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  #4747 στοιχεῖον stoicheion {stoy-khi'-on}

 from a presumed derivative of the base of G4748; TDNT - 7:670,1087; n n

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 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

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

Neuter of a presumed derivative of the base of G4748; something orderly in arrangement, that is, (by implication) a serial (basal, fundamental, initial) constituent (literally), proposition (figuratively):—element, principle, rudiment.

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #4747.
  • στοιχει῀ον
  • stoicheion; from the same as 4748; one of a row, hence a letter (of the alphabet), by ext. the elements (of knowledge):—
  • NASB - elemental things(2), elementary principles(2), elementary*(1), elements(2), principles(1).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - element 4, rudiment 2, principle 1; 7
Galatians 4:3, 9. 2 Peter 3:10, 12.
Hebrews 5:12.
Colossians 2:8, 20.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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