What does Horsemen mean in the Bible?

Greek / Hebrew Translation Occurance
פָּרָשִׁ֑ים horse 5
פָּֽרָשִׁ֑ים horse 3
ἱππεῖς a horseman. 2
פָּֽרָשִׁים֙ horse 2
וּבְפָרָשִׁ֖ים horse 2
הַפָּ֣רָשִׁ֔ים horse 2
וּבְפָרָשָֽׁיו horse 2
וּפָרָשִֽׁים horse 2
؟ וּלְפָרָשִֽׁים horse 2
וּפָרָשָׁ֖יו horse 2
וּפָרָשִׁים֒ horse 2
؟ וּלְפָרָשִׁ֖ים horse 1
פָּרָשִׁ֖ים horse 1
פָּרָ֜שׁ horse 1
וְהַפָּ֣רָשִׁ֔ים horse 1
פָּֽרָשִׁ֔ים horse 1
וּבְפָרָשִֽׁים horse 1
וּפָרָשִׁ֔ים horse 1
וּפָרָשִׁ֗ים horse 1
פָּרַ֨שׁ horse 1
וּפָ֣רָשִׁ֔ים horse 1
וּבְפָרָשָׁיו֙ horse 1
פָּרָשִׁ֕ים horse 1
וּפָרָשָֽׁיו horse 1
פָּרָשָֽׁיו horse 1
וּפָרָשָׁ֑יו horse 1
פָּרָשִֽׁים horse 1
פָּרָשִׁ֔ים horse 1
וּבְפָ֣רָשִׁ֔ים horse 1
הַפָּרָשִׁ֖ים horse 1
וּפָ֣רָשָׁ֔יו horse 1
וּבְפָרָשָׁ֔יו horse 1
פָּרָ֣שׁ horse 1

Definitions Related to Horsemen

H6571


   1 horse, steed, warhorse.
   2 horseman.
   

G2460


   1 a horseman.
   

Frequency of Horsemen (original languages)

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1910 New Catholic Dictionary - Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
The vision of God enthroned upon the Cherubim is described in the Apocalypse 4,5. In His right hand tbere is a scroll sealed with seven seals. At the opening of four of these, four horses appear (Apocalypse 6), white, red, black, and pale (piebald); they signify conquest, slaughter, famine, and death.
1910 New Catholic Dictionary - Apocalypse, Four Horsemen of the
The vision of God enthroned upon the Cherubim is described in the Apocalypse 4,5. In His right hand tbere is a scroll sealed with seven seals. At the opening of four of these, four horses appear (Apocalypse 6), white, red, black, and pale (piebald); they signify conquest, slaughter, famine, and death.
Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words - Horsemen
1: ἱππεύς (Strong's #2460 — Noun Masculine — hippeus — hip-yooce' ) "a horseman," is used in the plural in Acts 23:23,32 .
2: ἱππικός (Strong's #2461 — Adjective — hippikos — hip-pee-kon' ) an adjective signifying "of a horse" or "of horsemen, equestrian," is used as a noun denoting "cavalry," in Revelation 9:16 , "horsemen," numbering "twice ten thousand times ten thousand," RV.

