|New International Version (© 2011)|
"Take wheat and barley, beans and lentils, millet and spelt; put them in a storage jar and use them to make bread for yourself. You are to eat it during the 390 days you lie on your side.
King James Bible
Take thou also unto thee wheat, and barley, and beans, and lentiles, and millet, and fitches, and put them in one vessel, and make thee bread thereof, according to the number of the days that thou shalt lie upon thy side, three hundred and ninety days shalt thou eat thereof.
American Standard Version
Take thou also unto thee wheat, and barley, and beans, and lentils, and millet, and spelt, and put them in one vessel, and make thee bread thereof; according to the number of the days that thou shalt lie upon thy side, even three hundred and ninety days, shalt thou eat thereof.
Young's Literal Translation
'And thou, take to thee wheat, and barley, and beans, and lentiles, and millet, and spelt, and thou hast put them in one vessel, and made them to thee for bread; the number of the days that thou art lying on thy side -- three hundred and ninety days -- thou dost eat it.
Ezekiel 4:9 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Take thou also unto thee wheat - In times of scarcity, it is customary in all countries to mix several kinds of coarser grain with the finer, to make it last the longer. This mashlin, which the prophet is commanded to take, of wheat, barley, beans, lentiles, millet, and fitches, was intended to show how scarce the necessaries of life should be during the siege.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Ezekiel 4:13,16 And the LORD said, Even thus shall the children of Israel eat their defiled bread among the Gentiles, where I will drive them...
millet. Dochan, in Arabic, dokhn, the holcus dochna of FORSKAL, is a kind of millet, of considerable use as a food; the cultivation of which is described by BROWNE.
fitches. or, spelt. Kussemin is doubtless , or spelt, as Aquila and Symmachus render here; and so LXX. and Theodotion,  In times of scarcity it is customary to mix several kinds of coarser grains with the finer, to make it last longer.
Ezekiel 4:5 For I have laid on you the years of their iniquity, according to the number of the days, three hundred and ninety days...
Ezekiel 4:9 Parallel CommentariesBarley Beans Bread Eat Fitches Hundred Lentils Ninety Side Spelt Thereof Three Vessel WheatBarley Beans Bread Eat Fitches Hundred Lentils Ninety Side Spelt Thereof Three Vessel WheatTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Genesis 25:34 Then Jacob gave Esau some bread and some lentil stew. He ate and drank, and then got up and left. So Esau despised his birthright.
Exodus 9:32 The wheat and spelt, however, were not destroyed, because they ripen later.)
Isaiah 28:25 When he has leveled the surface, does he not sow caraway and scatter cumin? Does he not plant wheat in its place, barley in its plot, and spelt in its field?