Rye (Spelt, R. V.) in the Bible
A small grain grown in Egypt
- Exodus 9:32 But the wheat and the rie were not smitten: for they were not grown up.
⇒Bible Encyclopedia for RYE.
Cultivated in Canaan
- Isaiah 28:25 When he hath made plain the face thereof, doth he not cast abroad the fitches, and scatter the cummin, and cast in the principal wheat and the appointed barley and the rie in their place?
⇒See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Rye.
Used to make bread
- Ezekiel 4:9 Take thou also unto thee wheat, and barley, and beans, and lentiles, and millet, and fitches, and put them in one vessel, and make thee bread thereof, according to the number of the days that thou shalt lie upon thy side, three hundred and ninety days shalt thou eat thereof.