Javelin in the Bible
A heavy lance
- Ezekiel 39:9 And they that dwell in the cities of Israel shall go forth, and shall set on fire and burn the weapons, both the shields and the bucklers, the bows and the arrows, and the handstaves, and the spears, and they shall burn them with fire seven years:
⇒Bible Encyclopedia for JAVELIN.
Used by Goliath (R. V.)
- 1 Samuel 17:6 And he had greaves of brass upon his legs, and a target of brass between his shoulders.
⇒Definition of javelin
Used by Saul
- 1 Samuel 18:11 And Saul cast the javelin; for he said, I will smite David even to the wall with it. And David avoided out of his presence twice.
- 1 Samuel 19:9-10 And the evil spirit from the LORD was upon Saul, as he sat in his house with his javelin in his hand: and David played with his hand. 10 And Saul sought to smite David even to the wall with the javelin; but he slipped away out of Saul's presence, and he smote the javelin into the wall: and David fled, and escaped that night.