Pottage (נָזַיד, nazid, something boiled, Ge 25:29,34). The red pottage for which Esau profanely bartered his birthright was prepared, as we learn from this chapter, by seething lentiles in water, SEE LENTLE; but the common pottage in the East, at the present day, is made by cutting their meat into little pieces, and boiling them with flour, rice, and parsley, all which is afterwards poured into a proper vessel. See Thomson, Land and Book, 2, 397.

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