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Alabastron

The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   211  
Original WordWord Origin
ajlavbastronfrom alabastros (of uncertain derivation), the name of a stone
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
AlabastronNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
al-ab'-as-tron   Noun Neuter
 Definition
  1. a box made of alabaster in which unguents are preserved
The ancients considered alabaster to be the best material inwhich to preserve their ointments. Breaking the box, probablymeans breaking the seal of the box.
 
 King James Word Usage - Total: 4
alabaster box 3, box 1
 
  KJV Verse Count 
Matthew1
Mark1
Luke1


Total3
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Alabastron". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .