a subterranean vault ( 1 Chronicles 27:28 ), a storehouse. The word is also used to denote the treasury of the temple ( 1 Kings 7:51 ) and of the king ( 14:26 ). The Hebrew word is rendered "garner" in Joel 1:17 , and "armoury" in Jeremiah 50:25 .
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Cellar". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".