prasia: a garden bedOriginal Word: πρασιά, ᾶς, ἡPart of Speech:
a company formed into divisionsDefinition:
a company formed into divisions (like garden-beds).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from prason (a leek)Definition
a garden bedNASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 4237: πρασιάπρασιά
, a plot of ground, a garden-bed, Homer
, Odyssey 7, 127; 24, 247; Theophrastus
, hist. plant. 4, 4, 3; Nicander
(<100 a.d.="">?), others; Sir. 24:31; ἀνέπεσον πρασιαί πρασιαί (a Hebraism), i. e. they reclined in ranks or divisions, so that the several ranks formed, as it were, separate plots, Mark 6:40; cf. Gesenius, Lehrgeb., p. 669; (Hebrew Gram. § 106, 4; Buttmann, 30 (27); Winer's Grammar, 464 (432) also) § 37, 3; (where add from the O. T. συνήγαγον αὐτούς θημωνιας θημωνιας, Exodus 8:14).<1>
Perhaps from prason (a leek, and so an onion-patch); a garden plot, i.e. (by implication, of regular beds) a row (repeated in plural by Hebraism, to indicate an arrangement) -- in ranks.