Only here and Act 20:9. Diminutive of θύρα a door. The same expression is used in Sept., Jos 2:15, of the escape of the spies from Jericho, and 1Sa 19:12, of David's escape from Saul by the aid of Michal.
Lit., braided work; a rope-basket or hamper. Luke, in his narrative of the incident, uses σπυρίς, for which see on Mat 14:20.