Number 4632

Transliteration:
skeuos {skyoo'-os}
Word Origin:
of uncertain affinity
TDNT:
7:358,1038
Part of Speech:
noun neuter
Usage in the KJV:
vessel 19, goods 2, stuff 1, sail 1

Total: 23
Definition:
  1. a vessel
  2. an implement
    1. in the plural
      1. household utensils, domestic gear
      2. the tackle and armament of vessels, used specifically of sails and ropes
  3. metaph.
    1. a man of quality, a chosen instrument
    2. in a bad sense, an assistant in accomplishing an evil deed
"Vessel" was a common Greek metaphor for "body" since Greeks thought of souls living temporarily in bodies.