from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A vat in which the juice is pressed from grapes.
- n. A machine or device that presses the juice from grapes.
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- n. A device used to squeeze juice from grapes as the first part of the process of making wine
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- n. a press that is used to extract the juice from grapes
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Jerusalem: He digged a winepress, that is, He prepared a receptacle of the prophetic Spirit.
Providence; and the winepress was the place of offerings.
: Or, the winepress is the word of God, which tortures man when it contradicts his fleshly nature.
(The winepress is the actual press that humans shall be put into so that we may be ground up.)
Fat i.e. VAT, the word employed in the Authorized Version to translate the Hebrew term yekeb, in (Joel 2: 24; 3: 13) The word commonly used for yekeb is "winepress" or "winefat," and once
With some of the spare lumber, Shem and Japheth had set up a little lean-to next to the winepress and were sipping Mesopotamian merlot in the shade.
Rev 19: 15 And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.
He treads the winepress of the fury of the wrath of God Almighty.
God is bringing the nations of the world to crush them as grapes of wrath in His winepress.
The harvest of Revelation is manifest in the “great winepress of the wrath of God,” which yields a sea of blood rising “unto the horse bridles, by the space of a thousand and six hundred furlongs.”