φυλακή

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
φυλακή, -ῆς, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
phylakē
Simplified transliteration: 
phylake
Numbers
Strong's number: 
5438
GK Number: 
5871
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
47
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1b
Gloss: 
prison, jail, haunt; guard; watch (of the night)
Definition: 
a keeping watch, ward, guard, Lk. 2:8; a place of watch, Rev. 18:2; a watch, guard, body of guards, Acts 12:10; ward, custody, imprisonment, 2 Cor. 6:5; 11:23; Heb. 11:36; prison, 1 Pet. 3:19; a place of custody, prison, Mt. 14:10; 25:39, 44; a watch or division, of the night, which in the time of our Savior was divided into watches of three hours each, called ὀψέ, μεσονύκτιον, ἀλεκτοροψωνια and πρωία, or πρωι&, Mt. 14:25; 24:43; Mk. 6:48; Lk. 12:38 (2x)

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 5:25 Come to terms quickly with your accuser while you are still with him on the way to court, or your accuser may hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the guard, and you be thrown into prison (phylakēn | φυλακήν | acc sg fem).
Matthew 14:3 For Herod had arrested John, bound him, and put him in prison (phylakē | φυλακῇ | dat sg fem) because of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip;
Matthew 14:10 So he sent and had John beheaded in the prison (phylakē | φυλακῇ | dat sg fem).
Matthew 14:25 And in the fourth watch (phylakē | φυλακῇ | dat sg fem) of the night he came to them, walking on the sea.
Matthew 18:30 But he refused. Instead, he went and threw him in prison (phylakēn | φυλακήν | acc sg fem) until he should pay back the debt.
Matthew 24:43 But understand this: if the owner of the house had known at what time of night (phylakē | φυλακῇ | dat sg fem) the thief was coming, he would have been on the alert and would not have allowed his house to be broken into.
Matthew 25:36 I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you took care of me, I was in prison (phylakē | φυλακῇ | dat sg fem) and you visited me.’
Matthew 25:39 And when did we see you sick or in prison (phylakē | φυλακῇ | dat sg fem) and visit you?’
Matthew 25:43 I was a stranger and you did not invite me in, naked and you did not clothe me, sick and in prison (phylakē | φυλακῇ | dat sg fem) and you did not visit me.’
Matthew 25:44 Then they also will answer, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison (phylakē | φυλακῇ | dat sg fem) and did not help you?’
Mark 6:17 For it was Herod himself who had sent and arrested John and bound him in prison (phylakē | φυλακῇ | dat sg fem) on account of Herodias, the wife of Philip his brother, his because he had married her.
Mark 6:27 So without delay the king dispatched the executioner and ordered him to bring John’s head. He went and beheaded John in prison (phylakē | φυλακῇ | dat sg fem),
Mark 6:48 He saw them straining at the oars, for the wind was against them. About the fourth watch (phylakēn | φυλακήν | acc sg fem) of the night he came toward them, walking on the lake. He intended to pass by them,
Luke 2:8 There were shepherds in that region who were living out in the fields and keeping night-watch (phylakas | φυλακάς | acc pl fem) over their flock.
Luke 3:20 added this also to them all: he confined John in prison (phylakē | φυλακῇ | dat sg fem).
Luke 12:38 If he comes in the second or in the third watch (phylakē | φυλακῇ | dat sg fem) and finds it so, those ones are fortunate.
Luke 12:58 So when you go with your opponent before the magistrate, make an effort to receive a settlement from him on the way; otherwise he will drag you off to the judge, and the judge will hand you over to the bailiff, and the bailiff will throw you into prison (phylakēn | φυλακήν | acc sg fem).
Luke 21:12 But before all these things, they will lay their hands on you and persecute you, handing you over to the synagogues and prisons (phylakas | φυλακάς | acc pl fem), bringing you before kings and governors for the sake of my name.
Luke 22:33 Peter said to him, “Lord, I am ready to go with you both to prison (phylakēn | φυλακήν | acc sg fem) and to death.”
Luke 23:19 who was thrown into prison (phylakē | φυλακῇ | dat sg fem) because of a certain riot that had occurred in the city and for murder.
Luke 23:25 He released the man who had been thrown into prison (phylakēn | φυλακήν | acc sg fem) for insurrection and murder, for whom they asked, but he handed over Jesus to their will.
