Strong's Concordance Entries

3056 logos* (log'-os) from 3004 (Greek);
something said (including the thought);
by implication, a topic (subject of discourse),
also reasoning (the mental faculty) or motive;
by extension, a computation;
specially, (with the article in John) the Divine Expression (i.e. Christ): --account, cause, communication, X concerning, doctrine, fame, X have to do, intent, matter, mouth, preaching, question, reason, + reckon, remove, say(-ing), shew, X speaker, speech, talk, thing, + none of these things move me, tidings, treatise, utterance, word, work.

*A Greek philosopher named Heraclitus first used the term Logos around 600 B.C. to designate the divine reason or plan which coordinates a changing universe. This word was well suited to John's purpose in John 1.