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grain

Grain is mentioned numerous times in the Bible. The King James Version translators used the word “corn” instead, in its old English meaning of “grain.”

Examples

used, in Amos 9:9, of a small stone or kernel; in Matthew 13:31, of an individual seed of mustard; in John 12:24; 1 Corinthians 15:37, of wheat

The Hebrews sowed only wheat, barley, and spelt; rye and oats are not mentioned in Scripture.

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