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ἀσσάριον

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀσσάριον, ου, τό
Greek transliteration: 
assarion
Simplified transliteration: 
assarion
Numbers
Strong's number: 
787
GK Number: 
837
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2c
Gloss: 
assarion (coin worth one-sixteenth of a day's wage)
Definition: 
dimin. of the Latin, as, a Roman brass coin with the value of one-tenth of a denarius, or δραχμή, used to convey the idea of a trifle or very small sum, Mt. 10:29; Lk. 12:6*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 10:29 Are not two sparrows sold for a penny (assariou | ἀσσαρίου | gen sg neut)? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father.
Luke 12:6 “Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies (assariōn | ἀσσαρίων | gen pl neut)? And not one of them is forgotten before God.