Stoicheion

The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   4747  
Original WordWord Origin
stoicei'onfrom a presumed derivative of the base of (4748)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Stoicheion7:670,1087
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
stoy-khi'-on   Noun Neuter
 Definition
  1. any first thing, from which the others belonging to some series or composite whole take their rise, an element, first principal
    1. the letters of the alphabet as the elements of speech, not however the written characters, but the spoken sounds
    2. the elements from which all things have come, the material causes of the universe
    3. the heavenly bodies, either as parts of the heavens or (as others think) because in them the elements of man, life and destiny were supposed to reside
    4. the elements, rudiments, primary and fundamental principles of any art, science, or discipline
      1. i.e. of mathematics, Euclid's geometry
 
 King James Word Usage - Total: 7
element 4, rudiment 2, principle 1
 
  KJV Verse Count 
Galatians2
Colossians2
Hebrews1
2 Peter2


Total7
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 Stoicheion". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .