POTTAGE (Heb. nāzîdh, boiled). A kind of thick broth made with vegetables and meat or suet. Jacob bought Esau’s birthright for a mess of pottage (
POTTAGE (נָזִיד, H5686). A thick broth or porridge made by boiling lentils or other vegetables, sometimes with meat or suet, usually in water. It was apparently red in color (
Jacob bought Esau’s birthright for a mess of pottage (
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
See FOOD, III.