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Battle Bow
Battle Ax • Battle-bow
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Battle Bow
Battle Bow [Heb. qešeṯ milḥāmâ]; NEB WARRIOR’S BOW. Mentioned in the messianic prophecy of Zec. 9:10, describing the peace that the coming Prince will bring. This compound Asiatic bow required strong arms for proper use, but in battle was an extremely formidable weapon. See also Weapons of War.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Battle-bow
Battle-bowthe war-bow used in fighting (Zech. 9:10; 10:4). “Thy bow was made quite naked” (Hab. 3:9) means that it was made ready for use. By David’s order (2 Sam. 1:18) the young men were taught the use, or rather the song of the bow. (See ARMOUR, BOW.)
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Battle Ax, Battle Bow
BATTLE AX, BATTLE BOW (see Arms, Armor of the Bible).These six-inch high wooden models of an Egyptian infantry unit were discovered in an Egyptian tomb that dated to about 1800 b.c.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BATTLE-BOW
BATTLE-BOW<bat’-’-l-bo>: Found in the striking Messianic prophecy: “The battle bow shall be cut off” (Zechariah 9:10). The prophet is predicting the peace that shall prevail when Zion’s king cometh, “just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass, even upon a colt the foal of an ass.”
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Battle-Bow
BATTLE-BOW, batʹ’l-bō: Found in the striking Messianic prophecy: “The battle bow shall be cut off” (Zec 9:10). The prophet is predicting the peace that shall prevail when Zion’s king cometh, “just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass, even upon a colt the foal of an ass.” The words convey
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