But may the Lord prevent me from extending my hand against the Lord’s chosen one! Now take the spear by Saul’s head and the jug of water, and let’s get out of here!”
Yet another battle occurred with the Philistines in Gob. On that occasion Elhanan the son of Jair
Abishai son of Zeruiah, the brother of Joab, was head of the three.
Asa had an army of 300,000 men from Judah, equipped with large shields and spears. He also had 280,000 men from Benjamin who carried small shields and were adept archers; they were all skilled warriors.
He will judge disputes between nations; he will settle cases for many peoples. They will beat their swords into plowshares,
“‘Then those who live in the cities of Israel will go out and use the weapons for kindling
When Phinehas son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, saw it,
and Saul threw the spear, thinking, “I’ll nail David to the wall!” But David escaped from him on two different occasions.
Now Ishbi-Benob, one of the descendants of Rapha,
This is the list of David’s warriors:
From that day forward, half of my men were doing the work and half of them were taking up spears,
The next day an evil spirit from God rushed upon Saul and he prophesied within his house. Now David was playing the lyre
Some of the Gadites joined David at the stronghold in the desert. They were warriors who were trained for battle; they carried shields and spears. They were as fierce as lions and could run as quickly as gazelles across the hills.
So David took the spear and the jug of water by Saul’s head, and they got out of there. No one saw them or was aware of their presence or woke up. All of them were asleep, for the Lord had caused a deep sleep to fall on them.
This failure on your part isn’t good!
He will arbitrate
The Lord told Joshua, “Hold out toward Ai the curved sword in your hand, for I am handing the city
Its soldiers are armed with bows and spears. They are cruel and show no mercy. They sound like the roaring sea as they ride forth on their horses. Lined up in formation like men going into battle to attack you, Daughter Zion.’”
The shields of his warriors are dyed red;
You pierce the heads of his warriors