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Earthenware
Earthen Flask • Earthen Pot • Earthen Vessels
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Earthen Vessels; Earthen Flask; Earthen Pot; Earthenware
Earthen Vessels; Earthen Flask; Earthen Pot; Earthenware [Heb. ḥereś (Prov. 26:23; Isa. 45:9), kelî-ḥereś (Lev. 6:28 [MT 21]; 11:33; 14:5, 50; 15:12; Nu. 5:17; Jer. 32:14), baqbuq ḥereś (Jer. 19:1), niḇlê-ḥereś (Lam. 4:2), kelî-yôṣēr (2 S. 17:28); Gk. ostrákinos (2 Cor. 4:7; 2 Tim.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Earthen Vessels
Earthen Vessels. Fired pottery utensils used for cooking and storage (cf. Jer. 32:14). According to the ceremonial law, such vessels (Heb. kelî ḥereš; NIV “clay pots”) were used in the purification of a leper (Lev. 14:5, 50) and in the trial by ordeal (Num. 5:17). When garments on which the
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
EARTHEN, VESSELS
EARTHEN, VESSELS<urth’-’-n>, ([חֶרֶשׂ‎, cheres], [יֶצֶר‎, yetser]; [ὀστράκινος, ostrakinos]): These vessels were heat-resisting and were used for cooking and for boiling clothes (Leviticus 6:28; 11:33; 14:5, 50). They were probably non-porous and took the place of the kidri or ma’ajin used in
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Earthen, Vessels
EARTHEN, ûrthʹ’n, VESSELS (חֶרֶשׂ‎, ḥeres, יֶצֶר‎, yeҫer; ὀστράκινος, ostrákinos): These vessels were heat-resisting and were used for cooking and for boiling clothes (Lev 6:28; 11:33; 14:5, 50). They were probably non-porous and took the place of the ḳidri or ma’ajin used in Syria today. A traveler
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