XX 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 "pressfat." ( Haggai 2:16 ) The "vats" appear to have been excavated out of the native rock of the hills on which the vineyards lay.