Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #4440 - πυλών
- a large gate: of a palace
- the front part of a house, into which one enters through the gate, porch
πυλ-ών, ῶνος, ὁ,
gateway, Arist. Mu. 398a16 (pl.), PCair.Zen. 193.9 (iii B.C.), PEnteux. 74.3 (iii B.C.), Sammelb. 6157 (ii B.C.), IG 3.398 (pl.); freq. separated from the house or temple to which it gave entrance, gate-tower, gate-house, IPE 12.32 B 48 (Olbia, iii B.C. ), Plb. 4.18.2, Luc. Hipp. 5, etc.; of a temple, Plu. Tim. 12; τετράθυρος π . Callix. 1; π. τὸ μῆκος δίπλεθρος D.S. 1.47, cf. Luc. Nigr. 23; ἡ θύρα τοῦ π . Acts 12:13 .
πυλών, πυλῶνος, ὁ (πύλη) (Aristotle, Polybius, others), the Sept. often for פֶּתַח, sometimes for שַׁעַר;
1. a large gate: of a palace, Luke 16:20; of a house, Acts 10:17; plural (of the gates of a city), Acts 14:13; Revelation 21:12, 13, 15, 21, 25; Revelation 22:14.
2. the anterior part of a house, into which one enters through the gate, porch: Matthew 26:71 (cf. 69 and 75); Acts 12:14; hence, ἡ θύρα τοῦ πυλῶνος, Acts 12:13.
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πυλών , -ῶνος , ὁ
(< πύλη ),
[in LXX chiefly for H6607, H8179;]
1. the porch or vestibule of a house or palace: Matthew 26:71, Luke 16:20, Acts 10:17; Acts 12:13-14
2. The gate-way or gate-tower of a walled town: Acts 14:13, Revelation 21:12-13; Revelation 21:15; Revelation 21:21; Revelation 21:25; Revelation 22:14.†
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(for spelling see Thackeray Gr, i. p. 167), ";Samaria."; The mention of a village of this name in the Fayûm, as in P Petr II. 4 (11).2 (B.C. 255–4), is proof of the early settlement of Jews in these districts (cf. P Petr I. p. 43 note*). See also P Tebt II. 566 (A.D. 131–2) Σαμάρεια, ib. 609 (ii/A.D.) κώμης Σαμαρείας, and BGU I. 94.6 (A.D. 289) περὶ κώμην Σαμάριαν.
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