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Bible Concordances

Nave's Topical Bible

Armies

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  • Who of the Israelites were subject to service in
    Numbers 1:2,3; 26:2; 2 Chronicles 25:5

  • Who were exempt from service in
    Numbers 1:47-50; 2:33; Deuteronomy 20:5-9; Judges 7:3

  • Enumeration of Israel's military forces
    Numbers 1:2,3; 26:2; 1 Samuel 11:8; 2 Samuel 18:1,2; 24:1-9; 1 Kings 20:15; 2 Chronicles 25:5

  • Levies for
    Numbers 31:4; Judges 20:10

  • Compulsory service in
    1 Samuel 14:52

  • See COWARDICE

  • How officered
    • Commander-in-chief
      1 Samuel 14:50; 2 Samuel 2:8; 8:16; 17:25; 19:13; 20:23

  • Generals of corps and divisions
    Numbers 2:3,31; 1 Chronicles 27:1-22; 2 Chronicles 17:12-19

  • Captains of thousands
    Numbers 31:14,48; 1 Samuel 17:18; 1 Chronicles 28:1; 2 Chronicles 25:5

  • Captains of hundreds
    Numbers 31:14,48; 2 Kings 11:15; 1 Chronicles 28:1; 2 Chronicles 25:5

  • Captains of fifties
    2 Kings 1:9; Isaiah 3:3

  • See CAVALRY

  • See CHARIOTS

  • Rendezvous of (methods employed in effecting)
    • Sounding a trumpet
      Numbers 10:9; Judges 3:27; 6:34; 1 Samuel 13:3,4
    • Cutting oxen in pieces, and sending the pieces throughout Israel
      1 Samuel 11:7

