loutron: a washing, a bathOriginal Word: λουτρόν, οῦ, τόPart of Speech:
a bath, washing, baptismDefinition:
a bath (of water, not the vessel), water for washing, washing.
Cognate: 3067 loutrón – properly, a bath, public or private (both were very common in NT times). See 3068 (louō).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a washing, a bathNASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 3067: λουτρόνλουτρόν
), from Homer
down (who uses λοετρόν
, from the uncontracted form λοέω
), a bathing, bath,
i. e. as well the act of bathing (a sense disputed by some (cf. Ellicott on Ephesians 5:26
)), as the place; used in the N. T. and in ecclesiastical writings of baptism
(for examples see Sophocles
' Lexicon, under the word): with τοῦ ὕδατος
added, Ephesians 5:26
; τῆς παλιγγενεσίας
, Titus 3:5
From louo; a bath, i.e. (figuratively), baptism -- washing.
see GREEK louo