4444. purgos
Strong's Concordance
purgos: a tower
Original Word: πύργος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: purgos
Phonetic Spelling: (poor'-gos)
Short Definition: a tower, fortified structure
Definition: a tower, fortified structure.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
a tower
NASB Translation
tower (4).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4444: πύργος

πύργος, πύργου, (akin to German Burg, anciently Purg; (yet cf. Curtius, § 413)), as in Greek writings from Homer down, a tower; a fortified structure rising to a considerable height, to repel a hostile attack or to enable a watchman to see in every direction. The πύργος ἐν τῷ Σιλωάμ ((which see)) seems to designate a tower in the walls of Jerusalem near the fountain of Siloam, Luke 13:4; the tower occupied by the keepers of a vineyard is spoken of in Matthew 21:33; Mark 12:1 (after Isaiah 5:2); a tower-shaped building as a safe and convenient dwelling, Luke 14:28.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
tower.

Apparently a primary word ("burgh"); a tower or castle -- tower.

Forms and Transliterations
πύργοι πύργοις πυργον πύργον πυργος πύργος πύργου πύργους πύργων πυρεία πυρείον purgon purgos pyrgon pýrgon pyrgos pýrgos
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4 Occurrences


πύργον — 3 Occ.
πύργος — 1 Occ.

Matthew 21:33 N-AMS
GRK: καὶ ᾠκοδόμησεν πύργον καὶ ἐξέδετο
NAS: IN IT, AND BUILT A TOWER, and rented
KJV: and built a tower, and let
INT: and built a tower and rented out

Mark 12:1 N-AMS
GRK: καὶ ᾠκοδόμησεν πύργον καὶ ἐξέδετο
NAS: AND BUILT A TOWER, and rented
KJV: and built a tower, and let
INT: and built a tower and rented out

Luke 13:4 N-NMS
GRK: ἔπεσεν ὁ πύργος ἐν τῷ
NAS: on whom the tower in Siloam
KJV: upon whom the tower in Siloam
INT: fell the tower in

Luke 14:28 N-AMS
GRK: ὑμῶν θέλων πύργον οἰκοδομῆσαι οὐχὶ
NAS: to build a tower, does not first
KJV: to build a tower, sitteth
INT: you desiring a tower to build not

4 Occurrences

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