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G4686


  #4686 σπεῖρα speira {spi'-rah}

 of immed. Latin origin, but ultimately a derivative of G0138 in the
    sense of its cognate G1507; TDNT - n/a; n f

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)


 1) anything rolled into a circle or ball, anything wound, rolled up,
    folded together
 2) a military cohort
    2a) the tenth part of legion
        2a1) about 600 men i.e. legionaries
        2a2) if auxiliaries either 500 or 1000
        2a3) a maniple, or the thirtieth part of a legion
    2b) any band, company, or detachment, of soldiers

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

Of immediate Latin origin, but ultimately a derivative of G0138 in the sense of its cognate, G1507; a coil (spira, "spire"), that is, (figuratively) a mass of men (a Roman military cohort; also [by analogy] a squad of Levitical janitors):—band.

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #4686.
  • σπει῀ρα
  • speira; of Lat. or.; anything wound up or coiled, by ext. a body (of soldiers), i.e. a cohort:—
  • NASB - cohort(7).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - band 7; 7
band
Matthew 27:27. Mark 15:16. John 18:3, 12. Acts 10:1; 21:31; 27:1.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)


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