4232. praitórion
Strong's Concordance
praitórion: Praetorium (official residence of a governor), praetorian guard
Original Word: πραιτώριον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: praitórion
Phonetic Spelling: (prahee-to'-ree-on)
Short Definition: the official residence of the procurator
Definition: the palace at Jerusalem occupied by the Roman governor, or the quarters of the praetorian guard in Rome.
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4232 praitṓrion – properly, a governor's house (Latin, praetorium). 4232 (praitṓrion) is used of:

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of Latin origin
Definition
Praetorium (official residence of a governor), praetorian guard
NASB Translation
praetorian guard (1), Praetorium (7).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4232: πραιτώριον

πραιτώριον, πραιτωριου, τό, a Latin word,praetorium (neuter of the adjectivepraetorius used substantively); the word denotes

1. 'headquarters' in a Roman camp, the tent of the commander-in-chief.

2. the palace in which the governor or procurator of a province resided, to which use the Romans were accustomed to appropriate the palaces already existing, and formerly dwelt in by the kings or princes (at Syracuse illa domus praetoria, quae regis Hieronis fuit, Cicero, Verr. 2:5, 12, 30); at Jerusalem it was that magnificent palace which Herod the Great had built for himself, and which the Roman procurators seem to have occupied whenever they came from Caesarea to Jerusalem to transact public business: Matthew 27:27; Mark 15:16; John 18:28, 33; John 19:9; cf. Philo, leg. ad Gaium, § 38; Josephus, b. j. 2, 14, 8; also the one at Caesarea, Acts 23:35. Cf. Keim, iii, p. 359f. (English translation, vi., p. 79; B. D. under the word ).

3. the camp of praetorian soldiers established by Tiberius (Suetonius 37): Philippians 1:13. Cf. Winers RWB, under the word Richthaus; (Lightfoots Commentary on Philippians, pp. 99ff) rejects, as destitute of evidence, the various attempts to give a local sense to the word in Philippians, the passage cited, and vindicates the meaning praetorian guard (so R. V.)).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
courtroom, hall of judgment, palace, praetorium.

Of Latin origin; the praetorium or governor's courtroom (sometimes including the whole edifice and camp) -- (common, judgment) hall (of judgment), palace, praetorium.

Forms and Transliterations
πραιτωριον πραιτώριον πραιτωριω πραιτωρίω πραιτωρίῳ praitorio praitōriō praitoríoi praitōríōi praitorion praitōrion praitṓrion
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Strong's Greek 4232
8 Occurrences


πραιτωρίῳ — 2 Occ.
πραιτώριον — 6 Occ.

Matthew 27:27 N-ANS
GRK: εἰς τὸ πραιτώριον συνήγαγον ἐπ'
NAS: Jesus into the Praetorium and gathered
KJV: into the common hall, and gathered
INT: to the praetorium gathered against

Mark 15:16 N-NNS
GRK: ὅ ἐστιν πραιτώριον καὶ συνκαλοῦσιν
NAS: into the palace (that is, the Praetorium), and they called together
KJV: called Praetorium; and
INT: that is [the] praetorium and they call together

John 18:28 N-ANS
GRK: εἰς τὸ πραιτώριον ἦν δὲ
NAS: from Caiaphas into the Praetorium, and it was early;
KJV: unto the hall of judgment: and
INT: into the praetorium it was moreover

John 18:28 N-ANS
GRK: εἰς τὸ πραιτώριον ἵνα μὴ
NAS: did not enter into the Praetorium so
KJV: into the judgment hall, lest
INT: into the praetorium that not

John 18:33 N-ANS
GRK: εἰς τὸ πραιτώριον ὁ Πιλᾶτος
NAS: again into the Praetorium, and summoned
KJV: into the judgment hall again,
INT: into the praetorium Pilate

John 19:9 N-ANS
GRK: εἰς τὸ πραιτώριον πάλιν καὶ
NAS: and he entered into the Praetorium again
KJV: into the judgment hall, and
INT: into the praetorium again and

Acts 23:35 N-DNS
GRK: ἐν τῷ πραιτωρίῳ τοῦ Ἡρῴδου
NAS: in Herod's Praetorium.
KJV: in Herod's judgment hall.
INT: in the praetorium of Herod

Philippians 1:13 N-DNS
GRK: ὅλῳ τῷ πραιτωρίῳ καὶ τοῖς
NAS: the whole praetorian guard and to everyone
KJV: in all the palace, and in all
INT: all the palace guard and to the

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