- the chief matter, a sum of money
- (a) the chief matter, the main point, (b) a sum of money.
- κεφάλαιος, -α, -ον
(< κεφαλή), [in LXX (-αιον, τό) for רֹאשׁ, Num_4:2, al. ;]
of the head; metaph., principal, chief; mostly as subst., κεφάλαιον, τό;
__1. the chief point: Heb.8:1.
__2. the sum total, amount: Act.22:28 (other meaning, LS, see word).†
2) the pecuniary sum total of a reckoning, amount
2a) the principal, capital, as distinguished from the interest
2b) a sum of money, sum
Neuter of a derivative of G2776; a principal thing, that is, main point; specifically an amount (of money)
KJV Usage: sum.