἀδελφοὺς καὶ ἐπεστήριξαν
NAS: encouraged and strengthened the brethren
KJV: words, and confirmed [them].
INT: brothers and strengthened [them]

Acts 15:41 V-PPA-NMS
GRK: τὴν Κιλικίαν ἐπιστηρίζων τὰς ἐκκλησίας
NAS: and Cilicia, strengthening the churches.
KJV: and Cilicia, confirming the churches.
INT: Cilicia strengthening the churches

Acts 18:23 V-PPA-NMS
GRK: καὶ Φρυγίαν ἐπιστηρίζων πάντας τοὺς
INT: and Phrygian strengthening all the

Strong's Greek 1991
4 Occurrences

ἐπεστήριξαν — 1 Occ.
ἐπιστηρίζων — 2 Occ.
ἐπιστηρίζοντες — 1 Occ.

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