Word: skeuoj

Pronounce: skyoo'-os

Strongs Number: G4632

Orig: of uncertain affinity; a vessel, implement, equipment or apparatus (literally or figuratively (specially, a wife as contributing to the usefulness of the husband)):--goods, sail, stuff, vessel.

Use: TDNT-7:358,1038 Noun Neuter

Heb Strong: H3627 H4478

    1) a vessel
    2) an implement
    2a) in the plural
    2a1) household utensils, domestic gear
    2a2) the tackle and armament of vessels, used specifically of sails and ropes
    3) metaph.
    3a) a man of quality, a chosen instrument
    3b) 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.