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Unleavened bread
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Unleavened Bread
Unleavened Bread (מַצָּה‎, matstsah; ἄζυμος, azymos). Bread baked without yeast, often made because of insufficient time to prepare bread in the conventional manner. It also was eaten at the Passover Feast and was presented with sacrifices and offerings (e.g., Gen 19:3; Exod 12:8, 15–20; Lev 8:26; Num
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Unleavened Bread
Unleavened Bread. Bread made without yeast (leaven). In ancient bread making, leaven was simply a piece of dough remaining from a former baking process which had fermented and developed a certain acid content—the yeast that caused bread to rise.Bread used at the Jewish Passover and most other religious
Sop
Sop. Thin piece of bread, dipped into a common dish and used as a spoon (Jn 13:26; rsv morsel).See Feasts and Festivals of Israel; Lord’s Supper, The; Meals, Significance of.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Unleavened Bread
UNLEAVENED BREAD Bread made without leaven (yeast). In ancient times, bread makers used a piece of dough remaining from a former baking process, a piece that had fermented and developed a certain acid content—the yeast that caused bread to rise.Bread used at the Jewish Passover and most other religious
Sop
SOP* kjv term for a thin piece of bread, dipped into a common dish and used as a spoon (Jn 13:26). See Lord’s Supper, The.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Unleavened Bread
UNLEAVENED BREAD. This was bread made from dough which had not been caused to rise with yeast or “leaven.” Although the cracker-like bread was known earlier (Gen 19:3), at the time of the Exodus it became a symbol not only of the Israelites’ haste in leaving (Ex 12:39) but their separation from all the
Sop
SOP. A thin morsel of bread used as a spoon to secure food from the common dish (Ruth 2:14; cf. Jn 13:26).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Unleavened Bread
Unleavened BreadFlat, rounded bread (Heb. maṣṣâ; Gk. ázymos) baked entirely of flour and water without any fermentation (e.g., hops or yeast), an integral part of the daily Middle Eastern diet (Gen. 19:3; Judg. 6:19; 1 Sam. 28:24). In ancient times a piece of dough was exposed to the air in order
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Unleavened Bread
Unleavened Bread (Heb. maṣṣâ; Gk. ázymoss). Bread or cakes baked without yeast or other leavening. The Hebrews were instructed by Yahweh to celebrate the Passover with unleavened bread (e.g., Exod. 12:8, 15; see Passover) and to present cereal offerings baked without leaven (Lev. 2:4; see Cereal
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
bread, leavened and unleavened
bread, leavened and unleavened. In the *Eucharistic rite, the E. Churches (except the *Armenian) customarily use leavened bread, whereas Catholics in the W. use unleavened bread. The difference in practice developed gradually; but by the time of the Schism of 1054, the divergence between E. and W. was
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Sop
Sop. In eastern lands, where our table utensils are unknown, the meat, with the broth, is brought upon the table in a large dish, and is eaten usually by means of pieces of bread dipped into the common dish. The bread so dipped is called a “sop.” It was such a piece of bread dipped in broth that Jesus
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Unleavened Bread
UNLEAVENED BREAD (Heb. maṣṣâ, “sweet”; Gk. ˒azumos). Bread baked from unfermented dough, or (NIV) without yeast (Gen. 19:3; Judg. 6:19; 1 Sam. 28:24). This was formally presented for the Paschal (Passover) cakes (Ex. 12:8, 15, 20; 13:3, 6–7) and thus became a symbol of the festival popularly called
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Sop
Sopa morsel of bread (John 13:26; comp. Ruth 2:14). Our Lord took a piece of unleavened bread, and dipping it into the broth of bitter herbs at the Paschal meal, gave it to Judas. (Comp. Ruth 2:14.)
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Unleavened Bread
UNLEAVENED BREAD — bread baked from unfermented dough, or dough without yeast or “leaven” (Gen. 19:3; Josh. 5:11; 1 Sam. 28:24). Unleavened bread was the flat bread used in the Passover celebration and the priestly rituals (Lev. 23:4–8). The tradition of eating unleavened bread goes back to the time
Sop
SOP — KJV word for a piece of bread that Jesus dipped in the common dish and then handed to Judas at the Last Supper (John 13:26–30; piece of bread, NKJV, NIV). In Bible times, a small piece of bread like this often served as a makeshift spoon (Ruth 2:14).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
SOP
SOP<sop> ([ψωμίον, psomion]): A thin, wafer-like piece of bread dipped into the common dish as a sort of improvised spoon, is thus designated in Jn 13:26 ff.See MORSEL.