Bill Mounce

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εὐσχήμων, ον
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presentable, proper, right; prominent, of high standing
of good appearance, pleasing to look upon, comely, 1 Cor. 12:24; met. becoming, decent, τὸ εὔσχημον, decorum, propriety, 1 Cor. 7:35; honorable, reputable, of high standing and influence, Mk. 15:43; Acts 13:50; 17:12*

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Mark 15:43 Joseph of Arimathea, a respected (euschēmōn | εὐσχήμων | nom sg masc) member of the council, who also himself was expecting the kingdom of God, went boldly to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus.
Acts 13:50 But the Jews incited the devout women of honorable (euschēmonas | εὐσχήμονας | acc pl fem) rank and the leading men of the city, and they stirred up persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and drove them out of their district.
Acts 17:12 So many of them believed, with not a few prominent (euschēmonōn | εὐσχημόνων | gen pl fem) Greek women and men.
1 Corinthians 7:35 I am saying this for your benefit, not to put a restraint on you, but to promote propriety (euschēmon | εὔσχημον | acc sg neut) and undivided devotion to the Lord.
1 Corinthians 12:24 whereas our presentable members (euschēmona | εὐσχήμονα | nom pl neut) have no such need. Instead, God has so arranged the body, giving greater honor to the member that lacked it,