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Lexicon :: Strong's G968 - bēma

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βῆμα
Transliteration
bēma (Key)
Pronunciation
ba'-mä (Key)
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Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the base of βάσις (G939)
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Strong’s Definitions

βῆμα bēma, bay'-ma; from the base of G939; a step, i.e. foot-breath; by implication, a rostrum, i.e. a tribunal:—judgment-seat, set (foot) on, throne.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's G968 in the following manner: judgment seat (10x), throne (1x), to set (one's) foot on (with G4128) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's G968 in the following manner: judgment seat (10x), throne (1x), to set (one's) foot on (with G4128) (1x).
  1. a step, pace, the space which a foot covers, a foot-breath

  2. a raised place mounted by steps

    1. a platform, tribune

      1. of the official seat of a judge

      2. of the judgment seat of Christ

      3. Herod built a structure resembling a throne at Caesarea, from which he viewed the games and made speeches to the people

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
βῆμα bēma, bay'-ma; from the base of G939; a step, i.e. foot-breath; by implication, a rostrum, i.e. a tribunal:—judgment-seat, set (foot) on, throne.
STRONGS NT 968: βῆμα
βῆμα, -τος, τό, (from ΒΑΩ, βαίνω) [from Homer (h. Merc.), Pindar down];
1. a step, pace: βῆμα ποδός the space which the foot covers, a foot-breadth, Acts 7:5 (for כַּף־רֶגֶל, Deuteronomy 2:5, cf. Xenophon, an. 4, 7, 10; Cyril 7, 5, 6).
2. a raised place mounted by steps; a platform, tribune: used of the official seat of a judge, Matthew 27:19; John 19:13; Acts 18:12, 16; Acts 25:6, 10, [Acts 25:17]; of the judgment-seat of Christ, Romans 14:10 (L T Tr WH τοῦ θεοῦ); 2 Corinthians 5:10; of the structure, resembling a throne, which Herod built in the theater at Cæsarea, and from which he used to view the games and make speeches to the people, Acts 12:21; (of an orator's pulpit, 2 Macc. 13:26; Nehemiah 8:4. Xenophon, mem. 3, 6, 1; Herodian, 2, 10, 2 [1, Bekker edition]).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Deuteronomy
2:5
Nehemiah
8:4
Matthew
27:19
John
19:13
Acts
7:5; 12:21; 18:12; 18:16; 25:6; 25:10; 25:17
Romans
14:10
2 Corinthians
5:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G968 matches the Greek βῆμα (bēma),
which occurs 12 times in 12 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:19 - When he was set down on the judgment seat, G968 his wife sent unto him, saying, Have thou nothing to do with that just man: for I have suffered many things this day in a dream because of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:13 - When Pilate therefore heard that saying, he brought Jesus forth, and sat down in the judgment seat G968 in a place that is called the Pavement, but in the Hebrew, Gabbatha.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:5 - And he gave him none inheritance in it, no, not so much as to set G968  his foot on: G968 yet he promised that he would give it to him for a possession, and to his seed after him, when as yet he had no child.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:21 - And upon a set day Herod, arrayed in royal apparel, sat upon his throne, G968 and made an oration unto them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:12 - And when Gallio was the deputy of Achaia, the Jews made insurrection with one accord against Paul, and brought him to the judgment seat, G968
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:16 - And he drave them from the judgment seat. G968
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:17 - Then all the Greeks took Sosthenes, the chief ruler of the synagogue, and beat him before the judgment seat. G968 And Gallio cared for none of those things.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:6 - And when he had tarried among them more than ten days, he went down unto Caesarea; and the next day sitting on the judgment seat G968 commanded Paul to be brought.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:10 - Then said Paul, I stand at Caesar's judgment seat, G968 where I ought to be judged: to the Jews have I done no wrong, as thou very well knowest.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:17 - Therefore, when they were come hither, without any delay on the morrow I sat on the judgment seat, G968 and commanded the man to be brought forth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:10 - But why dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou set at nought thy brother? for we shall all stand before the judgment seat G968 of Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:10 - For we must all appear before the judgment seat G968 of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad.
 
 
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