4620. sitometrion
Strong's Concordance
sitometrion: a measured portion of food
Original Word: σιτομέτριον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: sitometrion
Phonetic Spelling: (sit-om'-et-ron)
Short Definition: a measured portion of grain or food
Definition: a measured portion of grain or food.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from a comp. of sitos and metreó
Definition
a measured portion of food
NASB Translation
rations (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4620: σιτομέτριον

σιτομέτριον, σιτομετριου, τό (Attic writers said τόν σῖτον μέτρειν; out of which later writers formed the compound σιτομέτρειν, Genesis 47:12,(14); Polybius 4, 63, 10; Diodorus 19, 50; Josephus, contra Apion 1, 14, 7; σιτομετρία, Diodorus 2, 41; (cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 383; Winer's Grammar, 25)), "a measured 'portion of' grain or 'food'": Luke 12:42. (Ecclesiastical and Byzantine writings.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
ration, portion of meat.

From sitos and metron; a grain-measure, i.e. (by implication) ration (allowance of food) -- portion of meat.

see GREEK sitos

see GREEK metron

Forms and Transliterations
σιτομετριον σιτομέτριον σιτοποιού sitometrion sitométrion
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Strong's Greek 4620
1 Occurrence


σιτομέτριον — 1 Occ.

Luke 12:42 N-ANS
GRK: καιρῷ τὸ σιτομέτριον
NAS: to give them their rations at the proper time?
KJV: to give [them their] portion of meat in
INT: season the measure of food

1 Occurrence

4619b
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