The Hebrew terms used in the description of this article are as follows: (1) Sal , so called from the twigs of which it was originally made, specially used for holding bread. ( Genesis 40:16 ) ff. ( Exodus 29:3 Exodus 29:23 ; Leviticus 8:2 Leviticus 8:26 Leviticus 8:31 ; Numbers 6:15 Numbers 6:17 Numbers 6:19 ) (2) Salsilloth , a word of kindred origin, applied to the basket used in gathering grapes. ( Jeremiah 6:9 ) (3) Tene , in which the first-fruits of the harvest were presented. ( deuteronomy 26:2 deuteronomy 26:4 ) (4) Celub , so called from its similarity to a bird-cage. (5) Dud , used for carrying fruit, ( Jeremiah 24:1 Jeremiah 24:2 ) as well as on a larger scale for carrying clay to the brick-yard, ( Psalms 81:6 ) (pots , Authorized Version), or for holding bulky articles. ( 2 Kings 10:7 ) In the New Testament baskets are described under three different terms.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
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Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Basket'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".