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Strong's #5438 - φυλακή

Transliteration
phylakḗ
Phonetics
foo-lak-ay'
Origin
from (G5442)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
9:241,1280
Definition
Thayer's
  1. guard, watch
    1. a watching, keeping watch
      1. to keep watch
    2. persons keeping watch, a guard, sentinels
    3. of the place where captives are kept, a prison
    4. of the time (of night) during which guard was kept, a watch i.e. a period of time during which part of the guard was on duty, and at the end of which others relieved them. As the earlier Greeks divided the night commonly into three parts, so, previous to the exile, the Israelites also had three watches in a night; subsequently, however, after they became subject to the Romans, they adopted the Roman custom of dividing the night into four watches
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 615 ‑ אָסִיר (aw‑sere');  821 ‑ אַשְׁמֹרֶת (ash‑moo‑raw', ash‑moo‑raw', ash‑mo'‑reth);  3608 ‑ כֶּלֶא (keh'‑leh);  4115 ‑ מַהְפֶּכֶת (mah‑peh'‑keth);  4307 ‑ מַטָּרָא (mat‑taw‑raw', mat‑taw‑raw');  4525 ‑ מַסְגֵּר (mas‑gare');  4685 ‑ מְצֹדָה (maw‑tsode', mets‑o‑daw', mets‑o‑daw');  4931 ‑ מִשְׁמֶרֶת (mish‑meh'‑reth);  5341 ‑ נָצַר (naw‑tsar');  
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (47)
Matthew
10
Mark
3
Luke
9
John
1
Acts
16
2 Corinthians
2
Hebrews
1
1 Peter
1
Revelation
4
NAS (47)
Matthew
11
Mark
3
Luke
8
John
1
Acts
16
2 Corinthians
2
Hebrews
1
1 Peter
1
Revelation
4
HCS (47)
Matthew
10
Mark
3
Luke
8
John
1
Acts
16
2 Corinthians
2
Hebrews
1
1 Peter
1
Revelation
5
BSB (47)
Matthew
10
Mark
3
Luke
8
John
1
Acts
16
2 Corinthians
2
Hebrews
1
1 Peter
1
Revelation
5
ESV (44)
Matthew
10
Mark
2
Luke
8
John
1
Acts
16
2 Corinthians
1
Hebrews
1
1 Peter
1
Revelation
4
WEB (49)
Matthew
11
Mark
3
Luke
11
John
1
Acts
15
2 Corinthians
2
Hebrews
1
1 Peter
1
Revelation
4
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

φυλακη

no Definition found

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

φυλακή , -ῆς , (< φυλάσσω ),

[in LXX chiefly for H4931 and cogn. forms, also for H3608 etc.;]

(a) actively, a guarding, guard, watch (Hom., Plat., Xen., al.): cogn. acc, φυλάσσειν φυλακάς , to keep watch, Luke 2:8;

(b) of those who keep watch (as also Lat. custodia), a guard; pl., sentinels, a guard (Hom., al.): Acts 12:10;

(c) of the place where persons are kept under guard, a prison (Hdt., Thuc., al.): Matthew 14:10, Mark 6:17, Luke 3:20, Acts 5:19, 2 Corinthians 6:5, 1 Peter 3:19, Revelation 18:2, al.;

(d) of the time during which guard was kept by night (Lest. vigilia; Anthol.), a watch: Matthew 14:25; Matthew 24:43, Mark 6:48, Luke 12:38.


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

χρηματισμός is commonly used to denote a ";report,"; as in P Lond 20.22 (B.C. 162) ( = I. p. 9, UPZ i. p. 207) ἀξιῶ σε. . ἀναλαβόντα τὸν παρὰ Δωρίωνος χρηματισμὸν ἐπιτελέσαι ἀκολούθως, ib. 17.11 (B.C. 162) ( = I. p. 10, UPZ i. p. 209) τὸ ἀντίγραφον σὺν τῶι γεγονότι πρὸς αὐτὴν χρηματισμῶι προσήφαμεν, and .18 ἐπισταλέντος τοῦ καθήκοντος χρηματισμοῦ. In its only NT occurrence, Rom. 11:4, it is used of ";a divine response,"; ";an oracle"; : see s.v. χρηματίζω.

 

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
φυλακαις φυλακαίς φυλακαῖς φυλακας φυλακάς φυλακὰς φυλακη φυλακή φυλακὴ φυλακῇ φυλακην φυλακήν φυλακὴν φυλακης φυλακής φυλακῆς phulakais phulakas phulake phulakē phulaken phulakēn phulakes phulakēs phylakais phylakaîs phylakas phylakás phylakàs phylake phylakē phylakḕ phylakêi phylakē̂i phylaken phylakēn phylakḗn phylakḕn phylakes phylakês phylakēs phylakē̂s
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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