ἡλικίαν [2 verses](noun sg fem acc) "Stature" is helikia, which means "time of life", "age," "the prime of life", "manhood" or "maidenhood", "youthful passion", "those of the same age", "comrades", "time", "generation," and "stature [height as a sign of age]." -- The word translated as "stature" is primarily concerned with age and time. It only means "stature" in the sense that people grow up and attain their full stature as grown-ups. It doesn't mean "stature" any more than "grown-up" refers to height.