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Strong Concordance Jer 51:11 Make bright [01305] the arrows [02671]; gather [04390] the shields [07982]: the LORD [03068] hath raised up [05782] the spirit [07307] of the kings [04428] of the Medes [04074]: for his device [04209] is against Babylon [0894], to destroy [07843] it; because it is the vengeance [05360] of the LORD [03068], the vengeance [05360] of his temple [01964].

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ARROWS At first made of reeds, and then of wood tipped with iron. Arrows are sometimes figuratively put for lightning (Deut. 32:23, 42; Ps. 7:13; 18:14; 144:6; Zech. 9:14). They were used in war as well as in the chase (Gen. 27:3; 49:23). They were also used in divination (Ezek. 21:21).

The word is frequently employed as a symbol of calamity or disease inflicted by God (Job 6:4; 34:6; Ps. 38:2; Deut. 32:23. Comp. Ezek. 5:16), or of some sudden danger (Ps. 91:5), or bitter words (Ps. 64:3), or false testimony (Prov. 25:18).