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Fat, [N] [E]

i.e. VAT, the word employed in the Authorized Version to translate the Hebrew term yekeb , in ( Joel 2:24 ; 3:13 ) The word commonly used for yekeb is "winepress" or "winefat," and once "pressfat." ( Haggai 2:16 ) The "vats" appear to have been excavated out of the native rock of the hills on which the vineyards lay.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Fat,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.
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