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Reference: Sickle


of the Egyptians resembled that in modern use. The ears of corn were cut with it near the top of the straw. There was also a sickle used for warlike purposes, more correctly, however, called a pruning-hook (De 16:9; Jer 50:16, marg., "scythe;" Joe 3:13; Mr 4:29).

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The Hebrew sickles (De 16:9; 23:25 etc.) or reaping-hooks were successively of flint, bronze, and iron, and set in handles of bone or wood. In Palestine the flint sickle goes back to the later Stone age (Vincent, Canaan d'apr

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