The Blue Letter Bible
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search NASB

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
Search NASB

Let's Connect
Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Lexicon :: Strong's G694 - argyrion

Choose a new font size and typeface
argyrion (Key)
är-gü'-rē-on (Key)
Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Neuter of a presumed derivative of ἄργυρος (G696)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

Strong’s Definitions

ἀργύριον argýrion, ar-goo'-ree-on; neuter of a presumed derivative of G696; silvery, i.e. (by implication) cash; specially, a silverling (i.e. drachma or shekel):—money, (piece of) silver (piece).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x

The KJV translates Strong's G694 in the following manner: money (11x), piece of silver (5x), silver (3x), silver piece (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x
The KJV translates Strong's G694 in the following manner: money (11x), piece of silver (5x), silver (3x), silver piece (1x).
  1. silver

  2. money

  3. a silver coin, silver piece, a shekel

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀργύριον argýrion, ar-goo'-ree-on; neuter of a presumed derivative of G696; silvery, i.e. (by implication) cash; specially, a silverling (i.e. drachma or shekel):—money, (piece of) silver (piece).
STRONGS NT 694: ἀργύριον
ἀργύριον, -ου, τό, (from ἄργυρος, which see), [from Herodotus down];
1. silver: Acts 3:6; Acts 7:16; Acts 20:33; 1 Peter 1:18; [1 Corinthians 3:12 T Tr WH].
2. money: simply, Matthew 25:18, 27; Mark 14:11; Luke 9:3; Luke 19:15, 23; Luke 22:5; Acts 8:20; plural, [Matthew 28:12], Matthew 28:15.
3. Specifically, a silver coin, silver-piece (Luther, Silberling), שֶׁקֶל σίκλος, shekel [see B. D. under the word], i. e. a coin in circulation among the Jews after the exile, from the time of Simon (circa B. C. 141) down (cf. 1 Macc. 15:6f [yet see B. D. under the word Money, and references in Schürer, N. T. Zeitgesch. § 7]); according to Josephus (Antiquities 3, 8, 2) equal to the Attic tetradrachm or the Alexandrian didrachm (cf. στατήρ [B. D. under the word Piece of Silver]): Matthew 26:15; Matthew 27:3, 5f, 9. In Acts 19:19, ἀργυρίον μυριάδες πέντε fifty thousand pieces of silver (German 50,000 in Silber equivalent to Silbergeld), doubtless drachmas [cf. δηνάριον] are meant; cf. Meyer [and others] at the passage.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006, 2011 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

25:18; 25:27; 26:15; 27:3; 27:5; 27:9; 28:12; 28:15
9:3; 19:15; 19:23; 22:5
3:6; 7:16; 8:20; 19:19; 20:33
1 Corinthians
1 Peter

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G694 matches the Greek ἀργύριον (argyrion),
which occurs 27 times in 21 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:18 - “But he who received the one talent went away, and dug a hole in the ground and hid his [fn]master’s money. G694
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:27 - ‘Then you ought to have put my money G694 [fn]in the bank, and on my arrival I would have received my money back with interest.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:15 - and said, “What are you willing to give me [fn]to [fn]betray Him to you?” And they weighed out thirty [fn]pieces G694 of silver G694 to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:3 - Then when Judas, who had betrayed Him, saw that He had been condemned, he felt remorse and returned the thirty [fn]pieces G694 of silver G694 to the chief priests and elders,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:5 - And he threw the pieces G694 of silver G694 into the temple sanctuary and departed; and he went away and hanged himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:6 - The chief priests took the pieces G694 of silver G694 and said, “It is not lawful to put them into the temple treasury, since it is the price of blood.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:9 - Then that which was spoken through Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled: “AND [fn]THEY TOOK THE THIRTY PIECES G694 OF SILVER G694, THE PRICE OF THE ONE WHOSE PRICE HAD BEEN SET by the sons of Israel;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:12 - And when they had assembled with the elders and consulted together, they gave a large sum of money G694 to the soldiers,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:15 - And they took the money G694 and did as they had been instructed; and this story was widely spread among the Jews, and is to this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:11 - They were glad when they heard this, and promised to give him money. G694 And he began seeking how to betray Him at an opportune time.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:3 - And He said to them, “Take nothing for your journey, neither a staff, nor a [fn]bag, nor bread, nor money; G694 and do not even have [fn]two tunics apiece.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:15 - “When he returned, after receiving the kingdom, he ordered that these slaves, to whom he had given the money, G694 be called to him so that he might know what business they had done.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:23 - ‘Then why did you not put my money G694 in the bank, and having come, I would have collected it with interest?’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:5 - They were glad and agreed to give him money. G694
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 3:6 - But Peter said, “I do not possess silver G694 and gold, but what I do have I give to you: In the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene—walk!”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:16 - From there they were removed to [fn]Shechem and laid in the tomb which Abraham had purchased for a sum of money G694 from the sons of [fn]Hamor in [fn]Shechem.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:20 - But Peter said to him, “May your silver G694 perish with you, because you thought you could obtain the gift of God with money!
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:19 - And many of those who practiced magic brought their books together and began burning them in the sight of everyone; and they counted up the price of them and found it [fn]fifty thousand pieces G694 of silver. G694
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:33 - “I have coveted no one’s silver G694 or gold or clothes.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:12 - Now if any man builds on the foundation with gold, silver, G694 [fn]precious stones, wood, hay, straw,
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:18 - knowing that you were not [fn]redeemed with perishable things like silver G694 or gold from your futile way of life inherited from your forefathers,
Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NASB
Your Bible Version is the NASB
Go to Top
Link to This PageCite This Page
Share this pageFollow the BLB
Printable Page
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous Strongs NumberCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsRed Letter OnNext Strongs NumberRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1

Donate Contact

Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Hotjar - Unlimited insights from your web and mobile sites

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization