oxos: sour wineOriginal Word: ὄξος, ους, τόPart of Speech:
vinegar, sour wineDefinition:
vinegar, sour wine mixed with water, a common drink of Roman soldiers.
3690 óksos – low-grade, sour wine, given as a cheap painkiller to people condemned to crucifixion. "Apparently Jesus was offered two kinds of wine. One wine was mixed with gall (5521 /xolḗ), which Christ refused once He tasted it (Mt 27:34,48) – and the other wine mixed with myrrh" (G. Archer).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
sour wineNASB Translation
sour wine (6).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 3690: ὄξοςὄξος
, and following; for חֹמֶץ
, Ruth 2:14
; Numbers 6:3
, etc.); used in the N. T. for Latinposca
, i. e. the mixture of sour wine or vinegar and water which the Roman soldiers were accustomed to drink: Matthew 27:34 R L
marginal reading, 48; Mark 15:36
; Luke 23:36
; John 19:29
From oxus; vinegar, i.e. Sour wine -- vinegar.
see GREEK oxus