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Javelin

Javelin [N] [S]

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

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

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

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Javelin". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .