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Smith's Bible DictionaryCourt
(Heb. chatser), an open enclosure surrounded by buildings, applied in the Authorized Version most commonly to the enclosures of the tabernacle and the temple. (Exodus 27:9; 40:33; Leviticus 6:16; 1 Kings 6:36; 7:8; 2 Kings 23:12; 2 Chronicles 33:5) etc.
ATS Bible DictionaryCourt
An enclosed space or yard within the limits of an oriental house, 2 Samuel 17:18. For the courts of the temple, see TEMPLE. The tabernacle also had a court. All oriental houses are built in the form of a hollow spare around a court. See HOUSE.
Easton's Bible DictionaryThe enclosure of the tabernacle (Exodus 27:9-19; 40:8), of the temple (1 Kings 6:36), of a prison (Nehemiah 3:25), of a private house (2 Samuel 17:18), and of a king's palace (2 Kings 20:4).
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (n.) An enclosed space; a courtyard; an uncovered area shut in by the walls of a building, or by different building; also, a space opening from a street and nearly surrounded by houses; a blind alley.
2. (n.) The residence of a sovereign, prince, nobleman, or ether dignitary; a palace.
3. (n.) The collective body of persons composing the retinue of a sovereign or person high in authority; all the surroundings of a sovereign in his regal state.
4. (n.) Any formal assembling of the retinue of a sovereign; as, to hold a court.
5. (n.) Attention directed to a person in power; conduct or address designed to gain favor; courtliness of manners; civility; compliment; flattery.
6. (n.) The hall, chamber, or place, where justice is administered.
7. (n.) The persons officially assembled under authority of law, at the appropriate time and place, for the administration of justice; an official assembly, legally met together for the transaction of judicial business; a judge or judges sitting for the hearing or trial of causes.
8. (n.) A tribunal established for the administration of justice.
9. (n.) The judge or judges; as distinguished from the counsel or jury, or both.
10. (n.) The session of a judicial assembly.
11. (n.) Any jurisdiction, civil, military, or ecclesiastical.
12. (n.) A place arranged for playing the game of tennis; also, one of the divisions of a tennis court.
13. (v. t.) To endeavor to gain the favor of by attention or flattery; to try to ingratiate one's self with.
14. (v. t.) To endeavor to gain the affections of; to seek in marriage; to woo.
15. (v. t.) To attempt to gain; to solicit; to seek.
16. (v. t.) To invite by attractions; to allure; to attract.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaCOURT OF THE SANCTUARY; TABERNACLE; TEMPLE
kort, sank'-tu-a-ri: By "court" (chatser) is meant a clear space enclosed by curtains or walls, or surrounded by buildings. It was always an uncovered enclosure, but might have within its area one or more edifices.
COURT OF THE GENTILES
See TEMPLE (HEROD'S).
COURT OF THE SABBATH
See COVERED WAY.
GENTILES, COURT OF THE
SABBATH, COURT OF THE
See COVERED WAY.
Greek833. aule -- a courtyard, a court
... a courtyard, a court. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: aule Phonetic
Spelling: (ow-lay') Short Definition: court-yard, fore-court, palace, house ...
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2922. kriterion -- a law court
698. Areopagites -- a judge of the court of Areopagus
4233. praktor -- one who does or accomplishes
933. basileion -- a palace
627. apologia -- a speech in defense
4824. sumboulion -- counsel, by impl. a council
1413. dunastes -- a ruler, a potentate
201. akroaterion -- place of audience, or listening
2919. krino -- to judge, decide
Strong's Hebrew2691a. chatser -- enclosure, court
... 2691, 2691a. chatser. 2691b . enclosure, court. Transliteration: chatser
Short Definition: court. Word Origin from an unused word ...
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2691. chatser -- enclosure, court
5371. Nergal Sharetser -- a Bab. court official
1178. Baal Chatsor -- "possessor of a court," a city between ...
5835. azarah -- probably enclosure
2681. chatsir -- a settled abode, haunt
5631. saris -- eunuch
1780. din -- judgment
8651. tera -- gate, door
1004. bayith -- a house
The Court Itself.
