Word Summary
stasis: a rebel, revolutionist
Original Word: στάσις
Transliteration: stasis
Phonetic Spelling: (stas'-is)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: a rebel, revolutionist
Meaning: a rebel, revolutionist
Strong's Concordance
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

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
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.