2688. katastéma
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katastéma: demeanor
Original Word: κατάστημα, ατος, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: katastéma
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-as'-tay-mah)
Short Definition: behavior, conduct
Definition: behavior, conduct, deportment, demeanor.

HELPS word-Studies

2688 katástēma (from 2596 /katá, "down, exactly according to," intensifying 2476 /hístēmi, "stand") – properly, stand down, referring to what is established, i.e. settled according to a fixed, exact design (used only in Tit 2:3).

2688 /katástēma ("settled-lifestyle") refers to a believer exemplifying enduring qualities that specifically (exactly) glorify the Lord.

[2688 (katástēma) primarily refers to a "condition, state, of the body, etc., hence demeanor" (A-S).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kathistémi
NASB Translation
behavior (1).

STRONGS NT 2688: κατάστημα

κατάστημα, καταστηματος, τό (καθίστημι) (Latinstatus, habitus) (demeanor, deportment, bearing): Titus 2:3. (3Macc. 5:45; Josephus, b. j. 1, 1, 4 (of a city; cf. ἀτρεμαιω τῷ καταστήματι πρός τόν θάνατον ἀπεηι, Josephus, Antiquities 15, 7, 5; Plutarch, Marcell. 23, 6; cf. Tib. Gracch. 2, 2. See Wetstein (1752) on Titus, the passage cited; cf. Ignatius ad Trall. 3, 2 [ET] (and Jacobson or Zahn, in the place cited)).)


From kathistemi; properly, a position or condition, i.e. (subjectively) demeanor -- behaviour.

see GREEK kathistemi

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