International Standard Bible EncyclopediaDART
dart (chets; belos): A pointed missile weapon, as an arrow or light spear (2 Samuel 18:14 Job 41:26). See ARMOR; ARMS, III, 4; ARROW. Figurative:
(1) Of the penalty of sin (Proverbs 7:23 the King James Version);
(2) of strong suggestions and fierce temptations to evil (Ephesians 6:16; compare 1 Maccabees 5:51).
Easton's Bible Dictionary
An instrument of war; a light spear. "Fiery darts" (Ephesians 6:16
) are so called in allusion to the habit of discharging darts from the bow while they are on fire or armed with some combustible material. Arrows are compared to lightning (Deuteronomy 32:23
, 42; Psalm 7:13
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
) A pointed missile weapon, intended to be thrown by the hand; a short lance; a javelin; hence, any sharp-pointed missile weapon, as an arrow.
2. (n.) Anything resembling a dart; anything that pierces or wounds like a dart.
3. (n.) A spear set as a prize in running.
4. (n.) A fish; the dace. See Dace.
5. (v. t.) To throw with a sudden effort or thrust, as a dart or other missile weapon; to hurl or launch.
6. (v. t.) To throw suddenly or rapidly; to send forth; to emit; to shoot; as, the sun darts forth his beams.
7. (v. i.) To fly or pass swiftly, as a dart.
8. (v. i.) To start and run with velocity; to shoot rapidly along; as, the deer darted from the thicket.
Strong's Hebrew4551b. massa -- a missile, dart...
a missile, dart
. Transliteration: massa Short Definition: dart
. Word Origin from
an unused word Definition a missile, dart
NASB Word Usage dart
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3591. kidon -- a dart, javelin
... << 3590, 3591. kidon. 3592 >>. a dart, javelin. Transliteration: kidon Phonetic
Spelling: (kee-dohn') Short Definition: javelin. Word ...
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4968. Methushelach -- perhaps "man of the dart," a descendant of ...
... perhaps "man of the dart," a descendant of Seth. Transliteration: Methushelach Phonetic
Spelling: (meth-oo-sheh'-lakh) Short Definition: Methuselah. ...
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1675. daah -- to fly swiftly, dart through the air
... daah. 1676 >>. to fly swiftly, dart through the air. Transliteration: daah Phonetic
Spelling: (daw-aw') Short Definition: swiftly. Word Origin a prim. ...
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5860b. it -- to dart greedily
... to dart greedily. Transliteration: it Short Definition: rushed. Word Origin
denominative verb from ayit Definition to dart greedily NASB Word Usage rushed ( ...
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2907. tus -- to rush, dart
... tus. 2908 >>. to rush, dart. Transliteration: tus Phonetic Spelling: (toos) Short
Definition: swoops. ... root Definition to rush, dart NASB Word Usage swoops (1). ...
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7973. shelach -- a missile, weapon, sprout
... weapons (1). dart, plant, put off, sword, weapon. From shalach; a missile
of attack, ie Spear; also (figuratively) a shoot of growth ...
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7626. shebet -- rod, staff, club, scepter, tribe
... correction, dart, rod, scepter, staff, tribe. From an unused root probably
meaning to branch off; a scion, ie (literally) a stick ...
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4551. macca' -- a quarry or quarrying
... << 4550, 4551. macca'. 4551a >>. a quarry or quarrying. Transliteration: macca'
Phonetic Spelling: (mas-saw') Short Definition: brought. before it was brought, ...
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2671. chets -- arrow
... arrow (14), arrows (36), shaft (1), wound (1). archer, arrow, dart, shaft,
staff, wound. From chatsats; properly, a piercer, ie An ...
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