A narrow trench cut in the earth by a plow (1 Samuel 14:14;
Hosea 12:11). The KJV rendered two Hebrew terms as furrow which are best translated otherwise. At
Ezekiel 17:7,Ezekiel 17:10 modern translations opt for bed (NAS, RSV), plot (NIV), or garden (TEV). At
Hosea 10:10 modern translations understand a reference to two sins (iniquity, NRSV; guilt, NAS; sin, NIV, TEV; shameful deed, REB).
These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.
Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'FURROW'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".