Goad in the Bible
An instrument of torture
- 1 Samuel 13:21 Yet they had a file for the mattocks, and for the coulters, and for the forks, and for the axes, and to sharpen the goads.
⇒Bible Encyclopedia for GOAD.
600 Men killed with, by Shamgar, a judge (hero) of Israel
- Judges 3:31 And after him was Shamgar the son of Anath, which slew of the Philistines six hundred men with an ox goad: and he also delivered Israel.
⇒Definition of goad
⇒See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Goad.
Of mental incentive
- Ecclesiastes 12:11 The words of the wise are as goads, and as nails fastened by the masters of assemblies, which are given from one shepherd.