Bill Mounce

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σινδών, όνος, ἡ
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linen (cloth or garment)
sindon;, pr. fine Indian cloth; fine linen; in NT a linen garment, an upper garment or wrapper of fine linen, worn in summer by night, and used to envelope dead bodies, Mt. 27:59; Mk. 14:51, 52; 15:46; Lk. 23:53*

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Matthew 27:59 And Joseph took the body, wrapped it in a clean linen (sindoni | σινδόνι | dat sg fem) shroud,
Mark 14:51 And a certain young man was following him, with a linen (sindona | σινδόνα | acc sg fem) cloth (sindona | σινδόνα | acc sg fem) wrapped around his naked body; and they tried to seize him,
Mark 14:52 but leaving behind the linen (sindona | σινδόνα | acc sg fem) cloth, he ran away naked
Mark 15:46 So he brought a linen shroud (sindona | σινδόνα | acc sg fem), and taking him down, he wrapped him in the linen shroud (sindoni | σινδόνι | dat sg fem) and laid him in a tomb, which had been hewn out of rock; and he rolled a stone across the entrance of the tomb.
Luke 23:53 then taking it down, he wrapped it in a linen (sindoni | σινδόνι | dat sg fem) cloth, and laid him in a tomb cut in stone, where no one had yet been laid.