Legion
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LEGION

le'-jun.

See ARMY; ARMY, ROMAN.

Greek
3003. legion -- a legion
... 3002, 3003. legion. 3004 . a legion. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine; Noun,
Masculine Transliteration: legion Phonetic Spelling: (leg ...
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4686. speira -- anything wound up or coiled, by ext. a body (of ...
... Noun, Feminine Transliteration: speira Phonetic Spelling: (spi'-rah) Short Definition:
a cohort Definition: a cohort, the tenth part of a legion; a military ...
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Library

The Legion Dispossessed. Mk 5:18,19
... MARK Hymn 92 The legion dispossessed. Mk 5:18,19. John Newton 8,7,8,7. The legion
dispossessed. Mark 5:18,19. Legion was my name by nature,. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/newton/olney hymns/hymn 92 the legion dispossessed.htm

The Legion of Demons.
... A DAY OF MIRACLES BY THE LAKE THE LEGION OF DEMONS. ... And Jesus asked him, "What is
thy name?". And he said, "Legion;" for many demons were entered into him. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/barton/his life/the legion of demons.htm

God Sent Rain from Heaven for Marcus Aurelius C├Žsar in Answer to ...
... [1418] But the soldiers of the so-called Melitene legion, [1419] through the faith
which has given strength from that time to the present, when they were drawn ...
/.../pamphilius/church history/chapter v god sent rain from.htm

Placidus Attempts to Take Jotapata and is Beaten Off. Vespasian ...
... After these came the peculiar cavalry of his own legion, for there were a hundred
and twenty horsemen that peculiarly belonged to every legion. ...
/.../chapter 6 placidus attempts to.htm

Comparison of Christ's Power Over Winds and Waves with Moses' ...
... Christ's Power Over Unclean Spirits. The Case of the Legion. The Cure of the Issue
of Blood. ... Now of what God did the Legion testify that Jesus was the Son? ...
/.../the five books against marcion/chapter xx comparison of christs power.htm

How Titus Marched to Jerusalem, and How He was in Danger as He was ...
... to support them; then came Titus himself, having with him another select body; and
then came the pikemen; after whom came the horse belonging to that legion. ...
/.../chapter 2 how titus marched.htm

The Lord of Demons
... And he answered, saying, My name is Legion: for we are many.10. And he besought
Him much that He would not send them away out of the country.11. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture d/the lord of demons.htm

Concerning Our Lord, and Concerning Death and Satan
... 2. Sin cried aloud; she gave counsel to her sons, to the demons and the devils,
and unto them she said, Legion the head of your ranks is not, the sea has ...
/.../hymns and homilies of ephraim the syrian/hymn xxxv concerning our lord.htm

Claudius Apollinaris, Bishop of Hierapolis, and Apologist.
... [ad160-180.] This author, an early apologist, is chiefly interesting as a competent
witness, who tells the story of the Thundering Legion [3756] in an artless ...
/.../unknown/the decretals/claudius apollinaris bishop of hierapolis.htm

Varus Composes the Tumults in Judea and Crucifies About Two ...
... 1. Upon Varus's reception of the letters that were written by Sabinus and the captains,
he could not avoid being afraid for the whole legion [he had left there ...
/.../chapter 5 varus composes the.htm

Easton's Bible Dictionary
A regiment of the Roman army, the number of men composing which differed at different times. It originally consisted of three thousand men, but in the time of Christ consisted of six thousand, exclusive of horsemen, who were in number a tenth of the foot-men. The word is used (Matthew 26:53; Mark 5:9) to express simply a great multitude.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A body of foot soldiers and cavalry consisting of different numbers at different periods, -- from about four thousand to about six thousand men, -- the cavalry being about one tenth.

2. (n.) A military force; an army; military bands.

3. (n.) A great number; a multitude.

4. (n.) A group of orders inferior to a class.

