Who Was Melchizedek and What Is His Significance (Genesis 14:17-24; Hebrews 5:10, 7:1)?
Can Christians Take up Arms against the Government? (Romans 13:1–7)
What is the Significance of the Beatitudes?
"Bore his ear through with an awl" (Exodus 21:6; Deuteronomy 15:17). The ear was pierced as being the organ of hearing, thus signifying the servant's promise of obedience. See BORE.
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'AWL'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.