ἀλόη

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀλόη, ῆς, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
aloē
Simplified transliteration: 
aloe
Numbers
Strong's number: 
250
GK Number: 
264
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
1
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1b
Gloss: 
aloes
Definition: 
aloe, lign-aloe, a tree which grows in India and Cochin-China, the wood of which is soft and bitter, though highly aromatic. It is used by the Orientals as a perfume; and employed for the purposes of embalming, Jn. 19:39*

Greek-English Concordance for

John 19:39 Nicodemus, who earlier had come to Jesus at night, also came, bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes (aloēs | ἀλόης | gen sg fem), about seventy-five pounds.