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Spearmen

(Acts 23:23) These were probably troops so lightly armed as to be able to keep pace on the march with mounted soldiers.

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) Plural of Spearman.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
SPEAR; SPEARMEN

sper, sper'-men.

See ARMOR, III, 4; ARMY, 7.

Greek
1187. dexiolabos -- probably a spearman or slinger
... man. Word Origin from dexios and lambano Definition probably a spearman
or slinger NASB Word Usage spearmen (1). spearman. From ...
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Acts XXIII
... (23) "And he called to him two of the centurions, and said, Make ready two hundred
soldiers, and seventy horsemen, and two hundred spearmen, to go to C├Žsarea ...
/.../mcgarvey/a commentary on acts of the apostles/acts xxiii.htm

The Eighteenth Theban Dynasty
... [Illustration: 311.jpg A PLATOON (TROOP) OF EGYPTIAN SPEARMEN AT DEIR EL-BAHARI].
Drawn by Faucher-Gudin, from a photograph taken by Naville. ...
/.../chapter iiithe eighteenth theban dynasty.htm

Jesus, Pilate and Herod.
... Then came Pilate out with his attendants upon the balcony of the house; two spearmen
on either side advanced to the foot of the steps of the balcony, and stood ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/stead/king of the jews/chapter vii jesus pilate and.htm

Constantine Commands the Sign of the Cross to be Carried Before ...
... of his own troops, and was, at the command of the emperor, carried among the phalanxes
in the thickest of the fight by an illustrious band of spearmen, of whom ...
/.../chapter iv constantine commands the sign.htm

Lamentations of the Soldiery and their Officers.
... Immediately the assembled spearmen and body-guard rent their garments, and prostrated
themselves on the ground, striking their heads, and uttering lamentations ...
/.../pamphilius/the life of constantine/chapter lxv lamentations of the soldiery.htm

His Burial by his Son Constantius at Constantinople.
... was preceded by detachments of soldiers in military array, and followed by vast
multitudes, the body itself being surrounded by companies of spearmen and heavy ...
/.../pamphilius/the life of constantine/chapter lxx his burial by his.htm

That Constantine Divided the Empire Between his Three Sons, whom ...
... To each moreover was granted a truly royal retinue, consisting of infantry, spearmen,
and body guards, with every other kind of military force; commanded ...
/.../pamphilius/the life of constantine/chapter li that constantine divided the.htm

The Signal Given.
... for a great crowd awaits you, packed together in the court; and in the midst of
them stands Simon, like a war-chieftain attended by his spearmen." And Peter ...
/.../unknown/the clementine homilies/chapter xxix the signal given.htm

Psalm 68
... 29For thy house at Jerusalem. kings shall thee gifts afford. ^30The spearmen's
host, the multitude. of bulls, which fiercely look,. ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/anonymous/scottish psalter and paraphrases/psalm 68.htm

Crossing the Hellespont.
... Then, after a considerable interval, came a body of a thousand horse, splendidly
caparisoned, and followed by a thousand spearmen, who marched trailing their ...
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Thesaurus
Spearmen (4 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. SPEAR; SPEARMEN. sper, sper'-men. See ARMOR, III,
4; ARMY, 7. Multi-Version Concordance Spearmen (4 Occurrences). ...
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Spears (25 Occurrences)

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Threescore (87 Occurrences)
... 23 And he called unto him two centurions, saying, Make ready two hundred soldiers
to go to Caesarea, and horsemen threescore and ten, and spearmen two hundred ...
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Cesarea (17 Occurrences)
... Acts 23:23 And he called to him two centurions, saying, Make ready two hundred soldiers
to go to Cesarea, and seventy horsemen, and spearmen two hundred, at ...
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Caesare'a (17 Occurrences)
... a certain two of the centurions, he said, 'Make ready soldiers two hundred, that
they may go on unto Caesarea, and horsemen seventy, and spearmen two hundred ...
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Cane (11 Occurrences)
... It is rendered "reed" in 1 Kings 14:15; Job 40:21; Isaiah 19:6; 35:7. In Psalm
68:30 the expression "company of spearmen" is in the margin and the Revised ...
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Spear (55 Occurrences)
... See Spire. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. SPEAR; SPEARMEN. sper, sper'-men. See
ARMOR, III, 4; ARMY, 7. Multi-Version Concordance Spear (55 Occurrences). ...
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Spearhead (1 Occurrence)

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Army (401 Occurrences)
... by sound of a trumpet (Numbers 10:9 2 Samuel 2:28; 2 Samuel 18:16; 1 Maccabees
16:8). The order of battle was simple, the heavy-armed spearmen forming the van ...
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Submit (36 Occurrences)
... Psalms 68:30 Rebuke the company of spearmen, the multitude of the bulls, with the
calves of the people, till every one submit himself with pieces of silver ...
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Bible Concordance
Spearmen (4 Occurrences)

Acts 23:23 And he called unto him two centurions, saying, Make ready two hundred soldiers to go to Caesarea, and horsemen threescore and ten, and spearmen two hundred, at the third hour of the night;
(KJV ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 12:24 There were six thousand, eight hundred spearmen of the children of Judah, armed for war;
(BBE)

1 Chronicles 12:34 And of Naphtali, a thousand captains with thirty-seven thousand spearmen.
(BBE)

Psalms 68:30 Rebuke the company of spearmen, the multitude of the bulls, with the calves of the people, till every one submit himself with pieces of silver: scatter thou the people that delight in war.
(KJV WBS)

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