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Used by the Jews both in hunting and in war; sometimes merely a sharpened reed, sometimes feathered, barbed, and even poisoned, Job 6:4 . The bow was of various forms and materials, and many could be used only by the strongest men, Psalm 18:34 . Arrows were used to convey fire to an enemy's house, and for divination, Ezekiel 21:21 . The word is applied symbolically to children, Psalm 127:4,5; to the lightning, Psalm 18:14 Habakkuk 3:11; to sudden calamities, Job 6:4 Psalm 38:2 91:5 Ezekiel 5:15; and to the deceitful and bitter words of an evil tongue, Psalm 64:3 120:4 .

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These files are public domain and are a derivative of the topics are from American Tract Society Bible Dictionary published in 1859.

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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Arrow'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. 1859.

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