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18 Bible Verses about Threshing

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Leviticus 26:5

Your threshing will continue until grape harvest, and the grape harvest will continue until sowing time; you will have plenty of food to eat and live securely in your land.

Judges 6:11

The Angel of the Lord came, and He sat under the oak that was in Ophrah, which belonged to Joash, the Abiezrite. His son Gideon was threshing wheat in the wine vat in order to hide it from the Midianites.

1 Chronicles 21:20

Ornan was threshing wheat when he turned and saw the angel. His four sons, who were with him, hid themselves.

1 Corinthians 9:9

For it is written in the law of Moses, Do not muzzle an oxwhile it treads out grain. Is God really concerned with oxen?

1 Timothy 5:18

For the Scripture says:Do not muzzle an ox
while it is treading out the grain, and,
the worker is worthy of his wages.

2 Samuel 24:22

Araunah said to David, “My lord the king may take whatever he wants and offer it. Here are the oxen for a burnt offering and the threshing sledges and ox yokes for the wood.

1 Chronicles 21:23

Ornan said to David, “Take it! My lord the king may do whatever he wants. See, I give the oxen for the burnt offerings, the threshing sledges for the wood, and the wheat for the grain offering—I give it all.”

Job 41:30

His undersides are jagged potsherds,
spreading the mud like a threshing sledge.

Isaiah 28:27-28

Certainly black cumin is not threshed
with a threshing board,
and a cart wheel is not rolled over the cumin.
But black cumin is beaten out with a stick,
and cumin with a rod. Bread grain is crushed,
but is not threshed endlessly.
Though the wheel of the farmer’s cart rumbles,
his horses do not crush it.

Isaiah 41:15

See, I will make you into a sharp threshing board,
new, with many teeth.
You will thresh mountains and pulverize them
and make hills into chaff.

Isaiah 27:12

On that day
the Lord will thresh grain from the Euphrates River
as far as the Wadi of Egypt,
and you Israelites will be gathered one by one.

Hosea 10:11

Ephraim is a well-trained calf
that loves to thresh,
but I will place a yoke on her fine neck.
I will harness Ephraim;
Judah will plow;
Jacob will do the final plowing.

2 Kings 13:7

Jehoahaz did not have an army left, except for 50 horsemen, 10 chariots, and 10,000 foot soldiers, because the king of Aram had destroyed them, making them like dust at threshing.

Proverbs 20:26

A wise king separates out the wicked
and drives the threshing wheel over them.

Jeremiah 50:11

Because you rejoice,
because you sing in triumph—
you who plundered My inheritance—
because you frolic like a young cow treading grain
and neigh like stallions,

Micah 4:13

Rise and thresh, Daughter Zion,
for I will make your horns iron
and your hooves bronze,
so you can crush many peoples.
Then you will set apart their plunder
to the Lord for destruction,
their wealth to the Lord of all the earth.

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Ruth 3:2

Now isn’t Boaz our relative? Haven’t you been working with his female servants? This evening he will be winnowing barley on the threshing floor.

Judges 6:11

The Angel of the Lord came, and He sat under the oak that was in Ophrah, which belonged to Joash, the Abiezrite. His son Gideon was threshing wheat in the wine vat in order to hide it from the Midianites.

1 Chronicles 21:20

Ornan was threshing wheat when he turned and saw the angel. His four sons, who were with him, hid themselves.

Isaiah 28:27

Certainly black cumin is not threshed
with a threshing board,
and a cart wheel is not rolled over the cumin.
But black cumin is beaten out with a stick,
and cumin with a rod.

1 Corinthians 9:9

For it is written in the law of Moses, Do not muzzle an oxwhile it treads out grain. Is God really concerned with oxen?

Agriculture or husbandry » Operations in » Threshing

Judges 6:11

The Angel of the Lord came, and He sat under the oak that was in Ophrah, which belonged to Joash, the Abiezrite. His son Gideon was threshing wheat in the wine vat in order to hide it from the Midianites.