The Court of the Gentiles. The Mountain of the House, in the ...
Chel. The Court of the Women.
In the Court of Babylon
It is the Final Court of Appeal.
In the Outer Court
Description of the Inner Court, the Arcades and Porches.
Before Annas and the Court of Caiaphas
Jesus Led Back from the Court of Herod to that of Pilate.
ThesaurusCourt (172 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) Any formal assembling of the retinue of a sovereign; as, to hold a court. ...
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. COURT OF THE SANCTUARY; TABERNACLE; TEMPLE. ...
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Court-gate (4 Occurrences)
Palace-court (2 Occurrences)
Outer-court (1 Occurrence)
Inner-court (1 Occurrence)
Pegs (22 Occurrences)
Screen (26 Occurrences)
Pins (12 Occurrences)
Appeal (30 Occurrences)
Finely (27 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceCourt (172 Occurrences)
Matthew 5:21 "You have heard that it was said to the ancient ones,'You shall not murder;' and'Whoever shall murder shall be in danger of the judgment.'
Matthew 5:22 But I tell you, that everyone who is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment; and whoever shall say to his brother,' Raca!' shall be in danger of the council; and whoever shall say,'You fool!' shall be in danger of the fire of Gehenna.
Matthew 5:25 Come to terms without delay with your opponent while you are yet with him on the way to the court; for fear he should obtain judgement from the magistrate against you, and the magistrate should give you in custody to the officer and you be thrown into prison.
Matthew 26:3 Then the chief priests, the scribes, and the elders of the people were gathered together in the court of the high priest, who was called Caiaphas.
Matthew 26:58 But Peter followed him from a distance, to the court of the high priest, and entered in and sat with the officers, to see the end.
Matthew 26:69 Now Peter was sitting outside in the court, and a maid came to him, saying, "You were also with Jesus, the Galilean!"
Mark 6:21 At length Herodias found her opportunity. Herod on his birthday gave a banquet to the nobles of his court and to the tribunes and the principal people in Galilee,
Mark 14:54 Peter had followed him from a distance, until he came into the court of the high priest. He was sitting with the officers, and warming himself in the light of the fire.
Mark 14:66 As Peter was in the courtyard below, one of the maids of the high priest came,
Mark 14:68 But he denied it, and said, "I don't know--I don't understand--What do you mean?" And then he went out into the outer court. Just then a cock crowed.
Mark 15:16 The soldiers led him away within the court, which is the Praetorium; and they called together the whole cohort.
Luke 11:21 When the strong 'man' fully armed guardeth his own court, his goods are in peace:
Luke 12:58 For when, with your opponent, you are going before the magistrate, on the way take pains to get out of his power; for fear that, if he should drag you before the judge, the judge may hand you over to the officer of the court, and the officer lodge you in prison.
Luke 22:55 When they had kindled a fire in the middle of the courtyard, and had sat down together, Peter sat among them.
John 4:46 So He came once more to Cana in Galilee, where He had made the water into wine. Now there was a certain officer of the King's court whose son was ill at Capernaum.
John 8:3 and was teaching them when the Scribes and the Pharisees brought to Him a woman who had been found committing adultery. They made her stand in the centre of the court, and they put the case to Him.
John 8:9 They listened to Him, and then, beginning with the eldest, took their departure, one by one, till all were gone. And Jesus was left behind alone--and the woman in the centre of the court.
John 18:15 Simon Peter followed Jesus, as did another disciple. Now that disciple was known to the high priest, and entered in with Jesus into the court of the high priest;
Acts 4:21 The Court added further threats and then let them go, being quite unable to find any way of punishing them on account of the people, because all gave God the glory for the thing that had happened.
Acts 5:34 But a Pharisee of the name of Gamaliel, a teacher of the Law, held in honour by all the people, rose from his seat and requested that they should be sent outside the court for a few minutes.
