1 Samuel 13:20
But all the Israelites went down to the Philistines, to sharpen every man his share, and his coulter, and his axe, and his mattock.
1 Samuel 13:21
Yet they had a file for the mattocks, and for the coulters, and for the forks, and for the axes, and to sharpen the goads.
And [on] all hills that shall be digged with the mattock, there shall not come thither the fear of briers and thorns: but it shall be for the sending forth of oxen, and for the treading of lesser cattle.
Related Topics and Bible Verses
(1.) Heb. ma'eder, an instrument for dressing or pruning a
vineyard (Isa. 7:25); a weeding-hoe.
(2.) Heb. mahareshah (1 Sam. 13:1), perhaps the ploughshare or
(3.) Heb. herebh, marg. of text (2 Chr. 34:6). Authorized
Version, "with their mattocks," marg. "mauls." The Revised
Version renders "in their ruins," marg. "with their axes." The
Hebrew text is probably corrupt.