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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3131 - μάννα
manna = "what is it"
- the food that nourished the Israelites for forty years in the wilderness
- of the manna was kept in the ark of the covenant
- symbolically, that which is kept in the heavenly temple for the food of angels and the blessed
μάννᾰ, ἡ, μάννα λιβάνου
I frankincense powder or granules, Dsc. 1.68.6; but μ. λιβανωτοῦ gum of λίβανος, Aen.Tact. 35; μ. alone, of the powder, Hp. Art. 36, Epid. 2.2.18, Antyll. ap. Orib. 7.21.8, Gal. 12.722; = λιβάνου τὸ λεπτόν, AB 108.
II μάννα, τό, = Hebr. mân, manna, LXX Exodus 16:35 (v.l. μάν), Numbers 11:6, al., cf. J. AJ 3.1.6.
μάννα , τό ,
(in FlJ, also ἡ ),
[in LXX: τὸ μάν , Exodus 16:31 ff., elsewhere τ . μάννα , Numbers 11:6 ff., al. (H4478, Aram. מַנָּא );]
manna: John 6:31; John 6:49, Hebrews 9:4; symb., Revelation 2:17.†
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Natural manna is referred to in a medical recipe to stop nose-bleeding, P Oxy VIII. 1088.21 (early i/A.D.) μάνναν φύρασον χυλῶι πράσωι καὶ ἐνάλιψου τὸν χυλὸν ἐνδόθεν, ";mix frankincense with onion-juice and apply the juice inside"; (Ed.).
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