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Winnowing

[AGRICULTURE]

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Winnew.

2. (n.) The act of one who, or that which, winnows.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
WINNOWING

win'-o-ing.

See AGRICULTURE; FAN; THRESHING.

Greek
4425. ptuon -- a winnowing shovel
... a winnowing shovel. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: ptuon Phonetic
Spelling: (ptoo'-on) Short Definition: a simple wooden pitchfork Definition: a ...
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3039. likmao -- to winnow, to scatter
... Word Origin from likmos (a winnowing fan) Definition to winnow, to scatter NASB
Word Usage like dust (2), scatter...like dust (2). grind to powder. ...
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4917. sunthlao -- to crush together
... (3039 ). The verb was used of winnowing out the chaff and then of grinding to powder.
This is the fate of him on whom this Rejected Stone falls" (, 1, 172). ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7371. rachath -- winnowing shovel
... 7370, 7371. rachath. 7372 . winnowing shovel. Transliteration: rachath
Phonetic Spelling: (rakh'-ath) Short Definition: shovel. ...
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4214. mizreh -- a pitchfork
... Word Origin from zarah Definition a pitchfork NASB Word Usage fork (2). fan. From
zarah; a winnowing shovel (as scattering the chaff) -- fan. see HEBREW zarah. ...
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2219. zarah -- to scatter, fan, winnow
... 5), dispersed (1), disperses (1), north (1), scatter (13), scattered (7), scrutinize
(1), spread (4), winnow (3), winnow them with a winnowing (1), winnowed (1 ...
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1250. bar -- grain, corn
... corn, wheat. Or bar {bar}; from barar (in the sense of winnowing); grain
of any kind (even while standing in the field); by extens. ...
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Library

Ruth and Naomi.
... Then one night when Boaz was to have a winnowing of barley, Naomi told Ruth to make
herself ready, putting on her best clothing, and to go to the winnowing and ...
//christianbookshelf.org/anonymous/wee ones bible stories/ruth and naomi.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 Holy Spirit and the one Church
... He wants to have as much as possible"to have as little loss as possible in
the winnowing, and yet to have it as well winnowed as may be. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 4 1858/the holy spirit and the.htm

Wrath came to Rebuke, the Greedy who in the Midst of Peace ...
... When our delights crowded on us, then crowded on us our ills. At the time
of winnowing of wheat, came the winnowing of cities,. 4 ...
/.../ephraim/hymns and homilies of ephraim the syrian/hymn vii wrath came to.htm

The First Disciples.
... The question put by Jesus to the following disciples, "What seek ye?" was the first
breath of the winnowing fan which the Baptist had warned them the Messiah ...
/.../the expositors bible the gospel of st john vol i/iv the first disciples.htm

Petilianus Said: "But if You Say that we Give Baptism Twice Over.. ...
... How much better will you do to betake yourself to true confusion, saying, Every
one of us shall bear his own burden, and the winnowing fan at the last day ...
/.../chapter 23 51 petilianus.htm

Psalm LII.
... But there will come time of winnowing, when both are to be severed with greatest
diligence, in order that no grain may pass over unto the heap of chaff that is ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm lii.htm

A People Prepared for the Lord
... He is coming who uses the great winnowing fan; be the true wheat, or else be blown
away." He put the truth so pointedly, and so earnestly, that he did by that ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 41 1895/a people prepared for the.htm

The Herald of the King
... a denunciation of 'the wrath to come,' set forth with a tremendous wealth of imagery
as the axe lying at the root of the trees, the fan winnowing the wheat ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture a/the herald of the king.htm

My Brother Fabius
... This is that fan which even now cleanses the Lord's threshing-floor"the Church,
I mean"winnowing the mixed heap of believers, and separating the grain [1134 ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/tertullian/de fuga in persecutione/my brother fabius.htm

Thesaurus
Winnowing (7 Occurrences)
...WINNOWING. win'-o-ing. ...Winnowing (7 Occurrences). Matthew 3:12 His winnowing fork
is in his hand, and he will thoroughly cleanse his threshing floor. ...
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Winnowing-shovel (2 Occurrences)
Winnowing-shovel. Winnowing-fan, Winnowing-shovel. Winnows .
Multi-Version Concordance Winnowing-shovel (2 Occurrences). ...
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Winnowing-fan (1 Occurrence)
Winnowing-fan. Winnowing, Winnowing-fan. Winnowing-shovel . Multi-Version
Concordance Winnowing-fan (1 Occurrence). Luke 3:17 whose ...
/w/winnowing-fan.htm - 6k

