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Below are articles from the following dictionary:
Torrey's New Topical Textbook

Armies: Antiquity Of

Gen 14:1-8

Armies: Ancient, Often Numerous

Jos 11:4; 1Sa 13:5

Armies: Of Different Nations Often Confederated

Jos 9:2; 10:5; Jdg 3:13; 1Ki 20:1

Armies: Troops Often Hired For

1Ch 19:7; 2Ch 25:6

Armies: Were Composed Of

Bowmen and slingers

1Ch 12:2; Jer 4:29

Spearmen or heavy troops

Psa 68:30; Act 23:23


Exd 14:9; 1Ki 20:20

War chariots

Jos 17:16; Jdg 4:3

Armies: Often consisted of the whole effective strength of nations

Num 21:23; 1Sa 29:1

Armies: Furnished with Standards

Sgs 6:4; Isa 10:18; Jer 4:21

Armies: Accompanied by beasts of burden and wagons for baggage

Jdg 7:12; 2Ki 7:7; Eze 23:2

Armies: Generally in Three Divisions

Gen 14:15; Job 1:17

Armies: Were Led By

Kings in person

2Ki 18:13; 25:1

Experienced captains

2Ki 18:17,24

Armies: Called The

Wings of a nation

Isa 8:8; Jer 48:40

Power of Kings

2Ch 32:9


Jos 10:5; Jdg 8:10


2Ki 24:2; 1Ch 7:4

Armies: Began Their Campaigns in the Spring

2Sa 11:1

Armies: Often Went on Foreign Service

Jer 5:15; 50:3

Armies: Marched

Often in open line

Hab 1:6,8

With order and precision

Isa 5:27; Joe 2:7,8

With rapidity

Jer 48:40; Hab 1:8

With noise and tumult

Isa 17:12,13; Joe 2:5

Armies: Employed In

Fighting battles

1Sa 17:2,3; 1Ch 19:17

Besieging cities

Deu 20:12; Isa 29:3

Assaulting cities

Jos 7:3,4; Jdg 9:45

Armies: Often Surprised Their Enemies

Jos 8:2; 2Ch 13:15; Jer 51:12

Armies: Commenced Battles with a Shout

1Sa 17:20; 2Ch 13:15; Jer 51:14

Armies: Toil and Fatigue Often Endured By

Eze 29:18

Armies: Divided the Spoil

Exd 15:9; Zec 14:1

Armies: Sent Out Foraging Parties

2Ki 5:2

Armies: Exercised Savage Cruelties on the Vanquished

Jer 50:42; Lam 5:11-13; Amo 1:13

Armies: Frequently the Instrument of God's Vengeance

Isa 13:5

Armies: In Latter Ages Received Pay

Luk 3:14; 1Cr 9:7

Armies: Encamped

In the open fields

2Sa 11:11; 1Ch 11:15

Before cities

Jos 10:5; 1Sa 11:1

Armies: Fear Occasioned By

Num 22:3; Jer 6:25

Armies: Devastation Occasioned By

Isa 37:18; Jer 5:17

Armies: Often Destroyed By

Their enemies

Exd 17:13; Jos 10:10,20; Jdg 11:33; 2Sa 18:7; 1Ki 20:21

Themselves through divine intervention

Jdg 7:22; 1Sa 14:15,16; 2Ch 20:23

Supernatural means

Jos 10:11; 2Ki 19:35

Brought their idols with them

1Ch 14:12

Armies: Compared To


Jer 25:32

Waters of a river

Isa 8:7


Jer 51:14,27


Jdg 6:3-5; 7:12


Isa 33:4; Rev 9:3,7


Isa 7:18,19


Eze 38:9-16

Overflowing torrents

Isa 28:2; Dan 11:10,26

Armies: Illustrative Of

Multitudes of angels

1Ki 22:19; Psa 148:2; Dan 4:35; Mat 26:53

The Church

Dan 8:10-13; Sgs 6:4,10

Numerous and heavy afflictions

Job 19:12


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