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Lexicon :: Strong's G1543 - hekatontarchēs

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hekatontarchēs (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Variant Spellings

Sometimes spelled as ἑκατόνταρχος.

Strong’s Definitions

ἑκατοντάρχης hekatontárchēs, hek-at-on-tar'-khace; from G1540 and G757; the captain of one hundred men:—centurion.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's G1543 in the following manner: centurion (21x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's G1543 in the following manner: centurion (21x).
  1. an officer in the Roman army

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἑκατοντάρχης hekatontárchēs, hek-at-on-tar'-khace; from G1540 and G757; the captain of one hundred men:—centurion.
ἑκατοντάρχης, -ου, , (ἑκατον and ἄρχω; on the terminations ἀρχης and αρχος see the full exposition in Winers Grammar, 61 (60); cf. Buttmann, 73 (64); Bornemann, Schol. ad Luc., p. 151f; [Tdf. Proleg., p. 117; WHs Appendix, p. 156f]), a centurion: Matthew 8:13 [5 and 8 Tdf.] G L T Tr WH; [Matthew 27:54 T]; Luke 7:6 [2 (?)] T WH; [Luke 23:47 T Tr WH]; Acts 10:1, 22; Acts 21:32 L T Tr WH; [Acts 22:26 L T WH]; Acts 24:23; 27:1, 6 L T Tr WH, Acts 27:11 G L T Tr WH, Acts 27:31, 43 L T Tr WH; genitive plural T WH in Acts 23:17, 23. (Aeschylus quoted in Athen. 1, p. 11 d.; Herodotus 7, 81; Dionysius Halicarnassus, Plutarch, others). See the following word.

Related entry:
ἑκατόνταρχος -ου, , equivalent to ἑκατοντάρχης, which see: Matthew 7:5, 8 [in 5, 8, Tdf. -άρχης]; 13 Rec.; Matthew 27:54 [Tdf. -άρχης]; Luke 7:2, 6 [T WH άρχης]; Luke 23:47 [T Tr WH άρχης]; Acts 21:32 R G; Acts 22:25, 26 [L T WH -άρχης]; Acts 27:6 [R G, 11 Rec., 43 R G], also Acts 28:16 Rec.; genitive plural, Acts 23:17 and Acts 23:23 R G L Tr. (Xenophon, Cyril 5, 3, 41; Plutarch, others) [Cf. Meisterhans p. 53f]
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Strong's Number G1543 matches the Greek ἑκατοντάρχης (hekatontarchēs),
which occurs 21 times in 21 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:5 - And when [fn]Jesus entered Capernaum, a [fn]centurion G1543 came to Him, begging Him,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:8 - But the centurion G1543 replied, “[fn]Lord, I am not worthy for You to come under my roof, but just [fn]say the word, and my [fn]servant will be healed.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:13 - And Jesus said to the centurion G1543, “Go; [fn]it shall be done for you as you have believed.” And the [fn]servant was healed at that very [fn]moment.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:54 - Now as for the centurion G1543 and those who were with him keeping guard over Jesus, when they saw the earthquake and the other things that were happening, they became extremely frightened and said, “Truly this was [fn]the Son of God!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:2 - Now a centurion’s G1543 slave, who was highly regarded by him, was sick and about to die.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:6 - Now Jesus started on His way with them; but already, when He was not yet far from the house, the centurion G1543 sent friends, saying to Him, “[fn]Lord, do not trouble Yourself further, for I am not worthy for You to enter under my roof;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:47 - Now when the centurion G1543 saw what had happened, he began praising God, saying, “This man was in fact [fn]innocent.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:1 - Now there was a man in Caesarea named Cornelius, a centurion G1543 of what was called the Italian [fn]cohort,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:22 - They said, “Cornelius, a centurion G1543, a righteous and God-fearing man well spoken of by the entire nation of the Jews, was divinely directed by a holy angel to send for you to come to his house and hear [fn]a message from you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:32 - He immediately took along some soldiers and centurions G1543 and ran down to [fn]the crowd; and when they saw the commander and the soldiers, they stopped beating Paul.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:25 - But when they stretched him out [fn]with straps, Paul said to the centurion G1543 who was standing by, “Is it [fn]lawful for you to flog a man who is a Roman and uncondemned?”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:26 - When the centurion G1543 heard this, he went to the commander and told him, saying, “What are you about to do? For this man is a Roman.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:17 - Paul called one of the centurions G1543 to himself and said, “Take this young man to the commander, for he has something to report to him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:23 - And he called to him two of the centurions G1543 and said, “Get two hundred soldiers ready by [fn]the third hour of the night to proceed to Caesarea, [fn]with seventy horsemen and two hundred [fn]spearmen.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:23 - He gave orders to the centurion G1543 for [fn]Paul to be kept in custody and yet have some freedom, and not to prevent any of his friends from providing for his needs.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:1 - Now when it was decided that we would sail for Italy, they proceeded to turn Paul and some other prisoners over to a centurion G1543 of the Augustan [fn]cohort, named Julius.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:6 - There the centurion G1543 found an Alexandrian ship sailing for Italy, and he put us aboard it.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:11 - But the centurion G1543 was more persuaded by the pilot and the [fn]captain of the ship than by what was being said by Paul.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:31 - Paul said to the centurion G1543 and the soldiers, “Unless these men remain on the ship, you yourselves cannot be saved.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:43 - but the centurion G1543, wanting to bring Paul safely through, kept them from accomplishing their intention, and commanded that those who could swim were to [fn]jump overboard first and get to land,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:16 - When we entered Rome, Paul was allowed to stay by himself, with the soldier who was guarding him.
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