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Bible Encyclopedias

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Encheirium

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(ἐγχείριον ) is the napkin with which the priest wipes his hands, and which he wears at the girdle. Germanus of Constantinople describes it as above, and says that "to have a napkin at the girdle is typical of him who washed his hands and said, 'I am innocent' (Matthew 27:24)."


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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Encheirium'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/tce/e/encheirium.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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