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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Palace

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This term represents several Hebrew words, and may signify castle, fortress, the king's residence, or any large building. Thus the expression occurs, "the palace of the king's house." 2 Kings 15:25 . Solomon built several for himself and for his wives. 2 Chronicles 36:19 . The temple built by Solomon is also called 'the palace.' 1 Chronicles 29:1,19 . In the N.T. the palace of the high priest, αὐλή, signifies his court. Matthew 26:3,58,69 . In Philippians 1:13 the word is πραιτώριον, 'the court of the praetor,' or governor, or perhaps 'the praetorian guard,' from which Paul's keepers were taken. Called PRAETORIUM in Mark 15:16 .

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Palace'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/p/palace.html. 1897.

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