PLOW, PLOWSHARE (חָרַשׁ֒, H3086, to plow, till; אֵת֙, H908, hoe, plowshare; ἄροτρον, G770, a plow). An implement for tilling the soil. See Agriculture.
The noun אֵת֙, H908, as a tool for digging or grubbing may be roughly similar to a hoe or mattock. The expression “beat their swords into plowshares” (
The verb חָרַשׁ֒, H3086, means “to plow” or “to engrave.” It is applied literally (