The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 4686 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
spei'raof immed. Latin origin, but ultimately a derivative of (138) in the sense of its cognate (1507)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
spi'-rah Noun Feminine
  1. anything rolled into a circle or ball, anything wound, rolled up, folded together
  2. a military cohort
    1. the tenth part of legion
      1. about 600 men i.e. legionaries
      2. if auxiliaries either 500 or 1000
      3. a maniple, or the thirtieth part of a legion
    2. any band, company, or detachment, of soldiers
King James Word Usage - Total: 7
band 7
KJV Verse Count

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 Speira". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .

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