International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
dart ( חץ , ḥēc ; βέλος , bélos ): A pointed missile weapon, as an arrow or light spear (2 Samuel 18:14; Job 41:26 ). See ARMOR; ARMS , III, 4; ARROW .
Figurative: (1) Of the penalty of sin ( Proverbs 7:23 the King James Version); (2) of strong suggestions and fierce temptations to evil ( Ephesians 6:16; compare 1 Macc 5:51 ).
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Dart'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. http://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/isb/view.cgi?number=2531. 1915.