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Bowshot

BOWSHOT

bo'-shot:

Found only in Genesis 21:16 in the account of Hagar and her child: "And she went, and sat her down over against him a good way off, as it were a bowshot," literally "stretchings of a bow," a typical oriental way of indicating distance.


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