Stadion

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   4712  
Original WordWord Origin
stadionor masculine (in plural) stadios {stad'-ee-os}, from the base of (2476) (as fixed)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
StadionNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
stad'-ee-on   Noun Neuter
 Definition
  1. a space or distance of about 600 feet (185 m)
  2. a race course
    1. place in which contests in running were held, the one who outstripped the rest and reached the goal first, receiving the prize. Courses of this description were found in most of the larger Greek cities, and were like that at Olympia, 600 Greek feet in length
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 7
distance 1, miles 5, race 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew1
Luke1
John2
1 Corinthians1
Revelation2


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 Stadion". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.