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Forms of the word
ὑπόστασις, εως, ἡ
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confidence, trust, being sure; being, essence
pr. a standing under; a taking of a thing upon one's self; an assumed position, an assumption of a specific character, 2 Cor. 11:17; an engagement undertaken with regard to the conduct of others, a vouching, 2 Cor. 9:4; or of one's self, a pledged profession, Heb. 3:14; an assured impression, a mental realizing, Heb. 11:1; a substructure, basis; subsistence, essence, Heb. 1:3*

Greek-English Concordance for ὑπόστασις

2 Corinthians 9:4 Lest perhaps if some Macedonians should come with me and not find you ready, we — to say nothing of you — would be humiliated by this confidence (hypostasei | ὑποστάσει | dat sg fem).
2 Corinthians 11:17 What I am saying, I am not saying according to the Lord, but as in foolishness, in this confidence (hypostasei | ὑποστάσει | dat sg fem) of boasting.
Hebrews 1:3 This Son is the radiance of his glory and the exact representation of his nature (hypostaseōs | ὑποστάσεως | gen sg fem), and although sustaining all there is by the word of his power, yet made purification for sins, and then sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,
Hebrews 3:14 For we have become partners of Christ, if in fact we hold the beginning of our confidence (hypostaseōs | ὑποστάσεως | gen sg fem) firm to the end.
Hebrews 11:1 Now faith is the assurance (hypostasis | ὑπόστασις | nom sg fem) of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.