2374. thura
Strong's Concordance
thura: a door
Original Word: θύρα, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: thura
Phonetic Spelling: (thoo'-rah)
Short Definition: a door, opportunity
Definition: (a) a door, (b) met: an opportunity.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
a door
NASB Translation
door (28), doors (6), entrance (3), gate (1), gates (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2374: θύρα

θύρα, θύρας, (from θύω to rush in, properly, that through which a rush is made; hence, German Thür (English door; Curtius, § 319)) (from Homer down), the Sept. for דֶּלֶת and פֶּתַח, sometimes also for שַׁעַר; a (house) door; (in plural equivalent to Latinfores, folding doors; cf. Winers Grammar, 176 (166); Buttmann, 24 (21); cf. πύλη);

a. properly: κλείειν, etc. τήν θύραν, Matthew 6:6; Luke 13:25; passive, Matthew 25:10; Luke 11:7; John 20:19, 26; Acts 21:30; ἀνοίγειν, Acts 5:19; passive Acts 16:26f; κρούειν, Acts 12:13; διά τῆς θυρης, John 10:1f; πρός τήν θύραν, Mark 1:33; Mark 11:4 (Tr WH omit τήν; cf. Winer's Grammar, 123 (116)); Acts 3:2; τά πρός τήν θύραν the vestibule (so Buttmann, § 125, 9; others the space or parts at (near) the door), Mark 2:2; πρός τῇ θύρα John 18:16; ἐπί τῇ θύρα, Acts 5:9; πρό τῆς θύρας, Acts 12:6; ἐπί τῶν θυρῶν, Acts 5:23 (R G πρό).

b. θύρα is used of any opening like a door, an entrance, way or passage into: θύρα τοῦ μνημείου, of the tomb, Matthew 27:60; Matthew 28:2 R G; Mark 15:46; Mark 16:3, (Homer, Odyssey 9, 243; 12, 256; others).

c. in parable and metaphorically, we find α. θύρα τῶν προβάτων, the door through which the sheep go out and in, the name of him who brings salvation to those who follow his guidance, John 10:7, 9; cf. Christ. From Fritzsche in Fritzschiorum opuscc., p. 20ff; (in Ignatius ad Philad. 9 [ET] Christ is called θύρα τοῦ πατρός, δἰ ἧς ἐισερχονται Ἀβραάμ ... καί οἱ προφῆται; cf. Harnack on Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 48, 3f [ET]). β. 'an open door' is used of the opportunity of doing something: τῆς πίστεως, of getting faith, Acts 14:27; open to a teacher, i. e. the opportunity of teaching others, 2 Corinthians 2:12; Colossians 4:3; by a bold combination of metaphor and literal language, the phrase θύρα μεγάλη καί ἐνεργής (A. V. a great door and effectual) is used of a large opportunity of teaching a great multitude the way of salvation, and one encouraging the hope of the most successful results: 1 Corinthians 16:9. γ. the door of the kingdom of heaven (likened to a palace) denotes the conditions which must be complied with in order to be received into the kingdom of God: Luke 13:24 (for Rec. πύλης); power of entering, access into, God's eternal kingdom, Revelation 3:8 cf. Revelation 3:7 (but others besides; add here Revelation 4:1). δ. he whose advent is just at hand is said ἐπί θύραις εἶναι, Matthew 24:33; Mark 13:29, and πρό θυρῶν ἑστηκεναι, James 5:9. ε. ἑστηκώς ἐπί τήν θύραν καί κρούων is said of Christ seeking entrance into souls, and they who comply with his entreaty are said ἀνοίγειν τήν θύραν, Revelation 3:20.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
door, gate.

Apparently a primary word (compare "door"); a portal or entrance (the opening or the closure, literally or figuratively) -- door, gate.

Forms and Transliterations
θυρα θύρα θύρᾳ θυραι θύραι θυραις θύραις θυραν θύραν θυρας θύρας θυρων θυρών θυρῶν thura thurai thurais thuran thuras thuron thurōn thyra thýra thyrai thýrai thýrāi thyrais thýrais thyran thýran thyras thýras thyron thyrôn thyrōn thyrō̂n
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39 Occurrences


θύρα — 9 Occ.
θύραι — 2 Occ.
θύραις — 2 Occ.
θύραν — 14 Occ.
θύρας — 8 Occ.
θυρῶν — 4 Occ.

