Alabaster Box

Niagara Ministries Church of Midland
Pastor Angel De Jesus
Sunday, January 31, 1999 3:58:12 AM

Summary:

(Mark 12:42 KJV)  And there came a certain poor widow, and she threw in two mites, which make a farthing.

(Mark 12:43 KJV)  And he called unto him his disciples, and saith unto them, Verily I say unto you, That this poor widow hath cast more in, than all they which have cast into the treasury:

(Mark 12:44 KJV)  For all they did cast in of their abundance; but she of her want did cast in all that she had, even all her living.
 
(Mat 26:7 KJV)  There came unto him a woman having an alabaster box of very precious ointment, and poured it on his head, as he sat at meat.

Alabaster

( [  G211. alabastron, al-ab'-as-tron; neut. of  alabastros (of uncert. der.), the name of a stone; prop. an "alabaster" box, i.e. (by extens.) a perfume vase (of any material):--(alabaster) box.] )
 

Mat 26:7 There came unto him a woman having an alabaster box of very ( [ G927. barutimos, bar-oo'-tim-os; from G926 ( { 926. barus, bar-ooce'; from the same as G922  ( { 922. baros, bar'-os; prob. from the same as G939 ( { 939. basis, bas'-ece; from  baino (to walk); a pace ("base"), i.e. (by impl.) the foot:--foot. } )  (through the notion of going down; comp. G899) ( { 899. bathos, bath'-os; from the same as G901( {901. bathus, bath-oos'; from the base of G939; profound (as going down), lit. or fig.:--deep, very early. } ); profundity, i.e. (by impl.) extent; (fig.) mystery:--deep (-ness, things), depth. } ) ; weight; in the N.T. only fig. a load, abundance, authority:--burden (-some), weight. } ); weighty, i.e. (fig.) burdensome, grave:--grievous, heavy, weightier. } ) and G5092( { 5092. time, tee-may'; from G5099 ( { 5099. tino, tee'-no; strengthened for a prim.  tio, tee'-o (which is only used as an alt. in certain tenses); to pay a price, i.e. as a penalty:--be punished with. } ); a value, i.e. money paid, or (concr. and collect.) valuables; by anal. esteem (espec. of the highest degree), or the dignity itself:--honour, precious, price, some. } ) ; highly valuable:--very precious. ] ) precious ointment, ( [ G3464. muron, moo'-ron; prob. of for. or. [comp. H4753 ( { 4753. mor, more; or  mowr, more; from H4843 ( { 4843. marar, maw-rar' ; a prim. root; prop. to trickle [see H4752] ( { 4752. mar, mar; from H4843 ( { 4843. marar, maw-rar' ; a prim. root; prop. to trickle [see H4752]; but used only as a denom. from H4751 ( { 4751. mar, mar; or (fem.)  marah, maw-raw'; from H4843; bitter (lit. or fig.); also (as noun) bitterness, or (adv.) bitterly:-- + angry, bitter (-ly, -ness), chafed, discontented, X great, heavy. } ); to be (causat. make) bitter (lit. or fig.):--(be, be in, deal, have, make) bitter (-ly, -ness), be moved with choler, (be, have sorely, it) grieved (-eth), provoke, vex. } ) in its orig. sense of distillation; a drop:--drop. } ); but used only as a denom. from H4751; to be (causat. make) bitter (lit. or fig.):--(be, be in, deal, have, make) bitter (-ly, -ness), be moved with choler, (be, have sorely, it) grieved (-eth), provoke, vex. } ); myrrh (as distilling in drops, and also as bitter):--myrrh. } ), G4666] ( { 4666. smurna, smoor'-nah; appar. strengthened for G3464 ( { 3464. muron, moo'-ron; prob. of for. or. [comp. H4753, G4666]; "myrrh", i.e. (by impl.) perfumed oil:--ointment. } ); myrrh:--myrrh. } ); "myrrh", i.e. (by impl.) perfumed oil:--ointment. ] ) and poured  ( [ G2708. katacheo, kat-akh-eh'-o; from G2596 ( { 2596. kata, kat-ah'; a prim. particle; (prep.) down (in place or time), in varied relations (according to the case [gen. dat. or acc.] with which it is joined):--about, according as (to), after, against, (when they were) X alone, among, and, X apart, (even, like) as (concerning, pertaining to, touching), X aside, at, before, beyond, by, to the charge of, [charita-] bly, concerning, + covered, [dai-] ly, down, every, (+ far more) exceeding, X more excellent, for, from . . . to, godly, in (-asmuch, divers, every, -to, respect of), . . . by, after the manner of, + by any means, beyond (out of) measure, X mightily, more, X natural, of (up-) on (X part), out (of every), over against, (+ your) X own, + particularly, so, through (-oughout, -oughout every), thus, (un-) to (-gether, -ward), X uttermost, where (-by), with. In composition it retains many of these applications, and frequently denotes opposition, distribution or intensity. } ) and  cheo (to pour); to pour down (out):--pour. ] )it on his head,( [ G2776. kephale, kef-al-ay'; prob. from the prim.  kapto (in the sense of seizing); the head (as the part most readily taken hold of), lit. or fig.:--head. ] ) as he sat ( [ G345. anakeimai, an-ak-i'-mahee; from G303 ( { 303. ana, an-ah'; a prim. prep. and adv.; prop. up; but (by extens.) used (distributively) severally, or (locally) at (etc.):--and, apiece, by, each, every (man), in, through. In compounds (as a prefix) it often means (by impl.) repetition, intensity, reversal, etc. } ) and G2749 ( { 2749. keimai, ki'-mahee; mid. of a prim. verb; to lie outstretched (lit. or fig.):--be (appointed, laid up, made, set), lay, lie. Comp. G5087( { 5087. tithemi, tith'-ay-mee; a prol. form of a prim.  theo, theh'-o (which is used only as alt. in cert. tenses); to place (in the widest application, lit. and fig.; prop. in a passive or horizontal posture, and thus different from G2476 ( { 2476. histemi, his'-tay-mee; a prol. form of a prim.  stao, stah'-o (of the same mean., and used for it in certain tenses); to stand (trans. or intrans.), used in various applications (lit. or fig.):--abide, appoint, bring, continue, covenant, establish, hold up, lay, present, set (up), stanch, stand (by, forth, still, up). Comp. G5087. } ), which prop. denotes as upright and active position, while G2749 is prop. reflexive and utterly prostrate):--+ advise, appoint, bow, commit, conceive, give, X kneel down, lay (aside, down, up), make, ordain, purpose, put, set (forth), settle, sink down. } ). } ); to recline (as a corpse or at a meal):--guest, lean, lie, sit (down, at meat), at the table. ] )at meat.
 

