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Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Mint

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Greek mintha hedu osmon ("sweet-smelling herb"), of the order Labiatae . A carminative in medicine and a condiment in cookery. Tithed scrupulously by the Pharisees (Matthew 23:23; Luke 11:42). Our use of mint with roast; lamb may be a relic of Israel's eating the Passover with bitter herbs.


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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Mint'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/fbd/m/mint.html. 1949.

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the Week of Proper 7 / Ordinary 12
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