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Strong's #5506 - χιλίαρχος

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G5507) and (G757)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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  1. a chiliarch, the commander of a thousand soldiers
  2. the commander of a Roman cohort (a military tribunal)
  3. any military commander
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 441 ‑ אַלֻּף (al‑loof', al‑loof');  8269 ‑ שַׂר (sar);  
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KJV (22)
Mark 1
John 1
Acts 18
Revelation 2
NAS (23)
Mark 2
John 1
Acts 18
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HCS (21)
Mark 1
John 1
Acts 17
Revelation 2
BSB (21)
Mark 1
John 1
Acts 17
Revelation 2
ESV (21)
Mark 1
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Acts 17
Revelation 2
WEB (20)
Mark 1
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

χῑλίαρχ-ος, ὁ,

captain over a thousand, A. Pers. 304: esp. commandant of a garrison, X. Cyr. 8.1.14, Oec. 4.7.

II = χιλιάρχης 11, Plb. 6.19.1, al., D.H. 2.14, Inscr.Magn. 157b (i A. D.), etc. (the usual form in this sense).

2. title of Persian court official, Plu. Art. 5, Ael. VH 1.21; also in Macedonia, D.S. 18.48.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament


(in Hdt., al., -ης ), -ου ,

(<χίλιοι , ἄρχω ),

[in LXX chiefly for H441 H8269;]

a chiliarch, the commander of a thousand, esp. a Roman military tribune, the commander of a cohort: John 18:12, Acts 21:31-33; Acts 21:37; Acts 22:24-29; Acts 23:10; Acts 23:15; Acts 23:17-19; Acts 23:22; Acts 24:7; Acts 24:22; Acts 25:23; more generally, of officers of similar rank, Mark 6:21, Revelation 6:15; Revelation 19:18 (v., DB, i, 352b; DCG, i, 271a, 307a).†

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

";shoulder"; (Mat. 23:4, Luk. 15:5) : P Hamb I. 105.15 (iii/B.C.) τὸν ἀριστερὸν ὦμον, and PSI V. 455.16 (A.D. 178) a public physician reports—ἐφῖδον τοῦτον. . ἔχοντα. . . ἐπὶ τῆς ἀριστερᾶς ὠμοπλάτης καὶ τ ̣ο ̣ῦ ὤμου τύμματα πληγῶν. Cf. P Cairo Zen III. 59381.3 (iii/B.C.), where amongst other articles of meat we read of—ὦμος α ̄ σκέλος α ̄, and Syll 633 (=.31042).18 (ii/iii A.D.) for the same combination in connexion with a sacrifice.

The word is apparently used = ";beam"; in P Ryl II. 236.23 (A.D. 256) ποίησον δὲ ἐξαυτῆς ὤμους δύο ἐλαιουργικοὺς κοπῆναι, ";have two beams (?) cut at once for oil-presses"; (Edd.) : cf. P Flor II. 233.8 (A.D. 263) τέσσαρας ὤμους, with the editor’s note.


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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
χιλιαρχοι χιλίαρχοι χιλιαρχοις χιλιάρχοις χιλιαρχον χιλίαρχον χιλιαρχος χιλίαρχος χιλιάρχους χιλίαρχους χιλιαρχω χιλιάρχω χιλιάρχῳ χιλιαρχων χιλιάρχων chiliarcho chiliarchō chiliarchoi chiliárchoi chiliárchōi chilíarchoi chiliarchois chiliárchois chiliarchon chiliarchōn chiliárchon chiliárchōn chilíarchon chiliarchos chilíarchos
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