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A large, two-handled jar for storing wine (Isaiah 22:24 KJV; Exodus 25:29 ; Exodus 37:16 ; REB, NRSV). The Hebrew term ashishah translated as flagon by the KJV ( 2 Samuel 6:19 ; 1 Chronicles 16:3 ; Song of Song of Solomon 2:5 ; Hosea 3:1 ) refers to a cake of raisins, often used as offerings to idols.

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Flagon'. Holman Bible Dictionary. 1991.

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