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Strong's #4715 - στατήρ

Root Word (Etymology)
from the base of (G2746)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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  1. a stater, a coin
    1. in the NT a silver stater equal to four Attic or two Alexandrian drachmas, a Jewish shekel
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

στᾰτήρ, ῆρος, ὁ, ( ἵστημι A. IV, cf. EM 725.11 ) a weight,= λίτρα, κρόκης πέντε ς . Eup. 252, cf. IG 12.314.42, Poll. 4.173, BGU 953.2 (iii/ iv A.D. ), Phot.; ς. Αἰγιναῖος as a weight, Hp. Mul. 1.78 .

II standard coin, struck in various materials, whether gold, electrum, or silver:

1 gold, ς. χρυσοῖ, ς. χρυσοῦ, Ar. Pl. 816, Pl. Euthd. 299e; of various standards, e.g. ς. Δαρεικός (cf. Δαρεικός ) Hdt. 7.28, Th. 8.28; Δαρεικοῦ χρυσίου στατῆρες IG 12.310.103; ς. Κροίσειος Plu. 2.823a, Poll. 3.87, Hsch.; χρυσοῦ στατῆρες Λαμψακηνοί IG 12.339.32, al., cf. 7.2425, al. (Thebes, iv B.C. ); ς. Φιλίππειος, Ἀλεξάνδρειος, Poll. 9.59, cf. SIG 285.12 (Erythrae, iv B.C. ); Πτολεμαϊκὸς ς . Inscr.Délos 442 B 190 (ii B.C.) .

2. electrum (cf. χρυσός 1.1a ), struck at Cyzicus, χρυσίου Κυζικηνοῦ ς . IG 12.302.12, al., cf. Lys. 32.6; Κύζικος πλέα στατήρων Eup. 233; at Phocaea, ς. Φωκαϊται, Φωκαιῆς, Th. 4.52, D. 40.36; Φωκαϊκὼ στατῆρε IG 22.1388.42 .

3. silver, ς. Αἰγιναῖοι ib.12.310.111, 22.1126.17, 1388.70, X. HG 5.2.22; ς. Κορκυραῖοι IG 12.310 add.; ς. Κορίνθιος SIG 421.39 (Aetolia, iii B.C. ), Poll. 4.175; in Sicily called δεκάλιτρος ς ., Epich. 10; ς. πάτριος SIG 976.8 (Samos, ii B.C. ); later applied to the Attic τετράδραχμον, Phot., Suid.; also to the Ptolemaic τ ., PCair.Zen. 567.4, 734.3, PRev.Laws 58.7 (all iii B.C. ), BGU 1846.8 (i B.C.), Hero *Geom. 23.55,56; also of the Jewish shekel, Ev.Matthew 17:27.

III one who owes money, debtor, πολλοὶ ς., ἀποδοτῆρες οὐδ' ἂν εἷς ( οὐδαμεῖ cj. Kaibel) Epich. 116 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

στατήρ, στατηρος, (from ἵστημι, to place in the scales, weigh out (i. e. 'the weigher' (Vanicek, p. 1126))), a stater, a coin; in the N. T. a silver stater equivalent to four Attic or two Alexandrian drachmas, a Jewish shekel (see δίδραχμον): Matthew 17:27.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

στατήρ , -ῆρος , ,

[in Aq., Sm., for H4948;]

a stater;

(a) a weight;

(b) a coin (used by late writers of the Greek τετράδραχμον ): Matthew 17:27; Matthew 26:16, WH, mg.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

(1) ";arrest,"; ";seize,"; as in Matthew 26:55, al. : P Cairo Zen II. 59202.2 (B.C. 254) ὀρθῶς ἐποίησας συλλαβὼν τὸν ἐκ τοῦ ζυτοπωλίου ταμίαν, ";You have done rightly in arresting the Steward attached to the beer-house,"; P Hib I. 54.20 (c. B.C. 245) (= LAE2, p. 165) τὸ σῶμα δὲ εἰ συνείληφας παράδοςαὐτὸΣεμφθεῖ, ";if you have arrested the slave, deliver him to Semphtheus,"; P Ryl II. 145.10 (A.D. 38) συνλαβὼν ̣ Ἀρτεμίδωρον, ";having caught Artemidorus"; with hostile intent, P Oxy II. 283.12 (A.D. 45) συνέλαβον τὸν σημαινόμενον δοῦλον, ";I seized the above-mentioned slave,"; and P Tebt II. 304.11 (A.D. 167–8) τὸν ἀδελφόν μου Ὀννῶφρις (= ριν) συλ <λ >αβόντες τραυματιαιων (= αῖον) ἐποίησαν, ";seizing my brother Onnophris they wounded him"; (Edd.) : (2) ";help,"; ";assist,"; as in Luke 5:7, Philippians 4:3; P Giss I. 11.12 (A.D. 118) (= Chrest. I. p. 523) καλῶς οὖν ποι [ήσ ]ης, φίλτατε, σ [υ ]νλαβόμενος το [ ]ς ἐμούς, ib. 25.4 (ii/A.D.) συνλαμβανόμενός μοι ἐν τῷ πράγμ ̣ατι, ib. 75.3 (ii/A.D.) παρακ ]αλῶ σε, ἄδελφε, συνλαβέσθαι [Ἀπολλ ]ωνίωι, and P Oxy VII. 1064.7 (iii/A.D.) γράφω σοι οὖν εἰδώς σου τὸ σπουδαῖον ὅπως συνλάβῃς τῷ Ἄπει, ";so knowing your goodness I write to you that you may assist Apis"; (Ed.) : (3) ";conceive,"; as in Luke 1:24, al. : see exx. from medical writers in Hobart p. 91 f.

Συνλήβδην, ";in sum,"; ";in general,"; occurs in P Fay 21.7 (A.D. 134). For σύλληψις see OGIS 90.17 (Rosetta stone—B.C. 196) with the editor’s note, also Preisigke Fachwörter s.v., and for συλλήπτωρ see OGIS 654.9 (i/B.C.) Ν ]είλωι συνλήπτορι χαριστήρια.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
στατηρα στατήρα στατῆρα statera statêra statēra statē̂ra
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