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Bows and arrows in the Book of Mormon

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William Hamblin: "After the sword, the bow is the second most frequently mentioned weapon in the Book of Mormon"

William Hamblin,

After the sword, the bow is the second most frequently mentioned weapon in the Book of Mormon. Bows are mentioned twenty-two times, arrows twenty-six. In fourteen cases the bow and arrow are mentioned together; in eight cases, the bow is mentioned alone; in twelve, the arrow alone. In most cases, the bow is simply mentioned as a weapon with no additional details. However, several significant incidents give some indication of the nature and use of the Book of Mormon bow. —(Click here to continue) [1]


Notes

  1. William J. Hamblin, "The Bow and Arrow in the Book of Mormon," Warfare in the Book of Mormon (1990)