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γλωσσόκομον

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
γλωσσόκομον, ου, τό
Greek transliteration: 
glōssokomon
Simplified transliteration: 
glossokomon
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1101
GK Number: 
1186
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2c
Gloss: 
container for money
Definition: 
pr. a box for keeping the tongues, mouth-pieces, or reeds of musical instruments; hence, genr. any box or receptacle; in NT a purse, money-bag, Jn. 12:6; 13:29*

Greek-English Concordance for

John 12:6 He said this, not because he was concerned about the poor, but because he was a thief, and as keeper of the money (glōssokomon | γλωσσόκομον | acc sg neut) box, he used to help himself to what was put into it.
John 13:29 Some of them thought, since Judas used to keep the money (glōssokomon | γλωσσόκομον | acc sg neut) box, that Jesus had said to him, “Buy what we need for the festival,” or that he should give something to the poor.