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SCIMITAR

sim'-i-tar, -ter (akindke):

Formerly given as "fauchion" in the King James Version Judith 13:6; 16:9, the weapon which Judith took down from the rail of the bed at Holofernes' head, and with which she severed his head from his body.


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