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
TBESG:
σπεῖρα
band
G:N-F
σπείρα, -ης
(on this form of genitive, see M, Pr., 38, 48; Bl., § 7, 1; Mayser, 12; Deiss., BS, 186), [in LXX:
Refs Jdth.14:11, 2Ma.8:23 Mac 12:20 Mac 12:22
* ;]
__1. (= Lat. spira) anything wound or rolled up, a coil.
__2. As a military term used (by Polyb. and later writers) of a body of soldiers, a maniple (third part of a cohort) or cohort (see Swete, Mk., 375; Westc., Jo., 251 f.):
Refs Mat.27:27, Mrk.15:16, Jhn.18:3, 12, Act.10:1 21:31 27:1
.†
(AS)
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 band
Mark 15:16 band.
John 18:3 a band
John 18:12 the band
Acts 10:1 the band
Acts 21:31 of the band,
Acts 27:1 band.

Distinct usage

2 band.
2 the band
1 band
1 a band
1 of the band,


Related words

G4686 σπεῖρα

G138 αἱρέομαι

αἱρέομαι
aihreomai
hahee-reh'-om-ahee
Probably akin to G142; to take for oneself, that is, to prefer . Some of the forms are borrowed from a cognate ( ἕλλομαι h ellomai ), which is otherwise obsolete

KJV Usage: choose. Some of the forms are borrowed from a cognate hellomai, hel-lom-ahee; which is otherwise obsolete.


G139 αἵρεσις
αἵρεσις
hairesis
hah'ee-res-is
From G138; properly a choice, that is, (specifically) a party or (abstractly) disunion . (“heresy” is the Greek word itself.)

KJV Usage: heresy [which is the Greekord itself], sect.


G140 αἱρετίζω
αἱρετίζω
aihretizō
hahee-ret-id'-zo
From a derivative of G138; to make a choice

KJV Usage: choose.


G259 ἅλωσις
ἅλωσις
halōsis
hal'-o-sis
From a collateral form of G138; capture

KJV Usage: be taken.


G337 ἀναιρέω
ἀναιρέω
anaireō
an-ahee-reh'-o
From G303 and (the active of) G138; to take up, that is, adopt; by implication to take away (violently), that is, abolish, murder

KJV Usage: put to death, kill, slay, take away, take up.


G355 ἀναλίσκω
ἀναλίσκω
analiskō
an-al-is'-ko
From G303 and a form of the alternate of G138; properly to use up, that is, destroy

KJV Usage: consume.


G726 ἁρπάζω
ἁρπάζω
harpazō
har-pad'-zo
From a derivative of G138; to seize (in various applications)

KJV Usage: catch (away, up), pluck, pull, take (by force).


G851 ἀφαιρέω
ἀφαιρέω
aphaireō
af-ahee-reh'-o
From G575 and G138; to remove (literally or figuratively)

KJV Usage: cut (smite) off, take away.


G1244 διαιρέω
διαιρέω
diaireō
dee-ahee-reh'-o
From G1223 and G138; to separate, that is, distribute

KJV Usage: divide.


G1670 ἑλκύω, ἕλκω
ἑλκύω, ἕλκω
helkuō helkō
hel-koo'-o, hel'-ko
Probably akin to G138; to drag (literally or figuratively)

KJV Usage: draw.

Compare G1667.

G1807 ἐξαιρέω
ἐξαιρέω
exaireō
ex-ahee-reh'-o
From G1537 and G138; active voice to tear out; middle voice to select; figuratively to release

KJV Usage: deliver, pluck out, rescue.


G2246 ἥλιος
ἥλιος
hēlios
hay'-lee-os
From ἕλη helē (a ray; perhaps akin to the alternate of G138); the sun; by implication light

KJV Usage: + east, sun.


G2309 θέλω, ἐθέλω
θέλω, ἐθέλω
thelō ethelō
thel'-o, eth-el'-o
Either the first or the second form may be used. In certain tenses θελέω theleō thel-eh'-o (and ἐθέλέω etheleō eth-el-eh'-o ) are used, which are otherwise obsolete; apparently strengthened from the alternate form of G138; to determine (as an active voice option from subjective impulse; whereas G1014 properly denotes rather a passive voice acquiescence in objective considerations), that is, choose or prefer (literally or figuratively); by implication to wish, that is, be inclined to (sometimes adverbially gladly); impersonally for the future tense, to be about to; by Hebraism to delight in

KJV Usage: desire, be disposed (forward), intend, list, love, mean, please, have rather, (be) will (have, -ling, -ling [ly]).


