Easton's Bible Dictionary: M. G. Easton, M.A., D.D.

Napkin

(Gr.soudarion, Jn. 11:44, 20:7; Lat.sudarium, a "sweat-cloth"), a cloth for wiping the sweat from the face. But the word is used of a wrapper to fold money in (Lk. 19:20), and as an article of dress, a "handkerchief" worn on the head (Acts 19:12).


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