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Horsemen - ...
2: ἱππικός (Strong's #2461 — Adjective — hippikos — hip-pee-kon' ) an adjective signifying "of a horse" or "of Horsemen, equestrian," is used as a noun denoting "cavalry," in Revelation 9:16 , "horsemen," numbering "twice ten thousand times ten thousand," RV
Montero - ) An ancient kind of cap worn by Horsemen or huntsmen
Cavalcade - ) A procession of persons on horseback; a formal, pompous march of Horsemen by way of parade
Martel de Fer - A weapon resembling a hammer, often having one side of the head pointed; - used by Horsemen in the Middle Ages to break armor
Cossack - ) One of a warlike, pastoral people, skillful as Horsemen, inhabiting different parts of the Russian empire and furnishing valuable contingents of irregular cavalry to its armies, those of Little Russia and those of the Don forming the principal divisions
Javelin - ) A sort of light spear, to be thrown or cast by thew hand; anciently, a weapon of war used by Horsemen and foot soldiers; now used chiefly in hunting the wild boar and other fierce game
Horseman - " The "horsemen" mentioned Exodus 14:9 were "mounted men", i
Horseman - This association of Horsemen with armed forces perhaps sparked the use of the four riders of Revelation 6:2-8 as symbols of military conquest, war, economic injustice, and death and Hades
Helmet - The helmet is worn by Horsemen to defend the head against the broad sword
Equestrian - ) Of or pertaining to horses or Horsemen, or to horsemanship; as, equestrian feats, or games
Legion - It originally consisted of three thousand men, but in the time of Christ consisted of six thousand, exclusive of Horsemen, who were in number a tenth of the foot-men
Carrying - ...
Carrying wind, among Horsemen, is a tossing of the nose, as high as the horses ears
Parthians - The Parthians were esteemed the most expert Horsemen and archers in the world; and their skill in discharging arrows while in full flight Is frequently celebrated by Roman poets
Jacinth - In Revelation 9:17 the Horsemen had breastplates of fire, jacinth, and brimstone, which seem to imply flashes of coloured light
Chariots - The Canaanites, whom Joshua engaged at the waters of Meron, had Horsemen, and a multitude of chariots, Joshua 11:4 Judges 1:19
Horse - In Scripture used for war-like purposes, not agriculture (except in treading out grain for threshing, Isaiah 28:28, where for "horsemen" translated "horses". Perhaps in Exodus 14:9 "horsemen" mean "chariot riders. " Certainly no Egyptian monument represents Horsemen. cavalry) horses"; Ezekiel 27:14, "with (chariot) horses and riding horses" (KJV "horsemen". )...
Isaiah 21:7, "a chariot with a couple of Horsemen"; rather "a cavalcade of Horsemen riding in pairs
Canons on Hunting - The law distinguishes between ordinany hunting, described by the authors as that species in which a man goes out for game with one or two dogs and without much paraphernalia; and the chase (venatio clamorosa) again described as that which is attended by a large number with many dogs, Horsemen, and the like
Hunting, Canons on - The law distinguishes between ordinany hunting, described by the authors as that species in which a man goes out for game with one or two dogs and without much paraphernalia; and the chase (venatio clamorosa) again described as that which is attended by a large number with many dogs, Horsemen, and the like
Magog - They are described as skilled Horsemen, and expert in the use of the bow
Fight, Bull - It is thought to have originated in a custom of the Arabo-Spanish Horsemen, who in times of peace fought with wild bulls
Jacinth - The cuirasses of apocalyptic Horsemen are partly hyacinthine (Revelation 9:17)
Abel-Misraim - On this occasion the funeral procession was, at the command of Joseph, attended by "all the elders of Egypt, and all the servants of Pharaoh, and all his house, and the house of his brethren, chariots and Horsemen, a very great company;" an affecting proof, as it has been remarked, of Joseph's simplicity and singleness of heart, which allowed him to give to the great men of Egypt, over whom he bore absolute rule, an opportunity of observing his own comparatively humble origin, by leading them in attendance upon his father's corpse to the valleys of Canaan, the modest cradle of his race, and to their simple burial places
Horse - His task and his spirit were warlike-he was breathing threatening and slaughter-and he may have taken a small troop of Horsemen with him. Paul was arrested in Jerusalem, and had to be taken beyond the reach of conspirators, he was escorted to Caesarea by a company of 70 Horsemen (Acts 23:23; Acts 23:32). Josephus makes repeated reference to an ala of Sebastian and Caesarean Horsemen that was attached to the auxiliary cohorts (see Schürer, History of the Jewish People (Eng. The combined forces of evil make war in vain against this Rider and His Horsemen (Revelation 19:19), who are, in the phrase of a later time, Knights of the Holy Ghost