Threshing » Floors for

Judges 6:37

I will put a fleece of wool here on the threshing floor. If dew is only on the fleece, and all the ground is dry, I will know that You will deliver Israel by my strength, as You said.”

2 Samuel 6:6

When they came to Nacon’s threshing floor, Uzzah reached out to the ark of God and took hold of it because the oxen had stumbled.

Genesis 50:10-11

When they reached the threshing floor of Atad, which is across the Jordan, they lamented and wept loudly, and Joseph mourned seven days for his father. When the Canaanite inhabitants of the land saw the mourning at the threshing floor of Atad, they said, "This is a solemn mourning on the part of the Egyptians." Therefore the place is named Abel-mizraim. It is across the Jordan.

Joel 2:24

The threshing floors will be full of grain,
and the vats will overflow
with new wine and olive oil.

1 Samuel 23:1

It was reported to David: “Look, the Philistines are fighting against Keilah and raiding the threshing floors.”

More verses: Ruth 3:2-14 Hosea 9:2

Threshing » Cattle employed in, not to be muzzled

1 Corinthians 9:9

For it is written in the law of Moses, Do not muzzle an oxwhile it treads out grain. Is God really concerned with oxen?

1 Timothy 5:18

For the Scripture says:Do not muzzle an ox
while it is treading out the grain, and,
the worker is worthy of his wages.

Threshing » By treading

1 Corinthians 9:9

For it is written in the law of Moses, Do not muzzle an oxwhile it treads out grain. Is God really concerned with oxen?

Isaiah 25:10

For the Lord’s power will rest on this mountain.But Moab will be trampled in his place
as straw is trampled in a dung pile.

1 Timothy 5:18

For the Scripture says:Do not muzzle an ox
while it is treading out the grain, and,
the worker is worthy of his wages.

Hosea 10:11

Ephraim is a well-trained calf
that loves to thresh,
but I will place a yoke on her fine neck.
I will harness Ephraim;
Judah will plow;
Jacob will do the final plowing.

Threshing » Illustrative » Of the judgments of God

Jeremiah 51:33

For this is what the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel, says:Daughter Babylon is like a threshing floor
at the time it is trampled.
In just a little while her harvest time will come.

Isaiah 21:10

My people who have been crushed
on the threshing floor,
I have declared to you
what I have heard from the Lord of Hosts,
the God of Israel.

Threshing » Was performed » By the feet of horses and oxen

Isaiah 28:28

Bread grain is crushed,
but is not threshed endlessly.
Though the wheel of the farmer’s cart rumbles,
his horses do not crush it.

2 Samuel 24:22

Araunah said to David, “My lord the king may take whatever he wants and offer it. Here are the oxen for a burnt offering and the threshing sledges and ox yokes for the wood.

Hosea 10:11

Ephraim is a well-trained calf
that loves to thresh,
but I will place a yoke on her fine neck.
I will harness Ephraim;
Judah will plow;
Jacob will do the final plowing.

Threshing » Followed by a winnowing with a shovel or fan

Matthew 3:12

His winnowing shovel is in His hand, and He will clear His threshing floor and gather His wheat into the barn. But the chaff He will burn up with fire that never goes out.”

Isaiah 30:24

The oxen and donkeys that work the ground will eat salted fodder scattered with winnowing shovel and fork.

Isaiah 41:16

You will winnow them
and a wind will carry them away,
a gale will scatter them.
But you will rejoice in the Lord;
you will boast in the Holy One of Israel.

Threshing » The place for » Generally on high ground

2 Chronicles 3:1

Then Solomon began to build the Lord’s temple in Jerusalem on Mount Moriah where the Lord had appeared to his father David, at the site David had prepared on the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.

1 Chronicles 21:18

So the angel of the Lord ordered Gad to tell David to go and set up an altar to the Lord on the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.

