Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

Door, gate, a portal or entrance (the opening or the closure, literally or figuratively)

Greek: θύρα, thyra (G2374)

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Here are door, gate and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word θύρα mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: G2374

Greek Base Word: θύρα

Usage: Door, gate

Definition: A portal or entrance (the opening or the closure, literally or figuratively).

Detailed definition:

  1. A door.
    1. The vestibule.
    2. Used of any opening like a door, an entrance, way or passage into.
    3. In a parable or metaphor.
      1. The door through which sheep go in and out, the name of him who brings salvation to those who follow his guidance.
      2. "an open door" is used of the opportunity of doing something.
      3. The door of the kingdom of heaven (likened to a palace) denotes the conditions which must be complied with in order to be received into the kingdom of God.

Derived terms: Apparently a primary word (compare "door").


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ˈθy.rɑ
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ˈθju.rɑ
  3. Transliteration: thyra
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: THOO-ra
  5. Modern Pronunciation: THYOO-ra

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