International Standard Bible EncyclopediaEARING
The Hebrew word is twice translated "earing" in the King James Version (Genesis 45:6 Exodus 34:21). The Revised Version (British and American) rendering is "plowing": "There shall be neither plowing nor harvest."
See also Deuteronomy 21:4 1 Samuel 8:12 Isaiah 30:24.
Easton's Bible Dictionary
An Old English word (from the Latin aro, I plough), meaning "ploughing." It is used in the Authorized Version in Genesis 45:6
; Exodus 34:21
; 1 Samuel 8:12
; Deuteronomy 21:4
; Isaiah 30:24
; but the Revised Version has rendered the original in these places by the ordinary word to plough or till.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (p. pr. & vb. n.
) of Ear
2. (n.) A line used to fasten the upper corners of a sail to the yard or gaff; -- also called head earing.
3. (n.) A line for hauling the reef cringle to the yard; -- also called reef earing.
4. (n.) A line fastening the corners of an awning to the rigging or stanchions.
5. (n.) Coming into ear, as corn.
6. (n.) A plowing of land.
Strong's Hebrew2758. charish -- a plowing, plowing time...
plowing time, ground. From charash; ploughing or its season -- earing
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