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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Greek - English Dictionary

G4439 - Gates

Strong's No.:G4439

Greek:πύλη

Transliteration:pulē

Phonetic:poo'-lay

Word Origin:Apparently a primary word

Bible Usage:gate.

Part of Speech:Noun Feminine

Strongs
Definition:

a gate that is the leaf or wing of a folding entrance (literally or figuratively)


Thayers
Definition:

1. a gate

a. of the larger sort

1. in the wall of either a city

2. a palace

3. a town

4. the temple

5. a prison

2. the gates of hell (likened to a vast prison)

3. metaph. the access or entrance into any state


Bible References:
Gates

Translation
Occurrences:
gate ( 8 )
gates ( 2 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.