legión: a legionOriginal Word: λεγεών, ῶνος, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine; Noun, Masculine
Phonetic Spelling: (leg-eh-ohn')
Short Definition: a legion, very large number
Definition: properly: a division of the Roman army, numbering about 6,000 infantry with additional cavalry; hence: a very large number; a legion.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of Latin origin
legion (1), Legion (2), legions (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 3003: λεγεών
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, ἡ (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)).
Strong's Exhaustive Concordancelegion.
Of Latin origin; a "legion", i.e. Roman regiment (figuratively) -- legion.
Forms and Transliterationsλέβης λέβησι λέβητα λέβητας λέβητες λέβητι λέβητος λεβήτων λεγεών λεγεώνα λεγεώνας Λεγιων Λεγιών Λεγιὼν λεγιωνα λεγιῶνα λεγιωνας λεγιῶνας Legion Legiōn Legiṓn Legiṑn legiona legiôna legiōna legiō̂na legionas legiônas legiōnas legiō̂nas
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 3003
Λεγιὼν — 2 Occ.
λεγιῶνα — 1 Occ.
λεγιῶνας — 1 Occ.
Matthew 26:53 N-AFP
GRK: πλείω δώδεκα λεγιῶνας ἀγγέλων
NAS: more than twelve legions of angels?
KJV: than twelve legions of angels?
INT: more than twelve legions of angels
Mark 5:15 N-AFS