spuris: a (large, flexible) basket (for carrying provisions)Original Word: σπυρίς, ίδος, ἡPart of Speech:
a plaited basketDefinition:
a plaited basket.
4711 spyrís – literally, a tightly wound (plaited) basket; a "hamper, reed basket" (J. Thayer).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of uncertain originDefinition
a (large, flexible) basket (for carrying provisions)NASB Translation
large basket (1), large baskets (4).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 4711: σπυρίςσπυρίς
(L WH σφυρίς
, which see), σπυριδος
(allied to σπεῖρα
, which see; hence, something wound, twisted, or folded together), a reed basket
(i. e. a plaited basket, a lunch basket, hamper
; cf. B. D.
, under the word ): Matthew 15:37; Matthew 16:10; Mark 8:8, 20; Acts 9:25. (Herodotus, Theophrastus, Apollod., Alciphron 3, epistle 56; others). See σφυρίς.<1>
STRONGS NT 4711: σφυρίςσφυρίς, equivalent to σπυρίς, which see (cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 113; Curtius, p. 503; (Stephanus' Thesaurus, see under the words)), Lachmann in Matthew 16:10 and Mark 8:8; WH uniformly (see their Appendix, p. 148).<1> 1>
From speiro (as woven); a hamper or lunch-receptacle -- basket.
see GREEK speiro