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στηριγ-μός , ,
A.being fixed, standing still, “τῶν πλανήτων ἀστέρωνD.S.1.81, cf. Gem.1.20, Plu.2.76d, Theo Sm.p.148 H., Ptol.Tetr.22, Vett.Val.34.28, al., PPar.19 bis11, 13 (iii A.D.), Paul.Al.G.1, Theol.Ar.15, Cat.Cod.Astr.8(4).241.
2. fixedness, of steady light, opp. flashing, Arist.Mu.395b7.
3. metaph., ἐκπεσεῖν τοῦ ἰδίου ς. from your proper firmness, 2 Ep.Pet.3.17.
4. Rhet., sustaining of the voice on certain words or syllables, so as to give them force, “αἱ μακραὶ συλλαβαί, στηριγμούς τινας ἔχουσαι καὶ ἐγκαθίσματαD.H. Comp.20; στηριγμοὺς ἔχειν πρὸς ἄλληλα τὰ ὀνόματα mutual support, buttressing, Longin.40.4; cf. ἀντιστηριγμός.
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    • New Testament, 2 Peter, 3.17
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 1.81
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 20
    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 22
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