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Bema

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   968  
Original WordWord Origin
bemafrom the base of (939)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
BemaNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
bay'-ma   Noun Neuter
 Definition
  1. a step, pace, the space which a foot covers, a foot-breath
  2. a raised place mounted by steps
    1. a platform, tribune
      1. of the official seat of a judge
      2. of the judgment seat of Christ
      3. Herod built a structure resembling a throne at Caesarea, from which he viewed the games and made speeches to the people
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 12
ground 1, judgment seat 7, rostrum 1, tribunal 3
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew1
John1
Acts8
Romans1
2 Corinthians1


Total12
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Bema". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.