1) a mark pricked in or branded upon the body. To ancient oriental usage, slaves and soldiers bore the name or the stamp of their master or commander branded or pricked (cut) into their bodies to indicate what master or general they belonged to, and there were even some devotee's who stamped themselves in this way with the token of their gods
Part of Speech: noun neuter
Citing in TDNT: 7:657, 1086
From a primary word στίζω stizô (to "stick", that is, prick); a mark incised or punched (for recognition of ownership), that is, (figuratively) scar of service: - mark.
|(βαστάζω στίγματα) experience being a slave||90.84|
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Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
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