38 Ex 23:16 De 12:6 26:2-10 1Sa 9:7 2Ch 11:13,14 Pr 3:9,10
1Co 9:11 Ga 6:6
* of barley.
7:1,16-18 De 8:8 32:14 Joh 6:9,13
* the husk thereof. or, his scrip, or garment.
Note: Parched corn, or corn to be parched; full ears before
they are ripe, parched on the fire: a very frequent food in
the East. The loaves were probably extremely small, as their
loaves of bread still are in eastern countries. But small as
this may appear, it would be a considerable present in the
time of famine; though very inadequate to the number of
persons. Baal-shalisha, of which the person who made this
seasonable present was an inhabitant, was situated, according
to Eusebius and Jerome, fifteen miles north of Diospolis, or