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Lexicon :: Strong's G5069 - tetradion

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τετράδιον
Transliteration
tetradion (Key)
Pronunciation
te-trä'-de-on (Key)
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Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a presumed derivative of tetras (a tetrad, from τέσσαρες (G5064))
mGNT
1x in 1 unique form(s)
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1x in 1 unique form(s)
LXX
0x in 0 unique form(s)
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Strong’s Definitions

τετράδιον tetrádion, tet-rad'-ee-on; neuter of a presumed derivative of τέτρας tétras (a tetrad; from G5064); a quaternion or squad (picket) of four Roman soldiers:—quaternion.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x

The KJV translates Strong's G5069 in the following manner: quaternion (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 1x
The KJV translates Strong's G5069 in the following manner: quaternion (1x).
  1. a quaternion

    A guard consisting of four soldiers (for among the Romans this was the usual number of the guard to which the custody of captives and prisoners was intrusted; two soldiers were confined with the prisoner and two kept guard outside). Four quaternions of soldiers would be used to guard one all night, one for each of the four night watches.
Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
τετράδιον tetrádion, tet-rad'-ee-on; neuter of a presumed derivative of τέτρας tétras (a tetrad; from G5064); a quaternion or squad (picket) of four Roman soldiers:—quaternion.
STRONGS NT 5069: τετράδιον
τετράδιον, τετραδιου, τό (τετράς, the number four), a quarternion (τό ἐκ τεσσάρων συνεστος, Suidas): τῶν στρατιωτῶν, a guard consisting of four soldiers (for among the Romans this was the usual number of the guard to which the custody of captives and prisons was intrusted; two soldiers were confined with the prisoner and two kept guard outside), Acts 12:4, where the four quaternions mentioned were on guard one at a time during each of the four watches. (Philo in Flacc. § 13 i. e. Mang. edition vol. ii, p. 533, 25.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Acts
12:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5069 matches the Greek τετράδιον (tetradion),
which occurs 1 times in 1 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:4 - And when he had apprehended him, he put him in prison, and delivered him to four quaternions G5069 of soldiers to keep him; intending after Easter to bring him forth to the people.
 
 
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