δίδραχμον

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
δίδραχμον, ου, τό
Greek transliteration: 
didrachmon
Simplified transliteration: 
didrachmon
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1323
GK Number: 
1440
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2c
Gloss: 
two-drachma (temple tax)
Definition: 
a didrachmon, or double drachma, a silver coin equal to the drachma of Alexandria, to two Attic drachmas, to two Roman denarii, and to the half-shekel of the Jews, Mt. 17:24 (2x)*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 17:24 And when they arrived at Capernaum, the collectors of the temple tax (didrachma | δίδραχμα | acc pl neut) came to Peter and said, “Does your teacher not pay the two-drachma (didrachma | δίδραχμα | acc pl neut) tax?”