2158. euschémón
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euschémón: comely
Original Word: εὐσχήμων, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: euschémón
Phonetic Spelling: (yoo-skhay'-mone)
Short Definition: comely, honorable
Definition: (a) comely, seemly, decorous, (b) of honorable position (in society), wealthy, influential.

HELPS word-Studies

2158 eusxmōn (an adjective, derived from 2095 /eú, "well, good" and 4976/sxēma, "outward form, figure") – properly, of good form, well-fashioned and hence "seemly" (desirable).

2158/eusxmōn ("comely") focuses on the outward manifestation of godliness, i.e. as being winsome (encouraging) to others which attracts attention in a positive way.

[2158 (eusxḗmōn) is used in Koine Greek of a person who properly uses influence, especially by serving in a high (respected) position.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from eu and schéma
NASB Translation
appropriate (1), presentable (1), prominence (1), prominent (2).

STRONGS NT 2158: εὐσχήμων

εὐσχήμων, εὔσχημον (εὖ, and σχῆμα the figure, Latinhabitus);

1. of elegant figure, shapely, graceful, comely, bearing oneself becomingly in speech or behavior (Euripides, Aristophanes, Xenophon, Plato): τά εὐσχήμονα ἡμῶν, the comely parts of the body that need no covering (opposed to τά ἀσχήμονα ἡμῶν, verse 23), 1 Corinthians 12:24; of morals: πρός τό εὔσχημον, to promote decorum, 1 Corinthians 7:35.

2. in later usage (cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 333), of good standing, honorable, influential, wealthy, respectable (R. V. of honorable estate): Mark 15:43; Acts 13:50; Acts 17:12. (Josephus, de vita sua §9; Plutarch, parallel. Graec. et Rom c. 15, p. 309 b.)

comely, honorable.

From eu and schema; well-formed, i.e. (figuratively) decorous, noble (in rank) -- comely, honourable.

see GREEK eu

see GREEK schema

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