Cavalry - These references to Horsemen may all refer to personnel connected with chariots rather than to individual riders or cavalry units
Parthians - Horsemen and bowmen were their chief force, expert in terribly injuring any enemy who durst follow them in flight
Togarmah - Bochart is for Cappadocia: he builds upon what is said in Ezekiel 27:14 , "They of the house of Togarmah traded in thy fairs," that is, at Tyre, "with horses and Horsemen and mules
Require - I was ashamed to require of the king a band of soldiers and Horsemen to help us against the enemy in the way
Michmash - The Philistines mustered 30,000 chariots and 6,000 Horsemen there (1 Samuel 13:5-6 )
Chariots - The Canaanites whom Joshua engaged at the waters of Merom had Horsemen, and a multitude of chariots
Chariotry - ”...
In its first biblical appearance, rekeb means “chariotry”: “And there went up with him both chariotry [2] and Horsemen …” ( Horsemen, a chariot of asses, and a chariot of camels …” ( Jehoahaz - He did that which was evil in the sight of the Lord, and was oppressed by Hazael king of Syria, who compelled him to reduce his army to fifty Horsemen, ten chariots, and ten thousand foot soldiers
Tilt - ) To run or ride, and thrust with a lance; to practice the military game or exercise of thrusting with a lance, as a combatant on horseback; to joust; also, figuratively, to engage in any combat or movement resembling that of Horsemen tilting with lances
Street - divided in the Roman age by colonnades into three avenues, the central one for foot passengers, the side passages for vehicles and Horsemen going in different directions
Scythians - They were skilled Horsemen who excelled in barbaric attack and plunder
Horse - ) Solomon had 40,000 stalls of horses for his chariots and 12,000 Horsemen
Antipatris - The station between Jerusalem and Caesarea where the soldiers left Paul, after their night march, in charge of the Horsemen who were to take hint forward to Caesarea on the morrow
Thistles And Thorns - A petty village on the plain of Jericho is now protected against Arab Horsemen by a hedge of thorny Nubk branches
Abaddon - In the Book of Revelation (9:1-11), when John sees his vision of the fifth trumpet blowing, a vast horde of demonic Horsemen is seen arising from the newly opened abyss
Parthians - The Parthian soldiers were skilled Horsemen and archers
Magog - Its weapon was the bow, its warriors were all Horsemen
zo'ba, - (2 Samuel 10:19 ) David, (2 Samuel 8:3 ) attacked Hadadezer in the early part of his reign, defeated his army, and took from him a thousand chariots, seven hundred (seven thousand,) (1 Chronicles 18:4 ) Horsemen and 20,000 footmen
Bore - With Horsemen, a horse bores, when he carries his nose to the ground
Chariot - Thus Elijah's chariot, by which he went up into heaven; is called, the chariots of Israel, and the Horsemen thereof; by which is meant, the ascension of Elijah's fervent prayers for Israel, were more powerful and prevailing than all the chariots of Israel in their defence
Army - ...
The general gradation of ranks was into privates; 'men of war;' officers; Solomon's 'servants;' captains or 'princes;' and others variously described as head captains, or knights or staff officers; with rulers of his chariots and his Horsemen. Solomon, trading with Egypt, 1 Kings 10:28,29 , enlarged their number until the force amounted to 1,400 chariots, and 12,000 Horsemen, 1 Kings 10:26 ; 2 Chronicles 1:14
Army - Judaea and the northern kingdom Israel being hilly, were little suited for chariots and Horsemen, except in the plains of Esdraelon and Philistia, and toward Egypt and Syria. Solomon afterward largely increased the number from Egypt (1 Kings 10:26-29; 1 Kings 9:19); in all 1400 chariots, 12000 Horsemen. The grades in the army appear in 1 Kings 9:22, "men of war" (privates), servants (subalterns), princes (captains), captains (staff officers), rulers of chariots and Horsemen (cavalry officers)
Mesopotamia - The children of Ammon, having provoked a war with David, "sent a thousand talents of silver to hire them chariots and Horsemen out of Mesopotamia, and out of Syria-maachah, and out of Zobah
Chariots of War - The Philistines, in the war carried on by them against Saul, had thirty thousand chariots and six thousand Horsemen, 1 Samuel 13:5
ze'Rah - The chariots formed the first corps in a single or double line; behind them, massed in phalanxes, were heavy-armed troops; probably on the flanks stood archers and Horsemen in lighter formations
Army - Each consisted of 6000 heavy infantry divided into ten cohorts, with a troop of 120 Horsemen to act as dispatch riders. Paul was escorted from Jerusalem to Antipatris by 200 foot-soldiers, 70 Horsemen (ἱππεῖς), and 200 spearmen (δεξιολάβοι), and thence to Caesarea by the Horsemen alone
Horse - Some of the references may be to hired Horsemen
Chariot - Elijah, by his prayers and his counsel, was "the chariot of Israel, and the Horsemen thereof
Cover - The waters covered the chariots and Horsemen
