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A reference to either the praetorium of Herod in Cæsarea, of Pilate in Jerusalem (John 18:28–33; 19:9) or of Caesar in Rome (Phil 1:13).
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The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
JUDGMENT HALL. Judgment hall (Gr. praitōrion) related to the Latin word praetorium which originally referred to the praetor’s (military officer’s) tent in camp with its surroundings. The Gr. word is translated “praetorium” almost exclusively in the ASV and RSV. In the KJV it is translated “common hall”
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Judgment hall. The word praetorium is so translated five times in the Authorized Version of the New Testament, and in those five passages it denotes two different places.1. In John 18:28, 33; 19:9, it is the residence which Pilate occupied when he visited Jerusalem. The site of Pilate’s prætorium in
The Westminster Bible Dictionary