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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) An instrument consisting of a handle with a shank terminating in two or more prongs or tines, which are usually of metal, parallel and slightly curved; -- used from piercing, holding, taking up, or pitching anything.

2. (n.) Anything furcated or like a fork in shape, or furcated at the extremity; as, a tuning fork.

3. (n.) One of the parts into which anything is furcated or divided; a prong; a branch of a stream, a road, etc.; a barbed point, as of an arrow.

4. (n.) The place where a division or a union occurs; the angle or opening between two branches or limbs; as, the fork of a river, a tree, or a road.

5. (n.) The gibbet.

6. (v. i.) To shoot into blades, as corn.

7. (v. i.) To divide into two or more branches; as, a road, a tree, or a stream forks.

8. (v. t.) To raise, or pitch with a fork, as hay; to dig or turn over with a fork, as the soil.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
FORK

fork (shelosh qilleshon):

This compound word, meaning strictly "three points" or "three prongs," is found only once (1 Samuel 13:21), and doubtless there refers to the agricultural tool now known as the pitchfork. It might, however, also be a weapon.

Greek
4425. ptuon -- a winnowing shovel
... Word Origin a prim. word Definition a winnowing shovel NASB Word Usage winnowing
fork (2). ... From ptuo; a winnowing-fork (as scattering like spittle) -- fan. ...
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296. amphodon -- a road around
... where two ways meet. From the base of amphoteros and hodos; a fork in the road --
where two ways meet. see GREEK amphoteros. see GREEK hodos. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7053. qilleshon -- perhaps fine point
... forks* (1). fork. From an unused root meaning to prick; a prong, ie Hay-fork --
fork. 7052, 7053. qilleshon. 7054 . Strong's Numbers.
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7969. shalosh -- a three, triad
... fork, oftentimes, third, thirteen three, thrice. Or shalosh {shaw-loshe'};
masculine shlowshah {shel-o-shaw'}; or shloshah {shel-o ...
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4214. mizreh -- a pitchfork
... 4213, 4214. mizreh. 4215 . a pitchfork. Transliteration: mizreh Phonetic
Spelling: (miz-reh') Short Definition: fork. Word Origin ...
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6563. pereq -- parting of ways, plunder
... Word Origin from paraq Definition parting of ways, plunder NASB Word Usage
fork of the road (1), pillage (1). crossway, robbery. ...
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4207a. mazleg -- a utensil used in offering sacrifices
... 4207, 4207a. mazleg. 4207b . a utensil used in offering sacrifices.
Transliteration: mazleg Short Definition: fork. Word Origin ...
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4207. mazleg -- a utensil used in offering sacrifices
... fleshhook Or (feminine) mizlagah {miz-law-gaw'}; from an unused root meaning to
draw up; a fork -- fleshhook. 4206b, 4207. mazleg. 4207a . Strong's Numbers
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7371. rachath -- winnowing shovel
... shovel. From ruwach; a winnowing-fork (as blowing the chaff away) -- shovel. see
HEBREW ruwach. 7370, 7371. rachath. 7372 . Strong's Numbers.
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3956. lashon -- tongue
... lashan; the tongue (of man or animals), used literally (as the instrument of licking,
eating, or speech), and figuratively (speech, an ingot, a fork of flame ...
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Library

A Little Sermon to School-Girls.
... not had the advantages which enable them to know how to conduct themselves gracefully
in society; how to dress themselves; how to use knife, fork, napkin, etc ...
/.../a little sermon to school-girls.htm

Shall we Go?
... The Tuning-Fork for the Best Music. ... But they push on, on after the Master. They turn
the knife into a tuning-fork. Do you know about this sort of thing? ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on following the christ/shall we go.htm

On Earthly Things
... [Matt.3:12]. The winnowing fork is the testing of the righteous by God; in
the Gospel: whose winnowing fork is in his hand. [ibid.]. ...
/.../eucherius/the formulae of st eucherius of lyons/iii on earthly things.htm

The Right to Feel Superior
... "Oh? But what about soup or gravy? You can't eat them with chopsticks!"
Quite true; neither can you eat them with knife and fork. ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/williamson/have we no rights/chapter 10 the right to.htm

The Nile and Egypt
... But after the Pelusiac branch had ceased to exist, the fork of the river gradually
wore away the land from age to age, and is now some nine miles lower down ...
/.../chapter i the nile and egypt.htm

