tagma: that which has been arranged in order, spec. a division, rankOriginal Word: τάγμα, ατος, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Phonetic Spelling: (tag'-mah)
Short Definition: rank, division
Definition: rank, division, an ordered series.
Cognate: 5001 tágma (a neuter noun) – an ordered arrangement, reflecting God's perfect wisdom in ordering all of creation (it only occurs in 1 Cor 15:23). See 5021 (tassō).
5001 /tágma ("order") extends to the principle of God's ordering to its natural results.
[Compare Ps 139:16 with Eph 1:11; cf. Ps 119:89-91 with Ac 4:28, 17:26-31.]Word Origin
that which has been arranged in order, spec. a division, rank
STRONGS NT 5001: τάγμα
τάγμα, ταγματος, τό (τάσσω);
a. properly, that which has been arranged, thing placed in order.
b. specifically, a body of soldiers, a corps: 2 Samuel 23:13; Xenophon, mem. 3, 1, 11; often in Polybius; Diodorus 17, 80; Josephus, b. j. 1, 9, 1; 3, 4, 2; (especially for the Roman 'legio' (examples in Sophocles Lexicon, under the word, 3)); hence, universally, a band, troop, class: ἕκαστος ἐν τῷ ἰδίῳ τάγματι (the same words occur in Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 37, 3 [ET] and 41, 1 [ET]), 1 Corinthians 15:23, where Paul specifies several distinct bands or classes of those raised from the dead (A. V. order. Of the 'order' of the Essenes in Josephus, b. j. 2, 8, 3. 8).<1>
division, class, group
From tasso; something orderly in arrangement (a troop), i.e. (figuratively) a series or succession -- order.
see GREEK tasso τάγμα τάγματα ταγματι τάγματι ταγμάτων ταινίαι τακτικοί τακτικούς tagmati tágmati