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Tirash תירשׁ תירושׁ
(960 words)

I. Name

Heb. tîrōš appears to be the term for ‘new wine’, i.e. wine which is incompletely fermented (though it should be noted that Köhler [1928] took the view that it simply meant ‘wine’ and was an archaic alternative to yayin: this question does not affect the present treatment). It occurs in Hebrew frequently in this plain meaning, often in the context of the formulaic phrase ‘the grain, the new wine and the oil’ (Deut. 7.13; Deut. 11.14 etc.). There are analogous forms in Ugaritic (trṯ:KTU 1.114:4, 16 [//yn] …

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J. F. Healey, “Tirash תירשׁ תירושׁ”, in: Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible Online, Edited by: Karel van der Toorn, Bob Becking, Pieter W. van der Horst. Consulted online on 02 April 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-7802_DDDO_DDDO_Tirash>

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