Word Summary
dōdekaphylon: the twelve tribes
Original Word: δωδεκάφυλον
Transliteration: dōdekaphylon
Phonetic Spelling: (do-dek-af'-oo-lon)
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Short Definition: the twelve tribes
Meaning: the twelve tribes
Strong's Concordance
twelve tribes.

From dodeka and phule; the commonwealth of Israel -- twelve tribes.

see GREEK dodeka

see GREEK phule

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1429: δωδεκάφυλον

δωδεκάφυλον, δωδεκαφυλου, τό (from δώδεκα, and φυλή, tribe), the twelve tribes, used collectively of the Israelitish people, as consisting of twelve tribes: Acts 26:7. (Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 55, 6 [ET]; Protevangelium Jacobi,

c. 1, 3; λαός δωδεκάφυλος, Sibylline Oracles Cf. δεκάφυλος, τετράφυλος, Herodotus 5, 66; (Winer's Grammar, 100 (95)).)