Charger(s) • Chargers • War Horse
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
CHARGER(S) 1. Large flat serving dish (Num. 7:13–85; Matt. 14:8, 11 KJV). 2. Horses used in battle to charge or attack (Nah. 2:3 NRSV; cp. TEV, REB based on early Greek translations; cp. Isa. 31:1, 3; Jer. 8:6; Rev. 6:2).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
chargers. A word used once by the NRSV and meaning “horses trained to charge” (Nah. 2:3 [MT v. 4]). The MT has bĕrôš H1360 (“cypress” or “juniper”) in the plural, translated “spears of pine” by the NIV. The Septuagint, however, reads “horsemen,” and many scholars conjecture that the original Hebrew
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
CHARGERS [פָּרָשִׁיםparashim]. Spirited war horses, an emendation of cypresses in Nah 2:3. See also Isa 31:1; Jer 8:6; Rev 6:2, and HORSE.
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