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The common weapon for discharging arrows. It is used symbolically for the hidden attacks of the wicked against the righteous. Psalm 11:2 ; Psalm 37:14,15 . A 'bow of steel' signifies great strength. Job 20:24 . The wicked are like a 'deceitful bow,' one that breaks when it is depended upon. Psalm 78:57 ; Hosea 7:16 . In 2 Samuel 1:18 David's elegy on Saul and Jonathan is called 'The Bow.' The children were taught '[the song of] the Bow.' R.V.

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Bow '. Morrish Bible Dictionary. 1897.

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