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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words


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1: μνημεῖον
(Strong's #3419 — Noun Neuter — mnemeion — mnay-mi'-on )

is almost invariably rendered "tomb" or "tombs" in the RV, never "grave," sometimes "sepulchre;" in the AV, "tomb" in Matthew 8:28; 27:60; Mark 5:2; 6:29 . See GRAVE No. 1, SEPULCHRE.

2: μνῆμα
(Strong's #3418 — Noun Neuter — mnema — mnay'-mah )

rendered "tombs" in Mark 5:3,5; Luke 8:27 : see GRAVE , No. 2, SEPULCHRE.

3: τάφος
(Strong's #5028 — Noun Masculine — taphos — taf'-os )

akin to thapto, "to bury," is translated "tombs" in Matthew 23:29; elsewhere "sepulchre." See SEPULCHRE.

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

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