(Mark 14:3 KJV)  And being in Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, as he sat at meat, there came a woman having an alabaster box of ointment of spikenard very precious; and she brake the box, and poured it on his head.

sat

Mark 14:3 And being in Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, as he sat ( [ G2621. katakeimai, kat-ak'-i-mahee; from G2596 ( { 2596. kata, kat-ah'; a prim. particle; (prep.) down (in place or time), in varied relations (according to the case [gen. dat. or acc.] with which it is joined):--about, according as (to), after, against, (when they were) X alone, among, and, X apart, (even, like) as (concerning, pertaining to, touching), X aside, at, before, beyond, by, to the charge of, [charita-] bly, concerning, + covered, [dai-] ly, down, every, (+ far more) exceeding, X more excellent, for, from . . . to, godly, in (-asmuch, divers, every, -to, respect of), . . . by, after the manner of, + by any means, beyond (out of) measure, X mightily, more, X natural, of (up-) on (X part), out (of every), over against, (+ your) X own, + particularly, so, through (-oughout, -oughout every), thus, (un-) to (-gether, -ward), X uttermost, where (-by), with. In composition it retains many of these applications, and frequently denotes opposition, distribution or intensity. } )and G2749; to lie down, i.e. (by impl.) be sick; spec. to recline at a meal:--keep, lie, sit at meat (down). ] )at meat, there came a woman having an alabaster box of ointment of spikenard ( [ G3487. nardos, nar'-dos; of for. or. [comp. H5373( { 5373. nerd, nayrd; of for. or.; nard, an aromatic:--spikenard. } )]; "nard":--[spike-] nard. ] )very precious; and she brake ( { G4937. suntribo, soon-tree'-bo; from G4862 ( { 4862. sun, soon; a prim. prep. denoting union; with or together (but much closer than G3326 ( { 3326. meta, met-ah'; a prim. prep. (often used adv.); prop. denoting accompaniment; "amid" (local or causal); modified variously according to the case (gen. association, or acc. succession) with which it is joined; occupying an intermediate position between G575 ( { 575. apo, apo'; a prim. particle; "off," i.e. away (from something near), in various senses (of place, time, or relation; lit. or fig.):--(X here-) after, ago, at, because of, before, by (the space of), for (-th), from, in, (out) of, off, (up-) on (-ce), since, with. In composition (as a prefix) it usually denotes separation, departure, cessation, completion, reversal, etc. } )or G1537 ( { 1537. ek, ek; or ex, ex; a prim. prep. denoting origin (the point whence motion or action proceeds), from, out (of place, time or cause; lit. or fig.; direct or remote):--after, among, X are, at betwixt (-yond), by (the means of), exceedingly, (+ abundantly above), for (-th), from (among, forth, up), + grudgingly, + heartily, X heavenly, X hereby, + very highly, in, . . . ly, (because, by reason) of, off (from), on, out among (from, of), over, since, X thenceforth, through, X unto, X vehemently, with (-out). Often used in composition, with the same general import; often of completion. } ) and G1519 ( { 1519. eis, ice; a prim. prep.; to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (fig.) purpose (result, etc.); also in adv. phrases:--[abundant-] ly, against, among, as, at, [back-] ward, before, by, concerning, + continual, + far more exceeding, for [intent, purpose], fore, + forth, in (among, at unto, -so much that, -to), to the intent that, + of one mind, + never, of, (up-) on, + perish, + set at one again, (so) that, therefore (-unto), throughout, till, to (be, the end, -ward), (here-) until (-to), . . . ward, [where-] fore, with. Often used in composition with the same general import, but only with verbs (etc.) expressing motion (lit. or fig.). } )or G4314 ( { 4314. pros, pros; a strengthened form of G4253; a prep. of direction; forward to, i.e. toward (with the genit. the side of, i.e. pertaining to; with the dat. by the side of, i.e. near to; usually with the