4956. sustatikos
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sustatikos: constructive, commendatory
Original Word: συστατικός, ή, όν
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: sustatikos
Phonetic Spelling: (soos-tat-ee-kos')
Short Definition: commendatory
Definition: commendatory, introductory.

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Cognate: 4956 systatikós – properly, what stands together, referring to a coherent endorsement, or letter of commendation (used only in 2 Cor 3:1). See 4921 (synistēmi).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from sunistémi
constructive, commendatory
NASB Translation
commendation (1).

STRONGS NT 4956: συστατικός

συστατικός (Tr συντατικος (cf. σύν, II. at the end)), συστατικη, συστατικον (συνίστημι, which see), commendatory, introductory: ἐπιστολαί συστατικαι (A. V. epistles of commendation), 2 Corinthians 3:1a, 1b R G, and often in ecclesiastical writings, many examples of which have been collected by Lydius, Agonistica sacra (Zutph. 1700), p. 123, 15; (Suicer, Thesaurus Eccles. ii., 1194f). (γράμματα παῥ αὐτοῦ λαβεῖν συστατικα, Epictetus diss. 2, 3, 1; (cf. (Diogenes Laërtius 8, 87); τό κάλλος παντός ἐπιστολιου συστατικωτερον, Aristotle, in (Diogenes Laërtius 5, 18, and in Stobaeus, flor. 65, 11, 2:435, Gaisf. edition).


From a derivative of sunistao; introductory, i.e. Recommendatory -- of commendation.

see GREEK sunistao

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