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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Napkin

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(Gr. soudarion, John 11:44 ; 20:7 ; Lat. sudarium, a "sweat-cloth"), a cloth for wiping the sweat from the face. But the word is used of a wrapper to fold money in (Luke 19:20 ), and as an article of dress, a "handkerchief" worn on the head (Acts 19:12 ).


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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Napkin'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ebd/n/napkin.html. 1897.

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