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Lexicon :: Strong's G5506 - chiliarchos

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chiliarchos (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Strong’s Definitions

χιλίαρχος chilíarchos, khil-ee'-ar-khos; from G5507 and G757; the commander of a thousand soldiers ("chiliarch"; i.e. colonel:—(chief, high) captain.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x

The KJV translates Strong's G5506 in the following manner: chief captain (19x), captain (2x), high captain (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strong's G5506 in the following manner: chief captain (19x), captain (2x), high captain (1x).
  1. a chiliarch, the commander of a thousand soldiers

  2. the commander of a Roman cohort (a military tribunal)

  3. any military commander

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
χιλίαρχος chilíarchos, khil-ee'-ar-khos; from G5507 and G757; the commander of a thousand soldiers ("chiliarch"; i.e. colonel:—(chief, high) captain.
χιλίαρχος, -ου, , (χίλιοι and ἄρχω; [on the form of the word cf. reff. s. v. εκατοντάρχης, and L. and S. s. v. χιλιάρχης]), the commander of a thousand soldiers, a chiliarch; the commander of a Roman cohort (a military tribune): John 18:12; Acts 21:7 Rec., 22; Acts 25:23 (Sept. for שַׂר אֲלָפִ׳ם and רֹאשׁ אֲלָפִ׳ם). any military commander [R. V. high or chief captain, captain]: Mark 6:21; Revelation 6:15; 19:18. [(Aeschyl., Xen., al.)]*
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

21:7; 25:23
6:15; 19:18

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5506 matches the Greek χιλίαρχος (chiliarchos),
which occurs 22 times in 22 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:21 - And when a convenient day was come, that Herod on his birthday made a supper to his lords, high captains, G5506 and chief estates of Galilee;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:12 - Then the band and the captain G5506 and officers of the Jews took Jesus, and bound him,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:31 - And as they went about to kill him, tidings came unto the chief captain G5506 of the band, that all Jerusalem was in an uproar.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:32 - Who immediately took soldiers and centurions, and ran down unto them: and when they saw the chief captain G5506 and the soldiers, they left beating of Paul.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:33 - Then the chief captain G5506 came near, and took him, and commanded him to be bound with two chains; and demanded who he was, and what he had done.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:37 - And as Paul was to be led into the castle, he said unto the chief captain, G5506 May I speak unto thee? Who said, Canst thou speak Greek?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:24 - The chief captain G5506 commanded him to be brought into the castle, and bade that he should be examined by scourging; that he might know wherefore they cried so against him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:26 - When the centurion heard that, he went and told the chief captain, G5506 saying, Take heed what thou doest: for this man is a Roman.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:27 - Then the chief captain G5506 came, and said unto him, Tell me, art thou a Roman? He said, Yea.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:28 - And the chief captain G5506 answered, With a great sum obtained I this freedom. And Paul said, But I was free born.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:29 - Then straightway they departed from him which should have examined him: and the chief captain G5506 also was afraid, after he knew that he was a Roman, and because he had bound him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:10 - And when there arose a great dissension, the chief captain, G5506 fearing lest Paul should have been pulled in pieces of them, commanded the soldiers to go down, and to take him by force from among them, and to bring him into the castle.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:15 - Now therefore ye with the council signify to the chief captain G5506 that he bring him down unto you to morrow, as though ye would enquire something more perfectly concerning him: and we, or ever he come near, are ready to kill him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:17 - Then Paul called one of the centurions unto him, and said, Bring this young man unto the chief captain: G5506 for he hath a certain thing to tell him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:18 - So he took him, and brought him to the chief captain, G5506 and said, Paul the prisoner called me unto him, and prayed me to bring this young man unto thee, who hath something to say unto thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:19 - Then the chief captain G5506 took him by the hand, and went with him aside privately, and asked him, What is that thou hast to tell me?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:22 - So the chief captain G5506 then let the young man depart, and charged him, See thou tell no man that thou hast shewed these things to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:7 - But the chief captain G5506 Lysias came upon us, and with great violence took him away out of our hands,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:22 - And when Felix heard these things, having more perfect knowledge of that way, he deferred them, and said, When Lysias the chief captain G5506 shall come down, I will know the uttermost of your matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:23 - And on the morrow, when Agrippa was come, and Bernice, with great pomp, and was entered into the place of hearing, with the chief captains, G5506 and principal men of the city, at Festus' commandment Paul was brought forth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:15 - And the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, G5506 and the mighty men, and every bondman, and every free man, hid themselves in the dens and in the rocks of the mountains;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:18 - That ye may eat the flesh of kings, and the flesh of captains, G5506 and the flesh of mighty men, and the flesh of horses, and of them that sit on them, and the flesh of all men, both free and bond, both small and great.
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