1201. desmótérion
Strong's Concordance
desmótérion: a prison
Original Word: δεσμωτήριον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: desmótérion
Phonetic Spelling: (des-mo-tay'-ree-on)
Definition: a prison
Usage: a prison.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from desmos and -térion (suff. denoting place)
a prison
NASB Translation
imprisoned (1), prison house (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1201: δεσμωτήριον

δεσμωτήριον, δεσμωτηρίου, τό, a prison, jail: Matthew 11:2; Acts 5:21, 23; Acts 16:26. (Genesis 40:3; (Herodotus), Thucydides, Plato, Demosthenes, others.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From a derivative of desmon (equivalent to desmeo); a place of bondage, i.e. A dungeon -- prison.

see GREEK desmon

see GREEK desmeo

Forms and Transliterations
δεσμωτηριον δεσμωτήριον δεσμωτηριου δεσμωτηρίου δεσμωτηριω δεσμωτηρίω δεσμωτηρίῳ desmoterio desmōtēriō desmoteríoi desmōtēríōi desmoterion desmotḗrion desmōtērion desmōtḗrion desmoteriou desmoteríou desmōtēriou desmōtēríou
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 11:2 N-DNS
GRK: ἐν τῷ δεσμωτηρίῳ τὰ ἔργα
NAS: while imprisoned, heard
KJV: in the prison the works
INT: in the prison the works

Acts 5:21 N-ANS
GRK: εἰς τὸ δεσμωτήριον ἀχθῆναι αὐτούς
NAS: and sent [orders] to the prison house for them to be brought.
KJV: sent to the prison to have them
INT: to the jail to bring them

Acts 5:23 N-ANS
GRK: ὅτι Τὸ δεσμωτήριον εὕρομεν κεκλεισμένον
NAS: We found the prison house locked
KJV: Saying, The prison truly found we
INT: The prison we found shut

Acts 16:26 N-GNS
GRK: θεμέλια τοῦ δεσμωτηρίου ἠνεῴχθησαν δὲ
NAS: that the foundations of the prison house were shaken;
KJV: the foundations of the prison were shaken:
INT: foundations of the prison were opened and

Strong's Greek 1201
4 Occurrences

δεσμωτηρίῳ — 1 Occ.
δεσμωτήριον — 2 Occ.
δεσμωτηρίου — 1 Occ.

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