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Artillery

Artillery [N]

1 Samuel 20:40 , (Heb. keli, meaning "apparatus;" here meaning collectively any missile weapons, as arrows and lances. In Revised Version, "weapons"). This word is derived from the Latin artillaria = equipment of war.

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

Bibliography Information

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

ARTILLERY

ar-til'-er-i (keli):

In 1 Samuel 20:40 (the King James Version) of Jonathan's bow and arrows, replaced in the Revised Version (British and American) by WEAPONS; and in 1 Macc 6:51 (the King James Version) where the Greek words are translated in the Revised Version (British and American) "instruments for casting fire and stones."


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ARTILLERY'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.