λεγιών

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
λεγιών, ῶνος, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
legiōn
Simplified transliteration: 
legion
Numbers
Strong's number: 
3003
GK Number: 
3305
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3f(1a)
Gloss: 
legion, technically an army unit of 6,000 with 6,000 support troops. Twice in the NT it is the proper name of a collective of demons (Mk 5:9; Lk 8:30)
Definition: 
also spelled λεγεών, a Roman legion; in NT used indefinitely for a great number, Mt. 26:53; Mk. 5:9, 15, Lk. 8:30*

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Matthew 26:53 Or do you think that I cannot ask of my Father, and he will immediately place at my disposal more than twelve legions (legiōnas | λεγιῶνας | acc pl fem) of angels?
Mark 5:9 And Jesus asked him, “What is your name?” your He replied, “Legion (legiōn | λεγιών | nom sg fem) is my name, my for we are many.” we are
Mark 5:15 They came to Jesus and saw the demon-possessed man, the one who had the legion (legiōna | λεγιῶνα | acc sg masc), sitting, clothed and in his right mind, the one who had the legion (legiōna | λεγιῶνα | acc sg masc), and they were afraid.
Luke 8:30 Jesus asked him, “What is your name?” And he said, “Legion.” (legiōn | λεγιών | nom sg fem) (For many demons had entered him.)