hedraios: sitting, steadfastOriginal Word: ἑδραῖος, αία, αῖονPart of Speech:
sitting, seated; steadfast, firm.
1476 hedraíos (an adjective, derived from aphedrōn, "a seat or base") – properly, sit (solidly-based, well-seated); (figuratlively) steadfast (firm), morally fixed; firm in purpose (mind); "well-stationed" (securely positioned), not given to fluctuation or "moving off course."
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from hedra (a seat)Definition
sitting, steadfastNASB Translation
firm (1), steadfast (2).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 1476: ἑδραῖοςἑδραῖος
(rarely feminine ἑδραια
's Grammar, § 11, 1)), ἑδραιον
, seat, chair);
1. sitting, sedentary, (Xenophon, Plato, others).
2. firm, immovable, steadfast, (Euripides, Plato, others); in the N. T. metaphorically, of those who are fixed in purpose: 1 Corinthians 15:58; Colossians 1:23; ἕστηκεν ἐν τῇ καρδία, 1 Corinthians 7:37.<1>
From a derivative of hezomai (to sit); sedentary, i.e. (by implication) immovable -- settled, stedfast.