|1.||to gather or store in or as if in a granary|
|2.||an archaic word for granary|
|3.||archaic a place for storage or safekeeping|
|[C12: from Old French gernier granary, from Latin grānārium, from grānum grain]|
(1.) Heb. 'otsar, a treasure; a store of goods laid up, and hence also the place where they are deposited (Joel 1:17; 2 Chr. 32:27, rendered "treasury"). (2.) Heb. mezev, a cell, storeroom (Ps. 144:13); Gr. apotheke, a place for storing anything, a granary (Matt. 3:12; Luke 3:17).