accus. the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, i.e. whither or for which it is predicated):--about, according to, against, among, at, because of, before, between, ([where-]) by, for, X at thy house, in, for intent, nigh unto, of, which pertain to, that, to (the end that), + together, to ([you]) -ward, unto, with (-in). In comp. it denotes essentially the same applications, namely, motion towards, accession to, or nearness at. } ); less intimate than G1722 ( { 1722. en, en; a prim. prep. denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by impl.) instrumentality (medially or constructively), i.e. a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); "in," at, (up-) on, by, etc.:--about, after, against, + almost, X altogether, among, X as, at, before, between, (here-) by (+ all means), for (. . . sake of), + give self wholly to, (here-) in (-to, -wardly), X mightily, (because) of, (up-) on, [open-] ly, X outwardly, one, X quickly, X shortly, [speedi-] ly, X that, X there (-in, -on), through (-out), (un-) to(-ward), under, when, where (-with), while, with (-in). Often used in compounds, with substantially the same import; rarely with verbs of motion, and then not to indicate direction, except (elliptically) by a separate (and different) prep. } ), and less close than G4862 ( {  } )):--after (-ward),X that he again, against, among, X and, + follow, hence, hereafter, in, of, (up-) on, + our, X and setting, since, (un-) to, + together, when, with (+ -out). Often used in composition, in substantially the same relations of participation or proximity, and transfer or sequence. } ) or G3844) ( { 3844. para, par-ah'; a prim. prep.; prop. near, i.e. (with gen.) from beside (lit. or fig.), (with dat.) at (or in) the vicinity of (obj. or subj.), (with acc.) to the proximity with (local [espec. beyond or opposed to] or causal [on account of]):--above, against, among, at, before, by, contrary to, X friend, from, + give [such things as they], + that [she] had, X his, in, more than, nigh unto, (out) of, past, save, side . . . by, in the sight of, than, [there-] fore, with. In compounds it retains the same variety of application. } ), i.e. by association, companionship, process, resemblance, possession, instrumentality, addition etc.:--beside, with. In comp, it has similar applications, includ. completeness. } )and the base of G5147( { 5147. tribos, tree'-bos; from  tribo (to "rub"; akin to  teiro,  truo, and the base of G5131( { 5131. tragos, trag'-os; from the base of G5176 ( { 5176. trogo, tro'-go; prob. strength from a collat. form of the base of G5134 and G5147 through the idea of corrosion or wear; or perh. rather of a base of G5167( { 5167. trugon, troo-gone'; from  truzo (to murmur; akin to G5149,( { 5149. trizo, trid'-zo; appar. a prim. verb; to creak (squeak), i.e. (by anal.) to grate the teeth (in frenzy):--gnash. } ) but denoting a duller sound); a turtle-dove (as cooing):--turtle-dove. } )and G5149 through the idea of a craunching sound; to gnaw or chew, i.e. (gen.) to eat:--eat. } ); a he-goat (as a gnawer):--goat. } ), G5134 ( { 5134. trauma, trow'-mah; from the base of  titrosko (to wound; akin to the base of G2352 ( { 2352. thrauo, throw'-o; a prim. verb; to crush:--bruise. Comp. G4486.( { 4486. rhegnumi, hrayg'-noo-mee; or  rhesso, hrace'-so; both prol. forms of  rheko (which appears only in certain forms, and is itself prob. a strengthened form of  agnumi [see in G2608]); to "break", "wreck" or "crack", i.e. (espec.) to sunder (by separation of the parts; G2608 being its intensive [with the prep. in comp.], and G2352 a shattering to minute fragments; but not a reduction to the constituent particles, like G3089) or disrupt, lacerate; by impl. to convulse (with spasms); fig. to give vent to joyful emotions:--break (forth), burst, rend, tear. } ) } ), G5147, G5149, etc.); a wound:--wound. } )) ; a rut or worn track:--path. } ); to crush completely, i.e. to shatter (lit. or fig.):--break (in pieces), broken to shivers (+ -hearted), bruise. } )the box, and poured it on his head.

