5007. talanton
Strong's Concordance
talanton: a balance, hence that which is weighed, i.e. a talent (about 3000 shekels in weight)
Original Word: τάλαντον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: talanton
Phonetic Spelling: (tal'-an-ton)
Short Definition: a talent of silver or gold
Definition: a talent of silver or gold.
HELPS Word-studies

5007 tálanton – a silver talent, worth about 6,000 denarii (gold talents were worth about 30 times as much). A talent was not a coin but rather a weight (about 75 lbs, NIVSB) used as the basis of monetary exchange.

["A talent refers to a talent-weight of silver (the weight and the value being different in different countries and at different times). A common value of a talent was 6000 denarii" (Souter).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from a prim. root
Definition
a balance, hence that which is weighed, i.e. a talent (about 3000 shekels in weight, cf. NH3603)
NASB Translation
talent (3), talents (11).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5007: τάλαντον

τάλαντον, ταλάντου, τό (ΤΑΛΑΩ, ΤΛΑΩ (to bear));

1. the scale of a balance, a balance, a pair of scales (Homer).

2. that which is weighed, a talent, i. e.

a. a weight, varying in different places and times.

b. a sum of money weighing a talent and varying in different states and according to the changes in the laws regulating the currency; the Attic talent was equal to 60 Attic minae or 6,000 drachmae, and worth about 200 pounds sterling or 1,000 dollars (cf. Liddell and Scott, under the word, II. 2 b.). But in the N. T. probably the Syrian talent is referred to, which was equal to about 237 dollars (but see BB. DD., under the word ): Matthew 18:24; Matthew 25:15f ( Lachmann), . (The Sept. for כִּכָּר, Luth. Centner, the heaviest Hebrew weight; on which see Kneucker in Schenkel v., p. 460f; (BB. DD., under the word ).)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
talent.

Neuter of a presumed derivative of the original form of tlao (to bear; equivalent to phero); a balance (as supporting weights), i.e. (by implication) a certain weight (and thence a coin or rather sum of money) or "talent" -- talent.

see GREEK phero

Forms and Transliterations
ταλαντα τάλαντα τάλαντά ταλάντοις ταλαντον τάλαντον τάλαντόν ταλαντων ταλάντων τάλας talanta tálanta tálantá talanton talantōn talánton talántōn tálanton tálantón
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14 Occurrences


τάλαντα — 10 Occ.
ταλάντων — 1 Occ.
τάλαντον — 3 Occ.

Matthew 18:24 N-GNP
GRK: ὀφειλέτης μυρίων ταλάντων
NAS: him ten thousand talents was brought
KJV: him ten thousand talents.
INT: a debtor of ten thousand talents

Matthew 25:15 N-ANP
GRK: ἔδωκεν πέντε τάλαντα ᾧ δὲ
NAS: he gave five talents, to another, two,
KJV: he gave five talents, to another
INT: he gave five talents to one moreover

Matthew 25:16 N-ANP
GRK: τὰ πέντε τάλαντα λαβὼν ἠργάσατο
NAS: the five talents went
KJV: the five talents went
INT: the five talents having received traded

Matthew 25:20 N-ANP
GRK: τὰ πέντε τάλαντα λαβὼν προσήνεγκεν
NAS: the five talents came
KJV: five talents came
INT: the five talents having received brought to [him]

Matthew 25:20 N-ANP
GRK: ἄλλα πέντε τάλαντα λέγων Κύριε
NAS: five more talents, saying, 'Master,
KJV: other five talents, saying, Lord,
INT: other five talents saying Lord

Matthew 25:20 N-ANP
GRK: Κύριε πέντε τάλαντά μοι παρέδωκας
NAS: five talents to me. See,
KJV: five talents: behold,
INT: Lord five talents to me you did deliver

Matthew 25:20 N-ANP
GRK: ἄλλα πέντε τάλαντα ἐκέρδησα
NAS: five more talents.'
KJV: them five talents more.
INT: more five talents have I gained

Matthew 25:22 N-ANP
GRK: τὰ δύο τάλαντα εἶπεν Κύριε
NAS: [had received] the two talents came
KJV: two talents came
INT: the two talents said Lord

Matthew 25:22 N-ANP
GRK: Κύριε δύο τάλαντά μοι παρέδωκας
NAS: two talents to me. See,
KJV: two talents: behold,
INT: Lord two talents to me you did deliver

Matthew 25:22 N-ANP
GRK: ἄλλα δύο τάλαντα ἐκέρδησα
NAS: two more talents.'
KJV: two other talents beside them.
INT: more two talents have I gained

Matthew 25:24 N-ANS
GRK: τὸ ἓν τάλαντον εἰληφὼς εἶπεν
NAS: the one talent came
KJV: the one talent came
INT: the one talent had received said

Matthew 25:25 N-ANS
GRK: ἔκρυψα τὸ τάλαντόν σου ἐν
NAS: and hid your talent in the ground.
KJV: and hid thy talent in the earth:
INT: I hid the talent of you in

Matthew 25:28 N-ANS
GRK: αὐτοῦ τὸ τάλαντον καὶ δότε
NAS: take away the talent from him, and give
KJV: Take therefore the talent from him,
INT: him the talent and give [it]

Matthew 25:28 N-ANP
GRK: τὰ δέκα τάλαντα
NAS: the ten talents.'
KJV: [it] unto him which hath ten talents.
INT: the ten talents

14 Occurrences

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