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Lexicon :: Strong's G4101 - pistikos

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pistikos (Key)
pis-tik-os' (Key)
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Strong’s Definitions

πιστικός pistikós, pis-tik-os'; from G4102; trustworthy, i.e. genuine (unadulterated):—spike-(nard).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's G4101 in the following manner: spikenard (with G3487) (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's G4101 in the following manner: spikenard (with G3487) (2x).
  1. pertaining to belief

    1. having the power of persuading, skilful in producing belief

    2. trusty, faithful, that can be relied on

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πιστικός pistikós, pis-tik-os'; from G4102; trustworthy, i.e. genuine (unadulterated):—spike-(nard).
STRONGS NT 4101: πιστικός
πιστικός, πιστικη, πιστικον (πιστός), pertaining to belief;
a. having the power of persuading, skillful in producing belief: Plato, Gorgias, p. 455 a.
b. trusty, faithful, that can be relied on: γυνή πιστικη καί οἰκουρός καί πειθομενη τῷ ἀνδρί, Artemidorus Daldianus, oneir. 2, 32; often so in Cedrenus (also (of persons) in Epiphanius, John Moschus, Sophronius of Damascus; cf. Sophocles' Lexicon, under the word); of commodities equivalent to δόκιμος, genuine, pure, unadulterated: so νάρδος πιστικη (but A. V. spike- (i. e. spiked) nard, after the nardi spicati of the Vulg. [but see Rev. Wm. Houghton in Proc. of Soc. of Bibl. Arcaeol. Jan. 10, 1888]. (in Mark)), Mark 14:3; John 12:3 (for nard was often adulterated; see Pliny, h. n. 12,26; Dioscorides (?) de mater. med. 1, 6 and 7); hence, metaphorically, τό πιστικον τῆς καινῆς διαθήκης κρᾶμα, Eusebius, dem. evang. 9, 8 (p. 439 d.). Cf. the full discussion of this word in Fritzsche on Mark, p. 596ff; Lücke on John 12:3, p. 494ff; Winer's Grammar, 97f (92f); (especially Dr. James Morison on Mark, the passage cited).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

12:3; 12:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4101 matches the Greek πιστικός (pistikos),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:3 - And being in Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, as he sat at meat, there came a woman having an alabaster box of ointment of spikenard G4101 very precious; and she brake the box, and poured it on his head.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:3 - Then took Mary a pound of ointment of spikenard, G4101 very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment.
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