5287. hupostasis
Strong's Concordance
hupostasis: a support, substance, steadiness, hence assurance
Original Word: ὑπόστασις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: hupostasis
Phonetic Spelling: (hoop-os'-tas-is)
Short Definition: assurance, substance, reality
Definition: (lit: an underlying), (a) confidence, assurance, (b) a giving substance (or reality) to, or a guaranteeing, (c) substance, reality.
HELPS Word-studies

5287 hypóstasis(from 5259 /hypó, "under" and 2476 /hístēmi, "to stand") – properly, (to possess) standing under a guaranteed agreement ("title-deed"); (figuratively) "title" to a promise or property, i.e. a legitimate claim (because it literally is, "under a legal-standing") – entitling someone to what is guaranteed under the particular agreement.

For the believer, 5287 /hypóstasis ("title of possession") is the Lord's guarantee to fulfill the faith He inbirths (cf. Heb 11:1 with Heb 11:6). Indeed we are only entitled to what God grants faith for (Ro 14:23).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from hupo and histémi
Definition
a support, substance, steadiness, hence assurance
NASB Translation
assurance (2), confidence (2), nature (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5287: ὑπόστασις

ὑπόστασις, ὑποστάσεως, (ὑφίστημι), a word very common in Greek authors, especially from Aristotle onward, in widely different senses, of which only those will be noticed which serve to illustrate N. T. usage;

1. a setting or placing under; thing put under, substructure, foundation: Psalm 68:3 (); τοῦ οἴκου, Ezekiel 43:11; τοῦ τάφου, Diodorus 1, 66.

2. that which has foundation, is firm; hence,

a. that which has actual existence; a substance, real being: τῶν ἐν ἀερι φαντασμάτων τά μέν ἐστι κατ' ἐμφασιν, τά δέ καθ' ὑπόστασιν, Aristotle, de mundo, 4, 19, p. 395{a}, 30; φαντασίαν μέν ἔχειν πλούτου, ὑπόστασιν δέ μή, Artemidorus Daldianus, oneir. 3, 14; ( αὐγή) ὑπόστασιν ἰδίαν οὐκ ἔχει, γεννᾶται δέ ἐκ φλογός, Philo de incorruptibil. mundi § 18; similarly in other writings (cf. Sophocles Lexicon, under the word, 5; Liddell and Scott, under the word, III. 2).

b. the substantial quality, nature, of any person or thing: τοῦ Θεοῦ (R. V. substance), Hebrews 1:3 (Wis. 16:21; ἴδε ... τίνος ὑποστάσεως τίνος εἴδους τυγχάνουσιν οὕς ἐρεῖτε καί νομιζετε Θεούς, Epist. ad' Diogn. 2, 1 [ET]; (cf. Suicer, Thesaurus, under the word)).

c. steadiness of mind, firmness, courage resolution (οἱ δέ Ῥόδιοι θεωροῦντες τήν τόν Βυζαντινων ὑπόστασιν, Polybius 4, 50, 10; οὐχ οὕτω τήν δύναμιν, ὡς τήν ὑπόστασιν αὐτοῦ καί τολμᾶν καταπεπληγμενων τῶν ἐναντίων, id. 6, 55, 2; add, Diodorus 16, 32f; Josephus, Antiquities 18, 1, 6); confidence, firm trust, assurance: 2 Corinthians 9:4; 2 Corinthians 11:17; Hebrews 3:14; Hebrews 11:1 (for תִּקְוָה, Ruth 1:12; Ezekiel 19:5; for תּוחֶלֶת, Psalm 38:8 ()). Cf. Bleek, Br. an d. Hebrew ii. 1, pp. 60ff, 462ff; Schlatter, Glaube im N. T., p. 581.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
confidence, substance.

From a compound of hupo and histemi; a setting under (support), i.e. (figuratively) concretely, essence, or abstractly, assurance (objectively or subjectively) -- confidence, confident, person, substance.

see GREEK hupo

see GREEK histemi

Forms and Transliterations
υποστασει υποστάσει ὑποστάσει υποστασεως υποστάσεως ὑποστάσεως υπόστασιν υποστασις υπόστασις υπόστασίς ὑπόστασις hypostasei hypostásei hypostaseos hypostaseōs hypostáseos hypostáseōs hypostasis hypóstasis upostasei upostaseos upostaseōs upostasis
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5 Occurrences


ὑποστάσει — 2 Occ.
ὑποστάσεως — 2 Occ.
ὑπόστασις — 1 Occ.

2 Corinthians 9:4 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ ὑποστάσει ταύτῃ
NAS: by this confidence.
KJV: in this same confident boasting.
INT: in the confidence this

2 Corinthians 11:17 N-DFS
GRK: ταύτῃ τῇ ὑποστάσει τῆς καυχήσεως
NAS: in this confidence of boasting.
KJV: in this confidence of boasting.
INT: this the confidence of boasting

Hebrews 1:3 N-GFS
GRK: χαρακτὴρ τῆς ὑποστάσεως αὐτοῦ φέρων
NAS: and the exact representation of His nature, and upholds
KJV: of his person, and
INT: [the] exact expression of the substance of him upholding

Hebrews 3:14 N-GFS
GRK: ἀρχὴν τῆς ὑποστάσεως μέχρι τέλους
NAS: the beginning of our assurance firm
KJV: the beginning of our confidence stedfast
INT: beginning of the assurance unto [the] end

Hebrews 11:1 N-NFS
GRK: πίστις ἐλπιζομένων ὑπόστασις πραγμάτων ἔλεγχος
NAS: faith is the assurance of [things] hoped
KJV: is the substance of things hoped for,
INT: faith of [things] hoped for [the] assurance of things [the] conviction

5 Occurrences

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