Mike wrote: The article reads: "Vegetables which are mentioned in the Bible include herbs of all kinds, mandrakes (a narcotic, short stemmed solanaceous herb, Mandragora officinarum, with a fleshy root), cucumbers, melons, gourds, beans, and corn." 2 problems. Corn isn't a vegetable, and its existence 2000 years ago in the mideast is doubtful.
According to this article Mike not everybody in New York agrees with you. [URL=http://empirezone.blogs.nytimes.com/2007/06/11/corn-vegetable-fruit-or-grain/]]]Corn - Vege fruit or grain?[/URL]