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Bible Dictionaries

Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words


1: θήκη

(Strong's #2336 — Noun Feminine — theke — thay'-kay )

"a place to put something in" (akin to tithemi, "to put"), "a receptacle, chest, case," is used of the "sheath" of a sword, John 18:11 .

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Sheath'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. 1940.

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