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Lexicon :: Strong's G968 - bēma

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βῆμα
Transliteration
bēma (Key)
Pronunciation
bay'-ma
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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 TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:19 - While he was sitting on the judgment G968 seat, G968 his wife sent him a message, saying, “Have nothing to do with that righteous Man; for [fn]last night I suffered greatly in a dream because of Him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:13 - Therefore when Pilate heard these words, he brought Jesus out, and sat down on the judgment G968 seat G968 at a place called [fn]The Pavement, but in [fn]Hebrew, Gabbatha.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:5 - “But He gave him no inheritance in it, not even a foot of ground, G968 and yet, even when he had no child, He promised that HE WOULD GIVE IT TO HIM AS A POSSESSION, AND TO HIS DESCENDANTS AFTER HIM.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:21 - On an appointed day Herod, having put on his royal apparel, took his seat on the [fn]rostrum G968 and began delivering an address to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:12 - But while Gallio was proconsul of Achaia, the Jews with one accord rose up against Paul and brought him before the judgment G968 seat, G968
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:16 - And he drove them away from the judgment G968 seat. G968
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:17 - And they all took hold of Sosthenes, the leader of the synagogue, and began beating him in front of the judgment G968 seat. G968 But Gallio was not concerned about any of these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:6 - After he had spent not more than eight or ten days among them, he went down to Caesarea, and on the next day he took his seat on the tribunal G968 and ordered Paul to be brought.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:10 - But Paul said, “I am standing before Caesar’s tribunal, G968 where I ought to be tried. I have done no wrong to the Jews, as you also very well know.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:17 - “So after they had assembled here, I did not delay, but on the next day took my seat on the tribunal G968 and ordered the man to be brought before me.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:10 - But you, why do you judge your brother? Or you again, why do you regard your brother with contempt? For we will all stand before the judgment G968 seat G968 of God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:10 - For we must all appear before the judgment G968 seat G968 of Christ, so that each one may be recompensed for [fn]his deeds in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad.

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