1040. bussos
Strong's Concordance
bussos: byssus (a species of flax), also (the) linen (made from it)
Original Word: βύσσος, ου, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: bussos
Phonetic Spelling: (boos'-sos)
Definition: byssus (a species of flax), also (the) linen (made from it)
Usage: fine linen, cotton.
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Cognate: 1040 býssosfine linen, i.e. a very expensive (sought-after) form of linen – "a specific species of Egyptian flax or linen made from it that is very costly, delicate" (J. Thayer). See 1039 (byssinos).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of Hebrew origin buts
Definition
byssus (a species of flax), also (the) linen (made from it)
NASB Translation
fine linen (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1040: βύσσος

βύσσος, βύσσου, (Vanicek, Fremdwörter, under the word), byssus, a species of Egyptian flax (found also in India and Achaia) — or linen made from it — very costly, delicate, soft, white, and also of a yellow color (see respecting it Pollux, onomast. 50:7 c. 17 § 75): Luke 16:19; Revelation 18:12 Rec. (In the Sept. generally for שֵׁשׁ, also בּוּץ, cf. 1 Chronicles 15:27; 2 Chronicles 5:12; cf. Winers RWB under the word Baumwolle; (BB. DD., see under the words, and ). Josephus, Antiquities 3, 6, 1f; 3, 7, 2; Philostr. vit. Apoll. 2, 20 (p. 71, Olear. edition); on the flax of Achaia growing about Elis, cf. Pausanias, 5, 5, 2; 7, 21, 7.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
fine linen.

Of Hebrew origin (buwts); white linen -- fine linen.

see HEBREW buwts

Forms and Transliterations
βυούσης βυσσον βύσσον βύσσος βύσσου βύσσω βώλακας βώλους busson bysson býsson
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Englishman's Concordance
Luke 16:19 N-AFS
GRK: πορφύραν καὶ βύσσον εὐφραινόμενος καθ'
NAS: in purple and fine linen, joyously living
KJV: and fine linen, and fared
INT: purple and fine linen making good cheer every

Strong's Greek 1040
1 Occurrence


βύσσον — 1 Occ.











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