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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Arms, Military

  • Made of iron, steel, or brass
    Job 20:24; 1 Samuel 17:5,6

  • OFFENSIVE
    • Sword
      Judges 20:15; Ezekiel 32:27
    • Two-edged sword
      Psalm 149:6; Proverbs 5:4
    • Dagger
      Judges 3:16,21,22
    • Dart or javelin
      1 Samuel 18:10,11; 2 Samuel 18:14
    • Spear or lance
      1 Samuel 26:7; Jeremiah 50:42
    • Battle-axe
      Ezekiel 26:9; Jeremiah 51:20
    • Bow and arrows
      Genesis 48:22; 1 Kings 22:34
    • Sling
      1 Samuel 17:50; 2 Kings 3:25
    • Hand staff
      Matthew 26:47
    • Called weapons of war
      2 Samuel 1:27
    • Called instruments of war
      1 Chronicles 12:33,37
    • Called instruments of death
      Psalm 7:13

  • DEFENSIVE
    • Helmet
      1 Samuel 17:5,38; 2 Chronicles 26:14
    • Coat of mail, breastplate, habergeon, or brigandine
      1 Samuel 17:5,38; Exodus 28:32; Jeremiah 46:4; Revelation 9:9
    • Girdle
      1 Samuel 18:4; 2 Samuel 18:11
    • Target
      1 Samuel 17:6
    • Greaves
      1 Samuel 17:6
    • Shield
      1 Kings 10:16,17; 14:26,27
    • Buckler
      1 Chronicles 5:18; Ezekiel 26:8
    • Called harness
      1 Kings 22:34
    • Called armour
      Luke 11:22

  • FOR SIEGES
    • Battering Rams
      2 Samuel 20:15; Ezekiel 4:2
    • Engines for casting stones, &c
      2 Chronicles 26:15

  • Not worn in ordinary times
    1 Samuel 21:8

  • Put on at the first alarm
    Isaiah 8:9; Jeremiah 46:3,4

  • Armouries built for
    2 Kings 20:13; Song of Solomon 4:4

  • Great stores of, prepared
    2 Chronicles 32:5

  • WERE PROVIDED
    • By individuals themselves
      1 Chronicles 12:33,37
    • From the public arsenals
      2 Chronicles 11:12; 26:14

  • Often given as presents
    1 Kings 10:25

  • BEFORE USING
    • Tried and proved
      1 Samuel 17:39
    • Burnished
      Jeremiah 46:4; Ezekiel 21:9-11,28
    • Anointed
      Isaiah 21:5

  • Part of, borne by armour-bearers
    Judges 9:54; 1 Samuel 14:1; 16:21

  • Hung of the walls of cities
    Ezekiel 27:10,11

  • OF THE VANQUISHED
    • Taken off them
      2 Samuel 2:21; Luke 11:22
    • Sometimes kept as trophies
      1 Samuel 17:54
    • Sometime burned
      Ezekiel 39:9,10

  • Of conquered nations taken away to prevent rebellion
    Judges 5:8; 1 Samuel 13:19-22

  • Inferior to wisdom
    Ecclesiastes 9:18

  • ILLUSTRATIVE OF
    • Spiritual armour
      Romans 13:12; 2 Corinthians 6:7; Ephesians 6:11-14; 1 Thessalonians 5:8
    • Spiritual weapons
      2 Corinthians 10:4; Ephesians 6:17
    • Judgments of God
      Isaiah 13:5; Jeremiah 50:25

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Arms, Military'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/a/arms-military.html. 1897.

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