Word: fulakh

Pronounce: foo-lak-ay'

Strongs Number: G5438

Orig: from 5442; a guarding or (concretely, guard), the act, the person; figuratively, the place, the condition, or (specially), the time (as a division of day or night), literally or figuratively:--cage, hold, (im-)prison(-ment), ward, watch. G5442

Use: TDNT-9:241,1280 Noun Feminine

Heb Strong: H615 H821 H3608 H4115 H4307 H4525 H4685 H4931 H5341

    1) guard, watch
    1a) a watching, keeping watch
    1a1) to keep watch
    1b) persons keeping watch, a guard, sentinels
    1c) of the place where captives are kept, a prison
    1d) of the time (of night) during which guard was kept, a watch i.e. a period of time during which part of the guard was on duty, and at the end of which others relieved them. As the earlier Greeks divided the night commonly into three parts, so, previous to the exile, the Israelites also had three watches in a night; subsequently, however, after they became subject to the Romans, they adopted the Roman custom of dividing the night into four watches