Threshing » The place for » Called the threshing-floor

Numbers 18:27

Your offering will be credited to you as if it were your grain from the threshing floor or the full harvest from the winepress.

2 Samuel 24:18

Gad came to David that day and said to him, “Go up and set up an altar to the Lord on the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.”

Threshing » Illustrative » (dust made by,) of complete destruction

Isaiah 41:15

See, I will make you into a sharp threshing board,
new, with many teeth.
You will thresh mountains and pulverize them
and make hills into chaff.

2 Kings 13:7

Jehoahaz did not have an army left, except for 50 horsemen, 10 chariots, and 10,000 foot soldiers, because the king of Aram had destroyed them, making them like dust at threshing.

Threshing » The place for » Called the floor

Judges 6:37

I will put a fleece of wool here on the threshing floor. If dew is only on the fleece, and all the ground is dry, I will know that You will deliver Israel by my strength, as You said.”

Isaiah 21:10

My people who have been crushed
on the threshing floor,
I have declared to you
what I have heard from the Lord of Hosts,
the God of Israel.

Threshing » Was performed » By instruments with teeth

Isaiah 41:15

See, I will make you into a sharp threshing board,
new, with many teeth.
You will thresh mountains and pulverize them
and make hills into chaff.

Threshing » Illustrative » Of the labors of ministers

1 Corinthians 9:9-10

For it is written in the law of Moses, Do not muzzle an ox while it treads out the grain. Is God really concerned with oxen? Or isn't He really saying it for us? Yes, this is written for us, because he who plows ought to plow in hope, and he who threshes should do so in hope of sharing the crop.

Threshing » The removing or separating corn, &c from the straw

1 Chronicles 21:20

Ornan was threshing wheat when he turned and saw the angel. His four sons, who were with him, hid themselves.

Threshing » Illustrative » Of the church in her conquests

Isaiah 41:15-16

See, I will make you into a sharp threshing board, new, with many teeth. You will thresh mountains and pulverize [them], and make hills like chaff. You will winnow them and a wind will carry them away, and a gale will scatter them. But you will rejoice in the Lord; you will boast in the Holy One of Israel.

Threshing » Was performed » By cart wheels

Isaiah 28:27-28

Certainly black cumin is not threshed with a threshing board, and a cart wheel is not rolled over the cumin. But black cumin is beaten out with a stick, and cumin with a rod. Bread grain is crushed, but is not threshed endlessly. Though the wheel of [the farmer's] cart rumbles, his horses do not crush it.

Threshing » Continued until the vintage in years of abundance

Leviticus 26:5

Your threshing will continue until grape harvest, and the grape harvest will continue until sowing time; you will have plenty of food to eat and live securely in your land.

Threshing » The place for » Was large and roomy

Genesis 50:10

When they reached the threshing floor of Atad, which is across the Jordan, they lamented and wept loudly, and Joseph mourned seven days for his father.

Threshing » The place for » Often robbed

1 Samuel 23:1

It was reported to David: “Look, the Philistines are fighting against Keilah and raiding the threshing floors.”

Threshing » With instruments » With a cart wheel

Isaiah 28:27-28

Certainly black cumin is not threshed with a threshing board, and a cart wheel is not rolled over the cumin. But black cumin is beaten out with a stick, and cumin with a rod. Bread grain is crushed, but is not threshed endlessly. Though the wheel of [the farmer's] cart rumbles, his horses do not crush it.

Threshing » Illustrative » (an instrument for, with teeth,) of the church overcoming opposition

Isaiah 41:15

See, I will make you into a sharp threshing board,
new, with many teeth.
You will thresh mountains and pulverize them
and make hills into chaff.

Threshing » The place for » Called the barn-floor

2 Kings 6:27

He answered, “If the Lord doesn’t help you, where can I get help for you? From the threshing floor or the winepress?”

