paidion: a young childOriginal Word: παιδίον, ου, τόPart of Speech:
a little child, an infantDefinition:
a little child, an infant, little one.
3813 paidíon – properly, a child under training; the diminutive form of 3816 /país ("child"). 3813 /paidíon ("a little child in training") implies a younger child (perhaps seven years old or younger). Some scholars apply 3816 (país) to a son or daughter up to 20 years old (the age of "complete adulthood" in Scripture).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
dim. of paisDefinition
a young childNASB Translation
boy's (1), Child (10), child (21), child's (2), children (17), children's (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 3813: παιδίονπαιδίον
(diminutive of παῖς
) (from Herodotus
down), the Sept.
, etc.; a young child, a little boy, a little girl
; plural τά παιδία
, infants; children; little ones
. In singular: universally, of an infant
just born, John 16:21
; of a (male) child
recently born, Matthew 2:8, 11, 13, 14, 20
; Luke 1:59, 66, 76, 80
; Luke 2:17, 21
), 21,40; Hebrews 11:23
; of a more advanced child, Matthew 18:2, 4
; Mark 9:36
f; (Mark 10:15
); Luke 9:47
f; (Luke 18:17
); of a mature child, Mark 9:24
, the son of someone, John 4:49
; of a girl, Mark 5:39-41
; (Mark 7:30 L
text T Tr WH
). In plural of (partly grown) children: Matthew 11:16 G L T Tr WH
; ; Mark 7:28; Mark 10:13ff; Luke 7:32; Luke 18:16; (Hebrews 2:14); τίνος, of someone, Luke 11:7, cf. Hebrews 2:13. Metaphorically, παιδία ταῖς φρεσί, children (i. e. like children) where the use of the mind is required, 1 Corinthians 14:20; in affectionate address, equivalent to Latincarissimi (A. V. children), John 21:5; 1 John 2:14 (13),18; (1 John 3:7 WH marginal reading Synonym: see παῖς, at the end.)<1>
little, young child, damsel.
Neuter diminutive of pais; a childling (of either sex), i.e. (properly), an infant, or (by extension) a half-grown boy or girl; figuratively, an immature Christian -- (little, young) child, damsel.
see GREEK pais