φυλακή in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

1) guard, watch
1a) a watching, keeping watch
1a1) to keep watch
1b) persons keeping watch, a guard, sentinels
1c) of the place where captives are kept, a prison
1d) of the time (of night) during which guard was kept, a watch, i.e. a period of time during which part of the guard was on duty, and at the end of which others relieved them. As the earlier Greeks divided the night commonly into three parts, so, previous to the exile, the Israelites also had three watches in a night; subsequently, however, after they became subject to the Romans, they adopted the Roman custom of dividing the night into four watches
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Citing in TDNT: 9:241, 1280

Strong

G5438
From G5442; a guarding or (concretely guard), the act, the parson; figuratively the place, the condition, or (specifically) the time (as a division of day or night), literally or figuratively: - cage, hold, (im-) prison (-ment), ward, watch.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
a prison7.24
(φυλάσσω φυλακάς) guard against37.119
b guard post37.123
c period of night67.196
d haunt85.85

Classical Greek Dictionaries

These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.

Perseus Digital Library

University of Chicago's Logion lexicon

Ulrik Petersen

Strong's dictionary

Crosswalk

Thayer's dictionary plus other information.

LaParola

From this site's dictionary (in Italian)

In the New Testament

SBL (also Westcott and Hort; Tischendorf; Byzantine)

φυλακαῖςnoun: dative plural feminine3
φυλακὰςnoun: accusative plural feminine2
φυλακάςnoun: accusative plural feminine1
φυλακῇnoun: dative singular feminine17
φυλακὴnoun: nominative singular feminine3
φυλακὴνnoun: accusative singular feminine9
φυλακήνnoun: accusative singular feminine6
φυλακῆςnoun: genitive singular feminine6
Total47

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