Befit, Befitting - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
Befit, Befitting[ 1,,G4241, prepo ]
is translated befit" in Titus 2:1, RV (AV, "become"). See BECOME.
[ 2,,G433, aneko ]
primarily, "to have arrived at, reached to, pertained to," came to denote "what is due to a person, one's duty, what is befitting." It is used ethically in the NT; Ephesians 5:4, RV, "are (not) befitting," for AV, "are (not) convenient;" Colossians 3:18, concerning the duty of wives towards husbands, RV, "as is fitting," for AV, "as it is fit." In Philemon 1:8, the participle is used with the article, signifying "that which is befitting," RV (AV, "that which is convenient"). See CONVENIENT. For synonymous words See BECOME.