first referred to in Genesis 45:6 , where the Authorized Version has "earing," but the Revised Version "ploughing;" next in Exodus 34:21 and Deuteronomy 21:4 . The plough was originally drawn by oxen, but sometimes also by asses and by men. (See AGRICULTURE .)
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Plough". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".