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Easton's Bible Dictionary


(Luk 22:55; R.V., "court"), the open court or quadrangle belonging to the high priest's house. In Mat 26:69 and Mar 14:66 this word is incorrectly rendered "palace" in the Authorized Version, but correctly "court" in the Revised Version. In Jhn 10:1,16 it means a "sheep-fold." In Mat 27:27 and Mar 15:16 (A.V., "common hall; " R.V., "palace") it refers to the proetorium or residence of the Roman governor at Jerusalem. The "porch" in Mat 26:71 is the entrance-hall or passage leading into the central court, which is open to the sky.

International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia


hol (Lu 22:55 the King James Version).


Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g833 Greek: aule


"a court," most frequently the place where a governor dispensed justice, is rendered "hall" in Mar 15:16; Luk 22:55, AV (RV, "court").

2 Strong's Number: g4232 Greek: praitorion


is translated "common hall" in Mat 27:27, AV (RV, "palace"); "Praetorium" in Mar 15:16; "hall of judgment" or "judgment hall" in Jhn 18:28, 33; 19:9; Act 23:35 (RV, "palace," in each place); "praetorian guard," Phl 1:13 (AV, "palace").

Smith's Bible Dictionary


used of the court of the high priest's house (Luke 22:55). In Matthew 27:27 and Mark 15:16 "Hall" is synonymous with "praetorium," which in John 18:28 is in Authorized Version "judgment hall."


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