Acts 8:27 He arose and went; and behold, there was a man of Ethiopia, a eunuch of great authority under Candace, queen of the Ethiopians, who was over all her treasure, who had come to Jerusalem to worship.
Acts 18:12 But when Gallio became Proconsul of Greece, the Jews with one accord made a dead set at Paul, and brought him before the court.
Acts 18:16 So he ordered them out of court.
Acts 18:17 Then the people all set upon Sosthenes, the Warden of the synagogue, and beat him severely in front of the court. Gallio did not concern himself in the least about this.
Acts 19:38 If therefore Demetrius and the craftsmen who are with him have a matter against anyone, the courts are open, and there are proconsuls. Let them press charges against one another.
Acts 25:6 When he had stayed among them more than ten days, he went down to Caesarea, and on the next day he sat on the judgment seat, and commanded Paul to be brought.
Acts 25:10 But Paul said, "I am standing before Caesar's judgment seat, where I ought to be tried. I have done no wrong to the Jews, as you also know very well.
Acts 25:17 When therefore they had come together here, I didn't delay, but on the next day sat on the judgment seat, and commanded the man to be brought.
1 Corinthians 4:3 But with me it is a very small thing that I should be judged by you, or by man's judgment. Yes, I don't judge my own self.
1 Corinthians 6:2 Do you not know that God's people will sit in judgement upon the world? And if you are the court before which the world is to be judged, are you unfit to deal with these petty matters?
Galatians 4:17 These men pay court to you, but not with honourable motives. They want to exclude you, so that you may pay court to them.
James 2:3 and you pay court to the one who wears the fine clothes, and say, "Sit here; this is a good place;" while to the poor man you say, "Stand there, or sit on the floor at my feet;"
James 2:6 But you have dishonored the poor man. Don't the rich oppress you, and personally drag you before the courts?
Revelation 11:2 Leave out the court which is outside of the temple, and don't measure it, for it has been given to the nations. They will tread the holy city under foot for forty-two months.
Genesis 50:4 When the days of weeping for him were past, Joseph spoke to the house of Pharaoh, saying, "If now I have found favor in your eyes, please speak in the ears of Pharaoh, saying,
Genesis 50:7 Joseph went up to bury his father; and with him went up all the servants of Pharaoh, the elders of his house, all the elders of the land of Egypt,
Exodus 21:22 "If men fight and hurt a pregnant woman so that she gives birth prematurely, and yet no harm follows, he shall be surely fined as much as the woman's husband demands and the judges allow.
Exodus 23:2 "You shall not follow a crowd to do evil; neither shall you testify in court to side with a multitude to pervert justice;
Exodus 27:9 "You shall make the court of the tabernacle: for the south side southward there shall be hangings for the court of fine twined linen one hundred cubits long for one side:
Exodus 27:12 For the breadth of the court on the west side shall be hangings of fifty cubits; their pillars ten, and their sockets ten.
Exodus 27:13 The breadth of the court on the east side eastward shall be fifty cubits.
Exodus 27:16 For the gate of the court shall be a screen of twenty cubits, of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen, the work of the embroiderer; their pillars four, and their sockets four.
Exodus 27:17 All the pillars of the court around shall be filleted with silver; their hooks of silver, and their sockets of brass.
Exodus 27:18 The length of the court shall be one hundred cubits, and the breadth fifty every where, and the height five cubits, of fine twined linen, and their sockets of brass.
Exodus 27:19 All the instruments of the tabernacle in all its service, and all its pins, and all the pins of the court, shall be of brass.
Exodus 35:17 the hangings of the court, its pillars, their sockets, and the screen for the gate of the court;
Exodus 35:18 the pins of the tabernacle, the pins of the court, and their cords;
Exodus 38:9 He made the court: for the south side southward the hangings of the court were of fine twined linen, one hundred cubits;
Exodus 38:15 and so for the other side: on this hand and that hand by the gate of the court were hangings of fifteen cubits; their pillars three, and their sockets three.
