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Lexicon :: Strong's G5007 - talanton

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τάλαντον
Transliteration
talanton
Pronunciation
tä'-län-ton (Key)
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Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a presumed derivative of the original form of tlao (to bear, equivalent to φέρω (G5342))
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Strong’s Definitions

τάλαντον tálanton, tal'-an-ton; neuter of a presumed derivative of the original form of τλάω tláō (to bear; equivalent to G5342); a balance (as supporting weights), i.e. (by implication) a certain weight (and thence a coin or rather sum of money) or "talent":—talent.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x

The KJV translates Strong's G5007 in the following manner: talent (15x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 15x
The KJV translates Strong's G5007 in the following manner: talent (15x).
  1. the scale of a balance, a balance, a pair of scales

  2. that which is weighed, a talent

    1. a weight varying in different places and times

    2. a sum of money weighing a talent and varying in different states and according to the changes in the laws regulating currency

      1. the Attic talent was equal to 60 Attic minae or 6000 drachmae

      2. a talent of silver in Israel weighed about 100 pounds (45 kg)

      3. a talent of gold in Israel weighed about 200 pounds (91 kg)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
τάλαντον tálanton, tal'-an-ton; neuter of a presumed derivative of the original form of τλάω tláō (to bear; equivalent to G5342); a balance (as supporting weights), i.e. (by implication) a certain weight (and thence a coin or rather sum of money) or "talent":—talent.
STRONGS NT 5007: τάλαντον
τάλαντον, ταλάντου, τό (ΤΑΛΑΩ, ΤΛΑΩ (to bear));
1. the scale of a balance, a balance, a pair of scales (Homer).
2. that which is weighed, a talent, i. e.
a. a weight, varying in different places and times.
b. a sum of money weighing a talent and varying in different states and according to the changes in the laws regulating the currency; the Attic talent was equal to 60 Attic minae or 6,000 drachmae, and worth about 200 pounds sterling or 1,000 dollars (cf. Liddell and Scott, under the word, II. 2 b.). But in the N. T. probably the Syrian talent is referred to, which was equal to about 237 dollars (but see BB. DD., under the word ): Matthew 18:24; Matthew 25:15f (Matthew 25:18 Lachmann), Matthew 25:20,22,24f,28. (The Sept. for כִּכָּר, Luth. Centner, the heaviest Hebrew weight; on which see Kneucker in Schenkel v., p. 460f; (BB. DD., under the word ).)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5007 matches the Greek τάλαντον (talanton),
which occurs 15 times in 8 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:24 - “And when he had begun to settle accounts, one was brought to him who owed him ten thousand talents.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:15 - “And to one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one, to each according to his own ability; and immediately he went on a journey.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:16 - “Then he who had received the five talents went and traded with them, and made another five talents.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:20 - “So he who had received five talents came and brought five other talents, saying, ‘Lord, you delivered to me five talents; look, I have gained five more talents besides them.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:22 - “He also who had received two talents came and said, ‘Lord, you delivered to me two talents; look, I have gained two more talents besides them.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:24 - “Then he who had received the one talent came and said, ‘Lord, I knew you to be a hard man, reaping where you have not sown, and gathering where you have not scattered seed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:25 - ‘And I was afraid, and went and hid your talent in the ground. Look, there you have what is yours.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:28 - ‘Therefore take the talent from him, and give it to him who has ten talents.
 
 
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