(Luke 7:37 KJV)  And, behold, a woman in the city, which was a sinner, when she knew that Jesus sat at meat in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster box of ointment,

Box

H6378. pak, pak; from H6379 ( {6379. pakah, paw-kaw'; a prim. root; to pour:--run out.} ); a flask (from which a liquid may flow):--box, vial.

(2 Ki 9:1 KJV)  And Elisha the prophet called one of the children of the prophets, and said unto him, Gird up thy loins, and take this box of oil in thine hand, and go to Ramothgilead:

(2 Ki 9:3 KJV)  Then take the box of oil, and pour it on his head, and say, Thus saith the LORD, I have anointed thee king over Israel. Then open the door, and flee, and tarry not.

(Isa 41:19 KJV)  I will plant in the wilderness the cedar, the shittah tree, and the myrtle, and the oil tree; I will set in the desert the fir tree, and the pine, and the box tree together:

(Isa 60:13 KJV)  The glory of Lebanon shall come unto thee, the fir tree, the pine tree, and the box together, to beautify the place of my sanctuary; and I will make the place of my feet glorious.
 

Vial

H6378. pak, pak; from H6379( { 6379. pakah, paw-kaw'; a prim. root; to pour:--run out.} ) ; a flask (from which a liquid may flow):--box, vial.

(1 Sam 10:1 KJV)  Then Samuel took a vial of oil, and poured it upon his head, and kissed him, and said, Is it not because the LORD hath anointed thee to be captain over his inheritance?

Vial

G5357. phiale, fee-al'-ay; of uncert. affin.; a broad shallow cup ("phial"):--vial.

(Rev 16:2 KJV)  And the first went, and poured out his vial upon the earth; and there fell a noisome and grievous sore upon the men which had the mark of the beast, and upon them which worshipped his image.
 

