3800. opsónion
Strong's Concordance
opsónion: provisions, wages
Original Word: ὀψώνιον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: opsónion
Phonetic Spelling: (op-so'-nee-on)
Short Definition: pay, wages
Definition: pay, wages, salary, reward.
HELPS Word-studies

3800 opsṓnion (from opson, "meat" and onemoai, "purchase") – properly, the purchase of meat (food); later, "ration-money paid to soldiers" (BAGD); hence, wages ("fitting compensation").

3800 (opsōnion) is used figuratively for the eternal compensation (divine recompense) of the unrighteous, in keeping with their earthly deeds (Ro 6:23).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as opsarion and óneomai
provisions, wages
NASB Translation
expense (1), wages (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3800: ὀψώνιον

ὀψώνιον, ὀψωνιου, τό (from ὄψον — on which see ὀψάριον, at the beginning — and ὠνέομαι to buy), a later Greek word (cf. Sturz, De dial. Maced. et Alex., p. 187; Phryn. ed. Lob., p. 418), properly, whatever is bought to be eaten with bread, as fish, flesh, and the like (see ὀψάριον). And as grain, meat, fruits, salt, were given to soldiers instead of pay (Caesar b. g. 1, 23, 1; Polybius 1, 66f; 3, 13, 8), ὀψώνιον began to signify:

1. universally, a soldier's pay, allowance (Polybius 6, 39, 12; Dionysius Halicarnassus, Antiquities 9, 36), more commonly in the plural (Winers Grammar, 176 (166); Buttmann, 24 (21)) ὀψώνια, properly, that part of a soldier's support given in place of pay (i. e. rations) and the money in which he is paid (Polybius 1, 67, 1; 6, 39, 15; 1 Macc. 3:28 1 Macc. 14:32; 1 Esdr. 4:56; Josephus, Antiquities 12, 2, 3): Luke 3:14; 1 Corinthians 9:7 (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 31, 7 d.).

2. metaphorically, wages: singular 2 Corinthians 11:8; τῆς ἁμαρτίας, the hire that sin pays, Romans 6:23.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Neuter of a presumed derivative of the same as opsarion; rations for a soldier, i.e. (by extension) his stipend or pay -- wages.

see GREEK opsarion

Forms and Transliterations
οψωνια οψώνια ὀψώνια οψωνιοις οψωνίοις ὀψωνίοις οψωνιον οψώνιον ὀψώνιον opsonia opsōnia opsṓnia opsoniois opsoníois opsōniois opsōníois opsonion opsōnion opsṓnion
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Englishman's Concordance
Strong's Greek 3800
4 Occurrences

ὀψώνια — 1 Occ.
ὀψωνίοις — 2 Occ.
ὀψώνιον — 1 Occ.

Luke 3:14 N-DNP
GRK: ἀρκεῖσθε τοῖς ὀψωνίοις ὑμῶν
NAS: and be content with your wages.
KJV: be content with your wages.
INT: be content with the wages of you

Romans 6:23 N-NNP
GRK: τὰ γὰρ ὀψώνια τῆς ἁμαρτίας
NAS: For the wages of sin is death,
KJV: For the wages of sin [is] death;
INT: the indeed wages of sin

1 Corinthians 9:7 N-DNP
GRK: στρατεύεται ἰδίοις ὀψωνίοις ποτέ τίς
NAS: at his own expense? Who
KJV: his own charges? who
INT: serves as a soldier at his own expense at any time who

2 Corinthians 11:8 N-ANS
GRK: ἐσύλησα λαβὼν ὀψώνιον πρὸς τὴν
NAS: by taking wages [from] [them] to serve
KJV: taking wages [of them], to
INT: I robbed having received support for

4 Occurrences

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