stoa <4745>

stoa stoa

Origin:probably from 2476
PrtSpch:n f
In Greek:stoa 3, stoav 1
In NET:Portico 3, covered walkways 1
In AV:porch 4
Definition:1) a portico, a covered colonnade where people can stand or walk
protected from the weather and the heat of the sun
2) the portico built by Solomon in the eastern part of the temple
(which in the temple's destruction by the Babylonians was left
uninjured, and remained down to the time of King Agrippa, to whom
the care of the temple was entrusted by the emperor Claudius, and
who on account of its antiquity dare not demolish it and build anew.
probably from 2476; a colonnade or interior piazza:-porch.
see GREEK for 2476

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