The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 968 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
bemafrom the base of (939)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
bay'-ma Noun Neuter
  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
2 Corinthians1

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.

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