The Word green ears in the scriptures

The Word "green ears in the scriptures. I find The KJV is very difficult to understand for this verse.

To understand the nature of the crop see this library picture

"And if thou offer (karab, bring) a meat offering (Minchah) of thy firstfruits unto ADONAI, thou shalt offer for the meat offering of thy firstfruits green ears of corn dried by the fire, even corn beaten out of full ears." (Lev  2:14)

ve(and) im-ta kriv(bring) minkhat bikurim (firstfruit) la Yehova  hwhy aviv (ears) kalui(dried, roast kalah) ba esh (fire) geres(groats, beaten) karmel(new) ta kriv et minkhat bikurei kha:

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grain / meat offering = Mincha minkhat the Hebrew words for the 5 types of offering is easy to remember our English is often very confusing in different version.

See the NASB scripture is much easier to understand

 Lev 2:14'Also if you bring a grain offering of early ripened things to ADONAI, you shall bring fresh R41 heads of grain roasted in the fire, grits of new growth, for the grain offering of your early ripened things.

Leviticus 23:14

 23:14'Until this same day, until you have brought in the offering of your God, you shall eat neither bread nor roasted grain nor new growth. It is to be a perpetual statute throughout your generations in all your dwelling places.

"And ye shall eat neither bread, nor parched corn, nor green ears, until the selfsame day that ye have brought an offering unto your God: it shall be a statute for ever throughout your generations in all your dwellings." (Lev 23:14)


 Q: Does Abib mean "Green Ears" or "Green, tender ears"?

No. Abib does not mean "green ears", despite the incorrect translation in the King James Bible. The precise meaning of Abib must be reconstructed by going into the fields and studying the barley and cross-referencing this with the Biblical evidence. The Bible often speaks of "Abib parched in fire". This refers to grain which is developed enough to be eaten after it has been parched. In contrast, "Green Ears" is such a broad term that it can refer to grain which when parched will shrivel up leaving no edible material. This has been confirmed by experiments. In order to be Abib, the barley must be more developed than Green, tender ears.

Biblical evidence also shows that Abib is a brittle state as can be seen from the description of the crops destroyed by the Plague of Hail:

"And the flax and the barley were smitten, because the barley was Abib and the flax was Giv'ol. And the wheat and the spelt were not smitten because they were dark (Afilot)." (Ex 9,31-32)

explain by Karaites

Exo  9:31 And the flax and the barley was smitten: for the barley was in the ear, and the flax was bolled.

Exo  9:32 But the wheat and the rie were not smitten: for they were not grown up.

Explaination by bsb.note believer study bible

(vv. 31,32) Vivid eyewitness detail is provided to explain why there were any crops left for the locusts to eat after the earlier plagues.