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Strong's #2571 - κάλυμα

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G2572)
Parts of Speech
neuter noun
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  1. a veil, covering
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3681 ‑ כָּסוּי (kaw‑soo'ee);  4374 ‑ מְכַסֶּה (mek‑as‑seh');  4533 ‑ מַסְוֶה (mas‑veh');  4539 ‑ מָסָךְ (maw‑sawk);  4908 ‑ מִשְׁכָּן (mish‑kawn');  
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Thayer's Expanded Definition

κάλυμμα, καλυμματος, τό (καλύπτω), a veil, a covering: 2 Corinthians 3:13 (Exodus 35:33); (κάλυμμα, or its equivalent, is suggested to the reader by the context in 1 Corinthians 11:4 κατά κεφαλῆς ἔχων; see ἔχω, I. 1 b.); metaphorically, 2 Corinthians 3:14-16, of that which prevents a thing from being understood. (Homer, Tragg., Aristophanes, others; the Sept..)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κάλυμμα , -τος , τό

(< καλύπτω ),

[in LXX: Numbers 3:25; Numbers 4:8 ff. (H4374), Exodus 34:33 ff. (H4533), etc.;]

a covering, veil: 2 Corinthians 3:13-16

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

The plur. is used of ";tabulae ligneae"; in Syll 537.57 (2nd half iv/B.C.) ἐπιθεὶς καλύμματα, πάχος δακτύλου, πλάτος ἓξ δακτύλων.


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
καλυμμα κάλυμμα καλύμματα καλύμματι καλυπτήρα kalumma kalymma kálymma
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