Strongs Number: G833
Orig: from the same as 109; a yard (as open to the wind); by implication, a mansion:--court, (sheep-)fold, hall, palace. G109
Use: Noun Feminine
Heb Strong: H1927 H2682 H2691 H3957 H5592 H5835 H6607 H8179 H8651
1) among the Greeks in Homer's time, an uncovered space around the house, enclosed by a wall, in which the stables stood, hence among the Orientals that roofless enclosure by a wall, in the open country in which the flocks were herded at night, a sheepfold
2) the uncovered courtyard of the house. In the O.T. particularly of the courts of the tabernacle and of the temple in Jerusalem. The dwellings of the higher classes usually had two, one exterior, between the door and the street; the other interior, surrounded by the buildings of the dwelling itself. The latter is mentioned in Mt 26:69.
3) the house itself, a palace