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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 4550 winnowing
4550 winnowing

4550 winnowing

The exposing of grain to the air by either tossing or fanning so that the loose outer part is blown away. It is also used figuratively to refer to God’s judgment.

Winnowing took place at the threshing-floor

See also Ru 3:2

Winnowing used figuratively

Jer 15:7; Mt 3:12 pp Lk 3:17 See also Pr 20:8,26; Isa 41:16; Jer 4:11; Jer 51:2

See also

4426chaff
4456grain
4464harvest
4522threshing
4524threshing-floor
5530sifting

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