Flag. [N] [E]

There are two Hebrew words rendered "flag" in our Bible:

  1. A word of Egyptian origin, and denoting "any green and course herbage, such as rushes and reeds, which grows in marshy places." ( Genesis 41:2 Genesis 41:18 ) (here translated meadow). It is perhaps the Cyperus esculentus .
  2. A word which appears to be used in a very wide sense to denote "weeds of any kind." ( Exodus 2:3 Exodus 2:5 ; Isaiah 19:6 )

[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 'Flag'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.
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