26 occurrences in 13 translations

'Archers' in the Bible

The archers have sorely grieved him, and shot at him, and hated him:

They that are delivered from the noise of archers in the places of drawing water, there shall they rehearse the righteous acts of the LORD, even the righteous acts toward the inhabitants of his villages in Israel: then shall the people of the LORD go down to the gates.

And the battle went sore against Saul, and the archers hit him; and he was sore wounded of the archers.

If the king is angry and says, Why did you go so near the town for the fight? was it not certain that their archers would be on the wall?

So the man went, and came to David, and gave him all the news which Joab had sent him to give; then David was angry with Joab and said, Why did you go so near the town for the fight? was it not certain that their archers would be on the wall? who put Abimelech, the son of Jerubbaal, to death? did not a woman send a great stone down on him from the wall, putting him to death at Thebez? why did you go so near the wall?

However, the archers shot down on your soldiers from the top of the wall, and some of the king's soldiers died. Your servant Uriah the Hittite is also dead."

They destroyed their cities, and all of them threw stones onto every piece of farm land, ruining the fields. Then they filled in all the water wells and chopped down all of the useful trees. Stone walls remained surrounding Kir-hareseth only, until the archers surrounded and attacked that city.

The Reubenites, the Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh [had] {valiant} men [who] carried a shield and a sword, and archers, and [who were] expert in war, forty-four thousand seven hundred and sixty [for] going out [as] an army.

And the sons of Ulam were mighty men of valour, archers, and had many sons, and sons' sons, an hundred and fifty. All these are of the sons of Benjamin.

And the battle went sore against Saul, and the archers hit him, and he was wounded of the archers.

They were archers who, using either their right or left hand, could [throw] stones [with a sling] or [shoot] arrows with a bow. They were Saul's relatives from Benjamin:

Asa had an army of 300,000 men from Judah, equipped with large shields and spears. He also had 280,000 men from Benjamin who carried small shields and were adept archers; they were all skilled warriors.

There was also Eliada from Benjamin, himself a valiant soldier. He was accompanied by 200,000 expert archers bearing shields.

And the archers shot at king Josiah; and the king said to his servants, Have me away; for I am sore wounded.

His archers compass me round about, he cleaveth my reins asunder, and doth not spare; he poureth out my gall upon the ground.

The Ephraimite archers turned back on the day of battle.

And the residue of the number of archers, the mighty men of the children of Kedar, shall be diminished: for the LORD God of Israel hath spoken it.

All thy rulers are fled together, they are bound by the archers: all that are found in thee are bound together, which have fled from far.

I will establish a sign among them, and I will send survivors from them to the nations-to Tarshish, Put, Lud (who are archers), Tubal, Javan, and the islands far away-who have not heard of My fame or seen My glory. And they will proclaim My glory among the nations.

At the sound of the approaching horsemen and archers the people of every town will flee. Some of them will hide in the thickets. Others will climb up among the rocks. All the cities will be deserted. No one will remain in them.

The Lord who rules over all said, "I will kill all the archers of Elam, who are the chief source of her military might.

Line up in battle formation around Babylon, all you archers! Shoot at her! Do not spare an arrow, for she has sinned against the Lord.

Call together the archers against Babylon: all ye that bend the bow, camp against it round about; let none thereof escape: recompense her according to her work; according to all that she hath done, do unto her: for she hath been proud against the LORD, against the Holy One of Israel.

Do not give her archers time to string their bows or to put on their coats of armor. Do not spare any of her young men. Completely destroy her whole army.

Archers will not hold their ground; fast runners will not save their lives, nor will those who ride horses.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלמּה אלם אילם 
'eylam 
Usage: 15

ארכּוי 
'Ark@vay (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

ארכּי 
'Arkiy 
Usage: 6

בּעל 
Ba`al 
Usage: 85

דּרך 
Darak 
Usage: 63

חץ 
Chets 
Usage: 53

חצץ 
Chatsats 
bands , archers , cut off in the midst
Usage: 3

ירא ירה 
Yarah 
Usage: 83

קשׁת 
Qesheth 
Usage: 75

רב 
Rab 
Usage: 2

ἀρχάγγελος 
Archaggelos 
Usage: 2

Ἀρχέλαος 
Archelaos 
Usage: 1

Ἄρχιππος 
Archippos 
Usage: 2



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