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Handkerchief

Handkerchief [N]

Only once in Authorized Version ( Acts 19:12 ). The Greek word (sudarion) so rendered means properly "a sweat-cloth." It is rendered "napkin" in John 11:44 ; 20:7 ; Luke 19:20 .

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Handkerchief". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .