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|Publication Type||Book Chapter|
|Year of Publication||2022|
|Authors||Shannon, Avram R.|
|Book Title||Old Testament Cultural Insights|
|Publisher||Book of Mormon Central|
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This word is somewhat obscure in modern English. In Hebrew it comes from a word that means “to boil,” so pottage essentially means soup. Genesis 25:34 makes it clear that the pottage Jacob made for his brother was a lentil soup, and verse 25:30 shows that the soup was made with red lentils.
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Pottage." In Old Testament Cultural Insights, edited by Taylor Halverson. Springville, UT: Book of Mormon Central, 2022. "
2 Kings 4:38-41
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