3043. linon
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linon: flax, linen
Original Word: λίνον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: linon
Phonetic Spelling: (lee'-non)
Short Definition: flax, linen
Definition: flax, linen.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
flax, linen
NASB Translation
linen (1), wick (1).

STRONGS NT 3043: λίνον

λίνον (Treg. λίνον (so R G in Matt. as below), incorrectly, for the iota is short; (cf. Lipsius, Gramm. Uutersuch., p. 42)), λινου, τό, the Sept. several times for פִּשְׁתָּה, in Greek writings from Homer down, flax: Exodus 9:31; linen, as clothing, Revelation 15:6 R G T Tr marginal reading; the wick of a lamp, Matthew 12:20, after Isaiah 42:3.


Probably a primary word; flax, i.e. (by implication) "linen" -- linen.

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