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NETBible: Strong -- 217

halas <217>

alav halas

Pronunciation:hal'-as
Origin:from 251
Reference:TDNT - 1:228,36
PrtSpch:n n
In Greek:ala 1, alati 1, alav 6
In NET:salt 4, Salt 2, loses its saltiness 1, with salt 1
In AV:salt 8
Count:8
Definition:1) salt with which food is seasoned and sacrifices are sprinkled
2) those kinds of saline matter used to fertilise arable land
3) salt is a symbol of lasting concord, because it protects food
from putrefaction and preserves it unchanged. Accordingly, in
the solemn ratification of compacts, the orientals were, and
are to this day, accustomed to partake of salt together
4) wisdom and grace exhibited in speech
from 251; salt; figuratively, prudence:-salt.
see GREEK for 251

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