Word Summary
stratiōtēs: a soldier
Original Word: στρατιώτης
Transliteration: stratiōtēs
Phonetic Spelling: (strat-ee-o'-tace)
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Short Definition: a soldier
Meaning: a soldier
Strong's Concordance

From a presumed derivative of the same as stratia; a camper-out, i.e. A (common) warrior (literally or figuratively) -- soldier.

see GREEK stratia

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4757: στρατιώτης

στρατιώτης, στρατιωτου, (from στράτιος ((cf. στρατεύω)), like ἡλιώτης, κλοιωτης, ἠπειρώτης), from Herodotus down, a (common) soldier: Matthew 8:9; Mark 15:16; Luke 23:36; John 19:2; Acts 10:7; Acts 12:4, etc.; with the addition of Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ, metaphorically, a champion of the cause of Christ, 2 Timothy 2:3.