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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words


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1: βέλος
(Strong's #956 — Noun Neuter — belos — bel'-os )

akin to ballo, "to throw," denotes "a missile, an arrow, javelin, dart, etc.," Ephesians 6:16 (see FIERY). Cp. bole, "a stone's throw or cast," Luke 22:41 ; bolizo, "to sound" (to fathom the depth of water), Acts 27:28 .

Note: The noun bolis, "a dart," is found in some texts in Hebrews 12:20 (see AV).

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Dart'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. 1940.

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