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Lexicon :: Strong's G4439 - pylē

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πύλη
Transliteration
pylē (Key)
Pronunciation
poo'-lay
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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 TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:13 - “Enter through the narrow gate G4439; for the gate G4439 is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:14 - “For the gate G4439 is narrow and the way is constricted that leads to life, and there are few who find it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:18 - “And I also say to you that you are [fn]Peter, and upon this [fn]rock I will build My church; and the gates G4439 of Hades will not overpower it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:12 - Now as He approached the gate G4439 of the city, [fn]a dead man was being carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow; and a sizeable crowd from the city was with her.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:24 - “Strive to enter through the narrow door; for many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 3:10 - and they recognized him as being the very one who used to sit at the Beautiful Gate G4439 of the temple to beg for charitable gifts, and they were filled with wonder and amazement at what had happened to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:24 - but their plot became known to Saul. They were also closely watching the gates G4439 day and night so that they might put him to death;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:10 - Now when they had passed the first and second guard, they came to the iron gate G4439 that leads into the city, which opened for them by itself; and they went out and went along one street, and immediately the angel departed from him.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:12 - Therefore Jesus also suffered outside the gate G4439, that He might sanctify the people through His own blood.

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