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Stedfastness

STEDFASTNESS

sted'-fast-nes:

(1) stereoma, "firmness":

"The steadfastness of your faith in Christ" (Colossians 2:5). Some take this figuratively, in a military sense, of a "solid front" (see Thayer, Greek-English Lexicon of New Testament, under the word).

(2) sterigmos, "stability" (2 Peter 3:17; compare 1 Corinthians 15:58).


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'STEDFASTNESS'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.