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Phortion

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   5413  
Original WordWord Origin
fortiondiminutive of (5414)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phortion9:84,1252
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
for-tee'-on   Noun Neuter
 Definition
  1. a burden, load
    1. of the freight or lading of a ship
  2. metaph.
    1. of burdensome rites
    2. of the obligations Christ lays upon his followers, and styles a "burden" by way of the contrast to the precepts of the Pharisees, the observance of which was most oppressive
    3. faults of the conscience which oppress the soul
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 6
burden 1, burdens 3, cargo 1, load 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew2
Luke1
Acts1
Galatians1


Total5
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 Phortion". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.