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= Rie, (Hebrew: kussemeth), found in Exodus 9:32; Isaiah 28:25, in all of which the margins of the Authorized and of the Revised King James Versions have “spelt”
This Hebrew word also occurs in Ezek. 4:9, where the King James Version has “fitches” and the Revised King James Version “spelt.”
This, there can be no doubt, was the Triticum spelta, a species of hard, rough-grained wheat.