Exodus 38:16 All the hangings around the court were of fine twined linen.
Exodus 38:17 The sockets for the pillars were of brass. The hooks of the pillars and their fillets were of silver; and the overlaying of their capitals, of silver; and all the pillars of the court were filleted with silver.
Exodus 38:18 The screen for the gate of the court was the work of the embroiderer, of blue, purple, scarlet, and fine twined linen. Twenty cubits was the length, and the height in the breadth was five cubits, like to the hangings of the court.
Exodus 38:20 All the pins of the tabernacle, and around the court, were of brass.
Exodus 38:31 the sockets around the court, the sockets of the gate of the court, all the pins of the tabernacle, and all the pins around the court.
Exodus 39:40 the hangings of the court, its pillars, its sockets, the screen for the gate of the court, its cords, its pins, all the instruments of the service of the tabernacle, for the Tent of Meeting,
Exodus 40:8 You shall set up the court around it, and hang up the screen of the gate of the court.
Exodus 40:33 He raised up the court around the tabernacle and the altar, and set up the screen of the gate of the court. So Moses finished the work.
Leviticus 6:16 That which is left of it Aaron and his sons shall eat. It shall be eaten without yeast in a holy place. They shall eat it in the court of the Tent of Meeting
Leviticus 6:26 The priest who offers it for sin shall eat it. It shall be eaten in a holy place, in the court of the Tent of Meeting.
Numbers 3:26 and the hangings of the court, and the screen for the door of the court, which is by the tabernacle, and around the altar, and its cords for all of its service.
Numbers 3:37 the pillars of the court around it, their sockets, their pins, and their cords.
Numbers 4:26 and the hangings of the court, and the screen for the door of the gate of the court, which is by the tabernacle and around the altar, and their cords, and all the instruments of their service, and whatever shall be done with them. Therein shall they serve.
Numbers 4:32 and the pillars of the court around it, and their sockets, and their pins, and their cords, with all their instruments, and with all their service: and by name you shall appoint the instruments of the duty of their burden.
Deuteronomy 25:1 If there be a controversy between men, and they come to judgment, and the judges judge them; then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked;
Judges 4:5 And she sat under the palm-tree of Deborah between Ramah and Beth-el in the hill-country of Ephraim; and the children of Israel came up to her for judgment.
Ruth 4:10 Moreover Ruth the Moabitess, the wife of Mahlon, I have purchased to be my wife, to raise up the name of the dead on his inheritance, that the name of the dead not be cut off from among his brothers, and from the gate of his place. You are witnesses this day."
Ruth 4:11 All the people who were in the gate, and the elders, said, "We are witnesses. May Yahweh make the woman who has come into your house like Rachel and like Leah, which two built the house of Israel; and treat you worthily in Ephrathah, and be famous in Bethlehem.
2 Samuel 17:18 But a boy saw them, and told Absalom. Then they both went away quickly, and came to the house of a man in Bahurim, who had a well in his court; and they went down there.
1 Kings 3:15 Solomon awoke; and behold, it was a dream. Then he came to Jerusalem, and stood before the ark of the covenant of Yahweh, and offered up burnt offerings, offered peace offerings, and made a feast to all his servants.
1 Kings 6:36 He built the inner court with three courses of cut stone, and a course of cedar beams.
1 Kings 7:8 His house where he was to dwell, the other court within the porch, was of the like work. He made also a house for Pharaoh's daughter (whom Solomon had taken as wife), like this porch.
1 Kings 7:9 All these were of costly stones, even of cut stone, according to measure, sawed with saws, inside and outside, even from the foundation to the coping, and so on the outside to the great court.
1 Kings 7:12 The great court around had three courses of cut stone, and a course of cedar beams; like as the inner court of the house of Yahweh, and the porch of the house.
1 Kings 8:64 The same day did the king make the middle of the court holy that was before the house of Yahweh; for there he offered the burnt offering, and the meal offering, and the fat of the peace offerings, because the bronze altar that was before Yahweh was too little to receive the burnt offering, and the meal offering, and the fat of the peace offerings.
