The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 4232 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
praitorionof Latin origin
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
prahee-to'-ree-on Noun Neuter
  1. "head-quarters" in a Roman camp, the tent of the commander-in-chief
  2. the palace in which the governor or procurator of a province resided, to which use the Romans were accustomed to appropriate the palaces already existing, and formerly dwelt in by kings or princes; at Jerusalem it was a magnificent palace which Herod the Great had built for himself, and which the Roman procurators seemed to have occupied whenever they came from Caesarea to Jerusalem to transact public business
  3. the camp of the Praetorian soldiers established by Tiberius
NAS Word Usage - Total: 8
praetorian guard 1, Praetorium 7
NAS Verse Count

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 Praitorion". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.