Thesaurus
Legion (3 Occurrences)
... class. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. LEGION. le'-jun. See ARMY; ARMY, ROMAN.
Multi-Version Concordance Legion (3 Occurrences). Mark ...
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Roman (26 Occurrences)
... Each legion was made up, ordinarily, of 6,000 men, who were divided into 10 cohorts,
each cohort containing 3 maniples, and each maniple in turn 2 centuries. ...
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Centurion (22 Occurrences)
... tu'-ri-un: As the name implies, hekatontarches or hekatontarchos, kenturion, Latin
centurio, was the commander of a hundred men, more or less, in a Roman legion...
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Questioned (57 Occurrences)
... (See RSV). Mark 5:9 Jesus also questioned him. "What is your name?" He said.
"Legion," he replied, "for there are a host of us." (WEY). ...
/q/questioned.htm - 22k

Cohort (7 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A body of about five or six hundred soldiers;
the tenth part of a legion. 2. (n.) Any band or body of warriors. ...
/c/cohort.htm - 9k

Army (401 Occurrences)
... The Roman legion, consisting roughly of 6,000 men, was familiar to the Jewish people,
and the word had become a term to express a large number (Matthew 26:53 ...
/a/army.htm - 76k

Demons (54 Occurrences)
... Mark 5:15 They came to Jesus, and saw him who had been possessed by demons sitting,
clothed, and in his right mind, even him who had the legion; and they were ...
/d/demons.htm - 34k

Quietly (30 Occurrences)
... Mark 5:15 and when they came to Jesus, they beheld the demoniac quietly seated,
clothed and of sane mind--the man who had had the legion; and they were awe ...
/q/quietly.htm - 16k

Questioning (65 Occurrences)
... Mark 5:9 and he was questioning him, 'What 'is' thy name?' and he answered,
saying, 'Legion 'is' my name, because we are many;' (YLT). ...
/q/questioning.htm - 24k

Observed (84 Occurrences)
... Mark 5:15 They came to Jesus, and saw him who had been possessed by demons sitting,
clothed, and in his right mind, even him who had the legion; and they were ...
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Bible Concordance
Legion (3 Occurrences)

Mark 5:9 He asked him, "What is your name?" He said to him, "My name is Legion, for we are many."
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Mark 5:15 They came to Jesus, and saw him who had been possessed by demons sitting, clothed, and in his right mind, even him who had the legion; and they were afraid.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Luke 8:30 Jesus asked him, "What is your name?" He said, "Legion," for many demons had entered into him.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Subtopics

Legion

Legion of Angels

Legion: Demons

Related Terms

Roman (26 Occurrences)

Centurion (22 Occurrences)

Questioned (57 Occurrences)

Cohort (7 Occurrences)

Army (401 Occurrences)

Demons (54 Occurrences)

Quietly (30 Occurrences)

Questioning (65 Occurrences)

Observed (84 Occurrences)

Legends (2 Occurrences)

Legions (1 Occurrence)

Weeks (17 Occurrences)

Frightened (38 Occurrences)

Right-minded (2 Occurrences)

Dressed (77 Occurrences)

Dictionaries

Demon-possessed (16 Occurrences)

Devil (58 Occurrences)

Possessed (100 Occurrences)

Beheld (95 Occurrences)

Clothed (153 Occurrences)

Awe-stricken (1 Occurrence)

Asking (111 Occurrences)

Sensible (15 Occurrences)

Sane (2 Occurrences)

Afraid (361 Occurrences)

Seventy (97 Occurrences)

Seated (252 Occurrences)

Band (150 Occurrences)

Sitting (201 Occurrences)

Rome (12 Occurrences)

Arrest (22 Occurrences)

Trial (45 Occurrences)

Mind (615 Occurrences)

Captain (167 Occurrences)

Entered (291 Occurrences)

Spirits (129 Occurrences)

Replied (532 Occurrences)

Siege (63 Occurrences)

Devils (48 Occurrences)

Behold (1513 Occurrences)

Says (1491 Occurrences)

Demoniac (7 Occurrences)

Commentaries

Demon (26 Occurrences)

Solomon (277 Occurrences)

Evil (1503 Occurrences)

Vulgate

Host (261 Occurrences)

Jesus (10891 Occurrences)

Christ (573 Occurrences)

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