« Bottles Bow, The Brass, or Copper »

Bow, The

An instrument of war — Ge 48:22; Isa 7:24.

Sometimes used in hunting — Ge 27:3.

For shooting arrows — 1Ch 12:2.

Called the battle bow — Zec 9:10; 10:4.

Those who used, called

Bowmen. — Jer 4:29.

Archers. — 1Sa 31:3; Jer 51:3.

Usually of steel — 2Sa 22:35; Job 20:24.

Held in the left hand — Eze 39:3.

Drawn with full force — 2Ki 9:24.

The Jews taught to use — 2Sa 1:18.

Used expertly by

Lydians. — Jer 46:9.

Elamites. — Jer 49:35.

Philistines. — 1Sa 31:2,3.

Sons of Reuben, Gad, and Manasseh. — 1Ch 5:18.

Benjamites. — 1Ch 12:2; 2Ch 14:8.

Given as a token of friendship — 1Sa 18:4.

Often furnished by the state — 2Ch 26:14.

Of the vanquished, broken and burned — Ps 37:15; Eze 39:9.

Illustrative

Of strength and power. — Job 29:20.

Of the tongue of the wicked. — Ps 11:2; Jer 9:3.

(When deceitful,) of the hypocrite. — Ps 78:57; Ho 7:16.

(When broken,) of the overthrow of power. — 1Sa 2:4; Jer 49:35; Ho 1:5; 2:18.

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