Treasury of Scripture
And the LORD said to Joshua, Stretch out the spear that is in your hand toward Ai; for I will give it into your hand. And Joshua stretched out the spear that he had in his hand toward the city.
Joshua 8:7,26 Then you shall rise up from the ambush, and seize on the city: for the LORD your God will deliver it into your hand...
Exodus 8:5 And the LORD spoke to Moses, Say to Aaron, Stretch forth your hand with your rod over the streams, over the rivers, and over the ponds...
Exodus 17:11 And it came to pass, when Moses held up his hand, that Israel prevailed: and when he let down his hand, Amalek prevailed.
Job 15:25 For he stretches out his hand against God, and strengthens himself against the Almighty.
the spear The word keedon is rendered clypeum, a shield or buckler, by the Vulgate but the LXX. translate it (), which Suidas says, signifies a kind of weapon, (), like a spear. It may denote a short spear, javelin, or lance; for it is evident that it signifies neither the larger spear nor the shield, because it is distinguished from both
1 Samuel 17:6,41,45 And he had greaves of brass on his legs, and a target of brass between his shoulders...
Job 39:23 The quiver rattles against him, the glittering spear and the shield.
Joshua may have had a flag or ensign at the end of the spear, which might be seen at a considerable distance when extended, which was the sign agreed upon by him and the ambush.
Strong's ConcordanceAnd the LORD said unto Joshua, Stretch out the spear that [is] in thy hand toward Ai; for I will give it into thine hand. And Joshua stretched out the spear that [he had] in his hand toward the city.
Topical BibleAi Deliver Direction Hands Held Hold Javelin Joshua Spear Stretch Stretched Stretcheth Stretching Towards Town
Joshua Chapter 8 Verse 18
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OT History: Joshua 8:18 Yahweh said to Joshua Stretch out (Josh. Jos)