modios: modius, a dry measure of one peckOriginal Word: μόδιος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Phonetic Spelling: (mod'-ee-os)
Short Definition: a dry measure, nearly two English gallons
Definition: a dry measure, nearly two English gallons.
3426 módios – a container for dry goods holding up to eight liters (roughly two gallons); a dry measure (the chief grain unit) equivalent to one peck (8.81L).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of Latin origin
modius, a dry measure of one peck
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 3426: μόδιος
μόδιος, μοδιου, ὁ, the Latinmodius, a dry measure holding 16 sextarii (or one sixth of the Attic medimnus; commentary Nepos, Attic 2 (i. e. about a peck, A. V. bushel; cf. BB. DD. under the phrase, Weights and Measures)): Matthew 5:15; Mark 4:21; Luke 11:33.
Strong's Exhaustive Concordancebushel.
Of Latin origin; a modius, i.e. Certain measure for things dry (the quantity or the utensil) -- bushel.
Forms and Transliterationsμοδιον μόδιον modion módion
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 3426
μόδιον — 3 Occ.
Matthew 5:15 N-AMS
GRK: ὑπὸ τὸν μόδιον ἀλλ' ἐπὶ
NAS: it under a basket, but on the lampstand,
KJV: it under a bushel, but on
INT: under a basket but upon