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Theasaurus: Slings

10 Bible Verses about Slings

Most Relevant Verses

1 Samuel 17:40

Instead, he took his staff in his hand and chose five smooth stones from the wadi and put them in the pouch, in his shepherd’s bag. Then, with his sling in his hand, he approached the Philistine.

Judges 20:16

There were 700 choice men who were left-handed among all these people; all could sling a stone at a hair and not miss.

2 Kings 3:25

They destroyed the cities, and each of them threw stones to cover every good piece of land. They stopped up every spring of water and cut down every good tree. In the end, only the buildings of Kir-hareseth were left. Then men with slings surrounded the city and attacked it.

1 Chronicles 12:2

They were archers who could use either the right or left hand, both to sling stones and shoot arrows from a bow. They were Saul’s relatives from Benjamin:

2 Chronicles 26:14

Uzziah provided the entire army with shields, spears, helmets, armor, bows and slingstones.

Job 41:28

No arrow can make him flee;
slingstones become like stubble to him.

Zechariah 9:15

The Lord of Hosts will defend them.
They will consume and conquer with slingstones;
they will drink and be rowdy as if with wine.
They will be as full as the sprinkling basin,
like those at the corners of the altar.

1 Samuel 25:29

“When someone pursues you and attempts to take your life, my lord’s life will be tucked safely in the place where the Lord your God protects the living. However, He will fling away your enemies’ lives like stones from a sling.

Jeremiah 10:18

For this is what the Lord says:Look, I am slinging out
the land’s residents at this time
and bringing them such distress
that they will feel it.

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