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Tuesday, May 28th, 2024
the Week of Proper 3 / Ordinary 8
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Lance, Lancet

Holman Bible Dictionary

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A weapon consisting of a long shaft with a metal head; javelin; spear (Judges 5:8 , NEB: 1 Kings 18:28 , NAS, RSV; Jeremiah 50:42 , KJV). In modern English, a lancet is a two-edged surgical instrument. The KJV used lancet for a small lance (1 Kings 18:28 ). See Arms, Armor; Weapons.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Lance, Lancet'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​hbd/​l/lance-lancet.html. 1991.
 
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