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Lexicon :: Strong's G1040 - byssos

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βύσσος
Transliteration
byssos (Key)
Pronunciation
boos'-sos
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of Hebrew origin בּוּץ (H948)
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Strong’s Definitions

βύσσος býssos, boos'-sos; of Hebrew origin (H948); white linen:—fine linen.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's G1040 in the following manner: fine linen (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's G1040 in the following manner: fine linen (2x).
  1. byssus, a species of Egyptian flax

  2. linen made from byssus, very costly, delicate, soft, white and also of a yellow colour

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
βύσσος býssos, boos'-sos; of Hebrew origin (H948); white linen:—fine linen.
STRONGS NT 1040: βύσσος
βύσσος, -ου, , [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 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, Byssus and Linen]. Josephus, Antiquities 3, 6, 1f; 3, 7, 2; Philostratus vit. Apoll. 2, 20 [p. 71, Olear. edition]; on the flax of Achaia growing about Elis, cf. Pausanias 5, 5, 2; 7, 21, 7.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Chronicles
15:27
2 Chronicles
5:12
Luke
16:19
Revelation
18:12

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1040 matches the Greek βύσσος (byssos),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:19 - There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, G1040 and fared sumptuously every day:
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:12 - The merchandise of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and of pearls, and fine linen, G1040 and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and all manner vessels of ivory, and all manner vessels of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble,

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