an Old English word (from the Latin aro, I plough), meaning "ploughing." It is used in the Authorized Version in Genesis 45:6 ; Exodus 34:21 ; 1 Samuel 8:12 ; Deuteronomy 21:4 ; Isaiah 30:24 ; but the Revised Version has rendered the original in these places by the ordinary word to plough or till.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
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[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Earing". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".