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Javelin
Warfare
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Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Javelin
Javelin(1.) Heb. hanith, a lance, from its flexibility (1 Sam. 18:10, 11; 19:9, 10; 20:33).(2.) Heb. romah, a lance for heavy-armed troops, so called from its piercing (Num. 25:7). (See ARMS.)
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
GORGET
GORGET<gor’-jet>: Appears only once in the King James Version (1 Sam 17:6), being placed in the margin as an alternative to “target (of brass)” in the description of the armor worn by Goliath of Gath. The Hebrew word thus translated ([כִּידוֹן‎, kidhon]) really means a “javelin,” and is so rendered
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Javelin
JAVELIN Light spear thrown as a weapon. See Arms and Armor; Weapons.Statuette of Near Eastern warrior holding a spear or javelin from around 1500 b.c.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Gorget
GORGET, gôrʹjet: Appears only once in AV (1 S 17:6), being placed in the margin as an alternative to “target [of brass]” in the description of the armor worn by Goliath of Gath. The Heb word thus trd (כִּידוֹן‎, kīdhōn) really means a “javelin,” and is so rendered in RV and ARV here and in 1 S 17:45 (“Thou