Scriptorium tag: N
 1. alabaster vase / jar (for holding perfume)
ref: 587 Bibliography: DDGLC
 2. of alabaster (attributive)
ref: 9878 Bibliography: DDGLC
cf. Gr. (DDGLC lemma ID 2618) ἀλάβαστρον  alabaster vase, jar. noun (LSJ 59b?; Preisigke 1:52?; Bauer 66?)
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  • ⲁⲩⲱ ϣⲟⲙⲛⲧ ⲙⲙⲁϩⲉ ⲛⲟⲩⲙⲟⲧ ⲉϥⲟ ⲛⲧϩⲉ ⲛⲟⲩⲱⲛⲉ ⲁⲗⲁⲃⲁⲥⲧⲣⲟⲛ ⲉⲙⲛⲗⲁⲁⲩ ⲛϫⲃⲓⲛⲡϩⲏⲧϥ · and his neck was three cubits long. And he was like unto an alabaster stone wherein there is no blemish whatsoever. Mysteries of John the Evangelist part 2 (urn:cts:copticLit:misc.mysteries_john.budge:13-28)
  • ⲁⲩⲱ ⲉⲣⲉⲓⲏⲥⲟⲩⲥ ϩⲛⲃⲏⲑⲁⲛⲓⲁ ⲉϥⲛⲏϫ ϩⲙⲡⲏⲓ ⲛⲥⲓⲙⲱⲛ ⲡⲉⲧⲥⲟⲃϩ ⲁⲥⲉⲓ ⲛϭⲓⲟⲩⲥϩⲓⲙⲉ ⲉⲣⲉⲟⲩⲁⲗⲁⲃⲁⲥⲧⲣⲟⲛ ⲛⲥⲟϭⲛ ⲛⲧⲟⲟⲧⲥ ⲛⲛⲁⲣⲇⲟⲥ ⲉϥⲥⲟⲧⲡ ⲉⲛⲁϣⲉⲥⲟⲩⲛⲧⲥ ⲁⲥⲧⲁϩ ⲁⲗⲁⲃⲁⲥⲧⲣⲟⲛ ⲇⲉ ⲁⲥⲡⲁϩⲧⲥ ⲉϫⲛⲧⲉϥⲁⲡⲉ . While he was at Bethany, in the house of Simon the leper, as he sat at the table, a woman came having an alabaster jar of ointment of pure nard--very costly. She broke the jar, and poured it over his head. Mark Chapter 14 (urn:cts:copticLit:nt.mark.sahidica_ed:14)
  • ⲉⲓⲥⲟⲩⲥϩⲓⲙⲉ ⲇⲉ ⲉⲥϩⲛⲧⲡⲟⲗⲓⲥ ⲉⲩⲣⲉϥⲣⲛⲟⲃⲉ ⲧⲉ . ⲁⲥⲉⲓⲙⲉ ϫⲉϥⲛⲏϫ ϩⲙⲡⲏⲓ ⲙⲡⲉⲫⲁⲣⲓⲥⲥⲁⲓⲟⲥ . ⲁⲥϫⲓ ⲛⲟⲩⲁⲗⲁⲃⲁⲥⲧⲣⲟⲛ ⲛⲥⲟϭⲛ Behold, a woman in the city who was a sinner, when she knew that he was reclining in the Pharisee's house, she brought an alabaster jar of ointment. 42_Luke_7 (urn:cts:copticLit:nt.luke.sahidica:7)

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Please cite as: TLA lemma no. C8169 (ⲁⲗⲁⲃⲁⲥⲧⲣⲟⲛ), in: Coptic Dictionary Online, ed. by the Koptische/Coptic Electronic Language and Literature International Alliance (KELLIA), (accessed yyyy-mm-dd).
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