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Lexicon :: Strong's G4756 - stratia

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στρατιά
Transliteration
stratia (Key)
Pronunciation
strat-ee'-ah
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a derivative of stratos (an army from the base of στρωννύω (G4766), as encamped)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:701,1091

Strong’s Definitions

στρατιά stratiá, strat-ee'-ah; feminine of a derivative of στρατός stratós (an army; from the base of G4766, as encamped); camp-likeness, i.e. an army, i.e. (figuratively) the angels, the celestial luminaries:—host.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's G4756 in the following manner: host (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's G4756 in the following manner: host (2x).
  1. an army, band of soldiers

  2. in the NT, the hosts of heaven

    1. troops of angels

    2. the heavenly bodies, stars of heaven (so called on account of their number and their order)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
στρατιά stratiá, strat-ee'-ah; feminine of a derivative of στρατός stratós (an army; from the base of G4766, as encamped); camp-likeness, i.e. an army, i.e. (figuratively) the angels, the celestial luminaries:—host.
STRONGS G4756:
στρατιά, στρατιᾶς, (στρατός (cf. στρατεύω)), from Aeschylus and Herodotus down, the Sept. for צָבָא;
1. an army, band of soldiers.
2. sometimes in the poets equivalent to στρατεία, as Aristophanes eqq. 587 (ἐν στρατιαις τέ καί μάχαις), 2 Corinthians 10:4 Tdf. after the best manuscripts ((see his note; cf. Liddell and Scott, under the word II.); Passow, under the word στρατεία, at the end).
3. in the N. T. οὐράνιος στρατιά, or στρατιά τοῦ οὐρανοῦ (Hebrew הַשָּׁמַיִם צְבָא), the host of heaven (see δύναμις, f.), i. e.
a. troops of angels (1 Kings 22:19; Nehemiah 9:6): Luke 2:13.
b. the heavenly bodies, stars of heaven (so called on account of their number and their order): Acts 7:42 (2 Chronicles 33:3, 5; Jeremiah 8:2, etc.).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Kings
22:19
2 Chronicles
33:3; 33:5
Nehemiah
9:6
Jeremiah
8:2
Luke
2:13
Acts
7:42
2 Corinthians
10:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4756 matches the Greek στρατιά (stratia),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:13 - And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host G4756 praising God, and saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:42 - Then God turned, and gave them up to worship the host G4756 of heaven; as it is written in the book of the prophets, O ye house of Israel, have ye offered to me slain beasts and sacrifices by the space of forty years in the wilderness?
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