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Lance, Lancet

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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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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Lance, Lancet'. Holman Bible Dictionary. 1991.

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