5069. tetradion
Strong's Concordance
tetradion: a group of four, a quaternion (a guard of four soldiers)
Original Word: τετράδιον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: tetradion
Phonetic Spelling: (tet-rad'-ee-on)
Definition: a group of four, a quaternion (a guard of four soldiers)
Usage: a quaternion, a group of four soldiers.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from tessares
a group of four, a quaternion (a guard of four soldiers)
NASB Translation
squads (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5069: τετράδιον

τετράδιον, τετραδιου, τό (τετράς, the number four), a quarternion (τό ἐκ τεσσάρων συνεστος, Suidas): τῶν στρατιωτῶν, a guard consisting of four soldiers (for among the Romans this was the usual number of the guard to which the custody of captives and prisons was intrusted; two soldiers were confined with the prisoner and two kept guard outside), Acts 12:4, where the four quaternions mentioned were on guard one at a time during each of the four watches. (Philo in Flacc. § 13 i. e. Mang. edition vol. ii, p. 533, 25.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
quaternion, squad of four soldiers

Neuter of a presumed derivative of tetras (a tetrad; from tessares); a quaternion or squad (picket) of four Roman soldiers -- quaternion.

see GREEK tessares

Forms and Transliterations
τετραδιοις τετραδίοις τετράδραχμον τετρακισμύριοι τετριμένος τρήσει tetradiois tetradíois
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Acts 12:4 N-DNP
GRK: παραδοὺς τέσσαρσιν τετραδίοις στρατιωτῶν φυλάσσειν
NAS: him to four squads of soldiers
KJV: [him] to four quaternions of soldiers
INT: having delivered to four sets of four soldiers to guard

Strong's Greek 5069
1 Occurrence

τετραδίοις — 1 Occ.

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