4657 horse

4657 horse

The animal most commonly associated with war and battle, the horse also appears figuratively in poetic and prophetic literature. Its domesticated usage was mainly for personal travel and the haulage of heavy loads.

The military use of horses

Ex 15:1; Jos 11:4; 2Ki 6:14-15 Pharaoh’s army: Ex 14:9,28; Dt 11:4; Isa 43:16-17 The battles between Israel and Aram: 1Ki 20:1,20-21
Job 39:19-25; Ps 76:6; Isa 5:28; Jer 4:13; Jer 46:9; Jer 51:21; Eze 38:4; Hab 1:8

Disabling horses in wartime

Jos 11:6 See also Jos 11:9; 2Sa 8:4 pp 1Ch 18:4; Mic 5:10

Warnings against reliance on horses

Isa 31:1 See also Dt 17:16; Ps 20:7; Ps 33:17; Ps 147:10

The ritual use of horses

Est 6:7-9 See also 1Sa 8:11; 2Sa 15:1; Jer 22:4

Horses as a means of exchange and a measure of wealth

Ge 47:17; 1Ki 4:26 See also 1Ki 9:19; 1Ki 10:25-26 pp 2Ch 1:14; 2Ch 9:28; Isa 2:7

Horses as a means of transport and for the haulage of loads

2Ki 5:9 See also 2Ki 14:20 pp 2Ch 25:28; Est 8:10,14; Isa 21:7,9; Isa 66:20

Harness and tackle for horses

Ps 32:9 See also 2Ki 19:28; Job 41:13; Isa 30:28; Isa 37:29; Rev 14:20

The figurative and prophetic use of horse imagery

Jas 3:2-3; Rev 19:11 See also 2Ki 13:14; Isa 28:28; Joel 2:4; Zec 1:6-8; Rev 6:1-8; Rev 9:17; Rev 19:14

Heavenly horses

2Ki 2:11 See also 2Ki 6:17; 2Ki 7:6

See also

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4633donkey
4852thunder
5252chariots
5590travel