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Lexicon :: Strong's G1220 - dēnarion

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dēnarion (Key)
Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of Latin origin
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Strong’s Definitions

δηνάριον dēnárion, day-nar'-ee-on; of Latin origin; a denarius (or ten asses):—pence, penny(-worth).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's G1220 in the following manner: penny (9x), pence (5x), pennyworth (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's G1220 in the following manner: penny (9x), pence (5x), pennyworth (2x).
  1. denarius = "containing ten"

    1. A Roman silver coin in NT time. It took its name from it being equal to ten "asses", a number after 217 B.C. increased to sixteen (about 3.898 grams or.1375 oz.). It was the principal silver coin of the Roman empire. From the parable of the labourers in the vineyard, it would seem that a denarius was then the ordinary pay for a day's wages. (Mt. 20:2-13)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
δηνάριον dēnárion, day-nar'-ee-on; of Latin origin; a denarius (or ten asses):—pence, penny(-worth).
δηνάριον, -ου, τό, [Plutarch, Epictetus, others], a Latin word, a denarius, a silver coin, originally consisting of ten [whence its name], afterward [from B. C. 217 on] of sixteen asses; about [3.898 grams, i. e. 8 1/2 pence or 16 2/3 cents; rapidly debased from Nero on; cf. BB. DD. under the word Denarius]: Matthew 18:28; Matthew 20:2, 9, 13; Matthew 22:19; Mark 6:37; Mark 12:15; Mark 14:5; Luke 7:41; Luke 10:35; Luke 20:24; John 6:7; John 12:5; Revelation 6:6 [cf. Winers Grammar, 587 (546); Buttmann, 164 (143)]; τὸ ἀνὰ δηνάριον namely, ὄν, the pay of a denarius apiece promised to each workman, Matthew 20:10 T Tr [txt., Tr marginal reading WH brackets τό].
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

18:28; 20:2; 20:9; 20:10; 20:13; 22:19
6:37; 12:15; 14:5
7:41; 10:35; 20:24
6:7; 12:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1220 matches the Greek δηνάριον (dēnarion),
which occurs 16 times in 15 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:28 - But when that same servant went out, he found one of his fellow servants who owed him a hundred denarii,[fn] and seizing him, he began to choke him, saying, ‘Pay what you owe.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:2 - After agreeing with the laborers for a denarius[fn] a day, he sent them into his vineyard.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:9 - And when those hired about the eleventh hour came, each of them received a denarius.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:10 - Now when those hired first came, they thought they would receive more, but each of them also received a denarius.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:13 - But he replied to one of them, ‘Friend, I am doing you no wrong. Did you not agree with me for a denarius?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:19 - Show me the coin for the tax.” And they brought him a denarius.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:37 - But he answered them, “You give them something to eat.” And they said to him, “Shall we go and buy two hundred denarii[fn] worth of bread and give it to them to eat?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:15 - But, knowing their hypocrisy, he said to them, “Why put me to the test? Bring me a denarius[fn] and let me look at it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:5 - For this ointment could have been sold for more than three hundred denarii[fn] and given to the poor.” And they scolded her.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:41 - “A certain moneylender had two debtors. One owed five hundred denarii, and the other fifty.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:35 - And the next day he took out two denarii[fn] and gave them to the innkeeper, saying, ‘Take care of him, and whatever more you spend, I will repay you when I come back.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:24 - “Show me a denarius.[fn] Whose likeness and inscription does it have?” They said, “Caesar’s.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:7 - Philip answered him, “Two hundred denarii[fn] worth of bread would not be enough for each of them to get a little.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:5 - “Why was this ointment not sold for three hundred denarii[fn] and given to the poor?”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:6 - And I heard what seemed to be a voice in the midst of the four living creatures, saying, “A quart[fn] of wheat for a denarius,[fn] and three quarts of barley for a denarius, and do not harm the oil and wine!”
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