The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 4712 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
stadionor masculine (in plural) stadios {stad'-ee-os}, from the base of (2476) (as fixed)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
stad'-ee-on Noun Neuter
  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
1 Corinthians1

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.