Origin of hyssop
Examples from the Web for hyssop
Historical Examples of hyssop
Well, Hyssop got it out—Lord alone knows how, as she said afterwards.
“And then he'd have thousands to my poor tens,” said Hyssop.
Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.Life and Times of David
Charles Henry Mackintosh
It was not the vinegar on hyssop that explains the deed on the cross.Our Part in the Great War
Of the virtue of the hyssop, we will speak under the next head.Churches and Church Ornaments
Word Origin for hyssop
Old English ysope, from Irish Latin hysopus, from Greek hyssopos, a plant of Palestine, used in Jewish purification rites, from Hebrew 'ezobh (cf. Syriac zupha, Arabic zufa).