The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 833 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
aulefrom the same as (109)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ow-lay' Noun Feminine
  1. among the Greeks in Homer's time, an uncovered space around the house, enclosed by a wall, in which the stables stood, hence among the Orientals that roofless enclosure by a wall, in the open country in which the flocks were herded at night, a sheepfold
  2. the uncovered courtyard of the house. In the O.T. particularly of the courts of the tabernacle and of the temple in Jerusalem. The dwellings of the higher classes usually had two, one exterior, between the door and the street; the other interior, surrounded by the buildings of the dwelling itself. The latter is mentioned Mat. 26:69.
  3. the house itself, a palace
NAS Word Usage - Total: 12
court 3, courtyard 5, fold 2, house 1, palace 1
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 Aule". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.