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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4676 - σουδάριον
- a handkerchief
- a cloth for wiping perspiration from the face and for cleaning the nose and also used in swathing the head of a corpse
= Lat. sudârium, towel, napkin, Ev.Luke 19:20, Ev.John 11:44, CPR 1.27.7 (ii A.D.), Supp.Epigr. 7.417 ( Dura ), Poll. 7.71; ς. ὁλόλιτον PMag.Ost. 1.269 (iv A.D.) .
*† σουδάριον , -ου , τό
handkerchief, kerchief: Luke 19:20, Acts 19:12; used as a head covering for the dead, John 11:44; John 20:7 (cf. Deiss., BS, 223).†
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