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( 1 Samuel 13:20 1 Samuel 13:21 ), an agricultural instrument, elsewhere called "ploughshare" ( Isaiah 2:4 ; Micah 4:3 ; Joel 3:10 ). It was the facing-piece of a plough, analogous to the modern coulter.

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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.

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Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Coulter". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .


Iron agricultural tool.

But all the Israelites went down to the Philistines, to sharpen every man his share, and his COULTER, and his ax, and his mattock. ( 1 Samuel 1:1 Hosea 13:20 )

Source: A King James Dictionary. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta)

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"Entry for 'Coulter'". A King James Dictionary.




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These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'COULTER'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.