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Theasaurus: Slings

10 Bible Verses about Slings

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1 Samuel 17:40

Then he took his staff in his hand and chose five smooth stones out of the brook and put them in his shepherd's [lunch] bag [a whole kid's skin slung from his shoulder], in his pouch, and his sling was in his hand, and he drew near the Philistine.

2 Kings 3:25

They beat down the cities [walls], and on every good piece of land every man cast a stone, covering it [with stones]. And they stopped all the springs of water and felled all the good trees, until only the stones [of the walls of Moab's capital city] of Kir-hareseth were left standing, and the slingers surrounded and took it.

1 Chronicles 12:2

They were bowmen and could use the right hand or the left to sling stones or shoot arrows from the bow; they were of Saul's kinsmen of Benjamin.

2 Chronicles 26:14

Uzziah prepared for all the army shields, spears, helmets, coats of mail, bows, and stones to sling.

Job 41:28

The arrow cannot make [the crocodile] flee; slingstones are treated by him as stubble.

Zechariah 9:15

The Lord of hosts shall defend and protect them; and they shall devour and they shall tread on [their fallen enemies] as on slingstones [that have missed their aim], and they shall drink [of victory] and be noisy and turbulent as from wine and become full like bowls [used to catch the sacrificial blood], like the corners of the [sacrificial] altar.

1 Samuel 25:29

Though man is risen up to pursue you and to seek your life, yet the life of my lord shall be bound in the living bundle with the Lord your God. And the lives of your enemies -- "them shall He sling out as out of the center of a sling.

Proverbs 26:8

Like he who binds a stone in a sling, so is he who gives honor to a [self-confident] fool.

Jeremiah 10:18

For thus says the Lord: Behold, I will sling out the inhabitants of the land at this time and will bring distress on them, that they may feel it and find it [to be as I have said, and turn to Me].