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Forms of the word
ὄξος, ους, τό
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wine vinegar
vinegar; a wine of sharp flavor, posca, which was an ordinary beverage, and was often mixed with bitter herbs, etc., and this given to the condemned criminals in order to stupefy them, and lessen their sufferings, Mt. 27:48; Mk. 15:36; Lk. 23:36; Jn. 19:29, 30

Greek-English Concordance for ὄξος

Matthew 27:48 And one of them at once ran and got a sponge, filled it with sour (oxous | ὄξους | gen sg neut) wine, put it on a staff, and gave it to him to drink.
Mark 15:36 Then someone ran, filled a sponge with sour wine (oxous | ὄξους | gen sg neut), put it on a staff, and gave it to him to drink, saying, “Permit me; let us see if Elijah will come to take him down.”
Luke 23:36 The soldiers, also, mocked him, coming up and offering him sour (oxos | ὄξος | acc sg neut) wine
John 19:29 A jar full of sour (oxous | ὄξους | gen sg neut) wine (oxous | ὄξους | gen sg neut) was there, so they attached a sponge soaked in the sour (oxous | ὄξους | gen sg neut) wine to a stalk of hyssop and held it to his mouth.
John 19:30 When he had taken the sour (oxos | ὄξος | acc sg neut) wine, Jesus said, “It is accomplished!” And he bowed his head and handed over his spirit.