Word Summary
pylōn: a porch, gateway
Original Word: πυλών
Transliteration: pylōn
Phonetic Spelling: (poo-lone')
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Short Definition: a porch, gateway
Meaning: a porch, gateway
Strong's Concordance
a vestibule, gateway

From pule; a gate-way, door-way of a building or city; by implication, a portal or vestibule -- gate, porch.

see GREEK pule

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4440: πυλών

πυλών, πυλῶνος, (πύλη) (Aristotle, Polybius, others), the Sept. often for פֶּתַח, sometimes for שַׁעַר;

1. a large gate: of a palace, Luke 16:20; of a house, Acts 10:17; plural (of the gates of a city), Acts 14:13; Revelation 21:12, 13, 15, 21, 25; Revelation 22:14.

2. the anterior part of a house, into which one enters through the gate, porch: Matthew 26:71 (cf. 69 and 75); Acts 12:14; hence, θύρα τοῦ πυλῶνος, Acts 12:13.