Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

Porch, a gate-way, door-way of a building or city

Greek: πυλών, pylōn (G4440)

12 King James Bible Verses


Here are gate, porch and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word πυλών 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: G4440

Greek Base Word: πυλών

Usage: Gate, porch

Definition: A gate-way, door-way of a building or city; by implication, a portal or vestibule.

Detailed definition:

  1. A large gate: of a palace.
  2. The front part of a house, into which one enters through the gate, porch.

Derived terms: From G4439.

See also:

  1. G4439


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: pyˈlon
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: pjuˈlown
  3. Transliteration: pylōn
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: poo-LONE
  5. Modern Pronunciation: pyoo-LONE

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Bible Verses with πυλών (G4440)

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