bathmos: a step, degreeOriginal Word: βαθμός, οῦ, ὁPart of Speech:
a step, a stage, a positionDefinition:
a step (of a stairway); hence: a stage in a career, a position.
898 bathmós – properly, a step (tread) in a staircase; (figuratively) a degree, rank, grade (used only in 1 Tim 3:13).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from the same as basisDefinition
a step, degreeNASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 898: βαθμόςβαθμός
(from the obsolete βάω
equivalent to βαίνω
, like σταθμός
), threshold, step
; of a grade of dignity and wholesome influence in the church (R. V. standing
), 1 Timothy 3:13
(cf. Ellicott at the passage). (Used by (the Sept. 1 Samuel 5:5
; 2 Kings 20:9
; also Sir. 6:36); Strabo
Daldianus (others); cf. Lob. ad Phryn.
, p. 324.)<1>
From the same as bathos; a step, i.e. (figuratively) grade (of dignity) -- degree.
see GREEK bathos