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Lexicon :: Strong's G4439 - pylē

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πύλη
Transliteration
pylē
Pronunciation
pü'-lā (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently a primary word
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:921,974

Strong’s Definitions

πύλη pýlē, poo'-lay; apparently a primary word; a gate, i.e. the leaf or wing of a folding entrance (literally or figuratively):—gate.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's G4439 in the following manner: gate (10x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's G4439 in the following manner: gate (10x).
  1. a gate

    1. of the larger sort

      1. in the wall of either a city

      2. a palace

      3. a town

      4. the temple

      5. a prison

  2. the gates of hell (likened to a vast prison)

  3. metaph. the access or entrance into any state

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πύλη pýlē, poo'-lay; apparently a primary word; a gate, i.e. the leaf or wing of a folding entrance (literally or figuratively):—gate.
STRONGS NT 4439: πύλη
πύλη, πύλης, (perhaps feminine of πόλος (cf. English pole i. e. axis) from the root πελῶ, to turn (Curtius, p. 715)), from Homer down; the Sept. very often for שַׁעַר, occasionally for דְּלֵת, sometimes for פֶּתַח; a gate (of the larger sort, in the wall either of a city or a palace; Thomas Magister (p. 292, 4) πύλαι ἐπί τείχους. θύραι ἐπί οἰκίας): of a town, Luke 7:12; Acts 9:24; Acts 16:13 L T Tr WH; Hebrews 13:12; of the temple, Acts 3:10; in the wall of a prison, Acts 12:10; πύλαι ᾅδου, the gates of Hades (likened to a vast prison; hence, the 'keys' of Hades, Revelation 1:18), Matthew 16:18 (on which see κατισχύω); Wis. 16:13; 3Macc. 5:51, and often by secular writings; see Grimm on 3Macc. 5:51. in figurative discourse equivalent to access or entrance into any state: Matthew 7:13{a},13{b} R G T brackets Tr WH marginal reading, 14 R G L brackets T brackets Tr WH; Luke 13:24 R L marginal reading (On its omission see προβατικός.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
7:13; 16:18
Luke
7:12; 13:24
Acts
3:10; 9:24; 12:10; 16:13
Hebrews
13:12
Revelation
1:18

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4439 matches the Greek πύλη (pylē),
which occurs 10 times in 9 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:13 - Enter ye in at the strait gate: G4439 for wide is the gate, G4439 and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:14 - Because strait is the gate, G4439 and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:18 - And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates G4439 of hell shall not prevail against it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:12 - Now when he came nigh to the gate G4439 of the city, behold, there was a dead man carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow: and much people of the city was with her.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:24 - Strive to enter in at the strait gate: G4439 for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 3:10 - And they knew that it was he which sat for alms at the Beautiful gate G4439 of the temple: and they were filled with wonder and amazement at that which had happened unto him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:24 - But their laying await was known of Saul. And they watched the gates G4439 day and night to kill him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:10 - When they were past the first and the second ward, they came unto the iron gate G4439 that leadeth unto the city; which opened to them of his own accord: and they went out, and passed on through one street; and forthwith the angel departed from him.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:12 - Wherefore Jesus also, that he might sanctify the people with his own blood, suffered without the gate. G4439
 
 
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