Knife in the Bible
An edged tool used by Abraham in offering Isaac
- Genesis 22:6 And Abraham took the wood of the burnt offering, and laid it upon Isaac his son; and he took the fire in his hand, and a knife; and they went both of them together.
⇒Bible Encyclopedia for KNIFE.
Of the temple, returned from Babylon
- Ezra 1:9 And this is the number of them: thirty chargers of gold, a thousand chargers of silver, nine and twenty knives,
⇒Definition of knife
Used for sharpening pens
- Jeremiah 36:23 And it came to pass, that when Jehudi had read three or four leaves, he cut it with the penknife, and cast it into the fire that was on the hearth, until all the roll was consumed in the fire that was on the hearth.
⇒See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Knife.
Self-flagellation with, in idolatrous worship
- 1 Kings 18:28 And they cried aloud, and cut themselves after their manner with knives and lancets, till the blood gushed out upon them.