Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And a certain man drew a bow at a venture, and smote the king of Israel between the joints of the harness: wherefore he said unto the driver of his chariot, Turn thine hand, and carry me out of the host; for I am wounded.

At a venture

Joints of the harness

Bible References

At a venture

2 Samuel 15:11
And with Absalom went two hundred men out of Jerusalem, that were invited, and went in their simplicity; and they knew not anything.

And smote

1 Samuel 17:49
And David put his hand in his bag, and took thence a stone, and slang it, and smote the Philistine in his forehead; and the stone sank into his forehead, and he fell upon his face to the earth.
2 Kings 9:24
And Jehu drew his bow with his full strength, and smote Joram between his arms; and the arrow went out at his heart, and he sunk down in his chariot.

Joints of the harness

Revelation 9:9
And they had breastplates, as it were breastplates of iron; and the sound of their wings was as the sound of chariots, of many horses rushing to war.

Wounded

2 Chronicles 18:30
Now the king of Syria had commanded the captains of his chariots, saying, Fight neither with small nor great, save only with the king of Israel.
2 Chronicles 35:23
And the archers shot at king Josiah; and the king said to his servants, Have me away; for I am sore wounded.