3582: ξέστης

Noun, Masculine


Dodson dictionary

G3582 ξέστης, ου, ὁ

Transliteration: xéstēs

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Masculine

Definition: a Roman measure, a pitcher or cup of any size.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G3582 ξέστης

Transliteration: xéstēs

Derivation: as if from ξέω (xéō) (properly, to smooth;

Definition: by implication, (of friction) to boil or heat); a vessel (as fashioned or for cooking) (or perhaps by corruption from the Latin sextarius, the sixth of a modius, i.e. about a pint), i.e. (specially), a measure for liquids or solids, (by analogy, a pitcher)

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

ξέστης

G3582 

Occurrences in the NT: 1

**† ξέστης, -ου, ὁ
(a Sicilian corruption of Lat. sextarius), [in Al.: Le 14:10 (לֹג, LXX κοτύλη)*;]
1. a sextarius (about a pint).
2. In NT, a pitcher of wood or stone: Mk 7:4.†

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition