3003. legión
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legión: a legion
Original Word: λεγεών, ῶνος, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine; Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: legión
Phonetic Spelling: (leg-eh-ohn')
Short Definition: a legion, very large number
Definition: properly: a division of the Roman army, numbering about 6,000 infantry with additional cavalry; hence: a very large number; a legion.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of Latin origin
a legion
NASB Translation
legion (1), Legion (2), legions (1).

STRONGS NT 3003: λεγεών

λεγεών and (so T, Tr (but not in Matthew 26:53), WH (see at the end), also Lachmann in Mark 5:9, 15) λεγιών (cf. Tdf. edition 7 Proleg., p. 1.; (especially edition 8, p. 83; Buttmann, 16 (15)); so, too, in inscriptions in Boeckh; (Diodorus, Plutarch, 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 (here WH (ex errore?) λεγιών (cf. Chandler § 593)).


Of Latin origin; a "legion", i.e. Roman regiment (figuratively) -- legion.

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