Clay in Easton's Bible Dictionary
This word is used of sediment found in pits or in streets
57:20; Jer. 38:60), of dust mixed with spittle (John
of potter's clay (Isa. 41:25; Nah. 3:14; Jer. 18:1-
9:21). Clay was used for sealing (Job 38:14; Jer.
Lord's tomb may have been thus sealed (Matt. 27:66).
practice of sealing doors with clay is still common
in the East.
Clay was also in primitive times used for mortar
The "clay ground" in which the large vessels of the
cast (1 Kings 7:46; 2 Chr. 4:17) was a compact loam
the purpose. The expression literally rendered is,
thickness of the ground,", meaning, "in stiff
ground" or in
Read More about Clay in Easton's Bible Dictionary