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Bible Dictionaries

Easton's Bible Dictionary

Javelin

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  • Heb. hanith, a lance, from its flexibility (1 Samuel 18:10,11; 19:9,10; 20:33 ).

  • Heb. romah, a lance for heavy-armed troops, so called from its piercing (Numbers 25:7 ). (See ARMS .)

    Copyright Statement
    These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

    Bibliography Information
    Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Javelin'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/j/javelin.html. 1897.

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