a word employed in the Authorized Version to render two distinct Hebrew terms:
- Ashishah , (2 Samuel 6:19; 1 Chronicles 16:3; 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.
- 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".