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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible

Judgment-Seat

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JUDGMENT-SEAT. The usual word employed for this in the NT is bçma ( Matthew 27:19 , John 19:13 , Acts 18:12; Acts 18:16 f., Acts 25:6; Acts 25:10; Acts 25:17 , Romans 14:10 , 2 Corinthians 5:10 ), properly a ‘tribune.’ In the NT the word is used of the official seat (tribunal) of the Roman judge. The word kritçrion used in James 2:5 occurs also in 1 Corinthians 6:2; 1 Corinthians 6:4 , where it is translated in RVm [Note: Revised Version margin.] by ‘tribunal.’ See, further, art. Gabbatha.

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Judgment-Seat'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hdb/j/judgment-seat.html. 1909.

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