the Week of Proper 21 / Ordinary 26
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
PLAISTER, PLASTER . 1 . See Arts and Crafts, Â§ 4 . House, Â§ 4 .
2 . The ‘piaister’ ( Isaiah 38:21; Amer. RV [Note: Revised Version.] etc., ‘piaster’) which Isaiah prescribed for Hezekiah’s boil was a fig-pouitice, according to the text of 2 Kings 20:7 , but the parallel passage above cited reads literaily, ‘Let them take a cake of figs and rub it upon the boll.’
A. R. S. Kennedy.
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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Plaister, Plaster'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​hdb/​p/plaister-plaster.html. 1909.