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Strong's #5276 - ὑπολήνιον

from a presumed compound of (G5259) and (G3025)
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  1. a vessel placed under a press (and in the Orient usually sunk in the earth) to receive the expressed juice of the grapes, a pit
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3342 ‑ יֶקֶב (yeh'‑keb);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ὑπολήνιον, τό,

vessel placed under a press to receive the wine or oil, vat, LXX Joel 3:13(4).13, Isaiah 16:10, Mark 12:1, Poll. 10.130; dub. sens. in POxy. 1735.5 (iv A. D.): as Adj., κρατῆρας -ίους dub. sens. in OGI 383.147 (Commagene, i B. C.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ὑπολήνιον, ὑποληνιου, τό (i. e. τό ὑπό τήν ληνόν, cf. τό ὑποζύγιον), a vessel placed under a press (and in the Orient usually sunk in the earth) to receive the expressed juice of the grapes, a pit: (ὤρυξεν ὑπολήνιον; R. V. he digged a pit for the winepress), Mark 12:1; see ληνός (and B. D. under the word Winepress). (Demiopr. quoted in Pollux 10 (29), 130; Geoponica; the Sept. for יֶקֶב, Isaiah 16:10 Joel 3:13 (Joel 4:18); Haggai 2:16; Zechariah 14:10, Alex.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ὑπολήνιον , -ου , τό

(< ὑπό , ληνός ),

[in LXX: Joel 3:13 (4:13), Haggai 2:17, (16), Zechariah 14:10, Isaiah 16:10 (H3342) *;]

a vessel or trough beneath a winepress to receive the juice (RV, a pit for the winepress): Mark 12:1 (v. Swete, in l, and cf. ληνός ).†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

For this common name see P Hib I. 62.1 (B.C. 245) Φίλιππος Πτολεμαίωι χαίρειν, and the other citations in Preisigke’s Namenbuch. In C. and B. ii. p. 552 W. M. Ramsay cites an inscr. Εὐ γένιιος ὁ ἐλάχιστος ἀρχιδιάκονος᾽ κὲ ἐφεστὼς᾽ τοῦ ἀγίου κὲ ἐνδόχου ἀποστόλου κὲ θεολόγου Φιλίππου, as affording ";a clear proof that a church (doubtless the church) of Hierapolis was dedicated to St. Philip."; The inscr. further shows that ";the local tradition was attached to Philip the Apostle,";


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
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List of Word Forms
υπολήνια υποληνιον υπολήνιον ὑπολήνιον υποληνίων hypolenion hypolēnion hypolḗnion upolenion upolēnion
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