akrothinion: the top of a heap, i.e. the best of the spoilsOriginal Word: ἀκροθίνιον, ίου, τόPart of Speech:
(lit: top of a heap), first-fruits, spoil, treasure (taken in war).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from the same as akron
and this (a heap)Definition
the top of a heap, i.e. the best of the spoilsNASB Translation
choicest spoils (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 205: ἀκροθίνιονἀκροθίνιον
, , τό
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
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