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Holman Bible Dictionary

Unleavened Bread

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Bread baked without using leaven, a substance such as yeast which produces fermentation in dough. Unleavened bread was often served to guests (Genesis 19:3 ; Judges 6:19 ; 1 Samuel 28:24 ). The eating of unleavened bread took on special significance through the Feast of Unleavened Bread celebrated in connection with Passover (Exodus 12:8 ,Exodus 12:8,12:15 ,Exodus 12:15,12:20 ; Exodus 13:3 ,Exodus 13:3,13:6-7 ). See Exodus ; Festivals ; Passover .


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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 'Unleavened Bread'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hbd/u/unleavened-bread.html. 1991.

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