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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 seat, his wife sent to him, saying, “Have nothing to do with that just Man, for I have suffered many things today in a dream because of Him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:13 - When Pilate therefore heard that saying, he brought Jesus out and sat down in the judgment seat in a place that is called The Pavement, but in Hebrew, Gabbatha.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:5 - “And God gave him no inheritance in it, not even enough to set his foot on. But even when Abraham had no child, He promised to give it to him for a possession, and to his descendants after him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:21 - So on a set day Herod, arrayed in royal apparel, sat on his throne and gave an oration to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:12 - When Gallio was proconsul of Achaia, the Jews with one accord rose up against Paul and brought him to the judgment seat,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:16 - And he drove them from the judgment seat.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:17 - Then all the Greeks[fn] took Sosthenes, the ruler of the synagogue, and beat him before the judgment seat. But Gallio took no notice of these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:6 - And when he had remained among them more than ten days, he went down to Caesarea. And the next day, sitting on the judgment seat, he commanded Paul to be brought.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:10 - So Paul said, “I stand at Caesar’s judgment seat, where I ought to be judged. To the Jews I have done no wrong, as you very well know.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:17 - “Therefore when they had come together, without any delay, the next day I sat on the judgment seat and commanded the man to be brought in.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:10 - But why do you judge your brother? Or why do you show contempt for your brother? For we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ.[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:10 - For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that each one may receive the things done in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad.

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