legión: a legionOriginal Word: λεγεών, ῶνος, ἡPart of Speech:
Noun, Feminine; Noun, MasculineTransliteration:
a legion, very large numberDefinition:
properly: a division of the Roman army, numbering about 6,000 infantry with additional cavalry; hence: a very large number; a legion.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of Latin originDefinition
a legionNASB Translation
legion (1), Legion (2), legions (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 3003: λεγεώνλεγεών
and (so T
(but not in Matthew 26:53
(see at the end), also Lachmann in Mark 5:9, 15
edition 7 Proleg., p. 1.; (especially edition 8, p. 83; Buttmann
, 16 (15)); so, too, in inscriptions in Boeckh; (Diodorus
, others)), λεγεωνος
(a Latin word), a legion
(a body of soldiers whose number differed at different times, and in the time of Augustus seems to have consisted of 6,826 men (i. e. 6,100 foot soldiers, and 726 horsemen)): Matthew 26:53
; Mark 5:9, 15
; Luke 8:30
(ex errore?) λεγιών
Of Latin origin; a "legion", i.e. Roman regiment (figuratively) -- legion.