Threshing » Was performed » By a rod or staff

Isaiah 28:27

Certainly black cumin is not threshed
with a threshing board,
and a cart wheel is not rolled over the cumin.
But black cumin is beaten out with a stick,
and cumin with a rod.

Threshing » Floor of araunah purchased by david for a place of sacrifice

2 Samuel 24:16-25

Then the angel extended his hand toward Jerusalem to destroy it, but the Lord relented concerning the destruction and said to the angel who was destroying the people, "Enough, withdraw your hand now!" The angel of the Lord was then at the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite. When David saw the angel striking the people, he said to the Lord, "Look, I am the one who has sinned; I am the one who has done wrong. But these sheep, what have they done? Please, let Your hand be against me and my father's family." Gad came to David that day and said to him, "Go up and set up an altar to the Lord on the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite." read more.
David went up in obedience to Gad's command, just as the Lord had commanded. Araunah looked down and saw the king and his servants coming toward him, so he went out and bowed to the king with his face to the ground. Araunah said, "Why has my lord the king come to his servant?" David replied, "To buy the threshing floor from you in order to build an altar to the Lord, so the plague on the people may be halted." Araunah said to David, "My lord the king may take whatever he wants and offer it. Here are the oxen for a burnt offering and the threshing sledges and ox yokes for the wood. [My] king, Araunah gives everything here to the king." Then he said to the king, "May the Lord your God accept you." The king answered Araunah, "No, I insist on buying it from you for a price, for I will not offer to the Lord my God burnt offerings that cost [me] nothing." David bought the threshing floor and the oxen for 50 ounces of silver. He built an altar to the Lord there and offered burnt offerings and fellowship offerings. Then the Lord answered prayer on behalf of the land, and the plague on Israel ended.

Threshing » The place for » Sometimes beside the wine-press for concealment

Judges 6:11

The Angel of the Lord came, and He sat under the oak that was in Ophrah, which belonged to Joash, the Abiezrite. His son Gideon was threshing wheat in the wine vat in order to hide it from the Midianites.

Threshing » Illustrative » (gathering the sheaves for,) of preparing the enemies of the church for judgments

Micah 4:12

But they do not know the Lord’s intentions
or understand His plan,
that He has gathered them
like sheaves to the threshing floor.

Threshing » With instruments » Of wood

2 Samuel 24:22

Araunah said to David, “My lord the king may take whatever he wants and offer it. Here are the oxen for a burnt offering and the threshing sledges and ox yokes for the wood.

Threshing » The place for » Fulness of, promised as a blessing

Joel 2:24

The threshing floors will be full of grain,
and the vats will overflow
with new wine and olive oil.

Threshing » The place for » Scarcity in, a punishment

Hosea 9:2

Threshing floor and wine vat will not sustain them,
and the new wine will fail them.

Threshing » The place for » Called the corn-floor

Hosea 9:1

Israel, do not rejoice jubilantly as the nations do,
for you have acted promiscuously, leaving your God.
You have loved the wages of a prostitute
on every grain-threshing floor.

Threshing » The place for » The jews slept on, during the time of

Ruth 3:7

After Boaz ate, drank, and was in good spirits, he went to lie down at the end of the pile of barley. Then she went in secretly, uncovered his feet, and lay down.

Threshing » The place for » Used for winnowing the corn

Ruth 3:2

Now isn’t Boaz our relative? Haven’t you been working with his female servants? This evening he will be winnowing barley on the threshing floor.

Threshing » Floor for, in barns

2 Kings 6:27

He answered, “If the Lord doesn’t help you, where can I get help for you? From the threshing floor or the winepress?”

Threshing » By beating

Ruth 2:17

So Ruth gathered grain in the field until evening. She beat out what she had gathered, and it was about 26 quarts of barley.

Threshing » With instruments » Of iron

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1;50;10-11

When they reached the threshing floor of Atad, which is across the Jordan, they lamented and wept loudly, and Joseph mourned seven days for his father.

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