5252 chariots

5252 chariots

Horse-drawn vehicles used for carrying important people when travelling or on ceremonial occasions, and in war for carrying warriors. The chariot is used as a symbol of military power, the power of God and as a picture of God’s angelic army.

Chariots used for travelling

Ge 46:29 See also Ge 50:9; Jdg 4:15; 2Sa 15:1; 1Ki 12:18; 1Ki 18:44; 1Ki 20:33; 2Ki 5:21; 2Ki 9:16,21; 2Ki 10:16; Ac 8:28

Chariots used on ceremonial occasions

Ge 41:43 See also Ge 50:9; Jer 17:25

Chariots used for carrying warriors

Ex 14:6-7 See also Dt 11:4; Dt 20:1; Jos 11:4; Jos 17:16; Jdg 1:19; Jdg 4:13; 1Sa 8:11; 1Sa 13:5 the Philistines prepare for battle; 2Sa 1:6; 2Sa 8:4 pp 1Ch 18:4; 1Ki 10:26 pp 2Ch 1:14; 1Ki 20:1; 2Ki 6:14; 2Ki 8:21; 2Ki 10:2; 1Ch 19:6 the Ammonites hire chariots and charioteers; 2Ch 12:3; 2Ch 14:9; Eze 23:24; Eze 26:7,10; Na 2:4

The chariot as a symbol of military might

Ps 20:7 See also 2Ki 19:23 pp Isa 37:24; Isa 2:7; Isa 22:7,18; Isa 31:1; Isa 36:9; Jer 50:37; Jer 51:21; Mic 5:10; Na 2:13; Hag 2:22

The chariot as a symbol of God’s mighty power

Ps 104:3 See also 2Ki 2:11; Ps 68:4,33; Isa 19:1; Eze 1:15-21; Zec 6:1-8

God’s mighty angelic army depicted by chariots

2Ki 6:17 See also Ps 68:17; Isa 66:15; Jer 4:13; Hab 3:8

See also

4110angels
4657horse
5208armies
5590travel
5605warfare
5621wheel

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