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κεντυρίων

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
κεντυρίων, ῶνος, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
kentyriōn
Simplified transliteration: 
kentyrion
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2760
GK Number: 
3035
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3f(1a)
Gloss: 
centurion, technically the commander of one hundred
Definition: 
in its original signification, a commander of a hundred foot-soldiers, a centurion, Mk. 15:39, 44, 45*

Greek-English Concordance for

Mark 15:39 And when the centurion (kentyriōn | κεντυρίων | nom sg masc), who was standing in front of him, saw that in this way he had died, he said, “Truly, this man was the son of God!”
Mark 15:44 Pilate was surprised that he was already dead, so summoning the centurion (kentyriōna | κεντυρίωνα | acc sg masc), he asked him if he had been dead for a long time.
Mark 15:45 And learning from the centurion (kentyriōnos | κεντυρίωνος | gen sg masc) that he was dead, he gave the corpse to Joseph.