3591. kidon
Lexical Summary
kidon: a dart, javelin
Original Word: כִּידוֹן
Transliteration: kidon
Phonetic Spelling: (kee-dohn')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: a dart, javelin
Meaning: something to strike with, a dart
Strong's Concordance
lance, shield, spear, target

From the same as kiyd; properly, something to strike with, i.e. A dart (perhaps smaller that chaniyth) -- lance, shield, spear, target.

see HEBREW kiyd

see HEBREW chaniyth


H3591. kidon

I. כִּידוֺןnoun [masculine] dart, javelin (Late Hebrew id.) — absolute ׳כJoshua 8:18 6t.; כִּידֹןJeremiah 50:42; construct כִּידוֺן1 Samuel 17:6; — dart, javelin (distinct from חֲנִיתspear, lance, q. v.), בַּכּ ׳נטה (ךׅ ביד אשׁרJoshua 8:18 (twice in verse), compare 8:26; כּ ׳רַעַשׁJob 41:21 the rushing sound of a dart; וּבְכ ׳וּבַחֲנִית בְּהֶרֶב1 Samuel 17:45 (weapons of Goliath), כְּתֵפָיו בֵּין נְחשֶׁת ׳כ17:6 (חֲנִית‎ in 17:7); + חֲנִיתJob 39:23 also; וְכ ׳קֶשֶׁתJeremiah 6:23; 50:42.


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