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A — 1: λευκός
(Strong's #3022 — Adjective — leukos — lyoo-kos' )

is used of (a) clothing (sometimes in the sense of "bright"), Matthew 17:2 ; 28:3 ; Mark 9:3 ; 16:5 ; Luke 9:29 ; John 20:12 ; Acts 1:10 ; symbolically, Revelation 3:4,5,18 ; 4:4 ; 6:11 ; 7:9,13 ; 19:14 (2nd part); (b) hair, Matthew 5:36 ; Christ's head and hair (in a vision; cp. Daniel 7:9 ), Revelation 1:14 (twice); ripened grain, John 4:35 ; a stone, Revelation 2:17 , an expression of the Lord's special delight in the overcomer, the new name on it being indicative of a secret communication of love and joy; a horse (in a vision), Revelation 6:2 ; 19:11,14 (1st part); a cloud, Revelation 14:14 ; the throne of God, Revelation 20:11 .

Note: Lampros, "bright, clear," is rendered "white" in Revelation 15:6 , AV, of "white (linen)" (RV, "bright," following those mss. which have lithon "stone"); in Revelation 19:8 (RV, "bright"). See BRIGHT , CLEAR , GOODLY , Note, GORGEOUS.

B — 1: λευκαίνω
(Strong's #3021 — Verb — leukaino — lyoo-kah'ee-no )

"to whiten, make white" (akin to A), is used in Mark 9:3 ; figuratively in Revelation 7:14 .

B — 2: κονιάω
(Strong's #2867 — Verb — koniao — kon-ee-ah'-o )

from konia, "dust, lime," denotes "to whiten, whitewash," of tombs, Matthew 23:27 ; figuratively of a hypocrite, Acts 23:3 . In the Sept., Deuteronomy 27:2,4 ; Proverbs 21:9 .


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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'White'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ved/w/white.html. 1940.

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