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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary

Milk

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Is often alluded to in the Bible, as a symbol of pure, simple, and wholesome truth, Hebrews 5:12,13 1 Peter 2:2; and in connection with honey, to denote fertility and plenty, Genesis 49:12 Numbers 16:13 Joshua 5:6 . The Jews and their neighbors used not only the milk of cows, but also that of camels, sheep, and goats, Genesis 32:15 Deuteronomy 32:14 Proverbs 27:27 . See BUTTER and CHEESE .

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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Milk'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/m/milk.html. 1859.

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