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What is a Legion?
        LE'GION
        a band of soldiers in the Roman army, consisting of from 6000 to 7000 men; the ordinary number Common Leek. (Allium porrum.) was 6200 foot and 730 horse. In Matt 26:53, and also in Mark 5:9, 2 Sam 20:15, it means a large but indefinite number, and corresponds to the "hosts" of the 0.T. Gen 32:2; Ps 148:2.


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