Dill. Herb from an annual plant known in Bible times. Dill has been widely used as a seasoning, especially for pickles, and for certain medicinal purposes. The kjv translation of “anise” instead of “dill” is considered incorrect by most scholars.See Plants.
Fitch. kjv translation of two Hebrew words. “Fitch” is actually an older form of the word “vetch,” the name of many species of leguminous plants. The “fitch” of Isaiah 28:25, 27 (rsv dill) is the nutmeg flower, the seeds of which are used as a condiment. The “fitch” of Ezekiel 4:9 (rsv spelt) is probably