Pottage
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Easton's Bible Dictionary
Hebrews nazid, "boiled", a dish of boiled food, as of lentils (Genesis 25:29; 2 Kings 4:38).
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) A kind of food made by boiling vegetables or meat, or both together, in water, until soft; a thick soup or porridge.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
POTTAGE

pot'-aj.

See FOOD, III.

Strong's Hebrew
5138. nazid -- something sodden or boiled, pottage
... 5137b, 5138. nazid. 5139 . something sodden or boiled, pottage. Transliteration:
nazid Phonetic Spelling: (naw-zeed') Short Definition: stew. ... pottage. ...
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Library

Pottage Versus Birthright
... GENESIS POTTAGE VERSUS BIRTHRIGHT. 'Esau despised his birthright'"Genesis 25:34. ...
II. Broad General Lessons. 1. The Choice."Birthright versus Pottage. ...
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Here Beginneth the Life of Isaac
... Jacob on a time had made a good pottage, and Esau his brother had been an hunting
all day and came home sore an hungred, and found Jacob having good pottage ...
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A Bad Bargain
... And Jacob sod pottage: and Esau came from the field, and he was faint: And Esau
said to Jacob, Feed me, I pray thee, with that same red pottage; for I am faint ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture k/a bad bargain.htm

Jacob and Esau
... And Jacob sod pottage: and Esau came from the field, and he was faint: And Esau
said to Jacob, Feed me, I pray thee, with that same red pottage; for I am faint ...
/.../kingsley/the gospel of the pentateuch/sermon vi jacob and esau.htm

The victory of Faith.
... Esau came from the hunting-field worn and hungry; the only means of procuring the
tempting mess of his brother's pottage was the sacrifice of his father's ...
/.../robertson/sermons preached at brighton/ii the victory of faith.htm

A Prophet of Peace
... It was on the occasion of one of his visits to the school established
at Gilgal that he healed the poisoned pottage. "There was ...
/.../white/the story of prophets and kings/chapter 19 a prophet of.htm

How Esau and Jacob, Isaac's Sons Divided their Habitation;
... from the toil of hunting very hungry, [it was when he was a child in age,] he lighted
on his brother when he was getting ready lentile-pottage for his dinner ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 1 how esau and.htm

And Judas Iscariot
... Coming in from the hunt one day, weary with his exertions, he detects the savory
smell of the mess of pottage, and his crafty brother says, "I will give you ...
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Jacob and Esau
... Esau sold it himself; he sold it for a mess of pottage. ... Did you not take the mess
of red pottage of your own voluntary will, in lieu of the birthright? ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 5 1859/jacob and esau.htm

Jacob and Esau.
... older. One day Esau came in from hunting, very tired and hungry, and sold
his birthright to Jacob for a kind of stew called pottage. ...
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Thesaurus
Pottage (7 Occurrences)
...POTTAGE. pot'-aj. ...Pottage (7 Occurrences). Genesis 25:29 And Jacob sod pottage: and
Esau came from the field, and he was faint: (KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT RSV). ...
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Edom (108 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary. (1.) The name of Esau (qv), Genesis 25:30, "Feed me,
I pray thee, with that same red pottage [Hebrews haadom, haadom, ie, `the red ...
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Esau (89 Occurrences)
... The name of Edom, "red", was also given to him from his conduct in connection with
the red lentil "pottage" for which he sold his birthright (30, 31). ...
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Lentils (4 Occurrences)
... known food, Revalenta arabica, is simply one form, specially prepared; `adas are
highly esteemed in Palestine, and are used in soup and as a "pottage" known as ...
/l/lentils.htm - 9k

Lentiles (4 Occurrences)
... The red pottage made by Jacob was of lentils (Genesis 25:29-34). They were among
the provisions brought to David when he fled from Absalom (2 Samuel 17:28). ...
/l/lentiles.htm - 8k

Habakkuk (3 Occurrences)
... A very interesting story is found in Bel and the Dragon (33-39), according to which
Habakkuk, while on his way to the field with a bowl of pottage, was taken ...
/h/habakkuk.htm - 26k

Faint (76 Occurrences)
... YLT NAS). Genesis 25:29 And Jacob sod pottage: and Esau came from the field,
and he was faint: (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS). Genesis 25:30 ...
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Gourd (4 Occurrences)
... another species, called the Cucumis prophetarum, from the idea that it afforded
the gourd which "the sons of the prophets" shred by mistake into their pottage. ...
/g/gourd.htm - 12k

Weary (77 Occurrences)
... the opening. (YLT). Genesis 25:29 And Jacob boileth pottage, and Esau cometh
in from the field, and he 'is' weary; (YLT). Genesis 25 ...
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Riseth (165 Occurrences)
... Genesis 25:34 and Jacob hath given to Esau bread and pottage of lentiles, and he
eateth, and drinketh, and riseth, and goeth; and Esau despiseth the birthright ...
/r/riseth.htm - 37k

Concordance
Pottage (7 Occurrences)

Genesis 25:29
And Jacob sod pottage: and Esau came from the field, and he was faint:
(KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT RSV)

Genesis 25:30
And Esau said to Jacob, Feed me, I pray thee, with that same red pottage; for I am faint: therefore was his name called Edom.
(KJV JPS ASV WBS RSV)

Genesis 25:34
Then Jacob gave Esau bread and pottage of lentils; and he did eat and drink, and rose up, and went his way: thus Esau despised his birthright.
(KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT RSV)

2 Kings 4:38
And Elisha came again to Gilgal: and there was a dearth in the land; and the sons of the prophets were sitting before him: and he said unto his servant, Set on the great pot, and seethe pottage for the sons of the prophets.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

2 Kings 4:39
And one went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine, and gathered thereof wild gourds his lap full, and came and shred them into the pot of pottage: for they knew them not.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

2 Kings 4:40
So they poured out for the men to eat. And it came to pass, as they were eating of the pottage, that they cried out, and said, O thou man of God, there is death in the pot. And they could not eat thereof.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Haggai 2:12
If one bear holy flesh in the skirt of his garment, and with his skirt do touch bread, or pottage, or wine, or oil, or any meat, shall it be holy? And the priests answered and said, No.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

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Gourd (4 Occurrences)

Weary (77 Occurrences)

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