threshing floor

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a floor or ground area for threshing or treading out grain

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In 2 Chronicles 3:1, we see that in 957 BCE, King Solomon began to build the temple in the threshing floor of the property in Mount Moriah in Jerusalem bought by King David from Ornan.
When, in 3:3-4, Naomi instructs Ruth to go the threshing floor and lie down near Boaz, she says 'v'yarad't [go down]' and 'v'shachavt [lie down].' In each of these words, the Hebrew orthography has an (unpronounced) "yud" as the last letter.
Bernard Rudofsky celebrated them in his 1964 exhibition and book, Architecture Without Architects, and showed how they are grouped around flat granite outcrops that serve as a communal threshing floor. This doubles as a gathering place, for the village beyond is largely given over to farmyards, with no formal streets or square.
The paper will try to demonsrtate how the night meeting of Ruth and Boaz at the threshing floor (Ruth 3) could have served as a kind of biblical example of pious, virtuous bundling.
Many bands attacked us, hurling javelins, sling-stones, arrows, and stray stones in such numbers that they covered the courtyard and the surrounding ground like corn on a threshing floor....
Such statements imply that the beating of the calves (in the vignettes) can be interpreted (through voiced reading rather than sight) as beating the threshing floor using calves.
One of the men would haul the wheat to their family threshing floor, walking miles down stony paths behind their mule or donkey loaded with sheaves.
In my opinion B-D is much too confident about the dates in the life of David, and he locates the threshing floor of Nacon (2 Sam 6:6) inside the walls of the present old city--a guess at best.