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Headword: *kassi/a
Adler number: kappa,451
Translated headword: Kassia, Cassia, Keziah
Vetting Status: high
Name of a city.[1] But it also has a meaning as a proper name, [that] of a daughter of Job.[2] And it is also a kind of spice.[3]
And David [says]: "myrrh and myrrh-oil and cassia".[4]
Greek Original:
*kassi/a: o)/noma po/lews. shmai/nei de\ kai\ ku/rion o)/noma qugatro\s tou= *)iw/b. e)/sti de\ kai\ ei)=dos a)rwmatikou=. kai\ *dabi/d: smu/rna kai\ stakth\ kai\ kassi/a.
All the meanings/uses of this headword are also (and more usually) found with single sigma.
[1] Perhaps Kasion in Egypt: see Stephanus of Byzantium s.v.
[2] Job 42.14 LXX.
[3] Cinnamomum iners. See also next note.
[4] Psalm 44.9 LXX; cf. sigma 998.
Keywords: botany; definition; food; geography; religion; women
Translated by: Bobbiejo Winfrey on 3 June 2003@07:36:19.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added notes; augmented keywords) on 3 June 2003@08:06:10.
Catharine Roth (added alternative headword spelling, modified note) on 3 June 2003@11:12:07.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 28 January 2013@09:34:45.
David Whitehead (coding) on 3 January 2016@04:22:40.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 18 April 2019@01:36:00.


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