does ἐστρωμένον mean : gifted of pillows ?

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does ἐστρωμένον mean : gifted of pillows ?

Post by Giuseppe » Fri Mar 13, 2020 12:54 am

Luke 22:12
κἀκεῖνος ὑμῖν δείξει ἀνάγαιον μέγα ἐστρωμένον· ἐκεῖ ἑτοιμάσατε.

And he shall shew you a large upper room furnished there make ready

Mark 14:15:
καὶ αὐτὸς ὑμῖν δείξει ἀνάγαιον μέγα ἐστρωμένον ἕτοιμον· καὶ ἐκεῖ ἑτοιμάσατε ἡμῖν.

And he will shew you a large upper room furnished and prepared there make ready for us

What does it mean "furnished and read" ?

I read in some translations the equivalent of:

furnished with pillows

and even:

furnished with carpets

I raise the question because, since the Jewish Passover doesn't require that the people have to sit, then why is there need of pillows ?

Was it really a Passover ?
Nihil enim in speciem fallacius est quam prava religio. -Liv. xxxix. 16.

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