Shovel is the rendering in the A.V. of —
1. רחת, rachath (from רוּח, the wind), a winnowing fork or fan (Isa 30:24);
2. יָע, ya (from יָעָה, to sweep away), used (in the plur.) of the implements for removing the ashes from the altar (Ex 27:3; Ex 38:3; Nu 4:14; 1Ki 7:40,45; 2Ki 25:14; 2Ch 4:11,16; Jer 52:18). SEE AGRICULTURE; SEE ALTAR.