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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1637 - גֹּרֶן
2) (TWOT) barn, barn floor, corn floor, void place
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
גֹּרֶן with suff. גָּרְנִי, with ה parag. גֹּרְנָה Micah 4:12. Pl. גְּרָנוֹת Joel 2:24, constr. גָּרְנוֹת Hosea 9:1, m. a level place, pr. a place levelled, made smooth. (Arab. جَرْنُ, جَرِينُ, مَجْرَنُ id.). Used
(a) of an open place before the gates of cities, elsewhere called רְחֹב 1 Kings 22:10; 2 Chronicles 18:9.
(b) especially used of a floor on which corn is trodden out. Ruth 3:2, seq.; Judges 6:37, etc. תְּבוּאַת גֹּרֶן the produce of the floor, i.e. threshed corn. Numbers 18:30; Isaiah 21:10, בֶּן־גָּרְנִי “son of my floor,” i.e. O people of my country, who are now trodden down and broken, like grain on a floor. Parall. מְדֻשָׁנִי my threshing. Compare Micah 4:12, 13 Micah 4:13. Met. used of corn itself; Job 39:12.
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