pterugion: a little wing, hence (anything like a wing) a battlementOriginal Word: πτερύγιον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Phonetic Spelling: (pter-oog'-ee-on)
Short Definition: an extremity, battlement, parapet
Definition: an extremity, battlement, parapet, apex.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
dim. of pterux
a little wing, hence (anything like a wing) a battlement
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 4419: πτερύγιον
πτερύγιον, πτερυγίου, τό (diminutive of πτέρυξ, which see), the Sept. for כָּנָף;
1. a wing, little wing.
2. any pointed extremity (of the fins of fish, סַנְפִּיר, Leviticus 11:9-12; Deuteronomy 14:9, 10; Aristotle, Theophrastus; of a part of the dress hanging down in the form of a wing, Ruth 3:9; 1 Samuel 24:5; (Numbers 15:38); Pollux 7, 14, 62): τό πτερύγιον τοῦ ναοῦ and τοῦ ἱεροῦ, the top of the temple at Jerusalem, Hegesippus (circa Neuter of a presumed derivative of pterux; a winglet, i.e. (figuratively) extremity (top corner) -- pinnacle. see GREEK pterux
Neuter of a presumed derivative of pterux; a winglet, i.e. (figuratively) extremity (top corner) -- pinnacle.
see GREEK pterux
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 4419
πτερύγιον — 2 Occ.
Matthew 4:5 N-ANS
GRK: ἐπὶ τὸ πτερύγιον τοῦ ἱεροῦ
NAS: and had Him stand on the pinnacle of the temple,
KJV: him on a pinnacle of the temple,
INT: upon the pinnacle of the temple