John 3:24 (John had not yet been thrown into prison.) (phylakēn | φυλακήν | acc sg fem)
Acts 5:19 But an angel of the Lord during the night opened the doors of the prison (phylakēs | φυλακῆς | gen sg fem) and brought them out and said,
Acts 5:22 But when the officers came, they did not find them in the prison (phylakē | φυλακῇ | dat sg fem), so they returned and reported,
Acts 5:25 And someone came and reported to them, “Look! The men whom you put in the prison (phylakē | φυλακῇ | dat sg fem) are standing in the temple and teaching the people.”
Acts 8:3 But Saul was making havoc of the church; entering house after house, he dragged off both men and women and put them in prison (phylakēn | φυλακήν | acc sg fem).
Acts 12:4 When he had seized him, he put him in prison (phylakēn | φυλακήν | acc sg fem), handing him over to four squads of four soldiers each to guard him, wishing after the Passover to bring him out to the people.
Acts 12:5 So Peter was kept in prison (phylakē | φυλακῇ | dat sg fem), but prayer was made earnestly to God for him by the church.
Acts 12:6 Now when Herod was about to bring him out, on that very night, Peter was asleep between two soldiers, bound with two chains; and guards before the door were guarding the prison (phylakēn | φυλακήν | acc sg fem).
Acts 12:10 When they had passed the first guard (phylakēn | φυλακήν | acc sg fem) and the second, they came to the iron gate that leads into the city, which of its own accord opened for them, and they went out and went down one street, and immediately the angel left him.
Acts 12:17 But Peter motioned to them with his hand to be silent, and he related how the Lord had brought him out of the prison (phylakēs | φυλακῆς | gen sg fem). And he said, “Tell these things to James and to the brothers.” Then he departed and went to another place.
Acts 16:23 And when they had laid many stripes on them, they threw them into prison (phylakēn | φυλακήν | acc sg fem), charging the jailer to keep them securely,
Acts 16:24 who, having received such a charge, put them into the inner prison (phylakēn | φυλακήν | acc sg fem) and fastened their feet in the stocks.
Acts 16:27 When the jailer woke up and saw the doors of the prison (phylakēs | φυλακῆς | gen sg fem) standing open, he drew his sword and was about to kill himself, for he thought the prisoners had escaped.
Acts 16:37 But Paul said to them, “They have beaten us publicly, uncondemned, men who are Roman citizens, and have thrown us into prison (phylakēn | φυλακήν | acc sg fem); and now would they send us away in secret? No indeed! They themselves must come and escort us out.”
Acts 16:40 So when they had left the prison (phylakēs | φυλακῆς | gen sg fem), they went to Lydia’s house; and when they saw the brothers, they encouraged them and departed.
Acts 22:4 I persecuted the followers of this Way even to their death, putting in chains both men and women and delivering them to prison (phylakas | φυλακάς | acc pl fem),
Acts 26:10 And I did so in Jerusalem; not only did I lock up in prison (phylakais | φυλακαῖς | dat pl fem) many of the saints, after receiving authority from the chief priests, and when they were put to death I cast my vote against them.
2 Corinthians 6:5 in beatings, in imprisonments (phylakais | φυλακαῖς | dat pl fem), in riots, in labors, in times of sleeplessness and hunger;
2 Corinthians 11:23 Are they servants of Christ? — I am talking like a madman! — I am even more so: in far more labors, in prison (phylakais | φυλακαῖς | dat pl fem) more often, in beatings more severe, facing death again and again.
Hebrews 11:36 Others experienced jeering and flogging, and even chains and prison (phylakēs | φυλακῆς | gen sg fem).
1 Peter 3:19 in which also he went and proclaimed to the spirits in prison (phylakē | φυλακῇ | dat sg fem),
Revelation 2:10 Do not fear what you are about to suffer. The devil is about to throw some of you into prison (phylakēn | φυλακήν | acc sg fem) so that you may be tested, and you will have affliction for ten days. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.
Revelation 18:2 And he called out with a powerful voice, saying, “Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great! She has become a dwelling place for demons and a haunt (phylakē | φυλακή | nom sg fem) for every unclean spirit, a haunt (phylakē | φυλακή | nom sg fem) for every unclean bird, a haunt (phylakē | φυλακή | nom sg fem) for every unclean and detestable beast.
Revelation 20:7 When the thousand years are finished, Satan will be released from his prison (phylakēs | φυλακῆς | gen sg fem)