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Strong's #2461 - ἱππικόν

Root Word (Etymology)
neuter of a derivative of (G2462)
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  1. equestrian, the horse(men), cavalry
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


Neuter of a derivative of G2462

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἱππικός, ἱππικη, ἱππικον, equestrian; τό ἱππικον, the horse(-men), cavalry: Revelation 9:16 (as Herodotus 7, 87; Xenophon, Plato, Polybius, others; more fully τό ἱππικον στράτευμα, Xenophon, Cyril 3, 3, 26; so τό πεζικον, the foot(-forces), infantry, Xenophon, Cyril 5, 3, 38).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** ἱππικός , - , -όν

(< ἵππος ),

[in LXX: 1 Maccabees 15:33, 3 Maccabees 1:1*;]

of a horse or of horsemen, equestrian; as subst., τὸ ἱ (sc. στράτευμα ), cavalry: Hebrews 9:16.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

In BGU II. 447.13 (A.D.173–4) there is a reference to a certain Valerius Aphrodisius—στρ (ατιώτου) σπείρης α ̄ [ἱπ ]πι [κῆς, ";soldier in the first cavalry regiment."; The words τὴ ]ν ἱππικήν, inserted above the line in P Petr III. 34(a).5, may, according to the editor, mean ";the stable."; Other exx. of the adj. are P Oxy III. 482.18 (A.D.109) ἐν ἱππικῷ σταθμῷ, ";in cavalry barracks,"; ib. 506.24 (A.D. 143) ἱππικοῦ κλήρου, ";a horseman’s holding,"; and ib. IV. 741.11 (ii/A.D.) ἱππικὸν α ̄, apparently with reference to a σανδάλιον, ";strap,"; ";belt.";


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
ιππικου ἱππικοῦ ιππόδρομον ιπποδρόμου hippikou hippikoû ippikou
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