The Long, Rough Road He Trod
... He had a tuning-fork that gave Him the true pitch for the rarest music, while His
feet travelled cautiously the deep wilderness ravines, and boldly climbed ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks on following the christ/the long rough road he.htm

The Birth of Saint George.
... a small crocodile or alligator, or even a young hippopotamus, would have been bad
enough, but a green dragon, with claws and a long wriggling fork-pointed tail ...
/.../kingston/the seven champions of christendom/chapter one the birth of.htm

From the Close of the General Conference of 1824 to the ...
... county, in the state of Georgia, where religion had been at a low ebb for several
years, the work of God commenced at a camp meeting held near the fork of the ...
/.../chapter 8 from the close.htm

An Account of the Several Annual Conferences, and of the General ...
... He says, ". "Wednesday 5. This morning we again swam the river," (namely, Laurel
River,) "and the west fork thereof. My little horse was ready to fail. ...
/.../chapter 3 an account of 2.htm

Goes to Housekeeping. Discussions with Mr. Maddox. Attends Meeting ...
... In the spring of 1857 we moved to a place on Currie's Fork, near Centerfield, about
a mile and a half from my former home and a little farther from hers. ...
/.../chapter vi goes to housekeeping.htm

Thesaurus
Fork (8 Occurrences)
... pitching anything. 2. (n.) Anything furcated or like a fork in shape, or
furcated at the extremity; as, a tuning fork. 3. (n.) One ...
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Fanner
... In Isaiah 30:24 mizreh is translated "fork," which is a much better translation
if the instrument referred to was shaped like the winnowing fork used by the ...
/f/fanner.htm - 7k

Fan (8 Occurrences)
... In Isaiah 30:24 mizreh is translated "fork," which is a much better translation
if the instrument referred to was shaped like the winnowing fork used by the ...
/f/fan.htm - 12k

Forks (6 Occurrences)

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Kettle (2 Occurrences)
... Kettle (2 Occurrences). 1 Samuel 2:14 and he struck it into the pan, or kettle,
or caldron, or pot; all that the fork brought up the priest took therewith. ...
/k/kettle.htm - 8k

Unquenchable (5 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Unquenchable (5 Occurrences). Matthew 3:12 His winnowing
fork is in his hand, and he will thoroughly cleanse his threshing floor. ...
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Jacob's (34 Occurrences)
... Which of them He took we cannot tell; but, in any case, this well lay in the fork
between them, and could be approached with equal ease from either. ...
/j/jacob's.htm - 23k

Grain (413 Occurrences)
... 20. (n.) A branch of a tree; a stalk or stem of a plant. 21. (n.) A tine, prong,
or fork. 22. (n.) One the branches of a valley or of a river. 23. ...
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Whip (7 Occurrences)
... as, to whip wheat. 6. (vt) To beat (eggs, cream, or the like) into a froth,
as with a whisk, fork, or the like. 7. (vt) To conquer ...
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Winnowed (5 Occurrences)
... Isaiah 30:24 The oxen likewise and the young donkeys that till the ground will eat
savory provender, which has been winnowed with the shovel and with the fork. ...
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Concordance
Fork (8 Occurrences)

Matthew 3:12
His winnowing fork is in his hand, and he will thoroughly cleanse his threshing floor. He will gather his wheat into the barn, but the chaff he will burn up with unquenchable fire."
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Luke 3:17
whose fan is in his hand, and he will thoroughly cleanse his threshing floor, and will gather the wheat into his barn; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire."
(See NAS RSV NIV)

1 Samuel 2:13
The custom of the priests with the people was that when any man offered sacrifice, the priest's servant came, while the flesh was boiling, with a fork of three teeth in his hand;
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

1 Samuel 2:14
and he struck it into the pan, or kettle, or caldron, or pot; all that the fork brought up the priest took therewith. So they did in Shiloh to all the Israelites who came there.
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 30:24
The oxen likewise and the young donkeys that till the ground will eat savory provender, which has been winnowed with the shovel and with the fork.
(WEB ASV BBE NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 15:7
I have winnowed them with a fan in the gates of the land; I have bereaved them of children, I have destroyed my people; they didn't return from their ways.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 21:21
For stood hath the king of Babylon at the head of the way, At the top of the two ways, to use divination, He hath moved lightly with the arrows, He hath asked at the teraphim, He hath looked on the liver.
(See NIV)

Obadiah 1:14
Don't stand in the crossroads to cut off those of his who escape. Don't deliver up those of his who remain in the day of distress.
(See NAS)

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Fork

Fork: An Agricultural Implement

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