G5438 φυλακή - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
a watching
a watching, guard, prison, imprisonment
a watching, keeping guard; a guard, prison; imprisonment.
a guarding or (concretely, guard), the act, the person; figuratively, the place, the condition, or (specially), the time (as a division of day or night), literally or figuratively
Derivation: from G5442;

KJV Usage: cage, hold, (im-)prison(-ment), ward, watch.

1) guard, watch
1a) a watching, keeping watch
1a1) to keep watch
1b) persons keeping watch, a guard, sentinels
1c) of the place where captives are kept, a prison
1d) of the time (of night) during which guard was kept, a watch i.e. a period of time during which part of the guard was on duty, and at the end of which others relieved them. As the earlier Greeks divided the night commonly into three parts, so, previous to the exile, the Israelites also had three watches in a night; subsequently, however, after they became subject to the Romans, they adopted the Roman custom of dividing the night into four watches

From G5442; a guarding or (concretely guard), the act, the parson; figuratively the place, the condition, or (specifically) the time (as a division of day or night), literally or figuratively

KJV Usage: cage, hold, (im-) prison (-ment), ward, watch.

View how G5438 φυλακή is used in the Bible

First 30 of 45 occurrences of G5438 φυλακή

Matthew 5:25 prison.
Matthew 14:3 prison
Matthew 14:10 the prison.
Matthew 14:25 watch
Matthew 18:30 prison,
Matthew 24:43 watch
Matthew 25:36 prison,
Matthew 25:39 prison,
Matthew 25:43 prison,
Matthew 25:44 prison,
Mark 6:17 prison
Mark 6:27 the prison,
Mark 6:48 watch
Luke 2:8 watch
Luke 3:20 prison.
Luke 12:38 watch,
Luke 12:38 watch,
Luke 12:58 prison.
Luke 21:12 into prisons,
Luke 22:33 prison,
Luke 23:19 prison.
Luke 23:25 prison,
John 3:24 prison.
Acts 5:19 the prison
Acts 5:22 the prison,
Acts 5:25 prison
Acts 8:3 prison.
Acts 12:4 prison,
Acts 12:5 prison:
Acts 12:6 the prison.

Distinct usage

12 prison,
6 prison.
4 watch
3 prison
3 the prison.
3 the prison,
2 watch,
2 the prison
2 prison;
2 prisons
1 into prisons,
1 prison:
1 guard,
1 in prison,
1 imprisonments,
1 imprisonment:
1 the hold
1 a cage

Corresponding Hebrew Words

phulake H615 asir
phulake H821 ashmurah
phulake H3608 kele
phulake H4115 mahpekhet
phulake H4307 mattarah
phulake H4525 masger
phulake H4685 metsodah
phulake H4931 mishmeret
phulake H5341 natsar