Robertson's Word Pictures of the New TestamentLuke 1:63
- Tablet (pinakidion).
- Diminutive of pinakiv. In Aristotle and the papyri for writing tablet, probably covered with wax. Sometimes it was a little table, like Shakespeare's "the table of my memory" (Hamlet, i.5). It was used also of a physician's note-book.
- Wrote, saying (egrapsen legwn).
- Hebrew way of speaking (2 Kings 10:6).