Bill Mounce

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πραιτώριον, ου, τό
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Praetorium; palace (of the governor); palace guard
when used in reference to a camp, the tent of the general or commander-in-chief; hence, in reference to a province, the palace in which the governor of the province resided, Mt. 27:27; Mk. 15:16; Acts 23:35; the camp occupied by the praetorian cohorts at Rome, the praetorian camp, or, the Roman emperor's palace, Phil. 1:13

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Matthew 27:27 Then the governor’s soldiers took Jesus into the praetorium (praitōrion | πραιτώριον | acc sg neut) and gathered the entire garrison around him.
Mark 15:16 And the soldiers led him away into the palace (that is, the praetorium) (praitōrion | πραιτώριον | nom sg neut) and they called together the whole company of soldiers.
John 18:28 Then they took Jesus from Caiaphas to the governor’s (praitōrion | πραιτώριον | acc sg neut) headquarters. It was early, and they did not go into the governor’s (praitōrion | πραιτώριον | acc sg neut) headquarters so that they would not be defiled, but could eat the Passover meal.
John 18:33 Then Pilate entered his headquarters (praitōrion | πραιτώριον | acc sg neut) again, summoned Jesus and said to him, “Are you the king of the Jews?”
John 19:9 He went back into his headquarters (praitōrion | πραιτώριον | acc sg neut) and said to Jesus, “Where are you from?” But Jesus gave him no answer.
Acts 23:35 he said, “I will give you a hearing when your accusers arrive.” Then he commanded that Paul be guarded in Herod’s headquarters (praitōriō | πραιτωρίῳ | dat sg neut).
Philippians 1:13 so that it has become known throughout the entire palace (praitōriō | πραιτωρίῳ | dat sg neut) guard (praitōriō | πραιτωρίῳ | dat sg neut), and by everyone else, that my imprisonment is for Christ,