205. akrothinion
Strong's Concordance
akrothinion: the top of a heap, i.e. the best of the spoils
Original Word: ἀκροθίνιον, ίου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: akrothinion
Phonetic Spelling: (ak-roth-in'-ee-on)
Definition: the top of a heap, the best of the spoils
Usage: (lit: top of a heap), first-fruits, spoil, treasure (taken in war).
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as akron and this (a heap)
the top of a heap, i.e. the best of the spoils
NASB Translation
choicest spoils (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 205: ἀκροθίνιον

ἀκροθίνιον, , τό (from ἄκρος extreme, and θίς, genitive θινός, a heap; extremity, topmost part of a heap), generally in plural τά ἀκροθίνια the first-fruits, whether of crops or of spoils (among the Greeks customarily selected from the topmost part of the heaps and offered to the gods, Xenophon, Cyril 7, 5, 35); in the Bible only once: Hebrews 7:4, of booty. (Pindar, Aeschylus, Herodotus, Thucydides, Plutarch, others.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From akron and this (a heap); properly (in the plural) the top of the heap, i.e. (by implication) best of the booty -- spoils.

see GREEK akron

Forms and Transliterations
ακροθινιων ακροθινίων ἀκροθινίων akrothinion akrothiniōn akrothiníon akrothiníōn
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Englishman's Concordance
Hebrews 7:4 N-GNP
GRK: ἐκ τῶν ἀκροθινίων ὁ πατριάρχης
NAS: gave a tenth of the choicest spoils.
KJV: the tenth of the spoils.
INT: out of the best spoils the patriarch

Strong's Greek 205
1 Occurrence

ἀκροθινίων — 1 Occ.

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