391. anastrophé
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anastrophé: behavior, conduct
Original Word: ἀναστροφή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: anastrophé
Phonetic Spelling: (an-as-trof-ay')
Short Definition: behavior, manner of life
Definition: dealing with other men, conduct, life, behavior, manner of life.

HELPS word-Studies

391 anastrophḗ (from 303 /aná, "down to up" and 4762 /stréphō, "turn") – properly, up-turning; (figuratively) change of outward behavior from an "up-turn" of inner beliefs (presuppositions, etc.).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from anastrephó
behavior, conduct
NASB Translation
behavior (6), conduct (4), manner of life (2), way of life (1).

STRONGS NT 391: ἀναστροφή

ἀναστροφή, ἀναστροφῆς, (from the passive ἀναστρέφομαι, see the preceding word), properly, 'walk,' i. e. manner of life, behavior, conduct (German Lebenswandel): Galatians 1:13; Ephesians 4:22; 1 Timothy 4:12; James 3:13; 1 Peter 1:15, 18; 1 Peter 2:12; 1 Peter 3:1f, 16; 2 Peter 2:7; plural ἅγιαι ἀναστροφαι the ways in which holy living shows itself, 2 Peter 3:11. Hence, life in so far as it is comprised in conduct, Hebrews 13:7. (This word, in the senses given, is found in Greek writings from Polybius 4, 82, 1 down; in the Scriptures first in Tobit 4:14; 2 Macc. 5:8; add Epictetus diss. 1, 9, 5; 4, 7, 5 (and (from Sophocles Lexicon, under the word) Agatharchides 134, 12; 153, 8; Aristeas 16).)


From anastrepho; behavior -- conversation.

see GREEK anastrepho

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