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(ἐξέμασσον), -, ἐξέμασα, -, -, -
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to wipe off, dry off
to wipe off; to wipe dry, Lk. 7:38, 44; Jn. 11:2; 12:3; 13:5*

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Luke 7:38 and standing behind him at his feet, weeping, she began to bathe his feet with her tears. She (exemassen | ἐξέμασσεν | imperf act ind 3 sg) kept (exemassen | ἐξέμασσεν | imperf act ind 3 sg) wiping (exemassen | ἐξέμασσεν | imperf act ind 3 sg) his feet with the hair of her head, and kissing them and pouring the perfume on them.
Luke 7:44 Then turning toward the woman, he said to Simon, “You see this woman? I came into your house; you did not provide water for my feet, but she has bathed my feet with her tears and wiped (exemaxen | ἐξέμαξεν | aor act ind 3 sg) them with her hair.
John 11:2 It was this Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment and wiped (ekmaxasa | ἐκμάξασα | aor act ptcp nom sg fem) his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was ill.
John 12:3 Mary took more than a pint of expensive perfume made of pure nard and anointed the feet of Jesus and dried (exemaxen | ἐξέμαξεν | aor act ind 3 sg) them with her hair. The house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume.
John 13:5 Then he poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples’ feet and to dry (ekmassein | ἐκμάσσειν | pres act inf ) them with the towel tied around his waist.