used, in Amos 9:9 , of a small stone or kernel; in Matthew 13:31 , of an individual seed of mustard; in John John 15:37 , of wheat. The Hebrews sowed only wheat, barley, and spelt; rye and oats are not mentioned in Scripture.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Grain". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".