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Morrish Bible Dictionary
With the bow, a common weapon of the ancients. We know not of what wood the arrows of the Israelites were made. Apparently the arrows were sometimes poisoned. Job 6:4; Psalm 120:4; Numbers 24:8; Deuteronomy 32:23 , etc. Arrows are used metaphorically for the judgements of God, Psalm 38:2; Psalm 45:5 : also for anything sharp and painful, as smiting by the tongue. Jeremiah 9:8 .
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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Arrows'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/a/arrows.html. 1897.