Word Summary
desmios: binding, bound
Original Word: δέσμιος
Transliteration: desmios
Phonetic Spelling: (des'-mee-os)
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Short Definition: binding, bound
Meaning: binding, bound
Strong's Concordance

From desmon; a captive (as bound) -- in bonds, prisoner.

see GREEK desmon

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1198: δέσμιος

δέσμιος, δεσμιου, , bound, in bonds, a captive, a prisoner (from Sophocles down): Matthew 27:15; Mark 15:6; Acts 16:25, 27; Acts 23:18; Acts 25:14, 27; Acts 28:16 (R G), 17; Hebrews 10:34 G L T Tr text WH; ; δέσμιος τοῦ Χριστοῦ Ἰησοῦ, whom Christ, i. e. his truth which I have preached, has put in bonds (Winers Grammar, 189 (178); (Buttmann, 169 (147))), Ephesians 3:1; 2 Timothy 1:8; Philemon 1:1, 9; in the same sense δέσμιος ἐν κυρίῳ, Ephesians 4:1; (cf. Lightfoot on Philemon 1:13).