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Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Cruse

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tsappachath . Probably like the vessels still made at Gaza; a blue, clay, porous globular vessel, about nine inches wide, a neck three long, a handle below the neck, and a straight spout, with an opening the size of a straw (1 Samuel 26:11-12; 1 Samuel 26:16; 1 Kings 19:6; 1 Kings 17:12; 1 Kings 17:14; 1 Kings 17:16). The bakbok , from the gurgling noise in pouring (1 Kings 14:3). Τsellachah , from a root to sprinkle; a flat saucer or dish (2 Kings 2:20). In Proverbs 19:24, "a slothful man hideth his hand in his bosom" (tsallachath , the cruse or dish like cavity in the bosom, or else translated "in the dish".)

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Cruse'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/c/cruse.html. 1949.

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