Also the oxen and the donkeys which work the ground will eat salted fodder, which has been winnowed with shovel and fork.
For the famine has been in the land these two years, and there are still five years in which there will be neither plowing nor harvesting.
“You shall work six days, but on the seventh day you shall rest; even during plowing time and harvest you shall rest.
and the elders of that city shall bring the heifer down to a valley with running water, which has not been plowed or sown, and shall break the heifer’s neck there in the valley.
“You shall not muzzle the ox while he is threshing.
He will appoint for himself commanders of thousands and of fifties, and some to do his plowing and to reap his harvest and to make his weapons of war and equipment for his chariots.
His winnowing fork is in His hand, and He will thoroughly clear His threshing floor; and He will gather His wheat into the barn, but He will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire.”
His winnowing fork is in His hand to thoroughly clear His threshing floor, and to gather the wheat into His barn; but He will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire.”
For it is written in the Law of Moses, “You shall not muzzle the ox while he is threshing.” God is not concerned about oxen, is He?