1) a cup, a drinking vessel
2) metaphorically one's lot or experience, whether joyous or adverse, divine appointments, whether favourable or unfavourable, are likened to a cup which God presents one to drink: so of prosperity and adversity
Part of Speech: noun neuter
Citing in TDNT: 6:148, 841
Neuter of a derivative of the alternate of G4095; a drinking vessel; by extension the contents thereof, that is, a cupful (draught); figuratively a lot or fate: - cup.
|(πίνω ποτήριον) suffer severely||24.81|
|(παραφέρω τὸ ποτήριον ἀπό) cause not to experience||90.97|
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