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Bible Dictionaries

Smith's Bible Dictionary

Flagon

Flagon. A word employed in the Authorized Version to render two distinct Hebrew terms:

1. Ashishah, 2 Samuel 6:19; 1 Chronicles 16:3; Song of Solomon 2:5; Hosea 3:1. It really means a cake of pressed raisins. Such cakes were considered as delicacies; they were also offered to idols.

2. Nebel, Isaiah 22:24 is commonly used for a bottle or vessel, originally probably a skin, but in later times, a piece of pottery. Isaiah 30:14.

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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Flagon'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/sbd/f/flagon.html. 1901.

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