Bêma

neuter noun

βῆμα

[bêma]

1) a step, pace

2) an elevated place: a step, seat, platform, dais,

tribune,
(a dais or platform from which an assembly is addressed)
from latin tribunal, a platform (a raised horizontal surface) for the seats of magistrates, judgment-seat, tribunal.

tribunal
from latin tribunus "the head of a tribe" (latin tribus "a third part of the people"): a chieftain, commander, tribune.

The seat of a magistrate or judge

12 times


(1) Matthew 27:19
When he was set down on the judgment seat, his wife sent unto him, saying, Have thou nothing to do with that just man: for I have suffered many things this day in a dream because of him.
τοῦ βήματος [tou bêmatos] gen. sing.
- "on the judgment seat": ἐπὶ  τοῦ  βήματος [epi tou bêmatos].


(2) John 19:13
When Pilate therefore heard that saying, he brought Jesus forth, and sat down in the judgment seat in a place that is called the Pavement, but in the Hebrew, Gabbatha.
Textus Receptus:
τοῦ βήματος [tou bêmatos] gen. sing.
- "in the judgment seat": ἐπὶ  τοῦ  βήματος [epi tou bêmatos].

WH:
βήματος [bêmatos] gen. sing.
- "in the judgment seat": ἐπὶ  βήματος [epi bêmatos].


(3) Acts 7:5
And he gave him none inheritance in it, no, not [so much as] to set his foot on: yet he promised that he would give it to him for a possession, and to his seed after him, when [as yet] he had no child.
βῆμα [bêma] accus. sing.
- "not [so much as] to set his foot on":
    οὐδὲ     βῆμα   ποδός
    oude      bêma     podos
     nor      platform   of foot


(4) Acts 12:21
And upon a set day Herod, arrayed in royal apparel, sat upon his throne, and made an oration unto them.
τοῦ βήματος [tou bêmatos] gen. sing.
- "upon his throne": ἐπὶ  τοῦ  βήματος [epi tou bêmatos].


(5) Acts 18:12
And when Gallio was the deputy of Achaia, the Jews made insurrection with one accord against Paul, and brought him tothe judgment seat,
τὸ βῆμα [to bêma] accus. sing.
- "to the judgment seat": ἐπὶ  τὸ  βῆμα [epi to bêma].


(6) Acts 18:16
And he drave them from the judgment seat.
τοῦ βήματος [tou bêmatos] gen. sing.
- "from the judgment seat":  ἀπὸ  τοῦ  βήματος [apo tou bêmatos].


(7) Acts 18:17
Then all the Greeks took Sosthenes, the chief ruler of the synagogue, and beat [him] before the judgment seat. And Gallio cared for none of those things.
τοῦ βήματος [tou bêmatos] gen. sing.
- "before the judgment seat": ἔμπροσθεν  τοῦ  βήματος [emprosthen tou bêmatos].


(8) Acts 25:6
And when he had tarried among them more than ten days, he went down unto Caesarea; and the next day sitting on the judgment seat commanded Paul to be brought .
τοῦ βήματος [tou bêmatos] gen. sing.
- "on the judgment seat": ἐπὶ  τοῦ βήματος [epi tou bêmatos].


(9) Acts 25:10
Then said Paul, I stand at Caesar's judgment seat, where I ought to be judged: to the Jews have I done no wrong , as thou very well knowest.
τοῦ βήματος [tou bêmatos] gen. sing.
- "at... judgment seat": ἐπὶ  τοῦ βήματος [epi tou bêmatos].


(10) Acts 25:17
Therefore, when they were come hither, without any delay on the morrow I sat on the judgment seat, and commanded the man to be brought forth.
τοῦ βήματος [tou bêmatos] gen. sing.
- "on the judgment seat": ἐπὶ  τοῦ βήματος [epi tou bêmatos].


(11) Romans 14:10 
But why dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou set at nought thy brother? for we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ.
τῷ βήματι [tô bêmati] dat. sing.


(12) 2 Corinthians 5:10 
For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things [done] in [his] body, according to that he hath done, whether [it be] good or bad.
τοῦ βήματος [tou bêmatos] gen. sing.
- "before the judgment seat": ἔμπροσθεν  τοῦ  βήματος [emprosthen tou bêmatos].