Origin of hyssop
Examples from the Web for hyssop
See Him, whom you led bound with cords into your prtorium, Him whose thirst you quenched with vinegar and hyssop!The Death of the Gods|Dmitri Mrejkowski
Therefore, having first taken a drink of hyssop, come at the proper hour to the feast.
And he will purge the nation with fire and cleanse it with hyssop.The Corner House Girls in a Play|Grace Brooks Hill
You see, Hyssop Burges was my mother, and when father died I had the rights of the story from her.Humorous Ghost Stories|Dorothy Scarborough
It must be killed on the fourteenth of the month Abib as the sun is setting, and the blood must be sprinkled with hyssop.Bible Animals;|J. G. Wood
British Dictionary definitions for hyssop
Word Origin for hyssop
Word Origin and History 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).