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Lexicon :: Strong's G2374 - thyra

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thyra (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Apparently a root word [cf "door"]
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TDNT Reference: 3:173,340

Strong’s Definitions

θύρα thýra, thoo'-rah; apparently a primary word (compare "door"); a portal or entrance (the opening or the closure, literally or figuratively):—door, gate.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x

The KJV translates Strong's G2374 in the following manner: door (38x), gate (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x
The KJV translates Strong's G2374 in the following manner: door (38x), gate (1x).
  1. a door

    1. the vestibule

    2. used of any opening like a door, an entrance, way or passage into

    3. in a parable or metaphor

      1. the door through which sheep go in and out, the name of him who brings salvation to those who follow his guidance

      2. "an open door" is used of the opportunity of doing something

      3. the door of the kingdom of heaven (likened to a palace) denotes the conditions which must be complied with in order to be received into the kingdom of God

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
θύρα thýra, thoo'-rah; apparently a primary word (compare "door"); a portal or entrance (the opening or the closure, literally or figuratively):—door, gate.
θύρα, θύρας, (from θύω to rush in, properly, that through which a rush is made; hence, German Thür (English door; Curtius, § 319)) (from Homer down), the Sept. for דֶּלֶת and פֶּתַח, sometimes also for שַׁעַר; a (house) door; (in plural equivalent to Latin fores, folding doors; cf. Winers Grammar, 176 (166); Buttmann, 24 (21); cf. πύλη);
a. properly: κλείειν, etc. τήν θύραν, Matthew 6:6; Luke 13:25; passive, Matthew 25:10; Luke 11:7; John 20:19, 26; Acts 21:30; ἀνοίγειν, Acts 5:19; passive Acts 16:26f; κρούειν, Acts 12:13; διά τῆς θυρης, John 10:1f; πρός τήν θύραν, Mark 1:33; Mark 11:4 (Tr WH omit τήν; cf. Winer's Grammar, 123 (116)); Acts 3:2; τά πρός τήν θύραν the vestibule (so Buttmann, § 125, 9; others the space or parts at (near) the door), Mark 2:2; πρός τῇ θύρα John 18:16; ἐπί τῇ θύρα, Acts 5:9; πρό τῆς θύρας, Acts 12:6; ἐπί τῶν θυρῶν, Acts 5:23 (R G πρό).
b. θύρα is used of any opening like a door, an entrance, way or passage into: θύρα τοῦ μνημείου, of the tomb, Matthew 27:60; Matthew 28:2 R G; Mark 15:46; Mark 16:3, (Homer, Odyssey 9, 243; 12, 256; others).
c. in parable and metaphorically, we find
α. θύρα τῶν προβάτων, the door through which the sheep go out and in, the name of him who brings salvation to those who follow his guidance, John 10:7, 9; cf. Christ. From Fritzsche in Fritzschiorum opuscc., p. 20ff; (in Ignatius ad Philad. 9 [ET] Christ is called θύρα τοῦ πατρός, δἰ ἧς ἐισερχονται Ἀβραάμ... καί οἱ προφῆται; cf. Harnack on Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 48, 3f [ET]).
β. 'an open door' is used of the opportunity of doing something: τῆς πίστεως, of getting faith, Acts 14:27; open to a teacher, i. e. the opportunity of teaching others, 2 Corinthians 2:12; Colossians 4:3; by a bold combination of metaphor and literal language, the phrase θύρα μεγάλη καί ἐνεργής (A. V. a great door and effectual) is used of a large opportunity of teaching a great multitude the way of salvation, and one encouraging the hope of the most successful results: 1 Corinthians 16:9.
γ. the door of the kingdom of heaven (likened to a palace) denotes the conditions which must be complied with in order to be received into the kingdom of God: Luke 13:24 (for Rec. πύλης); power of entering, access into, God's eternal kingdom, Revelation 3:8 cf. Revelation 3:7 (but others besides; add here Revelation 4:1).
δ. he whose advent is just at hand is said ἐπί θύραις εἶναι, Matthew 24:33; Mark 13:29, and πρό θυρῶν ἑστηκεναι, James 5:9.
ε. ἑστηκώς ἐπί τήν θύραν καί κρούων is said of Christ seeking entrance into souls, and they who comply with his entreaty are said ἀνοίγειν τήν θύραν, Revelation 3:20.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

6:6; 24:33; 25:10; 27:60; 28:2
1:33; 2:2; 11:4; 13:29; 15:46; 16:3
11:7; 13:24; 13:25
10:1; 10:7; 10:9; 18:16; 20:19; 20:26
3:2; 5:9; 5:19; 5:23; 12:6; 12:13; 14:27; 16:26; 21:30
1 Corinthians
2 Corinthians
3:7; 3:8; 3:20; 4:1

