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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Bow, the

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  • An instrument of war
    Genesis 48:22; Isaiah 7:24

  • Sometimes used in hunting
    Genesis 27:3

  • For shooting arrows
    1 Chronicles 12:2

  • Called the battle bow
    Zechariah 9:10; 10:4

  • THOSE WHO USED, CALLED
    • Bowmen
      Jeremiah 4:29
    • Archers
      1 Samuel 31:3; Jeremiah 51:3

  • Usually of steel
    2 Samuel 22:35; Job 20:24

  • Held in the left hand
    Ezekiel 39:3

  • Drawn with full force
    2 Kings 9:24

  • The Jews taught to use
    2 Samuel 1:18

  • USED EXPERTLY BY
    • Lydians
      Jeremiah 46:9
    • Elamites
      Jeremiah 49:35
    • Philistines
      1 Samuel 31:2,3
    • Sons of Reuben, Gad, and Manasseh
      1 Chronicles 5:18
    • Benjamites
      1 Chronicles 12:2; 2 Chronicles 14:8

  • Given as a token of friendship
    1 Samuel 18:4

  • Often furnished by the state
    2 Chronicles 26:14

  • Of the vanquished, broken and burned
    Psalm 37:15; Ezekiel 39:9

  • ILLUSTRATIVE
    • Of strength and power
      Job 29:20
    • Of the tongue of the wicked
      Psalm 11:2; Jeremiah 9:3
    • (When deceitful,) of the hypocrite
      Psalm 78:57; Hosea 7:16
    • (When broken,) of the overthrow of power
      1 Samuel 2:4; Jeremiah 49:35; Hosea 1:5; 2:18

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Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Bow, the'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/b/bow-the.html. 1897.

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