Heb. belil, ( Job 6:5 ), meaning properly a mixture or medley (Lat. farrago), "made up of various kinds of grain, as wheat, barley, vetches, and the like, all mixed together, and then sown or given to cattle" ( Job 24:6 , A.V. "corn," RSV "provender;" Isaiah 30:24 , provender").
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
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Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Fodder". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".