archers

archers

Warriors armed with bows and arrows. They were so important that in the Bible a bow may represent general military strength (Hos 1:5). Although individual archers and even target practice are mentioned in the Bible (1Sam 20:35-36), no organized Israelite archery corps is ever described.

Hos 1:5

5On that day I will break the bow of Israel in the valley of Jezreel.”

1Sam 20:35-36

35In the morning Jonathan went out into the field to the appointment with David, and with him was a little boy.36He said to the boy, “Run and find the arrows th ... View more

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