bathmos: a step, degreeOriginal Word: βαθμός, οῦ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Phonetic Spelling: (bath-mos')
Short Definition: a step, a stage, a position
Definition: 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).Word Origin
from the same as basis
a step, degree
STRONGS NT 898: βαθμός
βαθμός, βαθμου, ὁ (from the obsolete βάω equivalent to βαίνω, like σταθμός (from ἵστημι), 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 (Plutarch), Lucian, Appian, Artemidorus 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 βαθμον βαθμόν βαθμὸν bathmon bathmòn