What is the Meaning of the Parable of the Mustard Seed (Matthew 13:31-32)?
What is 1 Corinthians About?
Why Did Paul "Count Everything as Rubbish" (Philippians 3:8)?
"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.