2 Kings 20:4 And it came to pass, afore Isaiah was gone out into the middle court, that the word of the LORD came to him, saying,
2 Kings 23:11 He took away the horses that the kings of Judah had given to the sun, at the entrance of the house of Yahweh, by the chamber of Nathan Melech the officer, who was in the court; and he burned the chariots of the sun with fire.
1 Chronicles 26:18 For Parbar westward, four at the causeway, and two at Parbar.
2 Chronicles 4:9 Furthermore he made the court of the priests, and the great court, and doors for the court, and overlaid the doors of them with brass.
2 Chronicles 6:13 (for Solomon had made a bronze scaffold, five cubits long, and five cubits broad, and three cubits high, and had set it in the midst of the court; and on it he stood, and kneeled down on his knees before all the assembly of Israel, and spread forth his hands toward heaven;)
2 Chronicles 7:7 Moreover Solomon made the middle of the court holy that was before the house of Yahweh; for there he offered the burnt offerings, and the fat of the peace offerings, because the bronze altar which Solomon had made was not able to receive the burnt offering, and the meal offering, and the fat.
2 Chronicles 20:5 Jehoshaphat stood in the assembly of Judah and Jerusalem, in the house of Yahweh, before the new court;
2 Chronicles 24:21 They conspired against him, and stoned him with stones at the commandment of the king in the court of the house of Yahweh.
2 Chronicles 29:16 The priests went in to the inner part of the house of Yahweh, to cleanse it, and brought out all the uncleanness that they found in the temple of Yahweh into the court of the house of Yahweh. The Levites took it, to carry it out abroad to the brook Kidron.
Nehemiah 3:25 Palal the son of Uzai repaired over against the turning of the wall, and the tower that stands out from the upper house of the king, which is by the court of the guard. After him Pedaiah the son of Parosh repaired
Esther 1:5 When these days were fulfilled, the king made a seven day feast for all the people who were present in Shushan the palace, both great and small, in the court of the garden of the king's palace.
Esther 2:11 Mordecai walked every day in front of the court of the women's house, to find out how Esther did, and what would become of her.
Esther 4:11 "All the king's servants, and the people of the king's provinces, know, that whoever, whether man or woman, comes to the king into the inner court without being called, there is one law for him, that he be put to death, except those to whom the king might hold out the golden scepter, that he may live. I have not been called to come in to the king these thirty days."
Esther 5:1 Now it happened on the third day that Esther put on her royal clothing, and stood in the inner court of the king's house, next to the king's house. The king sat on his royal throne in the royal house, next to the entrance of the house.
Esther 5:2 When the king saw Esther the queen standing in the court, she obtained favor in his sight; and the king held out to Esther the golden scepter that was in his hand. So Esther came near, and touched the top of the scepter.
Esther 6:4 The king said, "Who is in the court?" Now Haman had come into the outer court of the king's house, to speak to the king about hanging Mordecai on the gallows that he had prepared for him.
Esther 6:5 The king's servants said to him, "Behold, Haman stands in the court." The king said, "Let him come in."
Job 5:4 His children are far from safety. They are crushed in the gate. Neither is there any to deliver them,
Job 9:32 For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, that we should come together in judgment.
Job 11:10 If he passes by, or confines, or convenes a court, then who can oppose him?
Job 11:19 Also you shall lie down, and none shall make you afraid. Yes, many shall court your favor.
Job 31:21 If I have waved at the fatherless my hand, When I see in 'him' the gate of my court,
Psalms 45:12 And the daughter of Tyre with a gift, the rich ones among the people, shall court thy favour.
Proverbs 19:6 Many court the favour of a noble; and every one is friend to a man that giveth.
Proverbs 22:22 Don't exploit the poor, because he is poor; and don't crush the needy in court;
Proverbs 25:8 Don't be hasty in bringing charges to court. What will you do in the end when your neighbor shames you?
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