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Salt in the Bible

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Characeteristics of Salt
==Characeteristics of Salt==
Knowledge of the characteristics of salt is one way to assist in the allegorical interpretations of the Scripture passages. * Salt is a needed mineral:Salt is an essential element in the diet of not only humans but of animals and even of many plants. It is one of the most effective and most widely used of all food preservatives and has even been used to preserve Egyptian mummies. It's industrial, medical and other uses are almost without number.* Salt is a taste enhancer and a needed mineral:
* Salt is used as a symbol of wisdom and knowledge in many cultures:
* Salt was used as a currency in many cultures: Ezra 4:14
* Salt was used in sacrifices: Leviticus 2:13

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