Pitcher




The NT word κεράμιον, G3040, is found in Mark 14:13 and Luke 22:10. Jesus sent His disciples into the city with instructions to look for a man carrying a pitcher of water. This word refers to an earthenware vessel and is the basis of the Eng. word “ceramics.”

Bibliography

R. Kittel, Biblia Hebraica; W. Gesenius, A Hebrew and English Lexicon of the Old Testament, revised by Brown, Driver and Briggs (1962 reprint); J. Orr (ed.), ISBE, vol. IV (1939); W. F. Arndt and F. W. Gingrich, A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature (1957).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)