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hay

Properly so called, hay was not in use among the Hebrews; straw was used instead. They cut the grass green, as it was needed.

The word rendered “hay” in Prov. 27:25 means the first shoots of the grass. In Isa. 15:6, the Revised Version has correctly “grass,” where the Authorized Version has “hay.”

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