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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 - Εἰσέλθετε διὰ τῆς στενῆς πύλης· ὅτι πλατεῖα πύλη καὶ εὐρύχωρος ὁδὸς ἀπάγουσα εἰς τὴν ἀπώλειαν καὶ πολλοί εἰσιν οἱ εἰσερχόμενοι δι᾽ αὐτῆς·
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:14 - ὅτί στενὴ πύλη καὶ τεθλιμμένη ὁδὸς ἀπάγουσα εἰς τὴν ζωήν, καὶ ὀλίγοι εἰσὶν οἱ εὑρίσκοντες αὐτήν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:18 - κἀγὼ δέ σοι λέγω ὅτι σὺ εἶ Πέτρος καὶ ἐπὶ ταύτῃ τῇ πέτρᾳ οἰκοδομήσω μου τὴν ἐκκλησίαν καὶ πύλαι ᾅδου οὐ κατισχύσουσιν αὐτῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:12 - ὡς δὲ ἤγγισεν τῇ πύλῃ τῆς πόλεως καὶ ἰδού, ἐξεκομίζετο τεθνηκὼς υἱὸς μονογενὴς τῇ μητρὶ αὐτοῦ καὶ αὐτὴ ἦν χήρα καὶ ὄχλος τῆς πόλεως ἱκανὸς σὺν αὐτῇ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:24 - Ἀγωνίζεσθε εἰσελθεῖν διὰ τῆς στενῆς πύλης· ὅτι πολλοί λέγω ὑμῖν ζητήσουσιν εἰσελθεῖν καὶ οὐκ ἰσχύσουσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 3:10 - ἐπεγίνωσκον τε αὐτὸν ὅτι οὑτὸς ἦν πρὸς τὴν ἐλεημοσύνην καθήμενος ἐπὶ τῇ Ὡραίᾳ Πύλῃ τοῦ ἱεροῦ καὶ ἐπλήσθησαν θάμβους καὶ ἐκστάσεως ἐπὶ τῷ συμβεβηκότι αὐτῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:24 - ἐγνώσθη δὲ τῷ Σαύλῳ ἐπιβουλὴ αὐτῶν παρετηροῦν τε τὰς πύλας ἡμέρας τε καὶ νυκτὸς ὅπως αὐτὸν ἀνέλωσιν·
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:10 - διελθόντες δὲ πρώτην φυλακὴν καὶ δευτέραν ἦλθον ἐπὶ τὴν πύλην τὴν σιδηρᾶν τὴν φέρουσαν εἰς τὴν πόλιν ἥτις αὐτομάτη ἠνοίχθη αὐτοῖς καὶ ἐξελθόντες προῆλθον ῥύμην μίαν καὶ εὐθέως ἀπέστη ἄγγελος ἀπ᾽ αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:12 - διὸ καὶ Ἰησοῦς ἵνα ἁγιάσῃ διὰ τοῦ ἰδίου αἵματος τὸν λαόν ἔξω τῆς πύλης ἔπαθεν

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