ESTAB'LISH, v.t. [L. stabilio; Heb. to set, fix, establish.]1. To set and fix firmly or unalterably; to settle permanently.I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant. Gen.17.2. To found permanently; to erect and fix or settle; as, to establish a colony or an empire.3. To enact or decree by authority and for permanence; to ordain; to appoint; as, to establish laws, regulations, institutions, rules, ordinances, &c.4. To settle or fix; to confirm; as, to establish a person, society or corporation, in possessions or privileges.5. To make firm; to confirm; to ratify what has been previously set or made.Do we then make void the law through faith?God forbid; yea, we establish the law. Rom.3.6. To settle or fix what is wavering, doubtful or weak; to confirm.So were the churches established in the faith. Acts.16.To the end he may establish your hearts unblamable in
holiness. l Thess.3.7. To confirm; to fulfill; to make good.Establish thy word to thy servant. Ps.119.8. To set up in the place of another and confirm.Who go about to establish their own righteousness. Rom.10.