Dictionary Mode: easton:Barley
Barley @ a grain much cultivated in Egypt Exodus:9:31) and in Palestine Leviticus:27:16; Deuteronomy:8:8). It was usually the food of horses (kjvKings:4:28). Barley bread was used by the poorer people Judges:7:13; 2Kings:4:42). Barley of the first crop was ready for the harvest by the time of the Passover, in the middle of April Ruth:1:22; 2Samuel:21:9). Mention is made of barley-meal Numbers:5:15). Our Lord fed five thousand with "five barley loaves and two small fishes" John:6:9).
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