the Week of Proper 19 / Ordinary 24
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #7941 - שֵׁכָר
1) strong drink, intoxicating drink, fermented or intoxicating liquor
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
שֵׁכָר m. strong drink, intoxicating liquor, whether wine, Numbers 28:7, or intoxicating drink like wine, made from barley (Herod. ii. 77; Diod. i. 20, 34), or distilled from honey or dates (see Hieron. Opp. ed. Martianay, t. iv. p. 364). Arab. سَكَرُ wine made from dry grapes or dates. It is often distinguished from wine, Levit. 10:9 Numbers 6:3; Judges 13:4, Judges 13:7 in poetry there is often in one member שֵׁכָר, in the other יַיִן Isaiah 5:11, 24:9 28:7 29:9 56:12 Proverbs 20:1, 31:6 Micah 2:11.- Isaiah 5:22, wine mingled with spices appears to be intended, i.q. מֵסֶךְ, מֶזֶג.
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