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  #0217 ἅλας halas {hal'-as}

 from G0251; TDNT - 1:228,36; n n

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 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

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

From G0251; salt; figuratively prudence:—salt.

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - salt 8; 8
Matthew 5:13, 13. Mark 9:50, 50, 50. Luke 14:34, 34. Colossians 4:6.

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