Rev 16:2 And the first went, and poured ( [ G1632. ekcheo, ek-kheh'-o; or (by var.)  ekchuno, ek-khoo'-no; from G1537 and  cheo (to pour); to pour forth; fig. to bestow:--gush (pour) out, run greedily (out), shed (abroad, forth), spill. ] )out his vial upon the earth;( [ G1093. ge, ghay; contr. from a prim. word; soil; by extens. a region, or the solid part or the whole of the terrene globe (includ. the occupants in each application):--country, earth (-ly), ground, land, world. ] ) and there fell ( [ G1096. ginomai, ghin'-om-ahee; a prol. and mid. form of a prim. verb; to cause to be ("gen"-erate), i.e. (reflex.) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (lit. fig., intens., etc.):--arise be assembled, be (come, -fall, -have self), be brought (to pass), (be) come (to pass), continue, be divided, be done, draw, be ended, fall, be finished, follow, be found, be fulfilled, + God forbid, grow, happen, have, be kept, be made, be married, be ordained to be, partake, pass, be performed, be published, require, seem, be showed, X soon as it was, sound, be taken, be turned, use, wax, will, would, be wrought. ] )a noisome ( [ G2556. kakos, kak-os'; appar. a prim. word; worthless (intrinsically such; whereas G4190 prop. refers to effects), i.e. (subj.) depraved, or (obj.) injurious:--bad, evil, harm, ill, noisome, wicked. ] )and grievous ( [ G4190. poneros, pon-ay-ros'; from a der. of G4192 ( { 4192. ponos, pon'-os; from the base of G3993 ( { 3993. penes, pen'-ace; from a prim.  peno (to toil for daily subsistence); starving, i.e. indigent:--poor. Comp. G4434. } ); toil, i.e. (by impl.) anguish:--pain. } ); hurtful, i.e. evil (prop. in effect or influence, and thus differing from G2556, which refers rather to essential character, as well as from G4550, which indicates degeneracy from original virtue); fig. calamitous; also (pass.) ill, i.e. diseased; but espec. (mor.) culpable, i.e. derelict, vicious, facinorous; neut. (sing.) mischief, malice, or (plur.) guilt; masc. (sing.) the devil, or (plur.) sinners:--bad, evil, grievous, harm, lewd, malicious, wicked (-ness). See also G4191. ] )sore upon the men which had the mark of the beast, and upon them which worshipped his image.
 
 
 

(Rev 16:3 KJV)  And the second angel poured out his vial upon the sea; ( [ 2281. thalassa, thal'-as-sah; prob. prol. from G251( { 251. hals, halce; a prim. word; "salt":--salt.} ); the sea (gen. or spec.):--sea. ] ) and it became ( [ 1096. ginomai, ghin'-om-ahee; a prol. and mid. form of a prim. verb; to cause to be ("gen"-erate), i.e. (reflex.) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (lit. fig., intens., etc.):--arise be assembled, be (come, -fall, -have self), be brought (to pass), (be) come (to pass), continue, be divided, be done, draw, be ended, fall, be finished, follow, be found, be fulfilled, + God forbid, grow, happen, have, be kept, be made, be married, be ordained to be, partake, pass, be performed, be published, require, seem, be showed, X soon as it was, sound, be taken, be turned, use, wax, will, would, be wrought. ] )as the blood of a dead man; and every living soul died in the sea.

(Rev 16:4 KJV)  And the third angel poured out his vial upon the rivers and fountains of waters; and they became blood.

(Rev 16:8 KJV)  And the fourth angel poured out his vial upon the sun; and power was given unto him to scorch men with fire.

(Rev 16:10 KJV)  And the fifth angel poured out his vial upon the seat of the beast; and his kingdom was full of darkness; and they gnawed their tongues for pain,

(Rev 16:12 KJV)  And the sixth angel poured out his vial upon the great river Euphrates; and the water thereof was dried up, that the way of the kings of the east might be prepared.

(Rev 16:17 KJV)  And the seventh angel poured out his vial into the air; and there came a great voice out of the temple of heaven, from the throne, saying, It is done.