|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) A body of troops composed of two or more companies, forming a part of a regiment; esp. a body of troops or an army in battle array.
2. (n.) A regiment, or two or more companies of a regiment, esp. when assembled for drill or battle.
3. (v. t.) To form into battalions.
Battalion (6 Occurrences)
Matthew 27:27 Then the Governor's soldiers took Jesus into the Praetorium, and called together the whole battalion to make sport of Him. (WEY RSV)
Mark 15:16 The soldiers led him away within the court, which is the Praetorium; and they called together the whole cohort. (See RSV)
John 18:3 So Judas, followed by the battalion and by a detachment of the Temple police sent by the High Priests and Pharisees, came there with torches and lamps and weapons. (WEY)
John 18:12 So the battalion and their tribune and the Jewish police closed in, and took Jesus and bound Him. (WEY)
Acts 21:31 But while they were trying to kill Paul, word was taken up to the Tribune in command of the battalion, that all Jerusalem was in a ferment. (WEY)
Acts 27:1 Now when it was decided that we should sail for Italy, they handed over Paul and a few other prisoners into the custody of Julius, a Captain of the Augustan battalion; (WEY)