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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Tares

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ζιζάνια.A noxious weed, known as darnel. It closely resembles wheat until it is in ear. At the approach of the harvest it can be distinguished, and women and children have been seen in Palestine picking out the tall stalks of ziwân , as it is called by the Arabs. It is the Lolium temulentum. In the parable of the Wheat and Tares the Lord compares to tares those introduced into the kingdom by Satan, who will be consumed in judgement. Matthew 13:25-40 . See PARABLES.

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Tares'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/t/tares.html. 1897.

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