2 Samuel 17:28
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English Standard Version
brought beds, basins, and earthen vessels, wheat, barley, flour, parched grain, beans and lentils,

King James Bible
Brought beds, and basons, and earthen vessels, and wheat, and barley, and flour, and parched corn, and beans, and lentiles, and parched pulse,

American Standard Version
brought beds, and basins, and earthen vessels, and wheat, and barley, and meal, and parched grain , and beans, and lentils, and parched pulse ,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Brought him beds, and tapestry, and earthen vessels, and wheat, and barley, and meal, and parched corn, and beans, and lentils, and fried pulse,

English Revised Version
brought beds, and basons, and earthen vessels, and wheat, and barley, and meal, and parched corn, and beans, and lentils, and parched pulse,

Webster's Bible Translation
Brought beds, and basins, and earthen vessels, and wheat, and barley, and flour, and parched corn, and beans, and lentils, and parched pulse,

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

When they had gone away, the priest's sons came up out of the well and brought David the news, saying, "Go quickly over the water, for thus hath Ahithophel counselled against you;" whereupon David and all the people with him went hastily over the Jordan. "Till the morning dawn not one was missed who had not gone over." אחד עד, lit. even to one there was not any one missed.

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beds These no doubt consisted of skins of beasts, mats, carpets, and such like.

2 Samuel 16:1,2 And when David was a little past the top of the hill, behold, Ziba the servant of Mephibosheth met him, with a couple of donkeys saddled...

1 Samuel 25:18 Then Abigail made haste, and took two hundred loaves, and two bottles of wine, and five sheep ready dressed...

Isaiah 32:8 But the liberal devises liberal things; and by liberal things shall he stand.

basons. or, cups.
Sappoth probably wooden bowls, such as the Arabs still eat out of, and knead their bread in.

earthen vessels {Keley yotzair}, literally, `vessels of the potter.' So when Dr. Perry visited the temple of Luxor in Egypt, he says, `We were entertained by the Caliph here with great civility and favour; he sent us, in return of our presents, several sheep, a good quantity of eggs, bardacks,' etc. The {bardacks} he informs us, were earthen vessels, us `to cool and refresh their water in, by means of which it drinks very cool and pleasant in the hottest seasons of the year.' See Harmer, ch. vi.

Obadiah 1:3 The pride of your heart has deceived you, you that dwell in the clefts of the rock, whose habitation is high; that said in his heart...

wheat Mr. Jones says, `Travellers use {zumeet, tumeet, and limerceece.} Zumeet is flour mixed with honey, butter, and spice; tumeet is flour done up with organ oil: and limereece is flour mixed with water, for drink. This quenches thirst much better than water alone, satisfies a hungry appetite; cools and refreshes tired and weary spirits,' etc.

Cross References
Matthew 5:7
"Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.

Genesis 25:34
Then Jacob gave Esau bread and lentil stew, and he ate and drank and rose and went his way. Thus Esau despised his birthright.

Proverbs 11:25
Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered.

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