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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Sword, the

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  • Probable origin
    Genesis 3:24

  • Was pointed
    Ezekiel 21:15

  • Frequently had two edges
    Psalm 149:6

  • DESCRIBED AS
    • Sharp
      Psalm 57:4
    • Bright
      Nahum 3:3
    • Glittering
      Deuteronomy 32:41; Job 20:25
    • Oppressive
      Jeremiah 46:16
    • Hurtful
      Psalm 144:10

  • Carried in a sheath or scabbard
    1 Chronicles 21:27; Jeremiah 47:6; Ezekiel 21:3-5

  • Suspended from the girdle
    1 Samuel 17:39; 2 Samuel 20:8; Nehemiah 4:18; Psalm 45:3

  • WAS USED
    • By the patriarchs
      Genesis 34:25; 48:22
    • By the Jews
      Judges 20:2; 2 Samuel 24:9
    • By heathen nations
      Judges 7:22; 1 Samuel 15:33
    • For self-defence
      Luke 22:36
    • For destruction of enemies
      Numbers 21:24; Joshua 6:21
    • For punishing criminals
      1 Samuel 15:33; Acts 12:2
    • Sometimes for self-destruction
      1 Samuel 31:4,5; Acts 16:27

  • Hebrews early acquainted with making of
    1 Samuel 13:19

  • In time of war, plough shares made into
    Joel 3:10

  • In time of peace made into plough shares
    Isaiah 2:4; Micah 4:3

  • Sharpened and furbished before going to war
    Psalm 7:12; Ezekiel 21:9

  • Was brandished over the head
    Ezekiel 32:10

  • Was thrust through enemies
    Ezekiel 16:40

  • Often threatened as a punishment
    Leviticus 26:25,33; Deuteronomy 32:25

  • Often sent as a punishment
    Ezra 9:7; Psalm 78:62

  • Was one of God's four sore judgments
    Ezekiel 14:21

  • Those slain by, communicated ceremonial uncleanness
    Numbers 19:16

  • ILLUSTRATIVE
    • Of the word of God
      Ephesians 6:17; Hebrews 4:12
    • Of the word of Christ
      Isaiah 49:2; Revelation 1:16
    • Of the justice of God
      Deuteronomy 32:41; Zechariah 13:7
    • Of the protection of God
      Deuteronomy 33:29
    • Of war and contention
      Matthew 10:34
    • Of severe and heavy calamities
      Ezekiel 5:2,17; 14:17; 21:9
    • Of deep mental affliction
      Luke 2:35
    • Of the wicked
      Psalm 17:13
    • Of the tongue of the wicked
      Psalm 57:4; 64:3; Proverbs 12:18
    • Of persecuting spirit of the wicked
      Psalm 37:14
    • Of the end of the wicked
      Proverbs 5:4
    • Of false witnesses
      Proverbs 25:18
    • Of judicial authority
      Romans 13:4
    • (Drawing of,) of war and destruction
      Leviticus 26:33; Ezekiel 21:3-5
    • (Putting, into its sheath,) of peace and friendship
      Jeremiah 47:6
    • (Living by,) of rapine
      Genesis 27:40
    • (Not departing from one's house,) of perpetual calamity
      2 Samuel 12:10

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Sword, the'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/s/sword-the.html. 1897.

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