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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words
primarily "anything round," and so "whatever might be wrapped round a thing, a twisted rope," came to mean "a body of men at arms," and was the equivalent of the Roman manipulus. It was also used for a larger body of men, a cohort, about 600 infantry, commanded by a tribune. It is confined to its military sense. See, e.g., Matthew 27:27 , and corresponding passages.
"a band, fetter, anything for tying" (from deo, "to bind, fasten with chains, etc."), is sometimes translated "band," sometimes "bond;" "bands," in Luke 8:29; Acts 16:26; 22:30 , AV only. In the case of the deaf man who had an impediment in his speech, whom the Lord took aside, Mark 7:35 , the AV says "the string of his tongue was loosed;" the RV, more literally, "the bond of his tongue." See BOND , CHAIN , STRING.
an intensive form of No. 2, denoting "that which binds firmly together," is used metaphorically of the joints and bands of the mystic body of Christ, Colossians 2:19; otherwise in the following phrases, "the bond of iniquity," Acts 8:23; "the bond of peace," Ephesians 4:3; "the bond of perfectness," Colossians 3:14 . See BOND.
"a bond" (connected with zugos, "a yoke"), is found once, of the rudder band of a ship, Acts 27:40 .
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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Band'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/b/band.html. 1940.