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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: White (Adjective and Verb)

Dictionaries :: White (Adjective and Verb)

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Adjective Strong's Number: g3022 Greek: leukos

White (Adjective and Verb):

is used of

(a) clothing (sometimes in the sense of "bright"), Mat 17:2; 28:3; Mar 9:3; 16:5; Luk 9:29; Jhn 20:12; Act 1:10; symbolically, Rev 3:4, 5, 18; 4:4; 6:11; 7:9, 13; 19:14 (2nd part);

(b) hair, Mat 5:36; Christ's head and hair (in a vision; cp. Dan 7:9), Rev 1:14 (twice); ripened grain, Jhn 4:35; a stone, Rev 2:17, an expression of the Lord's special delight in the overcomer, the new name on it being indicative of a secret communication of love and joy; a horse (in a vision), Rev 6:2; 19:11, 14 (1st part); a cloud, Rev 14:14; the throne of God, Rev 20:11.

Note: Lampros, "bright, clear," is rendered "white" in Rev 15:6, AV, of "white (linen)" (RV, "bright," following those mss. which have lithon "stone"); in Rev 19:8 (RV, "bright").
See BRIGHT, CLEAR, GOODLY, Note, GORGEOUS.

B-1 Verb Strong's Number: g3021 Greek: leukaino

White (Adjective and Verb):

"to whiten, make white" (akin to A), is used in Mar 9:3; figuratively in Rev 7:14.

B-2 Verb Strong's Number: g2867 Greek: koniao

White (Adjective and Verb):

from konia, "dust, lime," denotes "to whiten, whitewash," of tombs, Mat 23:27; figuratively of a hypocrite, Act 23:3. In the Sept., Deu 27:2, 4; Pro 21:9.

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