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  • (Numbers 11: 5) The word chatsir, which in (Numbers 11: 5) is translated leeks, occurs twenty times in the Hebrew text.

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

  • (Heb. chatsir), the rendering of the Authorized Version in

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

  • "greens;" yet as the chatsir is mentioned together with onions and garlic in the text, and as the most ancient versions unanimously understand leeks by the Hebrew word, we may be satisfied with our own translation.

    Smith's Bible Dictionary


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