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Strong's #1201 - δεσμωτήριον

Root Word (Etymology)
from a derivative of (G1199) (equivalent to (G1196))
Parts of Speech
neuter noun
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  1. a prison, a jail
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 615 ‑ אָסִיר (aw‑sere');  1004 ‑ בַּיִת (bah'‑yith);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (4)
Matthew 1
Acts 3
NAS (7)
Matthew 1
Acts 6
CSB (4)
Matthew 1
Acts 3
BSB (4)
Matthew 1
Acts 3
ESV (4)
Matthew 1
Acts 3
WEB (4)
Matthew 1
Acts 3
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

δεσμ-ωτήριον, τό,

prison, Th. 6.60, Pl. Grg. 486a, D. 9.60, etc.; δ. ἀνδρῶν Hdt. 3.23: pl., = Lat. ergastula, Plu. TG 8.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

δεσμωτήριον, δεσμωτηρίου, τό, a prison, jail: Matthew 11:2; Acts 5:21, 23; Acts 16:26. (Genesis 40:3; (Herodotus), Thucydides, Plato, Demosthenes, others.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

δεσμωτήριον , -ου , τό ,

[in LXX for H5470 H1004 (Ge), H631;]

a prison: Matthew 11:2, Acts 5:21-23; Acts 16:26.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

See the citation from P Lille 7 s.v. δεσμοφύλαξ , and cf. P Hib I. 73.6 (B.C. 243–2) ε [ἰς τὸ ἐν Σινάρυ δεσμω ]τήριον , P Tebt II. 567 (A.D. 53–4) ὑπ᾽ ἐμοῦ εἰς δεσμευτήριον βληθήσεται , BGU IV. 1024 vi. 10 (iv/v A.D.) κ ]ελεύει τὸν Διόδημον ἀναλημφθῆναι τῷ δεσμωτηρίῳ , ib..29 δεσμωτερίῳ .



The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
δεσμωτηριον δεσμωτήριον δεσμωτηριου δεσμωτηρίου δεσμωτηριω δεσμωτηρίω δεσμωτηρίῳ desmoterio desmōtēriō desmoteríoi desmōtēríōi desmoterion desmotḗrion desmōtērion desmōtḗrion desmoteriou desmoteríou desmōtēriou desmōtēríou
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