Easton's Bible Dictionary: M. G. Easton, M.A., D.D.


Were among the presents Jacob sent into Egypt for the purpose of conciliating Joseph (Gen. 43:11). This was the fruit of the pistachio tree, which resembles the sumac. It is of the size of an olive. In Song 6:11 a different Hebrew word ('egoz), which means "walnuts," is used.

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