Bill Mounce

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στάδιον

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
στάδιον, ου, τό
Greek transliteration: 
stadion
Simplified transliteration: 
stadion
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4712
GK Number: 
5084
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
7
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2c
Gloss: 
arena, stadium, race course; a unit of length: stade (about 200 yards)
Definition: 
pr. a fixed standard of measure; a stadium, the eighth part of a Roman mile, and nearly equal to a furlong, containing 201.45 yards, about 192 meters, Lk. 24:13; Mt. 14:24; Jn. 6:19; 11:18; Rev. 14:20; 21:16; a race-course, a race, 1 Cor. 9:24*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 14:24 Meanwhile the boat, already far (stadious | σταδίους | acc pl masc) from land, was being tossed by the waves, for the wind was against it.
Luke 24:13 Now on that same day two of them were on their way to a village about seven miles (stadious | σταδίους | acc pl masc) from Jerusalem, Emmaus by name.
John 6:19 When they had rowed about three or four miles (stadious | σταδίους | acc pl masc), they saw Jesus walking on the lake and approaching the boat, and they were terrified.
John 11:18 Bethany was near Jerusalem, about two (stadiōn | σταδίων | gen pl masc) miles (stadiōn | σταδίων | gen pl masc) away,
1 Corinthians 9:24 Do you not know that all who run in the stadium (stadiō | σταδίῳ | dat sg neut) compete but only one receives the prize? So run that you may win.
Revelation 14:20 Then the winepress was trodden outside the city, and blood poured out from the winepress, rising to the height of horses’ bridles for a distance of about two hundred miles (stadiōn | σταδίων | gen pl masc).
Revelation 21:16 The city was laid out as a square, its length the same as its width. He measured the city with the measuring rod at twelve thousand stadia (stadiōn | σταδίων | gen pl neut), its length, width, and height being equal.