3003. legión
Strong's Concordance
legión: a legion
Original Word: λεγεών, ῶνος, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine; Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: legión
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 Concordance
Word Origin
of Latin origin
Definition
a legion
NASB Translation
legion (1), Legion (2), legions (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS 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, (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 Concordance
legion.

Of Latin origin; a "legion", i.e. Roman regiment (figuratively) -- legion.

Forms and Transliterations
λέβης 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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Strong's Greek 3003
4 Occurrences


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 5:9 N-NFS
GRK: λέγει αὐτῷ Λεγιὼν ὄνομά μοι
NAS: to Him, My name is Legion; for we are many.
KJV: My name [is] Legion: for we are
INT: saying he answered Legion [is] name to me

Mark 5:15 N-AFS
GRK: ἐσχηκότα τὸν λεγιῶνα καὶ ἐφοβήθησαν
NAS: the very man who had had the legion; and they became frightened.
KJV: and had the legion, sitting,
INT: him who had the legion and they were afraid

Luke 8:30 N-NFS
GRK: δὲ εἶπεν Λεγιών ὅτι εἰσῆλθεν
NAS: And he said, Legion; for many
KJV: And he said, Legion: because many
INT: and he said Legion because were entered

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