Word Summary
balantion: a purse
Original Word: βαλάντιον
Transliteration: balantion
Phonetic Spelling: (bal-an'-tee-on)
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Short Definition: a purse
Meaning: a purse
Strong's Concordance
bag, purse.

Probably remotely from ballo (as a depository); a pouch (for money) -- bag, purse.

see GREEK ballo

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 905: βαλάντιον

βαλάντιον and βαλλάντιον (so L T Tr WH; cf. (Tdf. Proleg., p. 79); Fritzsche on Mark, p. 620; Winers Grammar, p. 43; Passow, Lex. (also Liddell and Scott) under the word), βαλαντίου, τό, a money-bag, purse: Luke 10:4; Luke 12:33; Luke 22:35f (the Sept. Job 14:17 cf. (Simonides 181); Aristophanes ran. 772; Xenophon, syrup. 4, 2; Plato, Gorgias, p. 508 e.; Herodian, 5, 4, 4 (3, Bekker edition), and other writings.)