Matthew 6:6 N-AFS
GRK: κλείσας τὴν θύραν σου πρόσευξαι
NAS: close your door and pray
KJV: thy door, pray
INT: having shut the door of you pray

Matthew 24:33 N-DFP
GRK: ἐστιν ἐπὶ θύραις
NAS: that He is near, [right] at the door.
KJV: near, [even] at the doors.
INT: it is at [the] doors

Matthew 25:10 N-NFS
GRK: ἐκλείσθη ἡ θύρα
NAS: in with him to the wedding feast; and the door was shut.
KJV: the marriage: and the door was shut.
INT: was shut the door

Matthew 27:60 N-DFS
GRK: μέγαν τῇ θύρᾳ τοῦ μνημείου
NAS: stone against the entrance of the tomb
KJV: stone to the door of the sepulchre,
INT: great to the door of the tomb

Mark 1:33 N-AFS
GRK: πρὸς τὴν θύραν
NAS: city had gathered at the door.
KJV: gathered together at the door.
INT: at the door

Mark 2:2 N-AFS
GRK: πρὸς τὴν θύραν καὶ ἐλάλει
NAS: near the door; and He was speaking
KJV: as about the door: and
INT: at the door and he spoke

Mark 11:4 N-AFS
GRK: δεδεμένον πρὸς θύραν ἔξω ἐπὶ
NAS: tied at the door, outside
KJV: tied by the door without in
INT: tied at the door outside by

Mark 13:29 N-DFP
GRK: ἐστιν ἐπὶ θύραις
NAS: that He is near, [right] at the door.
KJV: nigh, [even] at the doors.
INT: it is at [the] doors

Mark 15:46 N-AFS
GRK: ἐπὶ τὴν θύραν τοῦ μνημείου
NAS: against the entrance of the tomb.
KJV: unto the door of the sepulchre.
INT: to the door of the tomb

Mark 16:3 N-GFS
GRK: ἐκ τῆς θύρας τοῦ μνημείου
NAS: the stone for us from the entrance of the tomb?
KJV: from the door of the sepulchre?
INT: out of the door of the tomb

Luke 11:7 N-NFS
GRK: ἤδη ἡ θύρα κέκλεισται καὶ
NAS: Do not bother me; the door has already
KJV: me not: the door is now
INT: already the door has been shut and

Luke 13:24 N-GFS
GRK: τῆς στενῆς θύρας ὅτι πολλοί
NAS: the narrow door; for many,
INT: the narrow door for many

Luke 13:25 N-AFS
GRK: ἀποκλείσῃ τὴν θύραν καὶ ἄρξησθε
NAS: up and shuts the door, and you begin
KJV: hath shut to the door, and
INT: shall have shut the door and you begin

Luke 13:25 N-AFS
GRK: κρούειν τὴν θύραν λέγοντες Κύριε
NAS: and knock on the door, saying,
KJV: to knock at the door, saying,
INT: to knock at the door saying Lord

John 10:1 N-GFS
GRK: διὰ τῆς θύρας εἰς τὴν
NAS: to you, he who does not enter by the door into the fold
KJV: not by the door into the sheepfold,
INT: by the door to the

John 10:2 N-GFS
GRK: διὰ τῆς θύρας ποιμήν ἐστιν
NAS: But he who enters by the door is a shepherd
KJV: by the door is
INT: by the door shepherd is

John 10:7 N-NFS
GRK: εἰμι ἡ θύρα τῶν προβάτων
NAS: to you, I am the door of the sheep.
KJV: I am the door of the sheep.
INT: am the door of the sheep

John 10:9 N-NFS
GRK: εἰμι ἡ θύρα δι' ἐμοῦ
NAS: I am the door; if anyone
KJV: I am the door: by me
INT: am the door by me

John 18:16 N-DFS
GRK: πρὸς τῇ θύρᾳ ἔξω ἐξῆλθεν
NAS: was standing at the door outside.
KJV: stood at the door without. Then
INT: at the door outside Went out

John 20:19 N-GFP
GRK: καὶ τῶν θυρῶν κεκλεισμένων ὅπου
NAS: [day] of the week, and when the doors were shut
KJV: when the doors were shut
INT: and of the doors having been shut where

John 20:26 N-GFP
GRK: Ἰησοῦς τῶν θυρῶν κεκλεισμένων καὶ
NAS: came, the doors having been shut,
KJV: Jesus, the doors being shut,
INT: Jesus the doors having been shut and

Acts 3:2 N-AFS
GRK: πρὸς τὴν θύραν τοῦ ἱεροῦ
NAS: day at the gate of the temple
KJV: daily at the gate of the temple which
INT: at the gate of the temple

Acts 5:9 N-DFS
GRK: ἐπὶ τῇ θύρᾳ καὶ ἐξοίσουσίν
NAS: your husband are at the door, and they will carry
KJV: [are] at the door, and
INT: [are] at the door and they will carry out

Acts 5:19 N-AFP
GRK: ἀνοίξας τὰς θύρας τῆς φυλακῆς
NAS: opened the gates of the prison,
KJV: opened the prison doors, and brought
INT: having opened the doors of the jail

Acts 5:23 N-GFP
GRK: ἐπὶ τῶν θυρῶν ἀνοίξαντες δὲ
NAS: standing at the doors; but when we had opened
KJV: before the doors: but
INT: before the doors having opened however

39 Occurrences

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