798. astron
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astron: a star
Original Word: ἄστρον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: astron
Phonetic Spelling: (as'-tron)
Short Definition: a star
Definition: a star.

HELPS word-Studies

798 ástron – a single star, or a constellation of stars viewed as one entity.

[798 (ástron) is used for the image of Saturn, the ancient, pagan star-god referred to in Ac 7:43.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from astér
a star
NASB Translation
star (1), stars (3).

STRONGS NT 798: ἄστρον

ἄστρον, ἀστρου, τό ((see ἀστήρ at the beginning), from Homer down);

1. a group of stars, a constellation; but not infrequent also

2. equivalent to ἀστήρ a star: Luke 21:25; Acts 27:20; Hebrews 11:12; the image of a star, Acts 7:43.


Neuter from aster; properly, a constellation; put for a single star (natural or artificial) -- star.

see GREEK aster

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