νάρδος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
νάρδος, ου, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
nardos
Simplified transliteration: 
nardos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
3487
GK Number: 
3726
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2b
Gloss: 
nard, the oil of (spike)nard, extracted from the root
Definition: 
spikenard, ,a species of aromatic plant with grassy leaves and a fibrous root, of which the best and strongest grows in India; in NT oil of spikenard, an oil extracted from the plant, which was highly prized and used as an ointment either pure or mixed with other substances, Mk. 14:3; Jn. 12:3*

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Mark 14:3 And while he was in Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, as he reclined at table, there came a woman with an alabaster flask of very costly anointment of pure nard (nardou | νάρδου | gen sg fem); and breaking the flask, she poured it over his head.
John 12:3 Mary took more than a pint of expensive perfume made of pure nard (nardou | νάρδου | gen sg fem) and anointed the feet of Jesus and dried them with her hair. The house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume.