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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Cruse

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1: ἀλάβαστρον

(Strong's #211 — Noun Neuter — alabastron — al-ab'-as-tron )

was a vessel for holding ointment or perfume; it derived its name from the alabaster stone, of which it was usually made. "Cruse," RV, is a more suitable rendering than "box;" Matthew 26:7; Mark 14:3; Luke 7:37 .

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Cruse'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/c/cruse.html. 1940.

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