22 July, 2019
It is defined in my lexicon (Liddell and Scott) as follows: “The Egyptian papyrus the root and triangular stalk of which were eaten by the poor.” The definition is credited to Herodotus. And how appropriate that this be the root word for the Bible. That book which is the Word of God is made of that which provides nourishment for the bodies of the poor. The “bublos” supplies their bodily needs and the Bible supplies their spiritual needs.