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Eyesalve

Eyesalve

Medicine for the eyes.

I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with EYESALVE, that thou mayest see. ( Revelation 3:18 )

Source: A King James Dictionary. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta)

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"Entry for 'Eyesalve'". A King James Dictionary.

EYESALVE

i'-sav (kollourion; collyrium; Revelation 3:18):

A Phrygian powder mentioned by Galen, for which the medical school of Laodicea seems to have been famous (see Ramsay, The Letters to the Seven Churches of Asia), but the figurative reference is to the restoring of spiritual vision.


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'EYESALVE'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.