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2374 matches the Greek θύρα (thyra),
which occurs 39 times in 37 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:6 - “But as for you, when you pray, go into your inner room, close your door G2374, and pray to your Father who is in secret; and your Father who sees what is done in secret will reward you.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:33 - so you too, when you see all these things, [fn]recognize that [fn]He is near, right at the [fn]door G2374.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:10 - “But while they were [fn]on their way to buy the oil, the groom came, and those who were ready went in with him to the wedding feast; and the door G2374 was shut.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:60 - and laid it in his own new tomb, which he had cut out in the rock; and he rolled a large stone against the entrance G2374 of the tomb and went away.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:33 - And the whole city had gathered at the door G2374.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 2:2 - And many were gathered together, so that there was no longer space, not even near the door G2374; and He was speaking the word to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:4 - They went away and found a colt tied at the door G2374, outside in the street; and they *untied it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:29 - “So you too, when you see these things happening, [fn]recognize that [fn]He is near, right at the [fn]door G2374.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:46 - Joseph bought a linen cloth, took Him down, wrapped Him in the linen cloth, and laid Him in a tomb which had been cut out in the rock; and he rolled a stone against the entrance G2374 of the tomb.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:3 - They were saying to one another, “Who will roll away the stone from the entrance G2374 of the tomb for us?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:7 - and from inside he answers and says, ‘Do not bother me; the door G2374 has already been shut and my children [fn]and I are in bed; I cannot get up and give you anything.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:24 - “Strive to enter through the narrow door G2374; for many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:25 - “Once the head of the house gets up and shuts the door G2374, and you begin standing outside and knocking on the door G2374, saying, ‘Lord, open up to us!’ and He then will answer and say to you, ‘I do not know where you are from.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:1 -

“Truly, truly I say to you, the one who does not enter by the door G2374 into the fold of the sheep, but climbs up some other way, he is a thief and a robber.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:2 - “But the one who enters by the door G2374 is a shepherd of the sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:7 -

So Jesus said to them again, “Truly, truly I say to you, I am the door G2374 of the sheep.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:9 - “I am the door G2374; if anyone enters through Me, he will be saved, and will go in and out and find pasture.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:16 - but Peter was standing at the door G2374 outside. So the other disciple, who was known to the high priest, went out and spoke to the doorkeeper, and brought Peter in.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:19 -

Now when it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and when the doors G2374 were [fn]shut where the disciples were together due to fear of the [fn]Jews, Jesus came and stood in their midst, and *said to them, “Peace be to you.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:26 -

[fn]Eight days later His disciples were again inside, and Thomas was with them. Jesus *came, the doors G2374 having been [fn]shut, and stood in their midst and said, “Peace be to you.”

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 3:2 - And a man who had been unable to walk from [fn]birth was being carried, whom they used to set down every day at the gate G2374 of the temple which is called Beautiful, in order for him to beg for charitable gifts from those entering the temple grounds.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:9 - Then Peter said to her, “Why is it that you have agreed together to put the Spirit of the Lord to the test? Behold, the feet of those who have buried your husband are at the door G2374, and they will carry you out as well.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:19 - But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the gates G2374 of the prison, and leading them out, he said,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:23 - saying, “We found the prison locked quite securely and the guards standing at the doors G2374; but when we opened them, we found no one inside.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:6 -

On [fn]the very night when Herod was about to bring him forward, Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains, and guards in front of the door G2374 were watching over the prison.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:13 - When he knocked at the door G2374 of the gate, a slave woman named Rhoda came to answer.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:27 - When they had arrived and gathered the church together, they began to report all the things that God had done with them and [fn]how He had opened a door G2374 of faith to the Gentiles.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:26 - and suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken; and immediately all the doors G2374 were opened, and everyone’s chains were unfastened.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 16:27 - When the jailer awoke and saw the prison doors G2374 opened, he drew his sword and was about to kill himself, thinking that the prisoners had escaped.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:30 - Then the whole city was provoked and [fn]the people rushed together, and taking hold of Paul they dragged him out of the temple, and immediately the doors G2374 were shut.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:9 - for a wide door G2374 [fn]for effective service has opened to me, and there are many adversaries.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 2:12 -

Now when I came to Troas for the gospel of Christ and when a door G2374 was opened for me in the Lord,

Unchecked Copy BoxCol 4:3 - praying at the same time for us as well, that God will open up to us a door G2374 for the word, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ, for which I have also been imprisoned;
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:9 - Do not [fn]complain, brothers and sisters, against one another, so that you may not be judged; behold, the Judge is standing [fn]right at the [fn]door G2374.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:8 -

‘I know your [fn]deeds. Behold, I have put before you an open door G2374 which no one can shut, because you have a little power, and have followed My word, and have not denied My name.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:20 - ‘Behold, I stand at the door G2374 and knock; if anyone hears My voice and opens the door G2374, I will come in to him and will dine with him, and he with Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:1 -

After these things I looked, and behold, a door G2374 standing open in heaven, and the first voice which I had heard, like the sound of a trumpet speaking with me, said, “Come up here, and I will show you what must take place after these things.”

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