“Look, I am making you like 1 a sharp threshing sledge, new and double-edged. 2 You will thresh the mountains and crush them; you will make the hills like straw. 3
Certainly 1 caraway seed is not threshed with a sledge, nor is the wheel of a cart rolled over cumin seed. 2 Certainly caraway seed is beaten with a stick, and cumin seed with a flail.
And your raised offering will be credited 1 to you as though it were grain from the threshing floor or as new wine 2 from the winepress.
They told David, “The Philistines are fighting in Keilah and are looting the threshing floors.”
Can you count on 1 it to bring in 2 your grain, 3 and gather the grain 4 to your threshing floor? 5
The threshing floors are full of grain; the vats overflow with fresh wine and olive oil.
Threshing floors and wine vats will not feed the people, 1 and new wine only deceives them. 2
While Ornan was threshing wheat, he turned and saw the messenger, and he and his four sons hid themselves.
O my downtrodden people, crushed like stalks on the threshing floor, 1 what I have heard from the Lord who commands armies, the God of Israel, I have reported to you.
But they do not know what the Lord is planning; they do not understand his strategy. He has gathered them like stalks of grain to be threshed 1 at the threshing floor.
This is what the Lord says: “Because Damascus has committed three crimes 1 – make that four! 2 – I will not revoke my decree of judgment. 3 They ripped through Gilead like threshing sledges with iron teeth. 4
Grain is crushed, though one certainly does not thresh it forever. The wheel of one’s wagon rolls over it, but his horses do not crush it.
For the Lord God of Israel who rules over all says, ‘Fair Babylon 1 will be like a threshing floor which has been trampled flat for harvest. The time for her to be cut down and harvested will come very soon.’ 2
When they came to the threshing floor of Atad 1 on the other side of the Jordan, they mourned there with very great and bitter sorrow. 2 There Joseph observed a seven day period of mourning for his father.
You must offer up a cake of the first of your finely ground flour 1 as a raised offering; as you offer the raised offering of the threshing floor, so you must offer it up.
“Therefore you will say to them, 1 ‘When you offer up 2 the best of it, then it will be credited to the Levites as the product of the threshing floor and as the product of the winepress.
Now Boaz, with whose female servants you worked, is our close relative. 1 Look, tonight he is winnowing barley at the threshing floor. 2
So she went down to the threshing floor and did everything her mother-in-law had instructed her to do. 1
When they arrived at the threshing floor of Nacon, 1 Uzzah reached out and grabbed hold of 2 the ark of God, 3 because the oxen stumbled.
So Gad went to David that day and told him, “Go up and build an altar for the Lord on the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.”