211. alabastron
Strong's Concordance
alabastron: a box of alabaster
Original Word: ἀλάβαστρον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: alabastron
Phonetic Spelling: (al-ab'-as-tron)
Definition: a box of alabaster
Usage: a phial or bottle of perfumed ointment, usually of alabaster.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of foreign origin
a box of alabaster
NASB Translation
alabaster vial (3), vial (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 211: ἀλάβαστρον

ἀλάβαστρον, , τό (in the plural in Theocritus, 15, 114; Anth, Pal. 9, 153; in other secular writings and ἀλάβαστρος; (the older and more correct spelling drops the p, cf. Stephanus' Thesaurus, under the word, 1385 d.; Liddell and Scott, under the word ἀλάβαστρος)), a box made of alabaster, in which unguents are preserved (Pliny, h. n, 13, 2 (3) (others, 13, 19) "unguenta optime servantur in alabastris); with the addition of μύρου (as in Lucian, dial. mer. 14, 2; (Herodotus 3, 20)): Luke 7:37; Matthew 26:7; Mark 14:3 (where L T adopt τόν ἀλάβαστρον, Tr WH (Meyer) τήν ἀλ.; Matthew and Luke do not add the article, so that it is not clear in what gender they use the word (cf. Tdf.s critical note at the passage)). Cf. Winers RWB (or B. D.) under the word .

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
alabaster box.

Neuter of alabastros (of uncertain derivation), the name of a stone; properly, an "alabaster" box, i.e. (by extension) a perfume vase (of any material) -- (alabaster) box.

Forms and Transliterations
αλαβαστρον αλάβαστρον ἀλάβαστρον alabastron alábastron
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 26:7 N-ANS
GRK: γυνὴ ἔχουσα ἀλάβαστρον μύρου βαρυτίμου
NAS: came to Him with an alabaster vial of very costly
KJV: having an alabaster box of very precious
INT: a woman having an alabaster flask of ointment very costly

Mark 14:3 N-ANS
GRK: γυνὴ ἔχουσα ἀλάβαστρον μύρου νάρδου
NAS: a woman with an alabaster vial
KJV: having an alabaster box of ointment
INT: a woman having alabastar flask of ointment of nard

Mark 14:3 N-ANS
GRK: συντρίψασα τὴν ἀλάβαστρον κατέχεεν αὐτοῦ
NAS: with an alabaster vial of very costly
KJV: she brake the box, and poured
INT: having broken the alabastar flask she poured [it] on his

Luke 7:37 N-ANS
GRK: Φαρισαίου κομίσασα ἀλάβαστρον μύρου
NAS: she brought an alabaster vial of perfume,
KJV: brought an alabaster box of ointment,
INT: Pharisee having taken an alabaster flask of ointment

Strong's Greek 211
4 Occurrences

ἀλάβαστρον — 4 Occ.

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