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Lexicon :: Strong's G3003 - legiōn

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λεγιών
Transliteration
legiōn (Key)
Pronunciation
leg-eh-ohn'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of Latin origin
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:68,505

Strong’s Definitions

λεγεών legeṓn, leg-eh-ohn'; of Latin origin; a "legion", i.e. Roman regiment (figuratively):—legion.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G3003 in the following manner: legion (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G3003 in the following manner: legion (4x).
  1. a legion, a body of soldiers whose number differed at different times, and in the time of Augustus seems to have consisted of 6826 men (i.e. 6100 foot soldiers, and 726 horsemen)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
λεγεών legeṓn, leg-eh-ohn'; of Latin origin; a "legion", i.e. Roman regiment (figuratively):—legion.
STRONGS G3003:
λεγεών and (so T, Tr (but not in Matthew 26:53), WH (see at the end), also Lachmann in Mark 5:9, 15) λεγιών (cf. Tdf. edition 7 Proleg., p. 1.; (especially edition 8, p. 83; Buttmann, 16 (15)); so, too, in inscriptions in Boeckh; (Diodorus, Plutarch, others)), λεγεωνος, (a Latin word), a legion (a body of soldiers whose number differed at different times, and in the time of Augustus seems to have consisted of 6,826 men (i. e. 6,100 foot soldiers, and 726 horsemen)): Matthew 26:53; Mark 5:9, 15; Luke 8:30 (here WH (ex errore?) λεγιών (cf. Chandler § 593)).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
26:53; 26:53
Mark
5:9; 5:9; 5:15; 5:15
Luke
8:30

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3003 matches the Greek λεγιών (legiōn),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:53 - “Or do you think that I cannot appeal to My Father, and He will at once put at My disposal more than twelve [fn]legions G3003 of angels?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:9 - And He was asking him, “What is your name?” And he *said to Him, “My name is Legion G3003; for we are many.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:15 - And they *came to Jesus and *observed the demon-possessed man sitting down, clothed and in his right mind, the very man who had the “legion G3003”; and they became frightened.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:30 - And Jesus asked him, “What is your name?” And he said, “Legion G3003,” for many demons had entered him.
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