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Easton's Bible Dictionary
(Gr. soudarion, John 11:44; 20:7; Lat. sudarium, a "sweat-cloth"), a cloth for wiping the sweat from the face. But the word is used of a wrapper to fold money in (Luke 19:20), and as an article of dress, a "handkerchief" worn on the head (Acts 19:12).
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A little towel, or small cloth, esp. one for wiping the fingers and mouth at table.

2. (n.) A handkerchief.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
NAPKIN

nap'-kin (soudarion; Latin sudarium): In Luke 19:20, the cloth in which the "unprofitable servant" wrapped the money of his lord; compare John 11:44; John 20:7; see DRESS, sec. 7; HANDKERCHIEF.

Greek
4676. soudarion -- a handkerchief, a head cloth (for the dead)
... Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: soudarion Phonetic Spelling:
(soo-dar'-ee-on) Short Definition: a handkerchief Definition: a handkerchief, napkin ...
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Library

The Tomb of Jesus
... We see the grave, but do you notice the grave-clothes, all wrapped and laid
in their places, the napkin being folded up by itself? ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 1 1855/the tomb of jesus.htm

That the Mind of those who Wish for Pre-Eminence for the Most Part ...
... As to the former, let him beware lest, if he refuses altogether, he be as one who
binds up in a napkin the money which he has received, and be judged for ...
/.../leo/writings of leo the great/chapter ix that the mind.htm

A Terrible Dream
... He was wrapped up in a loose sheet, and had a napkin folded like a nightcap
on his head. He looked at me very earnestly and, lifting ...
//christianbookshelf.org/wesley/the journal of john wesley/a terrible dream.htm

The Jew Continues his Address to those of his Countrymen who are ...
... Rhampsinitus [3336] in Egypt (the latter of whom, they say, played at dice with
Demeter in Hades, and returned to the upper world with a golden napkin which he ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter lv the jew continues.htm

The Resurrection.
... Simon Peter therefore also cometh, following him, and entered into the tomb; and
he beholdeth the linen cloths lying, and the napkin, that was upon His head ...
/.../the expositors bible the gospel of st john vol ii/xxii the resurrection.htm

Christ's Resurrection and Our Newness of Life
... He was really dead, and in the grave he wore all the marks of decease: a napkin
was bound about his head, and the linen clothes enrapped his limbs. ...
/.../spurgeons sermons volume 37 1891/christs resurrection and our newness.htm

Grieving the Spirit
... It depends on us whether we wrap it in a napkin, and stow it away underground
somewhere, or whether we use it, and fructify and increase it. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture ephesians peter/grieving the spirit.htm

Angels Announce the Resurrection to Certain Women. Peter and John ...
... and entered into the tomb; ^c and stooping and looking in, he seeth ^d and he beholdeth
the linen cloths lying; ^c by themselves; ^d 7 and the napkin, that was ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/cxxxiv angels announce the resurrection.htm

The Life of Mr. Walter Smith.
... After the napkin was drawn over his face, he uncovered it again, and said, I have
one word more to say, and that is, to all who have any love to God and his ...
/.../howie/biographia scoticana scots worthies/the life of mr walter 2.htm

The Resurrection Morning
... Then cometh Simon Peter following him, and went into the sepulchre, and seeth the
linen clothes lie, And the napkin, that was about His head, not lying with ...
/.../the resurrection morning.htm

Thesaurus
Napkin (3 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A handkerchief. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. NAPKIN. ... 7;
HANDKERCHIEF. Multi-Version Concordance Napkin (3 Occurrences). ...
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Burial (25 Occurrences)
... eyes"). The mouth, too, is closed and the jaws are bound up (compare John
11:44, "and his face was bound about with a napkin"). The ...
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Clothes (208 Occurrences)
... (KJV DBY WBS YLT). John 11:44 And he that was dead came forth, bound hand and foot
with graveclothes: and his face was bound about with a napkin. ...
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Handkerchief (3 Occurrences)
... The Greek word (sudarion) so rendered means properly "a sweat-cloth." It is rendered
"napkin" in John 11:44; 20:7; Luke 19:20. Noah Webster's Dictionary. ...
/h/handkerchief.htm - 8k

Visage (4 Occurrences)
... John 11:44 and he who died came forth, being bound feet and hands with grave-clothes,
and his visage with a napkin was bound about; Jesus saith to them, 'Loose ...
/v/visage.htm - 7k

Napkins (1 Occurrence)

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Naphtuhites (2 Occurrences)

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Graveclothes (1 Occurrence)
... Graveclothes (1 Occurrence). John 11:44 And he that was dead came forth, bound hand
and foot with graveclothes: and his face was bound about with a napkin. ...
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Grave-clothes (1 Occurrence)
... Grave-clothes (1 Occurrence). John 11:44 He that was dead came forth, bound hand
and foot with grave-clothes; and his face was bound about with a napkin. ...
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Grave (128 Occurrences)
... (KJV WBS). John 11:44 And he that was dead came forth, bound hand and foot with
graveclothes: and his face was bound about with a napkin. ...
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Concordance
Napkin (3 Occurrences)

Luke 19:20
And another came, saying, Lord, behold, here is thy pound, which I have kept laid up in a napkin:
(KJV ASV WBS YLT RSV)

John 11:44
And he that was dead came forth, bound hand and foot with graveclothes: and his face was bound about with a napkin. Jesus saith unto them, Loose him, and let him go.
(KJV ASV WBS YLT)

John 20:7
And the napkin, that was about his head, not lying with the linen clothes, but wrapped together in a place by itself.
(KJV ASV WBS YLT RSV)

Subtopics

Napkin

Napkin Handkerchief Apron

Related Terms

Burial (25 Occurrences)

Clothes (208 Occurrences)

Handkerchief (3 Occurrences)

Visage (4 Occurrences)

Napkins (1 Occurrence)

Naphtuhites (2 Occurrences)

Graveclothes (1 Occurrence)

Grave-clothes (1 Occurrence)

Grave (128 Occurrences)

Wrapped (40 Occurrences)

Pound (13 Occurrences)

Apron (1 Occurrence)

Loose (219 Occurrences)

Apart (228 Occurrences)

Died (348 Occurrences)

Dress (38 Occurrences)

Suffer (195 Occurrences)

Lying (203 Occurrences)

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