Xestes

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 3582 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
xesteßas if from xeo (properly, to smooth, by implication [of friction] to boil or heat)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
XestesNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
xes'-tace Noun Masculine
Definition
  1. a sextarius
    1. a vessel for measuring liquids, holding about a pint (.5 litre)
  2. a wooden pitcher or ewer from which water or wine is poured, whether holding a sextarius or not
NAS Word Usage - Total: 1
pitchers 1
NAS Verse Count
Mark1


Total1
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 Xestes". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.