Word Summary
lonchē: a lance or spear
Original Word: λόγχη
Transliteration: lonchē
Phonetic Spelling: (long'-khay)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: a lance or spear
Meaning: a lance or spear
Strong's Concordance

Perhaps a primary word; a "lance" -- spear.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3057: λόγχη

λόγχη, λογχης, ;

1. the iron point or head of a spear: Herodotus 1, 52; Ken. an. 4, 7, 16, etc.

2. a lance, spear (shaft armed with iron): John 19:34. (the Sept.; Pindar, Tragg., and following.)