What is Earing? Definition and meaning:EARING er’-ing (harish): The Hebrew word is twice translated ‘earing’ in the King James Version (Genesis 45:6.
an Old English word (from the Latin aro, I plough), meaning “ploughing.” It is used in the Authorized Version in
1 Samuel 8:12
; but the Revised Version has rendered the original in these places by the ordinary word to plough or till.
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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Easton, Matthew George. “Entry for Earing”. “Easton’s Bible Dictionary”.
Plowing; tilling the ground.
For these two years hath the famine been in the land: and yet there are five years, in the which there shall neither be
nor harvest. (
A King James Dictionary
. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta)
“Entry for ‘Earing'”. A King James Dictionary.
, to plough; hence it means ploughing.
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Smith, William, Dr. “Entry for ‘Earing'”. “Smith’s Bible Dictionary”.
“There shall be neither plowing nor harvest.”
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. “Entry for ‘EARING'”. “International Standard Bible Encyclopedia”. 1915.