δεσμωτήριον

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
δεσμωτήριον, ου, τό
Greek transliteration: 
desmōtērion
Simplified transliteration: 
desmoterion
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1201
GK Number: 
1303
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2c
Gloss: 
prison, jail
Definition: 
a prison, Mt. 11:2; Acts 5:21, 23; 16:26*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 11:2 Now when John heard in prison (desmōtēriō | δεσμωτηρίῳ | dat sg neut) about the works of the Messiah, he sent word through his disciples,
Acts 5:21 And when they heard this, they entered the temple at daybreak and began to teach. But when the high priest came, and those who were with him, they called together the council and all the elders of the sons of Israel and they sent to the prison (desmōtērion | δεσμωτήριον | acc sg neut) to have them brought before them.
Acts 5:23 saying, “We found the prison (desmōtērion | δεσμωτήριον | acc sg neut) locked with every security and the guards standing at the doors, but when we opened it we found no one inside.”
Acts 16:26 Suddenly there was a violent earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison (desmōtēriou | δεσμωτηρίου | gen sg neut) were shaken; and immediately all the doors were opened and everyone’s chains were unfastened.