White (Adjective and Verb) - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

White (Adjective and Verb)

[ A-1,Adjective,G3022, leukos ]
is used of
(a) clothing (sometimes in the sense of bright"), Matthew 17:2; Matthew 28:3; Mark 9:3; Mark 16:5; Luke 9:29; John 20:12; Acts 1:10; symbolically, Revelation 3:4-Revelation 3:5, Revelation 3:18; Revelation 4:4; Revelation 6:11; Revelation 7:9, Revelation 7:13; Revelation 19:14 (2nd part);
(b) hair, Matthew 5:36; Christ's head and hair (in a vision; cp. Daniel 7:9), Revelation 1:14 (twice); ripened grain, John 4:35; a stone, Revelation 2:17, an expression of the Lord's special delight in the overcomer, the new name on it being indicative of a secret communication of love and joy; a horse (in a vision), Revelation 6:2; Revelation 19:11, Revelation 19:14 (1st part); a cloud, Revelation 14:14; the throne of God, Revelation 20:11.

Note: Lampros, "bright, clear," is rendered "white" in Revelation 15:6, AV, of "white (linen)" (RV, "bright," following those mss. which have lithon "stone"); in Revelation 19:8 (RV, "bright"). See BRIGHT, CLEAR, GOODLY, Note, GORGEOUS.

[ B-1,Verb,G3021, leukaino ]
"to whiten, make white" (akin to A), is used in Mark 9:3; figuratively in Revelation 7:14.

[ B-2,Verb,G2867, koniao ]
from konia, "dust, lime," denotes "to whiten, whitewash," of tombs, Matthew 23:27; figuratively of a hypocrite, Acts 23:3. In the Sept., Deuteronomy 27:2, Deuteronomy 27:4; Proverbs 21:9.

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