NAPKIN nap'-kin (soudarion; Latin sudarium): In Luke 19:20, the cloth in which the "unprofitable servant" wrapped the money of his lord; compare John 11:44; 20:7; see DRESS, sec. 7; HANDKERCHIEF. Copyright Statement These files are public domain. Bibliography Information Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'NAPKIN'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.