'Archers' in the Bible
The archers have severely grieved him, shot at him, and persecute him:
Far from the noise of archers, in the places of drawing water, there they will rehearse the righteous acts of Yahweh, [Even] the righteous acts of his rule in Israel. "Then the people of Yahweh went down to the gates.
The battle went hard against Saul, and the archers overtook him; and he was greatly distressed by reason of the archers.
The sons of Ulam were mighty men of valor, archers, and had many sons, and sons' sons, one hundred fifty. All these were of the sons of Benjamin.
The battle went hard against Saul, and the archers overtook him; and he was distressed by reason of the archers.
The archers shot at king Josiah; and the king said to his servants, "Take me away, because I am seriously wounded!"
His archers surround me. He splits my kidneys apart, and does not spare. He pours out my gall on the ground.
and the residue of the number of the archers, the mighty men of the children of Kedar, will be few; for Yahweh, the God of Israel, has spoken it."
All your rulers fled away together. They were bound by the archers. All who were found by you were bound together. They fled far away.
Every city flees for the noise of the horsemen and archers; they go into the thickets, and climb up on the rocks: every city is forsaken, and not a man dwells therein.
Call together the archers against Babylon, all those who bend the bow; encamp against her all around; let none of it escape: recompense her according to her work; according to all that she has done, do to her; for she has been proud against Yahweh, against the Holy One of Israel.