4745. stoa
Strong's Concordance
stoa: a portico
Original Word: στοά, ᾶς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: stoa
Phonetic Spelling: (sto-ah')
Short Definition: a colonnade, portico
Definition: a colonnade, portico.
HELPS Word-studies

4745 stoá – a pillar, supporting a covered-colonnade (like in the Temple precinct); a portico, usually open on one side so people could congregate and talk.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
a portico
NASB Translation
portico (3), porticoes (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4745: στοά

στοά, στοάς, , a portico, a covered colonnade where people can stand or walk protected from the weather and the heat of the sun: John 5:2; στοά Σολομῶνος, a porch or portico built by Solomon in the eastern part of the temple (which in the temple's destruction by the Babylonians was left uninjured, and remained down to the times of king Agrippa, to whom the care of the temple was intrusted by the emperor Claudius, and who on account of its antiquity did not dare to demolish and build it anew; so Josephus relates, Antiquities 20, 9, 7; (but on 'Solomon's Porch' cf. B. D., under the word (Solomon's Temple, at the end))): John 10:23; Acts 3:11; Acts 5:12.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
porch, colonnade

Probably from histemi; a colonnade or interior piazza -- porch.

see GREEK histemi

Forms and Transliterations
εστοίβασεν εστοιβασμένη στοα στοά στοᾷ στοαί στοας στοάς στοὰς στοιβάσατέ στοιβάσει στοιβάσουσι stoa stoā̂i stoas stoàs
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4 Occurrences


στοᾷ — 3 Occ.
στοὰς — 1 Occ.

John 5:2 N-AFP
GRK: Βηθζαθά πέντε στοὰς ἔχουσα
NAS: having five porticoes.
KJV: having five porches.
INT: Bethesda five porches having

John 10:23 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ στοᾷ τοῦ Σολομῶνος
NAS: in the temple in the portico of Solomon.
KJV: in Solomon's porch.
INT: in the porch of Solomon

Acts 3:11 N-DFS
GRK: ἐπὶ τῇ στοᾷ τῇ καλουμένῃ
NAS: to them at the so-called portico of Solomon,
KJV: in the porch that is called
INT: in the porch called

Acts 5:12 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ Στοᾷ Σολομῶντος
NAS: with one accord in Solomon's portico.
KJV: in Solomon's porch.
INT: in the porch of Solomon

4 Occurrences

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