KJV Dictionary Definition: reap


REAP, v.t. L. rapio, carpo; Gr. a sickle, to reap; Eng. crop.

1. To cut grain with a sickle; as, to reap wheat or rye.

When ye reap the harvest, thou shalt not wholly reap the corners of thy field. Lev. 19.

2. To clear of a crop by reaping; as, to reap a field.

3. To gather; to obtain; to receive as a reward, or as the fruit of labor or of works; in a good or bad sense; as, to reap a benefit from exertions.

He that soweth to the flesh, shall of the flesh reap corruption. Gal. 6.

Ye have plowed wickedness; ye have reaped iniquity.

Hos. 10.

REAP, v.i.

1. To perform the act or operation of reaping. In New England, farmers reap in July and August.

2. To receive the fruit of labor or works.

They that sow in tears, shall reap in joy. Ps. 126.


RE'APED, pp. Cut with a sickle; received as the fruit of labor or works.


RE'APING, ppr. Cutting grain with a sickle; receiving as the fruit of labor or the reward of works.