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Denarion

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   1220  
Original WordWord Origin
denarionof 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-
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 16
denarii 7, denarius 9
 
NAS 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 NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.