The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   4755 Browse Lexicon 
Original WordWord Origin
strategoßfrom the base of (4756) and (71) or (2233)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
strat-ay-gos'   Noun Masculine
  1. the commander of an army
  2. in the NT a civic commander, a governor
    1. the name the highest magistrate in the municipia or colonies; they had the power of administering justice in the less important cases
    2. of civil magistrates
  3. captain of the temple, i.e. the commander of the Levites who kept guard in and around the temple
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 10
captain 3, chief magistrates 5, officers 2
NAS 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 Strategos". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.