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Hall of Tyrannus
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
A lecture hall in Ephesus to which Paul relocated his teaching after encountering resistance in the synagogue (Acts 19:9).As was his typical practice, Paul’s ministry in Ephesus began within the synagogue (Acts 19:8). When he encountered resistance from members of the Jewish community, Paul relocated his activity to the lecture hall (σχολῇ, scholē) of Tyrannus, where he taught for two years (Acts 19:9–10).
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hall of Tyrannus
Tyrannus, Hall of (σχολῇ Τυράννου, scholē Tyrannou). A lecture hall in Ephesus to which Paul relocated his teaching after encountering resistance in the synagogue (Acts 19:9).As was his typical practice, Paul’s ministry in Ephesus began within the synagogue (Acts 19:8). When he encountered resistance
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Tyrannus, Hall of
Tyrannus, Hall of. Place in Ephesus where Paul taught daily for two years (Acts 19:9). Paul’s ministry in Ephesus began at the synagogue, where he preached for three months. Finding increasing opposition there, Paul withdrew with his converts to the Hall of Tyrannus, where he began a ministry to both
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Tyrannus, Hall of
TYRANNUS, HALL OF Place in Ephesus where Paul taught daily for two years (Acts 19:9). Paul’s ministry in Ephesus had begun at the synagogue, where he had preached for three months. Finding increasing opposition there, Paul rented the Hall of Tyrannus (nasb “school of Tyrannus”), where he began a ministry
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Tyrannus, Hall Of
Tyrannus (ti-ran´uhs), hall of, the place mentioned in Acts 19:9, where it is asserted that Paul gave instruction after he withdrew from the synagogue in Ephesus. It is not clear whether the hall of Tyrannus was a recognized center for moral instruction by philosophers or some sort of local trade union
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Tyrannus, Hall of
Tyrannus, Hall OfTyrannus, hall of, (tī-ranʹuhs), a place mentioned in Acts 19:9, where it is asserted that Paul withdrew from the synagogue in Ephesus and began instruction in ‘the hall [Gk., school] of Tyrannus.’ Codex Bezae (the important ‘Western’ text of Acts) adds that Paul taught from the fifth
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
TYRANNUS, HALL OF
TYRANNUS, HALL OF ti-ran´uhs [σχολὴ Τυράννου scholē Tyrannou]. Paul removed his students from the hostility of the Ephesian synagogue and began to lecture in the scholē (“lecture hall”) of Tyrannus (Acts 19:8–9). Scholē usually means “leisure” or “something done during leisure” but can also refer