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Easton's Bible Dictionary

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(1 Samuel 17:6 , A.V., after the LXX. and Vulg.), a kind of small shield. The margin has "gorget," a piece of armour for the throat. The Revised Version more correctly renders the Hebrew word (kidon) by "javelin." The same Hebrew word is used in Joshua 8:18 (A.V., "spear;" RSV, "javelin"); Job 39:23 (A.V., "shield;" RSV, "javelin"); 41:29 (A.V., "spear;" RSV, "javelin").


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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Target'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ebd/t/target.html. 1897.

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