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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #250 - ἀλόη

Transliteration
alóē
Phonetics
al'-o-ay'  
Word Origin
of foreign origin [cf (0174)]
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
None
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. aloe, aloes
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 174 ‑ אֲהָלוֹת (a‑haw‑leem', a‑haw‑loth');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
John 1
John 1
John 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-GSF 1
N-GSF 1
N-GSF 1
NA WH
CONJ 1
N-GSF 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀλόη, ἡ,

1. bitter aloes, Aloe vera, Dsc. 3.22, Plu. 2.141f, etc.

2. = ἀγάλλοχον, LXX Ca. 4.15 (in Heb. form ἀλώθ), John 19:39.

3. ἀ. γαλλική, = γεντιανή, Ps.- Dsc. 3.3.

4. ἀ. ἡπατῖτις, hepatic aloes, Aloe Perryi, Gp. 6.6.2.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀλόη (on the accent see Chandler § 149), (ης, , (commonly ξυλαλόν, ἀγάλλοχον), Plutarch, "the aloe, aloes: John 19:39. The name of an aromatic tree which grows in eastern India and Cochin China, and whose soft and bitter wood the Orientals used in fumigation and in embalming the dead (as, according to Herodotus, the Egyptians did), Hebrew אֲהָלִים and אֲהָלות (see Muhlau and Volck under the words), Numbers 24:6; Psalm 45:9; Proverbs 7:17; Song of Solomon 4:14. Arabic:Alluwe; Linn.:Excoecaria Agallochum. Cf. Winers RWB under the word Aloe (Low § 235; BB. DD.).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἀλόη , -ης , ,

[in LXX: א (H174)*;]

the aloe, aloes (the powder of a fragrant wood): John 19:39.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
αλοης αλόης ἀλόης αλοητός αλοιφή αλοιφήν αλοιφής aloes aloēs alóes alóēs
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