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Cook @ a person employed to perform culinary service. In early times among the Hebrews cooking was performed by the mistress of the household Genesis:18:2-6; Judges:6:19), and the process was very expeditiously performed Genesis:27:3-4, 9, 10). Professional cooks were afterwards employed ( 1Samuel:8:13 1Samuel:9:23). Few animals, as a rule, were slaughtered (other than sacrifices), except for purposes of hospitality Genesis:18:7; Luke:15:23). The paschal lamb was roasted over a fire Exodus:12:8-9; 2Chronicals:35:13). Cooking by boiling was the usual method adopted Leviticus:8:31; Exodus:16:23). No cooking took place on the Sabbath day Exodus:35:3).
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