hyssōpos: hyssopOriginal Word: ὕσσωποςTransliteration:
(hoos'-so-pos)Part of Speech:
Noun, MasculineShort Definition:
Of foreign origin ('ezowb); "hyssop" -- hyssop.
see HEBREW 'ezowb
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 5301: ὕσσωποςὕσσωπος
(on the breathing see WH
's Appendix, p. 144a; Lachmann (in both his editions) spells it with one sigma ς'
in John), ὑσσώπου
, (Hebrew אֵזוב
, Exodus 12:22
; Numbers 19:6, 18
, etc.), hyssop,
a plant a bunch of which was used by the Hebrews in their ritual sprinklings: Hebrews 9:19
, equivalent to καλάμῳ ὑσσώπου
, John 19:29
. Cf. Winer
s RWB, under the word Ysop; Arnold in Herzog
xviii., p. 337f; Furrer in Schenkel
v., 685f; (Riehm
, p. 1771f; Löw, Aram. Pflanzennamen, § 93; Tristram, Nat. Hist. etc., p. 455f; B. D.
under the word (especially American edition)).<1>