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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words
from gaza, "a treasure," phulake, "a guard," is used by Josephus for a special room in the women's court in the Temple in which gold and silver bullion was kept. This seems to be referred to in John 8:20; in Mark 12:41 (twice),43; Luke 21:1 it is used of the trumpet-shaped or ram's-horn-shaped chests, into which the temple offerings of the people were cast. There were 13 chests, six for such gifts in general, seven for distinct purposes.
signifying "the place of gifts," denoted the Temple "treasury," Matthew 27:6 . See CORBAN.
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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Treasury'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/t/treasury.html. 1940.