- Included in Eastons: Yes
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: Yes
- Included in Smiths: Yes
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
- H1300 Used 1 time
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Of the Hebrew was pointed, sometimes two-edged, was worn in a sheath, and suspended from the girdle (Exodus 32:27; 1 Samuel 31:4; 1 Chronicles 21:27; Psalms 149:6- Proverbs 5:4; Ezekiel 16:40; 21:3-5).
It is a symbol of divine chastisement (Deuteronomy 32:25; Psalms 7:12; 78:62), and of a slanderous tongue (Psalms 57:4; 64:3; Proverbs 12:18). The word of God is likened also to a sword (Hebrews 4:12; Ephesians 6:17; Revelation 1:16). Gideon's watchword was, "The sword of the Lord" (Judges 7:20).
Used by Gideon
Used by Goliath
1 Samuel 21:9
David's army equipped with
1 Chronicles 21:5
Made of plowshares
1. An offensive weapon worn at the side, and used by hand either for thrusting or cutting.
2. Figuratively, destruction by war.
3. Vengeance or justice.
She quits the balance, and resigns the sword
4. Emblem of authority and power.
The ruler--beareth not the sword in vain. Romans 13:4.
5. War; dissension.
I came not to send peace, but a sword Matthew 10:34.
6. Emblem of triumph and protection.
The Lord--the sword of thy excellence. Deuteronomy 33:29.
SWORD-BEARER, noun [sword and bear.] An officer in the city of London, who carries a sword as an emblem of justice before the lord mayor when he goes abroad.
SWORD-BELT, noun [sword and belt.] A belt by which a sword is suspended and borne by the side.
SWORD-BLADE, noun [sword and blade.] The blade or cutting part of a sword.
SWORDED, adjective Girded with a sword.
SWORDER, noun A soldier; a cut-throat. [Not in use.]
SWORD-FIGHT, noun [sword and fight.] Fencing; a combat or trial of skill with swords.
SWORD-FISH, noun [sword and fish.] A genus of fishes called in ichthyology, xiphias; so named from the nose, snout or upper jaw, which is shaped like a sword.
SWORD-GRASS, noun [sword and grass.] A kind of sedge, glader; the sweet rush, a species of Acorus.
SWORD-KNOT, noun [sword and knot.] A ribin tied to the hilt of a sword.
SWORD-LAW, noun [sword and law.] Violence; government by force.
SWORD-MAN, noun [sword and man.] A soldier; a fighting man.
SWORD-PLAYER, noun [sword and player.] A fencer; a gladiator; one who exhibits his skill in the use of the sword.
SWORD-SHAPED, adjective [sword and shape.] Ensiform; shaped like a sword; as a sword-shaped leaf.