Easton's Bible Dictionary
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Praetorium: The Greek word (praitorion) thus rendered in
(Mark 15:16) is rendered
(Matthew 27:27) marg., "governor's house"), "judgment hall,"
(John 18:28,33) marg., "Pilate's house",
(John 19:9; Acts 23:35) "palace"
(Philippians 1:13) This is properly a military word. It denotes
1. the general's tent or headquarters;
2. the governor's residence, as in
(Acts 23:35) (R.V., "palace"); and
3. the praetorian guard or the camp or quarters of the praetorian
(Acts 28:16) the imperial guards in immediate attendance
on the emperor, who was "praetor" or commander-in-chief.
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