Plowing and threshing

23 Listen and hear my voice; pay attention and hear my word:

References for Isaiah 28:23

      24 Does the plowman plow without stopping for planting, opening and harrowing their ground?
      25 When he has smoothed its surface, doesn't he scatter fennel, and sow cumin, and plant wheat and barley in their places, and spelt as a border?

      References for Isaiah 28:25

        • i 28:25 - Or <i>black cumin</i>
          26 They are properly ordered; their God directs them.

          References for Isaiah 28:26

            • j 28:26 - Or <i>waters them</i>
              27 Fennel isn't threshed with a threshing sledge, nor is a cart wheel rolled over cumin, but fennel is beaten with a staff, and cumin with a rod.

              References for Isaiah 28:27

                • k 28:27 - Or <i>black cumin</i>
                • l 28:27 - Or <i>black cumin</i>
                  28 Bread grain is crushed, but the thresher doesn't thresh it forever. He drives the cart wheel over it; he spreads it out but doesn't crush it.

                  References for Isaiah 28:28

                      29 This also comes from the LORD of heavenly forces, who gives wondrous counsel and increases wisdom.