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Strongs Number: G4632


Greek Word
σκεῦος
Transliteration
skeuos
Phonetic
skyoo'-os
Part of Speech
Noun Neuter
Strongs Definition

a vessel implement: equipment or apparatus (literally or figuratively [specifically a wife as contributing to the usefulness of the husband])

Thayers Definition

1. a vessel

2. an implement

a. in the plural

1. household utensils, domestic gear

2. the tackle and armament of vessels, used specifically of sails and ropes

3. metaph.

a. a man of quality, a chosen instrument

b. in a bad sense, an assistant in accomplishing an evil deed "Vessel" was a common Greek metaphor for "body" since Greeks thoughtof souls living temporarily in bodies.

Origin
Of uncertain affinity
Bible Usage
goods sail stuff vessel.