And the people took their dough before it was leavened, their kneading troughs being bound up in their clothes upon their shoulders.
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George Leo Haydock
Leavened; which dough afterwards made unleavened ember-cakes. Hebrew, "and misharoth (a word which the Vulgate does not translate) provisions "of flour, ver. 39. (Josephus, ii. 6.) This flour might be tied up in their cloaks, as they were only square pieces of cloth, Ruth iii. 15. (Calmet)