to (ne`oreth (Judges 16:9; Isaiah 1:31)):

The coarser part of flax, with short threads, used as an example of easily inflammable material. Also Isaiah 43:17 the King James Version for pishtah, the usual word for "flax" (so the English Revised Version), here as used for a wick (so the American Standard Revised Version, the English Revised Version margin).

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'TOW'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.