Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The oxen likewise and the young asses that ear the ground shall eat clean provender, which hath been winnowed with the shovel and with the fan.

Bible References


Deuteronomy 25:4
Thou shalt not muzzle the ox treading.
1 Corinthians 9:9
For in the law of Moses has been written, Thou shalt not muzzle the mouth of the ox grinding. Is there not care to God for oxen?

Ear the ground

Genesis 45:6
For this the second year of the famine in the midst of the land: and yet five years in which no ploughing and reaping.
Exodus 34:21
Six days thou shalt work, and in the seventh day thou shalt cease: and in ploughing and in harvest thou shalt cease.
Deuteronomy 21:4
And the old men of that city brought down the heifer to a perennial valley which shall not be worked in it, and shall not be sown, and they break there the neck of the heifer in the valley;
1 Samuel 8:12
And to set to himself captains of thousands and captains of fifties; and to plough his ploughing and to reap his harvest, and to do all his fighting and all his chariots.