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A shallow, metal cooking utensil. Pans were used for baking bread for family use (2 Samuel 13:9 ) or as an offering (Leviticus 2:5 ; Leviticus 6:21 ; 1 Chronicles 23:29 ). Deeper pans were used for boiling meat (1 Samuel 2:14 ). NAS used pans to refer to dishes for incense (Numbers 7:14 ,Numbers 7:14,7:20 ,Numbers 7:20,7:26 ). NIV mentioned silver pans among Cyrus' gifts for rebuilding the Jerusalem Temple (Ezra 1:9 ). In the KJV, an iron pan (NRSV plate) serves as symbol of the coming seige of Jerusalem (Ezekiel 4:3 ).

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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 'Pan'. Holman Bible Dictionary. 1991.

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