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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g2374 Greek: thura


"a door, gate" (Eng., "door" is connected), is used

(a) literally, e.g., Mat 6:6; 27:60;

(b) metaphorically, of Christ, Jhn 10:7, 9; of faith, by acceptance of the Gospel, Act 14:27; of "openings" for preaching and teaching the Word of God, 1Cr 16:9; 2Cr 2:12; Col 4:3; Rev 3:8; of "entrance" into the Kingdom of God, Mat 25:10; Luk 13:24, 25; of Christ's "entrance" into a repentant believer's heart, Rev 3:20; of the nearness of Christ's second advent, Mat 24:33; Mar 13:29; cp. Jam 5:9; of "access" to behold visions relative to the purposes of God, Rev 4:1.

Note: For the phrase "that kept the door," thuroros, Jhn 18:16, 17 ("porter" in Mar 13:34; Jhn 10:3), see PORTER.


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