Strong's Greek: 4419. πτερύγιον (pterugion) -- a little wing, hence (anything like a wing) a battlement
4419. pterugion
Strong's Concordance
pterugion: a little wing, hence (anything like a wing) a battlement
Original Word: πτερύγιον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: pterugion
Phonetic Spelling: (pter-oog'-ee-on)
Short Definition: an extremity, battlement, parapet
Definition: an extremity, battlement, parapet, apex.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
dim. of pterux
Definition
a little wing, hence (anything like a wing) a battlement
NASB Translation
pinnacle (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS 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 ) quoted in Eusebius, h. e. 2, 23, 11; τοῦ ἱεροῦ, Matthew 4:5; Luke 4:9; some understand this of the top or apex of the sanctuary (τοῦ ναοῦ), others of the top of Solomon's porch, and others of the top of the Royal Portico; this last Josephus (Antiquities 15, 11, 5) says was of such great height ὡς εἰ ἀπ' ἄκρου τοῦ ταύτης τέγους ἄμφω συντιθεις τά βάθη διοπτευοι σκοτοδινιαν, οὐκ ἐξικνουμενης τῆς ὄψεως εἰς ἀμέτρητον τόν βυθόν; (cf. Recovery of Jerusalem, especially chapter v.).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
pinnacle.

Neuter of a presumed derivative of pterux; a winglet, i.e. (figuratively) extremity (top corner) -- pinnacle.

see GREEK pterux

Forms and Transliterations
πτερύγια πτερυγιον πτερύγιον πτερύγιόν πτερυγίου πτερυγίων pterugion pterygion pterýgion
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Strong's Greek 4419
2 Occurrences


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

Luke 4:9 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, and
INT: upon the pinnacle of the temple

2 Occurrences

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