Word Summary
bebaioō: to confirm, secure
Original Word: βεβαιόω
Transliteration: bebaioō
Phonetic Spelling: (beb-ah-yo'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to confirm, secure
Meaning: to confirm, secure
Strong's Concordance
confirm, establish.

From bebaios; to stabilitate (figuratively) -- confirm, (e-)stablish.

see GREEK bebaios

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 950: βεβαιόω

βεβαιόω, βεβαιω; future βεβαιώσω; 1 aorist ἐβεβαιωσα; passive (present βεβαιοῦμαι); 1 aorist ἐβεβαιωθην; (βέβαιος); to make firm, establish, confirm, make sure: τόν λόγον, to prove its truth and divinity, Mark 16:20; τάς ἐπαγγελίας make good the promises by the event, i. e. fulfil them, Romans 15:8 (so also in Greek writings as Diodorus 1, 5); passive: τό μαρτύριον τοῦ Χριστοῦ, 1 Corinthians 1:6; σωτηρία ... εἰς ἡμᾶς ἐβεβαιώθη,a constructio praegnans (Winer's Grammar, § 66, 2 d.) which may be resolved into εἰς ἡμᾶς παρεδόθη καί ἐν ἡμῖν βέβαιος ἐγένετο, Hebrews 2:3 cf. Hebrews 2:2; see βέβαιος. of men made steadfast and constant in soul: Hebrews 13:9; 1 Corinthians 1:8 (βεβαιώσει ὑμᾶς ἀνεγκλήτους will so confirm you that ye may be unreprovable (Winer's Grammar, § 59, 6 at the end)); 2 Corinthians 1:21 (βεβαιῶν ἡμᾶς εἰς Χριστόν, causing us to be steadfast in our fellowship with Christ; cf. Meyer at the passage); ἐν τῇ πίστει, Colossians 2:7 (L T Tr WH omit ἐν). (In Greek writings from Thucydides and Plato down.) (Compare: διαβεβαιωμαι.)