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JUDGMENT SEAT (Gk. bema, a "step"). A raised place mounted by steps;
The official seat of a judge (Mt 27:19; Jn 19:13; Acts 18:12,16-17; 25:6),
"seat on the tribunal"
The judgment seat of God (Rom 14:10); or Christ (2 Cor. 5:10);
The structure, resembling a throne, that Herod built in the theater of
Caesarea, from which he used to view the games and make speeches to the people (<Acts