Talanton

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   5007 Browse Lexicon 
Original WordWord Origin
talantonfrom a presumed derivative of the original form of tlao (to bear, equivalent to (5342))
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
TalantonNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
tal'-an-ton   Noun Neuter
 Definition
  1. the scale of a balance, a balance, a pair of scales
  2. that which is weighed, a talent
    1. a weight varying in different places and times
    2. a sum of money weighing a talent and varying in different states and according to the changes in the laws regulating currency
      1. the Attic talent was equal to 60 Attic minae or 6000 drachmae
      2. a talent of silver in Israel weighed about 100 pounds (45 kg)
      3. a talent of gold in Israel weighed about 200 pounds (91 kg)
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 14
talent 3, talents 11
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew8


Total8
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 Talanton". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.