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'ashishah . 2 Samuel 6:19. Rather (from 'eesh , "fire", i.e. "dried by heat") "a cake of pressed dried grapes"; so 1 Chronicles 16:3; Song of Solomon 2:5; Hosea 3:1 margin; such were offered to idols (Jeremiah 7:18). Νobel is the Hebrew in Isaiah 22:24, "I will hang upon Eliakim (a type of the Messiah) all the glory of his father's house ... all vessels of small quantity, from the vessels of cups, even to all the vessels of flagons." On Christ hang alike the small and the great "vessels unto honor in the Father's house, sanctified and meet for the Master's use" (2 Timothy 2:20-21); their capacities varying, but each to be filled to the brim hereafter with heavenly joy according to their several capacities (Luke 19:16-19; Matthew 25:19-23).

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Flagon'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. 1949.

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