sledge

sledge

An instrument used for threshing grain. It was made of long, flat pieces of wood, turned up in the front, on which would be placed stones for weight. The underside was studded with sharp stones or pieces of metal (Isa 41:15; Amos 1:3; Job 41:30).

Isa 41:15

15Now, I will make of you a threshing sledge,
sharp, new, and having teeth;
you shall thresh the mountains and crush them,
and you shall make the hills like cha ... View more

Amos 1:3

3Thus says the Lord:
For three transgressions of Damascus,
and for four, I will not revoke the punishment;
because they have threshed Gilead
with threshing sled ... View more

Job 41:30

30Its underparts are like sharp potsherds;
it spreads itself like a threshing sledge on the mire.

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