793. astériktos
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astériktos: unstable, unsettled
Original Word: ἀστήρικτος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: astériktos
Phonetic Spelling: (as-tay'-rik-tos)
Short Definition: unsteady, unstable
Definition: (lit: unpropped), unsteady, unstable, unsettled.

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793 astḗriktos (an adjective, derived from 1 /A "not" and 4741 /stērízō "confirm") – properly, not established (unstable), describing someone who (literally) does not have a staff to lean on – hence, a person who can not be relied on because they are not steady (do not remain fixed, i.e. unstable).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and stérizó
unstable, unsettled
NASB Translation
unstable (2).

STRONGS NT 793: ἀστήρικτος

ἀστήρικτος, ἀστηρικτον (στηρίζω), unstable, unsteadfast: 2 Peter 2:14; 2 Peter 3:16. (Anthol. Pal. 6, 203, 11.)


From a (as a negative particle) and a presumed derivative of sterizo; unfixed, i.e. (figuratively) vacillating -- unstable.

see GREEK a

see GREEK sterizo

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