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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #1040 - βύσσος

Transliteration
býssos
Phonetics
boos'-sos
Origin
of Hebrew origin (H948)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Definition
Thayer's
  1. byssus, a species of Egyptian flax
  2. linen made from byssus, very costly, delicate, soft, white and also of a yellow colour
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 948 ‑ בּוּץ (boots);  2353 ‑ חוּר (khoor);  5466 ‑ סָדִין (saw‑deen');  8336 ‑ שְׁשִׁי (shaysh, shesh‑ee');  
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (2)
Luke
1
Revelation
1
NAS (2)
Luke
2
HCS (1)
Luke
1
BSB (1)
Luke
1
ESV (1)
Luke
1
WEB (2)
Luke
1
Revelation
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

βύσσος, ἡ,

flax, and the linen made from it, Emp. 93, Theoc. 2.73, etc.; used of perennial flax, Linum angustifolium, grown in Elis, Paus. 6.26.6, and of Linum usitatissimum, = λίνον Ἑβραίων, Id. 5.5.2; also, in later writers, of Indian cotton, Gossypium herbaceum, Poll. 7.76, Philostr. VA 2.20; and of silk, τὰ Σηρικὰ ἔκ τινων φλοιῶν ξαινουένης βύσσου Str. 15.1.20.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

βύσσος , -ου ,

(cf. Heb. H948),

[in LXX chiefly for H8336, H948;]

byssus, a fine species of flax, also the linen made from it: Luke 16:19.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

For this Hellenized Semitic word see P Gen I. 36.19 (A.D. 170) (= Chrest. I. 85) βύσσου στολίσματος πήχεις δέκα , and cf. P Tebt II. 313.20 (A.D. 210–1), 598 (A.D. 176–91).

 

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
βυούσης βυσσον βύσσον βύσσος βύσσου βύσσω βώλακας βώλους busson bysson býsson
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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