1476. hedraios
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hedraios: sitting, steadfast
Original Word: ἑδραῖος, αία, αῖον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: hedraios
Phonetic Spelling: (hed-rah'-yos)
Short Definition: firm, steadfast
Definition: sitting, seated; steadfast, firm.

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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 Concordance
Word Origin
from hedra (a seat)
sitting, steadfast
NASB Translation
firm (1), steadfast (2).

STRONGS NT 1476: ἑδραῖος

ἑδραῖος (rarely feminine ἑδραια (Winer's Grammar, § 11, 1)), ἑδραιον (ἕδρα, 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.

settled, steadfast.

From a derivative of hezomai (to sit); sedentary, i.e. (by implication) immovable -- settled, stedfast.

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