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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