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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A short weapon used for stabbing. This is the general term: cf. Poniard, Stiletto, Bowie knife, Dirk, Misericorde, Anlace.

2. (n.) A mark of reference in the form of a dagger [/]. It is the second in order when more than one reference occurs on a page; -- called also obelisk.

3. (v. t.) To pierce with a dagger; to stab.

4. (n.) A timber placed diagonally in a ship's frame.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia



3162. machaira -- a short sword or dagger
... a short sword or dagger. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: machaira
Phonetic Spelling: (makh'-ahee-rah) Short Definition: a sword Definition: a ...
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4607. sikarios -- an assassin
... Word Origin of Latin origin, sica (a dagger) Definition an assassin NASB
Word Usage Assassins (1). murderer. Of Latin origin; a ...
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5344. Phelix -- "fortunate," Felix, a governor of Judea
... seditious" (Ac 21:38). [One group, called the Assassins (literally "dagger
men"), were true to their nam!]. Word Origin of Latin ...
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Strong's Hebrew
2719. chereb -- a sword
... tool (1). axe, dagger, knife, mattock, sword, tool. From charab; drought;
also a cutting instrument (from its destructive effect), as ...
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Polycarp is Pierced by a Dagger.
... Chapter XVI."Polycarp is pierced by a dagger. At length, when those wicked
men perceived that his body could not be consumed by ...
/.../the martyrdom of the holy polycarp/chapter xvi polycarp is pierced by.htm

At this Time the Nation of the Northumbrians, that Is...
... He had a two-edged dagger, dipped in poison, to the end that, if the wound inflicted
by the weapon did not avail to kill the king, it might be aided by the ...
/.../bede/bedes ecclesiastical history of england/chap ix at this time.htm

Prolonged Agony
... A man who pretended to be a maniac had made his way to the porch, and was brandishing
a huge dagger, and swearing that he would murder Chrysostom. ...
/.../chapter l prolonged agony.htm

"We Will Never Surrender. "
... The young man called up one of his soldiers and said: "Take this dagger and drive
it to your heart;" and the soldier took the dagger and drove it to his heart. ...
/.../moody/moodys anecdotes and illustrations/we will never surrender.htm

How Our People Served the Moabites Eighteen Years, and were Then ...
... Now, when on a time he was bringing presents to the king, and had two servants with
him, he put a dagger on his right thigh secretly, and went in to him: it ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 4 how our people.htm

Meanwhile Florian Varillo had not Gone to Naples. ...
... conscience"coward fear. He was on his way to the station when he suddenly
discovered that he had lost the sheath of his dagger. A cold ...
/.../corelli/the master-christian/xxxi meanwhile florian varillo had.htm

On the Road
... became a noble of the time, and in apparel of unusual splendor and costliness; plumed
bonnet, slashed velvet doublet, tight silken hose, jeweled dagger at his ...
/.../greater things the story of saint stanislaus kostka /chapter i on the road.htm

Again the Council of the Covenant was in Session. ...
... Tracing it stealthily, to make sure of its owner, he drew his dagger and
cut the girdle in twain, hiding an end of it in his bosom. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/bacheller/vergilius/chapter 20 again the council.htm

Sixth Commandment
... walk about these two countries unhung." "What do you mean?" "I will tell you what
I mean," I said; "the man that comes into my house and runs a dagger into my ...
//christianbookshelf.org/moody/weighed and wanting/sixth commandment.htm

Arria and Her Brother were Far from the Shores of Hellas and Near ...
... He went to where Appius lay and bent over him. The pilot drew his dagger; the youth
rolled drowsily and his hands were now upon the feet of Tepas. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/bacheller/vergilius/chapter 21 arria and her.htm

Dagger (6 Occurrences)
... Poniard, Stiletto, Bowie knife, Dirk, Misericorde, Anlace. 2. (n.) A mark of reference
in the form of a dagger [/]. ... 3. (vt) To pierce with a dagger; to stab. ...
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Haft (1 Occurrence)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary A handle as of a dagger (Judges 3:22). ... 2. (n.) A dwelling.
3. (vt) To set in, or furnish with, a haft; as, to haft a dagger. ...
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Stab (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (vt) To pierce with a pointed weapon; to wound or kill by the thrust of a pointed
instrument; as, to stab a man with a dagger; also, to thrust; as, to stab ...
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Belly (62 Occurrences)
... Judges 3:21 And Ehud put forth his left hand, and took the dagger from his right
thigh, and thrust it into his belly: (KJV JPS DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV). ...
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... Egyptian obelisks are commonly covered with hieroglyphic writing from top to bottom.
2. (n.) A mark of reference; -- called also dagger [/]. See Dagger. ...
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Dagon (9 Occurrences)

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... They were afterwards called Sicarii, from their use of the sica, ie, the Roman
dagger. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ZEALOT; ZEALOTS. ...
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Knife (10 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A sword or dagger. 3. (vt) To prune with the knife. 4. (vt) To cut or
stab with a knife. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. KNIFE. ...
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Inflict (25 Occurrences)
... striking; to apply forcibly; to lay or impose; to send; to cause to bear, feel,
or suffer; as, to inflict blows; to inflict a wound with a dagger; to inflict ...
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Ehud (12 Occurrences)
... At length Ehud, by a stratagem, put Eglon to death with a two-edged dagger a cubit
long, and routed the Moabites at the fords of the Jordan, putting 10,000 of ...
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Dagger (6 Occurrences)

Judges 3:16
But Ehud made him a dagger which had two edges, of a cubit length; and he did gird it under his raiment upon his right thigh.

Judges 3:21
And Ehud put forth his left hand, and took the dagger from his right thigh, and thrust it into his belly:

Judges 3:22
And the haft also went in after the blade; and the fat closed upon the blade, so that he could not draw the dagger out of his belly; and the dirt came out.

2 Samuel 2:16
They caught everyone his fellow by the head, and thrust his sword in his fellow's side; so they fell down together: therefore that place was called Helkath Hazzurim, which is in Gibeon.
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2 Samuel 20:8
When they were at the great stone which is in Gibeon, Amasa came to meet them. Joab was girded with his apparel of war that he had put on, and thereon was a sash with a sword fastened on his waist in its sheath; and as he went forth it fell out.
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2 Samuel 20:10
But Amasa took no heed to the sword that was in Joab's hand. So he struck him with it in the body, and shed out his bowels to the ground, and didn't strike him again; and he died. Joab and Abishai his brother pursued after Sheba the son of Bichri.
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Dagger: A Short Sword

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