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Lexicon :: Strong's G3487 - nardos

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νάρδος
Transliteration
nardos (Key)
Pronunciation
nar'dos
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of foreign origin cf נֵרְדְּ (H5373)
mGNT
2x in 1 unique form(s)
TR
2x in 1 unique form(s)
LXX
3x in 2 unique form(s)
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Strong’s Definitions

νάρδος nárdos, nar'dos; of foreign origin (compare H5373); "nard":—(spike-)nard.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

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

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's G3487 in the following manner: spikenard (with G4101) (2x).
  1. nard, the head or spike of a fragrant East Indian plant belonging to the genus Valerianna, which yields a juice of delicious odour which the ancients used (either pure or mixed) in the preparation of a most precious ointment

  2. nard oil or ointment

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
νάρδος nárdos, nar'dos; of foreign origin (compare H5373); "nard":—(spike-)nard.
STRONGS G3487:
νάρδος, νάρδου, (a Sanskrit word (cf. Fick as in Löw below); Hebrew נֵרְדְּ, Song of Solomon 1:12; Song of Solomon 4:13f);
a. nard, the head or spike of a fragrant East Indian plant belonging to the genus Valeriana, which yields a juice of delicious odor which the ancients used (either pure or mixed) in the preparation of a most precious ointment; hence,
b. nard oil or ointment; so Mark 14:3; John 12:3. Cf. Winer, RWB under the word Narde; Rüetschi in Herzog x., p. 203; Furrer in Schenkel, p. 286f; (Löw, Aramäische Pflanzennamen (Leip. 1881), § 316, p. 368f; Royle in Alex.'s Kitto under the word Nerd; Birdwood in the 'Bible Educator' ii. 152).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Song of Songs
1:12; 4:13
Mark
14:3
John
12:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3487 matches the Greek νάρδος (nardos),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:3 - καὶ ὄντος αὐτοῦ ἐν Βηθανίᾳ ἐν τῇ οἰκίᾳ Σίμωνος τοῦ λεπροῦ κατακειμένου αὐτοῦ ἦλθεν γυνὴ ἔχουσα ἀλάβαστρον μύρου νάρδου G3487 πιστικῆς πολυτελοῦς συντρίψασα τὴν ἀλάβαστρον κατέχεεν αὐτοῦ τῆς κεφαλῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:3 - οὖν Μαριὰμ λαβοῦσα λίτραν μύρου νάρδου G3487 πιστικῆς πολυτίμου ἤλειψεν τοὺς πόδας τοῦ Ἰησοῦ καὶ ἐξέμαξεν ταῖς θριξὶν αὐτῆς τοὺς πόδας αὐτοῦ δὲ οἰκία ἐπληρώθη ἐκ τῆς ὀσμῆς τοῦ μύρου
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