4711. spuris
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spuris: a (large, flexible) basket (for carrying provisions)
Original Word: σπυρίς, ίδος, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: spuris
Phonetic Spelling: (spoo-rece')
Short Definition: a plaited basket
Definition: a plaited basket.

HELPS word-Studies

4711 spyrís – literally, a tightly wound (plaited) basket; a "hamper, reed basket" (J. Thayer).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain origin
a (large, flexible) basket (for carrying provisions)
NASB Translation
large basket (1), large baskets (4).

STRONGS NT 4711: σπυρίς

σπυρίς (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.

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).


From speiro (as woven); a hamper or lunch-receptacle -- basket.

see GREEK speiro

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