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(A.S. cese). This word occurs three times in the Authorized Version as the translation of three different Hebrew words:
  • 1 Samuel 17:18 , "ten cheeses;" i.e., ten sections of curd.
  • 2 Samuel 17:29 , "cheese of kine" = perhaps curdled milk of kine. The Vulgate version reads "fat calves."
  • Job 10:10 , curdled milk is meant by the word.


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    These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

    Bibliography Information
    Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Cheese'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ebd/c/cheese.html. 1897.

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