חנית

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Hebrew[edit]

אדם עם חנית.‏ (Man with a spear.)

Noun[edit]

חֲנִית (khanítf (plural indefinite חֲנִיתוֹת or חֲנִיתִים)

  1. a spear, a javelin
    • Isaiah 2:4, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      וְשָׁפַט בֵּין הַגֹּויִם וְהֹוכִיחַ לְעַמִּים רַבִּים וְכִתְּתוּ חַרְבֹותָם לְאִתִּים וַחֲנִיתֹֽותֵיהֶם לְמַזְמֵרֹות לֹא־יִשָּׂא גֹוי אֶל־גֹּוי חֶרֶב וְלֹא־יִלְמְדוּ עֹוד מִלְחָמָֽה׃‏
      And He shall judge between the nations, / And shall decide for many peoples; / And they shall beat their swords into plowshares, / And their spears into pruninghooks; / Nation shall not lift up sword against nation, / Neither shall they learn war any more.
    • 2 Chronicles 23:9, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      וַיִּתֵּן יְהֹויָדָע הַכֹּהֵן לְשָׂרֵי הַמֵּאֹות אֶת־הַֽחֲנִיתִים וְאֶת־הַמָּגִנֹּות וְאֶת־הַשְּׁלָטִים אֲשֶׁר לַמֶּלֶךְ דָּוִיד אֲשֶׁר בֵּית הָאֱלֹהִֽים׃‏
      And Jehoiada the priest delivered to the captains of hundreds the spears, and bucklers, and shields, that had been king David's, which were in the house of God.

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