  • Refusal to obey the summons, instance of
    Judges 21:5-11; 20

  • Tactics

  • Camp and march
    Numbers 2

  • March in ranks
    Exodus 13:18
    • Margin note)
      1 Chronicles 12:33; Joel 2:7
    • Move, in attack, in three divisions
      Judges 7:16; 9:43; 1 Samuel 11:11; 13:17,18; 2 Samuel 18:2; Job 1:17
    • Flanks called wings
      Isaiah 8:8
    • See STRATEGY
    • Orders delivered with trumpets
      2 Samuel 2:28; 18:16; 20:1,22; Nehemiah 4:18,20
    • Stratagems
      • Ambushes, at Ai
        Joshua 8:2-22
      • Ambushes at Shechem
        Judges 9:25,34
      • Ambushes at Gibeah
        Judges 20:29-43
      • Ambushes at Zemaraim
        2 Chronicles 13:13
      • By Jehoshaphat
        2 Chronicles 20:22
    • Reconnoissances
      • Of Jericho
        Joshua 2:1-24
      • Of Ai
        Joshua 7:2,3
      • Of Beth-el
        Judges 1:23,24
      • Of Laish
        Judges 18:2-10
      • Night attacks
        Genesis 14:15; Judges 7:16-22
      • Decoy
        Joshua 8:4-22; Judges 20:29-43; Nehemiah 6
      • Unusual winter campaign
        2 Samuel 11:1; 1 Chronicles 20:1
      • Delay
        2 Samuel 17:7-14
    • Celerity of action
      • Abraham, in pursuit of Chedorlaomer
        Genesis 14:14,15
      • Joshua, against the Amorites
        Joshua 10:6,9
      • The confederated kings
        Joshua 11:7
      • David's attack upon the Philistines
        2 Samuel 5:23-25
      • Forced marches
        Isaiah 5:26,27
    • Sieges
      Jeremiah 39:1
      • Of Jericho
        Joshua 6
      • Of Samaria
        2 Kings 6:24-33; 7
      • Of Jerusalem
        2 Kings 25:1-3
      • "Engines" used
        2 Chronicles 26:15; Jeremiah 6:6
      • Margin;
        Ezekiel 26:9
    • Fortifications
      Judges 9:31; 2 Samuel 5:9; 2 Kings 25:1; 2 Chronicles 11:11; 26:9; Nehemiah 3:8; Nehemiah 4:2; Isaiah 22:10; 25:12; 29:3; 32:14; Jeremiah 6:6; 32:24; 33:4; 51:53; Ezekiel 4:2; 17:17; 21:22; 26:8; 33:27; Daniel 11:15,19; Nahum 2:1; 3:14
    • Standards
      Numbers 2:2,3,10,17,18,25,31,34; 10:14,18,22,25
    • Uniforms of
      Ezekiel 23:6,12; Nahum 2:3
    • Standing armies
      1 Samuel 13:2; 1 Chronicles 27; 2 Chronicles 1:14; 17:12-19; 26:11-15
    • Religious ceremonies attending
      • Seeking counsel from God before battle
        Numbers 27:21; Judges 1:1; 1 Samuel 14:19,37-41; 23:2-12; 30:8; 2 Samuel 2:1; 5:19,23; 1 Kings 22:7-28; 2 Kings 3:11-19; 1 Chronicles 14:10,14; Jeremiah 37:7-10
    • Sacrifices
      1 Samuel 13:11,12
    • Purifications
      Numbers 31:19-24
    • Holiness enjoined
      Deuteronomy 23:9
    • Officers consecrate themselves to God
      2 Chronicles 17:16
    • Army choir and songs
      2 Chronicles 20:21,22
    • Ark taken to battle
      Joshua 6:6,7,13; 1 Samuel 4:4-11
    • Divine assistance to
      • When Aaron and Hur held up Moses' hands
        Exodus 17:11,12
      • In siege of Jericho
        Joshua 6
      • Sun stands still
        Joshua 10:11-14
      • Gideon's victory
        Judges 7
      • Samaria's deliverances
        1 Kings 20; 2 Kings 7
    • Jehoshaphat's victories
      2 Kings 3; 2 Chronicles 20
    • Angel of the Lord smites the Assyrians
      2 Kings 19:35
    • Determine royal succession
      2 Samuel 2:8-10; 1 Kings 16:16; 2 Kings 11:4-12
    • Composed of insurgents
      1 Samuel 22:1,2
    • Mercenaries
      2 Samuel 10:6; 1 Chronicles 19:6,7; 2 Chronicles 25:5,6
    • Confederated
      Joshua 10:1-5; 11:1-5; Judges 1:3; 2 Samuel 10:6,15,16,19; 1 Kings 15:20; 22:1-4; 2 Kings 16:9; 18:19-21; 1 Chronicles 19:6,7; 2 Chronicles 16:2-9; 18:1,3; 20:1; 22:5; 28:16,20; Psalm 83:1-12; Isaiah 7:1-9; 8:9-12; 54:15
    • Exhorted before battle
      Deuteronomy 20:1-9
    • Battle shouts
      Judges 7:18; 1 Samuel 17:20,52
    • Triumphs of, celebrated
      • With songs
        Judges 5; 1 Samuel 18:6,7
    • With music
      2 Chronicles 20:28
    • With dancing
      1 Samuel 18:6,7
    • Rewards for meritorious conduct
      • The general offers his daughter in marriage
        Joshua 15:16,17
    • The king offers his daughter
      1 Samuel 17:25; 18:17-28
    • A promotion
      2 Samuel 23:8-39; 1 Chronicles 11:6,10-47
    • A share the spoils
      Numbers 31:25-47
    • Children instructed in military arts
      2 Samuel 1:18
    • Insubordination in, punished, Achan
      Joshua 7
    • Check roll-call
      1 Samuel 14:17; Numbers 31:48,49
    • Panics
      Isaiah 30:17
    • Among the Midianites
      Judges 7:21
    • Among the Philistines
      1 Samuel 14:15-19
    • Among the Syrians
      2 Kings 7:7-15
    • Soldiers destroy each other to escape captivity
      1 Samuel 14:20; 31:4-6
    • Champions fight instead of
      1 Samuel 17:8-53; 2 Samuel 2:14-17; 21:15-22
    • Confidence in, vain
      Psalm 33:16; 44:6
    • Escort duty performed by
      2 Kings 1:9; Acts 23:23,24,31-33
    • Roman army
      • Captains (RSV margin, military tribunes) of
        Acts 22:24-29
      • Centurions
        Matthew 8:5,8; 27:54; Luke 7:2; 23:47; Acts 10:1,7,22; 21:32; Acts 22:26; 23:17,23; 24:23; 27:1,11,43; 28:16

  • FIGURATIVE
    Deuteronomy 33:2; 2 Kings 6:17; Psalm 34:7; 68:17; Revelation 9:16

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Bibliography Information
Nave, Orville J. Entry for 'Armies'. Nave's Topical Bible. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ntb/a/armies.html. 1896.

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