a tool of which we do not know the ancient form. The only notice of it is in connection with the custom of boring the ear of the slave. ( Exodus 21:6 ; 15:17 )
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Awl,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.