Denarion

The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 1220 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
dhnavrionof Latin origin
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
DenarionNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
day-nar'-ee-on Noun Neuter
Definition
denarius = "containing ten"
  1. A Roman silver coin in NT time. It took its name from it being equal to ten "asses", a number after 217 B.C. increased to sixteen (about 3.898 grams or .1375 oz.). It was the principal silver coin of the Roman empire. From the parable of the labourers in the vineyard, it would seem that a denarius was then the ordinary pay for a day's wages. (Mt. 20:2-
King James Word Usage - Total: 16
penny 9, pence 5, pennyworth 2
KJV Verse Count
Matthew6
Mark3
Luke3
John2
Revelation1


Total15
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Denarion". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .