3582. xestés
Strong's Concordance
xestés: a sextarius (about a pint), a pitcher (of wood or stone)
Original Word: ξέστης, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: xestés
Phonetic Spelling: (xes'-tace)
Short Definition: a Roman measure, pitcher
Definition: a Roman measure, a pitcher or cup of any size.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of Latin origin
Definition
a sextarius (about a pint), a pitcher (of wood or stone)
NASB Translation
pitchers (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3582: ξέστης

ξέστης, ξεστου, (a corruption of the Latin sextarius);

1. a sextarius, i. e. a vessel for measuring liquids, holding about a pint (Josephus, Antiquities 8, 2, 9 — see βάτος; Epictetus diss. 1, 9, 33; 2, 16, 22; (Dioscor.), Galen and medical writers).

2. a wooden pitcher or ewer (Vulg.urceus (A. V. pot)) from which water or wine is poured, whether holding a sextarius or not: Mark 7:4, 8 (here T WH omit; Tr brackets the clause).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
a pitcher, jug

As if from xeo (properly, to smooth; 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) -- pot.

Forms and Transliterations
ξεστων ξεστών ξεστῶν xeston xestôn xestōn xestō̂n
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2 Occurrences


ξεστῶν — 2 Occ.

Mark 7:4 N-GMP
GRK: ποτηρίων καὶ ξεστῶν καὶ χαλκίων
NAS: of cups and pitchers and copper pots.)
KJV: of cups, and pots, brasen vessels,
INT: of cups and vessels and utensils

Mark 7:8 Noun-GMP
GRK: ἀνθρώπων βαπτισμοὺς ξεστῶν καὶ ποτηρίων
KJV: [as] the washing of pots and
INT: of men the washings of vessels and cups

2 Occurrences

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