The Daily Pic: corban Walker expands on issues of smallness.
But you say: If a man shall say to his father or mother, corban (which is a gift) whatsoever is from me shall profit thee.
I said to him 'corban,' and shook the dust of Bethsaida from my feet.
He had devoted the corban funds to unhallowed purposes, and had mingled the blood of the Galileans with their sacrifices.
Mr. corban, having notice from friendly Indians, escaped with his men to St. Mary's.
Thus a man would say 'corban to me is wine for such a time,' meaning that he took a vow to abstain from wine.
The daughter practically says to her blind father or bed-ridden mother: corban!
Although the inscription was broken, the word corban was still legible.
At his request Segienus sent one of his monks, corban by name, to preach to the Northumbrians.
Property was often declared to be "corban" for other purposes than dedication to ecclesiastical use.
a Hebrew word adopted into the Greek of the New Testament and left untranslated. It occurs only once (Mark 7:11). It means a gift or offering consecrated to God. Anything over which this word was once pronounced was irrevocably dedicated to the temple. Land, however, so dedicated might be redeemed before the year of jubilee (Lev. 27:16-24). Our Lord condemns the Pharisees for their false doctrine, inasmuch as by their traditions they had destroyed the commandment which requires children to honour their father and mother, teaching them to find excuse from helping their parents by the device of pronouncing "Corban" over their goods, thus reserving them to their own selfish use.