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Scrip


Scrip. The Hebrew word thus translated appears in 1 Sam. 17:40 as a synonym for the bag in which the shepherds of Palestine carried their food or other necessaries. The scrip of the Galilean peasants was of leather, used especially to carry their food on a journey, and slung over their shoulders. Matt. 10:10; Mark 6:8; Luke 9:3; 22:35. The English word “scrip” is probably connected with scrape, scrap, and was used in like manner for articles of food.