2302. theatron
Strong's Concordance
theatron: a theater, a spectacle
Original Word: θέατρον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: theatron
Phonetic Spelling: (theh'-at-ron)
Short Definition: a theatre, spectacle
Definition: (a) a theatre, a semi-circular stone building, generally open to the sky, (b) a spectacle, show.
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Cognate: 2302 théatron (the root of the English term, "theatre") – a theatre; a place for public exhibition; (figuratively) the public display of putting someone "on exhibit" to be mocked at as a spectacle (cf. 1 Cor 4:9). See 2300 (theáomai).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from theaomai
Definition
a theater, a spectacle
NASB Translation
spectacle (1), theater (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2302: θέατρον

θέατρον, θεατρου, τό (θεάομαι);

1. a theatre, a place in which games and dramatic spectacles are exhibited, and public assemblies held (for the Greeks used the theatre also as a forum): Acts 19:29, 31.

2. equivalent to θεά and θέαμα, a public show (Aeschines dial. socr. 3, 20; Achilles Tatius 1, 16, p. 55), and hence, metaphorically, a man who is exhibited to be gazed at and made sport of: 1 Corinthians 4:9 (A. V. a spectacle).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
spectacle, theatre.

From theaomai; a place for public show ("theatre"), i.e. General audience-room; by implication, a show itself (figuratively) -- spectacle, theatre.

see GREEK theaomai

Forms and Transliterations
θεατρον θέατρον θεέ θεεβουλαθώθ θεείμ θεηλάθ theatron théatron
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3 Occurrences


θέατρον — 3 Occ.

Acts 19:29 N-ANS
GRK: εἰς τὸ θέατρον συναρπάσαντες Γαῖον
NAS: with one accord into the theater, dragging along
KJV: with one accord into the theatre.
INT: to the theatre having seized with [them] Gaius

Acts 19:31 N-ANS
GRK: εἰς τὸ θέατρον
NAS: him not to venture into the theater.
KJV: himself into the theatre.
INT: into the theatre

1 Corinthians 4:9 N-NNS
GRK: ἐπιθανατίους ὅτι θέατρον ἐγενήθημεν τῷ
NAS: we have become a spectacle to the world,
KJV: we are made a spectacle unto the world,
INT: appointed to death that a spectacle we became to the

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