|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) A body of about five or six hundred soldiers; the tenth part of a legion.
2. (n.) Any band or body of warriors.
3. (n.) A natural group of orders of plants, less comprehensive than a class.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ko'-hort: In the Revised Version, margin of Matthew 27:27 Mark 15:16 John 18:3, 12 Acts 10:1; Acts 21:31; Acts 27:1, the translation of speira (the King James Version and the Revised Version (British and American), "band"); the tenth part of a legion; ordinarily about 600 men. In John 18 the word seems to be used loosely of a smaller body of soldiers, a detachment, detail.
See ARMY; BAND.
Cohort (7 Occurrences)
Matthew 27:27 Then the governor's soldiers took Jesus into the Praetorium, and gathered the whole garrison together against him. (See NAS)
Mark 15:16 The soldiers led him away within the court, which is the Praetorium; and they called together the whole cohort. (WEB NAS)
John 18:3 Judas then, having taken a detachment of soldiers and officers from the chief priests and the Pharisees, came there with lanterns, torches, and weapons. (See NAS)
John 18:12 So the detachment, the commanding officer, and the officers of the Jews, seized Jesus and bound him, (See NAS)
Acts 10:1 Now there was a certain man in Caesarea, Cornelius by name, a centurion of what was called the Italian Regiment, (See NAS RSV)
Acts 21:31 As they were trying to kill him, news came up to the commanding officer of the regiment that all Jerusalem was in an uproar. (See NAS RSV)
Acts 27:1 When it was determined that we should sail for Italy, they delivered Paul and certain other prisoners to a centurion named Julius, of the Augustan band. (See NAS RSV)