G4686 σπεῖρα - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
σπεῖρα
coiled
Dodson:
σπεῖρα
a cohort
a cohort, the tenth part of a legion; a military guard.
Strong's:
σπεῖρα
a coil (spira, "spire"), i.e. (figuratively) a mass of men (a Roman military cohort; also (by analogy) a squad of Levitical janitors)
Derivation: of immediate Latin origin, but ultimately a derivative of G138 in the sense of its cognate G1507;

KJV Usage: band.

G1507 G138
Thayer:
1) anything rolled into a circle or ball, anything wound, rolled up, folded together
2) a military cohort
2a) the tenth part of legion
2a1) about
600 men i.e. legionaries 2a2) if auxiliaries either
500 or 1000 2a3) a maniple, or the thirtieth part of a legion
2b) any band, company, or detachment, of soldiers


σπεῖρα
speira
spi'-rah
Of immediate Latin origin, but ultimately a derivative of G138 in the sense of its cognate, G1507; a coil (spira , “spire”), that is, (figuratively) a mass of men (a Roman military cohort; also [by analogy] a squad of Levitical janitors)

KJV Usage: band.


View how G4686 σπεῖρα is used in the Bible

7 occurrences of G4686 σπεῖρα

Matthew 27:27
Mark 15:16
John 18:3
John 18:12
Acts 10:1
Acts 21:31
Acts 27:1