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Strong's #3607 - ὀθόνη

of uncertain affinity
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
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  1. linen (i.e. fine white linen for women's clothing)
  2. linen clothes (sheet or sail)
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ὀθόν-η, ἡ,

1. fine linen, in Hom. always pl., fine linen cloths, Od. 7.107; of a woman's dress, ἀργεννῇσι καλυψαμένη ὀθόνῃσιν Il. 3.141, cf. 18.595; ὀθόναις ἐσταλμένος Luc. DMort. 3.2: sg., a cloth, Acts 10:11, Acts 11:5, Gal. 11.134, 6.795.

2. later, sails, πνεύσεται εἰς ὀθόνας AP 12.53.8 (Mel.), cf. 10.5 (Thyill.): sg., sail-cloth, sail, Luc. JTr. 46, VH 2.37.

3. in pl., of the membranes that enclose the pupil of the eye, Emp. 84.8.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ὀθόνη, ὀθονης, (from Homer down);

a. linen (i. e. fine white linen for women's clothing; cf. Vanicek, Fremdwörter, under the word).

b. linen cloth (sheet or sail); so Acts 10:11; Acts 11:5.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* ὀθόνη , -ης ,

(of Semitic origin, cf. Heb. H330, yarn);

1. fine linen (Hom., al.).

2. Later, a sheet or sail: Acts 10:11; Acts 11:5.†

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

P Grenf I. 47.14 (A.D. 148) ὁ δὲ Λεοντᾶς ἐπὶ τοῦ παρόντος οὐχ ὁρατός, ἐμφανὴς κατὰ τὸ ἀναγκαῖον προῆλθον. Cf. s.v. ἀόρατος.


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
οθονην οθόνην ὀθόνην othonen othonēn othónen othónēn
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