stoicheion <4747>

stoiceion stoicheion

Pronunciation:stoy-khi'-on
Origin:from a presumed derivative of the base of 4748
Reference:TDNT - 7:670,1087
PrtSpch:n n
In Greek:stoiceia 6, stoiceiwn 1
In NET:basic forces 2, celestial bodies 2, elemental 1, elements 1
In AV:element 4, rudiment 2, principle 1
Count:7
Definition:1) any first thing, from which the others belonging to some series or
composite whole take their rise, an element, first principal
1a) the letters of the alphabet as the elements of speech, not
however the written characters, but the spoken sounds
1b) the elements from which all things have come, the material
causes of the universe
1c) the heavenly bodies, either as parts of the heavens or (as
others think) because in them the elements of man, life and
destiny were supposed to reside
1d) the elements, rudiments, primary and fundamental principles
of any art, science, or discipline
1d1) i.e. of mathematics, Euclid's geometry
neuter of a presumed derivative of the base of 4748; something orderly
in arrangement, i.e. (by implication) a serial (basal, fundamental,
initial) constituent (literally), proposition
(figuratively):-element, principle, rudiment.
see GREEK for 4748

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