Fan (8 Occurrences)
... A winnowing shovel by which grain was thrown up against the wind that it might be
cleansed from broken straw and chaff (Isaiah 30:24; Jeremiah 15:7; Matthew 3 ...
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Threshing-floor (36 Occurrences)
... mizreh, Arabic midra, for separating straw from wheat; (3) shovel, meghraphah, Arabic
mirfashat, for tossing the wheat into the air in winnowing; (4) broom, maT ...
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Chaff (24 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) The glumes or husks of grains and grasses separated from the seed by threshing
and winnowing, etc. ... See AGRICULTURE; STRAW; WINNOWING. JAMES A. Patch. ...
/c/chaff.htm - 18k

Threshingfloor (18 Occurrences)
... mizreh, Arabic midra, for separating straw from wheat; (3) shovel, meghraphah, Arabic
mirfashat, for tossing the wheat into the air in winnowing; (4) broom, maT ...
/t/threshingfloor.htm - 15k

Store (134 Occurrences)
... Matthew 3:12 His winnowing-shovel is in His hand, and He will make a thorough clearance
of His threshing-floor, gathering His wheat into the storehouse, but ...
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Storehouse (12 Occurrences)
... Matthew 3:12 His winnowing-shovel is in His hand, and He will make a thorough clearance
of His threshing-floor, gathering His wheat into the storehouse, but ...
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Shovel (3 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. SHOVEL. shuv'-l: (1) rachath, is a wooden shovel
used on the threshing-floor for winnowing the grain (Isaiah 30:24). ...
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Concordance
Winnowing (7 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 WEY DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Luke 3:17
His winnowing-shovel is in His hand to clear out His threshing-floor, and to gather the wheat into His storehouse; but the chaff He will burn up in fire unquenchable."
(WEY DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ruth 3:2
And now, is not Boaz of our kindred, with whose maidens thou wast? Behold, he is winnowing barley in the threshing-floor to-night.
(DBY YLT RSV NIV)

Isaiah 21:10
O thou my threshing, and the grain of my floor! that which I have heard from Jehovah of hosts, the God of Israel, have I declared unto you.
(See JPS)

Isaiah 30:24
And the oxen and the young asses serving the ground, Fermented provender do eat, That one is winnowing with shovel and fan.
(YLT)

Jeremiah 4:11
At that time it is said of this people, And of Jerusalem: 'A dry wind of high places in the wilderness,' The way of the daughter of My people, (Not for winnowing, nor for cleansing,)
(YLT)

Jeremiah 15:7
And I have sent a cleaning wind on them in the public places of the land; I have taken their children from them; I have given my people to destruction; they have not been turned from their ways.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Subtopics

Winnowing

Winnowing of Grain

Related Terms

Winnowing-shovel (2 Occurrences)

Winnowing-fan (1 Occurrence)

Fan (8 Occurrences)

Threshing-floor (36 Occurrences)

Chaff (24 Occurrences)

Threshingfloor (18 Occurrences)

Store (134 Occurrences)

Storehouse (12 Occurrences)

Shovel (3 Occurrences)

Clear (641 Occurrences)

Agriculture

Unquenchable (5 Occurrences)

Gathering (71 Occurrences)

Winnoweth (2 Occurrences)

Winnows (3 Occurrences)

Winnowed (5 Occurrences)

Wheat (56 Occurrences)

Wing (18 Occurrences)

Willow (1 Occurrence)

Fork (8 Occurrences)

Fanner

Floor (69 Occurrences)

Threshing (57 Occurrences)

Thoroughly (48 Occurrences)

Threshed (7 Occurrences)

Thorough (7 Occurrences)

Burn (206 Occurrences)

Barn (6 Occurrences)

Clearance (1 Occurrence)

Acquaintance (16 Occurrences)

Burning (415 Occurrences)

Fermented (23 Occurrences)

Cleanse (75 Occurrences)

Wind (180 Occurrences)

Clean (298 Occurrences)

Gather (251 Occurrences)

Bread (433 Occurrences)

Serving (85 Occurrences)

Fire (602 Occurrences)

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