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Smith's Bible Dictionary

Flagon,

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a word employed in the Authorized Version to render two distinct Hebrew terms:
  1. Ashishah , ( 2 Samuel 6:19 ; 1 Chronicles 16:3 ; Song of Solomon 2:5 ; Hosea 3:1 ) It really means a cake of pressed raisins. Such cakes were considered as delicacies; they were also offered to idols.
  2. Nebel , ( Isaiah 22:24 ) is commonly used for a bottle or vessel, originally probably a skin, but in later times a piece of pottery. (Isaiah 30:14 )

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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Flagon,'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/sbd/f/flagon.html. 1901.

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