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Band.

Band.

The "band of Roman soldiers" referred to in ( Matthew 27:27 ) and elsewhere was the tenth part of a legion. It was called a "cohort," and numbered 400 to 600 men. [See ARMY]


Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Band'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.