Word: qusiasthrion

Pronounce: thoo-see-as-tay'-ree-on

Strongs Number: G2379

Orig: from a derivative of 2378; a place of sacrifice, i.e. an altar (special or genitive case, literal or figurative):--altar. G2378

Use: TDNT-3:180,342 Noun Neuter

Heb Strong: H1116 H4056 H4196 H4676 H4998

    1) the altar for slaying and burning of victims used of
    1a) the altar of whole burnt offerings which stood in the court of the priests in the temple at Jerusalem
    1b) the altar of incense which stood in the sanctuary or the Holy Place
    1c) any other altar
    1d) metaph., the cross on which Christ suffered an expiatory death: to eat of this altar i.e. to appropriate to one's self the fruits of Christ's expiatory death