psephos <5586>

qhfov psephos

Pronunciation:psay'-fos
Origin:from the same as 5584
Reference:TDNT - 9:604,1341
PrtSpch:n f
In Greek:qhfon 3
In NET:stone 2, vote 1
In AV:stone 2, voice 1
Count:3
Definition:1) a small worn smooth stone, a pebble
1a) in the ancient courts of justice the accused were
condemned by black pebbles and the acquitted by white
2) a vote (on account of the use of pebbles in voting)
from the same as 5584; a pebble (as worn smooth by handling), i.e. (by
implication, of use as a counter or ballot) a verdict (of acquittal)
or ticket (of admission); a vote:-stone, voice.
see GREEK for 5584

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