4714. stasis
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stasis: standing, place, dissension
Original Word: στάσις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: stasis
Phonetic Spelling: (stas'-is)
Short Definition: standing, place, dissension
Definition: an insurrection, dissension; originally: standing, position, place.

STRONGS NT 4714: στάσις

στάσις, στάσεως, (ἵστημι);

1. a standing, station, state: ἔχειν στάσιν, to stand, exist, have stability, Latinlocum habere (R. V. is get standing), Hebrews 9:8 (Polybius 5, 5, 3).

2. from Aeschylus and Herodotus down, an insurrection (cf. German Aufstand): Mark 15:7; Luke 23:19, 25; Acts 19:40 (see σήμερον, under the end); κινεῖν στάσιν (L T Tr WH στάσεις) τίνι (a mover of insurrections among i. e.) against (cf. Winer's Grammar, 208 (196)) one, Acts 24:5.

3. strife, dissension (Aeschylus Pers. 738; (Diogenes Laërtius 3, 51): Acts 15:2; Acts 23:7, 10.

insurrection, uproar.

From the base of histemi; a standing (properly, the act), i.e. (by analogy) position (existence); by implication, a popular uprising; figuratively, controversy -- dissension, insurrection, X standing, uproar.

see GREEK histemi

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