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Morrish Bible Dictionary

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1. kussemeth, 'spelt,' a species of grain resembling wheat with shorn ears. Ezekiel 4:9 . The same word is in Exodus 9:32; Isaiah 28:25 , translated RYE.

2. qetsach, 'black cummin,' R.V. margin. This is doubtless the nigella sativa. Its small black seeds are aromatic, and are used as a condiment and a medicine. The prophet says they are beaten out with a rod. Isaiah 28:25-27 .

Bibliography Information
Morrish, George. Entry for 'Fitches'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​mbd/​f/fitches.html. 1897.
 
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