39 occurrences in 12 translations

'Bows' in the Bible

He saw a resting place, that it was good, the land, that it was pleasant. He bows his shoulder to the burden, and becomes a servant doing forced labor.

and by going and serving other gods and [so] he bows down to them and to the sun or to the moon or to any [of] the host of heaven {which I have forbidden},

I sent terror ahead of you to drive out before you the two Amorite kings. I gave you the victory; it was not by your swords or bows.

So he brought the people down to the water, and the Lord said to Gideon, “You shall separate everyone who laps the water with his tongue as a dog laps, as well as everyone who kneels down to drink.”

The bows of the mighty men are broken, and they that stumbled are girded with strength.

The Reubenites, Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh had 44,760 men in their combined armies, warriors who carried shields and swords, were equipped with bows, and were trained for war.

They were armed with bows, and could use both the right hand and the left in hurling stones and shooting arrows out of a bow, even of Saul's brethren of Benjamin.

And Asa had an army of men that bare targets and spears, out of Judah three hundred thousand; and out of Benjamin, that bare shields and drew bows, two hundred and fourscore thousand: all these were mighty men of valour.

From Benjamin, Eliada, a skilled warrior, led 200,000 men who were equipped with bows and shields,

And Uzziah prepared for them throughout all the host shields, and spears, and helmets, and habergeons, and bows, and slings to cast stones.

Therefore set I in the lower places behind the wall, and on the higher places, I even set the people after their families with their swords, their spears, and their bows.

And it came to pass from that time forth, that the half of my servants wrought in the work, and the other half of them held both the spears, the shields, and the bows, and the habergeons; and the rulers were behind all the house of Judah.

He crouches, he bows down,And the unfortunate fall by his mighty ones.

For look, the wicked prepare their bows, they put their arrows on the strings, to shoot in the darkness at the morally upright.

For you will make them turn their back, when you aim drawn bows at their face.

Evil men draw their swords and prepare their bows, to bring down the oppressed and needy, and to slaughter those who are godly.

Their sword shall enter into their own heart, and their bows shall be broken.

Who whet their tongue like a sword, and bend their bows to shoot their arrows, even bitter words:

The children of Ephraim, being armed, and carrying bows, turned back in the day of battle.

Whose arrows are sharp, and all their bows bent, their horses' hoofs shall be counted like flint, and their wheels like a whirlwind:

With arrows and with bows shall men come thither; because all the land shall become briers and thorns.

Their bows also shall dash the young men to pieces; and they shall have no pity on the fruit of the womb; their eye shall not spare children.

and the remainder of the number of archers, the mighty men of the sons of Kedar, will be few; for the Lord, the God of Israel, has spoken.”

All your leaders have fled together; she is captured without using bows. All of you who were caught were captured together, although they had fled while the enemy was still far away.

It serves as fuel for man.He takes some of it and warms himself;also he kindles a fire and bakes bread;he even makes it into a god and worships it;he makes an idol from it and bows down to it.

He makes a god or his idol with the rest of it.He bows down to it and worships;He prays to it, “Save me, for you are my god.”

"Bel bows down, Nebo stoops low. Their idols are on beasts, on livestock. Your loads are more burdensome than their reports.

Its soldiers are armed with bows and spears. They are cruel and show no mercy. They sound like the roaring sea as they ride forth on their horses. Lined up in formation like men going into battle to attack you, Daughter Zion.'"

They bent their tongues like their bows;lies and not faithfulness prevail in the land,for they proceed from one evil to another,and they do not take Me into account.This is the Lord’s declaration.

Go up, you horses; go rushing on, you carriages of war; go out, you men of war: Cush and Put, gripping the body-cover, and the Ludim, with bent bows.

"Take up your battle positions all around Babylon, all you soldiers who are armed with bows. Shoot all your arrows at her! Do not hold any back! For she has sinned against the Lord.

Its soldiers are armed with bows and spears. They are cruel and show no mercy. They sound like the roaring sea as they ride forth on their horses. Lined up in formation like men going into battle, they are coming against you, fair Babylon!

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.

Because the spoiler is come upon her, even upon Babylon, and her mighty men are taken, every one of their bows is broken: for the LORD God of recompences shall surely requite.

And they that dwell in the cities of Israel shall go forth, and shall set on fire and burn the weapons, both the shields and the bucklers, the bows and the arrows, and the handstaves, and the spears, and they shall burn them with fire seven years:

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
כּפף 
Kaphaph 
Usage: 5

עות 
`avath 
Usage: 11

קדד 
Qadad 
bow...head , stoop , bow
Usage: 15

שׁחה 
Shachah 
Usage: 171

שׁחח 
Shachach 
Usage: 21

κλίνω 
Klino 
lay , bow , bow down , be far spent , turn to fight , wear away
Usage: 5

H86
אברך 
'abrek 
bow the knee
Usage: 1

גּביע 
G@biya` 
bowl , cup , pot
Usage: 14

גּל 
Gol 
Usage: 0

גּלּה 
Gullah 
Usage: 15

טחה 
Tachah 
Usage: 1

כּרע 
Kara` 
Usage: 36

מזרק 
Mizraq 
Usage: 32

מנקּית 
M@naqqiyth 
bowl , cup
Usage: 4

מעה 
me`ah 
Usage: 32

סף 
Caph 
Usage: 32

ספל 
Cephel 
Usage: 2

עוה 
`avah 
Usage: 17

קשׁת 
Qesheth 
Usage: 75

רחם 
Racham 
Usage: 44

רמה 
Ramah 
Usage: 12

שׁוּח 
Shuwach 
Usage: 3

γονυπετέω 
Gonupeteo 
kneel down to , bow the knee , kneel to
Usage: 4

κάμπτω 
Kampto 
bow
Usage: 4

σπλάγχνον 
Splagchnon 
Usage: 11

συγκάμπτω 
Sugkampto 
Usage: 1

συγκύπτω 
Sugkupto 
Usage: 1

τόξον 
Toxon 
bow
Usage: 1

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