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Phulake

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   5438  
Original WordWord Origin
fulakefrom (5442)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phulake9:241,1280
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
foo-lak-ay'   Noun Feminine
 Definition
  1. guard, watch
    1. a watching, keeping watch
      1. to keep watch
    2. persons keeping watch, a guard, sentinels
    3. of the place where captives are kept, a prison
    4. 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
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 46
guard 1, imprisonment 1, imprisonments 2, prison 34, prisons 3, time of the night 1, watch 4
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew10
Mark3
Luke8
John1
Acts16
2 Corinthians2
Hebrews1
1 Peter1
Revelation3


Total45
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 Phulake". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.