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Raisin Cakes

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Food prepared by pressing dried grapes together. David gave raisin cakes (“flagon,” KJV) to those who accompanied the ark to Jerusalem (2 Samuel 6:19 ; 1 Chronicles 16:3 NRSV). Hosea 3:1 (NRSV) links raisin cakes with the worship of pagan deities (compare Jeremiah 7:18 ).

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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 'Raisin Cakes'. Holman Bible Dictionary. 1991.

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