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Holman Bible Dictionary

Leeks

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(leekss) Either Allium porrum , a bulbous vegetable, or Tragonella foenumgraecum , a grass like herb. An Egyptian food eaten by the Hebrews during their captivity. After a steady diet of manna in the wilderness, they were ready to return to slavery and the foods of servitude (Numbers 11:5 ).

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Leeks'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/l/leeks.html. 1991.

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