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#779 - ἀσκός

from the same as (G778)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
  1. a leathern bag or bottle, in which water or wine was kept
Strong #: 2573 ‑ חֵמֶת (khay'‑meth);  4997 ‑ נאֹדָה (node, node, no‑daw');  5035 ‑ נֵבֶל (neh'‑bel, nay'‑bel);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀσκός, ὁ,

1. skin, hide, PFay. 121.9 (i/ii A. D.); but usually, skin made into a bag, esp. wineskin, οἶνον.. ἀσκῷ ἐν αἰγείῳ Il. 3.247, Od. 6.78; ἀσκὸν.. μέλανος οἴνοιο 5.265, 9.196; ἀσκὸς βοός, of the bag in which Aeolus bottled up the winds, Od. 10.19, cf. 45, 57; ἀσκοὺς καμήλων skins of camel's hide, Hdt. 3.9; ἀ. Μαρσύεω bag made from the skin of Marsyas, Id. 7.26; ἀ. ἀφύσητος Hp. Art. 47; εἴ μοι ἡ δορὰ μὴ εἰς ἀσκὸν τελευτήσει ὥσπερ ἡ Μαρσύου Pl. Euthd. 285c; ἀσκοῖς καὶ θυλάκοις X. An. 6.4.23, cf. Th. 4.26; ἀσκοὶ πεφυσαμένοι, of mankind, Epich. 246; ἄνθρωποι κενεῆς οἰήσιος ἔμπλεοι ἀ. Timo 11; ἀσκός, of the human skin, Ph. 2.462.

2. paunch, belly, Archil. 72; in oracular language, E. Med. 679, Plu. Thes. 3.

3. bellows, Plb. 21.28.15, Ath. 10.456d.

4. bagpipes, Gal. 4.459.

5. prov., wineskin, of a toper, Antiph. 19: prov., ἀεί ποτ' εὖ μὲν ἀ. εὖ δὲ θύλακος ἅνθρωπός ἐστι Alex. 85; "" ἀσκός, πέλεκυς "" in a child's game, Thphr. Char. 5.5; ἀσκὸν δείρειν flay alive, hence, abuse, maltreat, Ar. Nu. 442: Pass., ἀσκὸς δεδάρθαι Sol. 33.7.

ἀσκός , -οῦ , ,

[in LXX for H2573, H4997, H5035;]

a leather bottle, wine-skin: Matthew 9:17, Mark 2:22, Luke 5:37-38.†

Vocabulary of the Greek NT

P Lond 402 verso.10 (B.C. 152 or 141) (= II. p. 11) ἀσκός = ";leathern bag or bottle."; The word is used in the general sense ";hide"; or ";skin"; in P Fay 121.9 (c. A.D. 100) where a new and strong yoke-band is to be selected ἐκ τῶν ἐν τῆι κειβωτῶι τῶν ἀσκῶν , ";from those in the box of skins."; Add OGIS 629.45 (ii/A.D.) ἐν ἀσκοῖς ] αἰγείοις , Cagnat III. 1056iii. 46 (Palmyra, Trajan’s reign) τοῦ ἐν ] [σ ]κοῖς δυσὶ αἰγείοις ἐπὶ κ [αμήλου εἰσ ]κομισθέντος : cf. above, .26, .30, where the tax is defined on a load of μύρον , [ν ἀλαβάσ ]τροις and one ἐν ἀσκοῖς ] αἰγείοις respectively—the supplements come from the Latin. Cf. MGr ἀσκί (Zaconian ak ‘ó).



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