G2436 ἵλεως
ἵλεως
hileōs
hil'-eh-oce
Perhaps from the alternate form of G138; cheerful (as attractive), that is, propitious; adverbially (by Hebraism) God be gracious!, that is, (in averting some calamity) far be it

KJV Usage: be it far, merciful.


G2507 καθαιρέω
καθαιρέω
kathaireō
kath-ahee-reh'-o
From G2596 and G138 (including its alternate); to lower (or with violence) demolish (literally or figuratively)

KJV Usage: cast (pull, put, take) down, destroy.


G2983 λαμβάνω
λαμβάνω
lambanō
lam-ban'-o
A prolonged form of a primary verb, which is used only as an alternate in certain tenses; to take (in very many applications, literally and figuratively [probably objective or active, to get hold of; whereas G1209 is rather subjective or passive, to have offered to one; while G138 is more violent, to seize or remove ])

KJV Usage: accept, + be amazed, assay, attain, bring, X when I call, catch, come on (X unto), + forget, have, hold, obtain, receive (X after), take (away, up).


G3658 ὅμιλος
ὅμιλος
homilos
hom'-il-os
From the base of G3674 and a derivative of the alternate of G138 (meaning a crowd); association together, that is, a multitude

KJV Usage: company.


G4014 περιαιρέω
περιαιρέω
periaireō
per-ee-ahee-reh'-o
From G4012 and G138 (including its alternate); to remove all around, that is, unveil, cast off (anchor); figuratively to expiate

KJV Usage: take away (up).


G4255 προαιρέομαι
προαιρέομαι
proaireomai
pro-ahee-reh'-om-ahee
From G4253 and G138; to choose for oneself before another thing (prefer), that is, (by implication) to propose (intend)

KJV Usage: purpose.


G4577 σειρά
σειρά
seira
si-rah'
Probably from G4951 through its congener εἴρω eirō (to fasten; akin to G138); a chain (as binding or drawing)

KJV Usage: chain.


G4582 σελήνη
σελήνη
selēnē
sel-ay'-nay
From σέλας selas (brilliancy; probably akin to the alternate of G138, through the idea of attractiveness); the moon

KJV Usage: moon.


G4813 συλάω
συλάω
sulaō
soo-lah'-o
From a derivative of σύλλω sullō̄ (to strip; probably akin to G138; compare G4661); to despoil

KJV Usage: rob.


G4951 σύρω
σύρω
surō
soo'-ro
Probably akin to G138; to trail

KJV Usage: drag, draw, hale.


G5089 τίλλω
τίλλω
tillō
til'-lo
Perhaps akin to the alternate of G138, and thus to G4951; to pull off

KJV Usage: pluck.


G1507 εἱλίσσω

εἱλίσσω
heilissō
hi-lis'-so
A prolonged form of a primary but defective verb εἵλω heilō (of the same meaning); to coil or wrap

KJV Usage: roll together. See also G1667.


G257 ἅλων
ἅλων
halōn
hal'-ohn
Probably form the base of G1507; a threshing floor (as rolled hard), that is, (figuratively) the grain (and chaff, as just threshed)

KJV Usage: floor.


G1667 ἑλίσσω
ἑλίσσω
helissō
hel-is'-so
A form of G1507; to coil or wrap

KJV Usage: fold up.


G1750 ἐνειλέω
ἐνειλέω
eneileō
en-i-leh'-o
From G1722 and the base of G1507; to enwrap

KJV Usage: wrap in.


G1794 ἐντυλίσσω
ἐντυλίσσω
entulissō
en-too-lis'-so
From G1722 and τυλίσσω tulissō (to twist; probably akin to G1507); to entwine, that is, wind up in

KJV Usage: wrap in (together).


G2947 κυλιόω
κυλιόω
kulioō
koo-lee-o'-o
From the base of G2949 (through the idea of circularity; compare G2945 and G1507); to roll about

KJV Usage: wallow.


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