barrel; pitcher

Boyd’s Bible Dictionary:

(goblet, wine-vessel). A large earthen water-jar with one or two handles (Gen. 24:15-20; Mark 14:13; Luke 22:10).

Concise Bible Dictionary:

The word kad signifies a large earthen vessel, not a barrel made of wood (1 Kings 17:12,14,16; 1 Kings 18:33). It is often translated “pitcher.”
Antique jar in the patio of Dar el Azim museum.

Strong’s Dictionary of Hebrew Words:

from an unused root meaning to deepen; properly, a pail; but generally of earthenware; a jar for domestic purposes
KJV Usage:
barrel, pitcher

From Manners and Customs of the Bible:

Mark 14:13. There shall meet you a man bearing a pitcher of water.
See also Luke 22:10.
1. Water is usually carried by women. See note on Genesis 24:15 (#32). Therefore the sight of a man carrying water would more readily attract attention. Hackett says: “I recollect but two instances in which I saw a man bearing a pitcher of water; and I think that the manner in which the Saviour refers to such a circumstance (he mentions it as a sign) implies that it was not common” (Illustrations of Scripture, p. 89).
2. The “pitcher” is supposed to have been an amphora. See note on 2 Kings 4:2 (#332).

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