Jehoash - He held the prophet Elisha in honour, and wept by his bedside when he was dying, addressing him in the words Elisha himself had used when Elijah was carried up into heaven: "O my father, my father, the chariot of Israel and the Horsemen thereof
Gog - country, their weapon the bow, their warriors Horsemen and notorious for cruel rapacity; probably the Scythians, the dominant Japhetic race between the Caucasus (Ghogh and Moghef are names still applied to its heights) and Mesopotamia from 630 to 600 B
Brimstone - His armies of angelic Horsemen have breastplates of fire and of hyacinth and of brimstone-red and blue and yellow-and their breath is fire and smoke and brimstone (Revelation 9:17)
Brimstone - His armies of angelic Horsemen have breastplates of fire and of hyacinth and of brimstone-red and blue and yellow-and their breath is fire and smoke and brimstone (Revelation 9:17)
Tribute - As to the children of Israel, he would not suffer one of them to be employed upon them, but made them his soldiers, ministers, and chief officers, to command his armies, his chariots, and his Horsemen
War - [1] In (1 Kings 9:22 ) at a period (Solomon's reign) when the organization of the army was complete, we have apparently a list of the various gradations of rank in the service, as follows:
"Men of war" = privates ; ...
"servants," the lowest rank of officers --lieutenants ; ...
"princes" = captains ; ...
"captains," perhaps = staff officers ; ...
"rulers of the chariots and his Horsemen" = cavalry officers
Adonijah - Like Absalom (2 Samuel 15:1) he assumed regal state, with chariots, Horsemen, and 50 men to run before him (2 Kings 1; 2)
Horse - Solomon, having married a daughter of Pharaoh, procured a breed of horses from Egypt; and so greatly did he multiply them, that he had four hundred stables, forty thousand stalls, and twelve thousand Horsemen, 1 Kings 4:26 ; 2 Chronicles 9:25
Elisha - Joash, the grandson of Jehu, comes to mourn over his approaching departure, and utters the same words as those of Elisha when Elijah was taken away: "My father, my father! the chariot of Israel, and the Horsemen thereof
Solomon - He had his navy of ships, which brought him riches, and he increased his chariots and his Horsemen, and brought horses out of Egypt (an act that had been forbidden in the law, Deuteronomy 17:16 )
Festus - ’ More particularly it is added that he ‘sent forces, both Horsemen and footmen, to fall upon those that had been seduced by a certain impostor, who promised them deliverance and freedom from the miseries they were under, if they would but follow him as far as the wilderness
Shishak - ) With 1,200 chariots and 60,000 Horsemen, and Lubim, Sukkiim and Cushim without number, he took Judah's cities fortified by Rehoboam (2 Chronicles 11:5-12) and came to Jerusalem (2 Chronicles 12:2; 2 Chronicles 12:4-5; 2 Chronicles 12:9-12)
Ostrich - " So Xenophon, the biographer of Cyrus, says of the ostriches of Arabia, that none could overtake them, the baffled Horsemen soon returning from the chase; and the writer of a voyage to Senegal says, "The ostrich sets off at a hard gallop; but after being excited a little, she expands her wings as if to catch the wind, and abandons herself to a speed so great, that she seems not to touch the ground
Locusts - " (Exodus 10:14) The locusts, described by Joel, are said to be as "the appearance of horses, and as Horsemen, shall they run
Father - The word is also applied to teachers: “And Elisha saw it, and he cried, My father, my father, the chariot of Israel, and the Horsemen thereof …” (2 Kings 2:12)
War - The vast armies of the kings of Judah and Israel usually fought on foot, armed with spears, swords, and shields; having large bodies of archers and slingers, and comparatively few chariots and Horsemen
Elijah - There, immediately after conferring a double portion of his spirit on Elisha (2 Kings 2:9 ), the two were separated by a chariot and horses of fire which carried Elijah away in a whirlwind as Elisha watched shouting, “My father, my father, the chariot of Israel, and the Horsemen thereof
Jehoahaz - )...
Hazael of Syria and his son Benhadad, as his commander in chief, scourged the people all Jehoahaz' (not as KJV "their") days (Exodus 20:3; Exodus 20:22), leaving him only 50 Horsemen, 10 chariots, and 10,000 footmen, "making the people like the dust by threshing": (Amos 1:3) "they have threshed Gilead with threshing instruments of iron," i
Rehoboam - " So God sent Shishak, Jeroboam's ally, with 1,200 chariots and 60,000 Horsemen, to punish him, in the fifth year of his reign (1 Kings 11:40; 1 Kings 14:25-28; 2 Chronicles 12:2-4, etc
Hair - Josephus says that young gallants among the Horsemen of Solomon sprinkled gold dust on their long hair, ‘so that their heads sparkled with the reflexion of the sunbeams from the gold’ ( Ant
Shushan - The sides are so steep as to be unapproachable to Horsemen except at three points; round the top is a space of 2,850 ft
Nineveh - Here are "horsemen riding upon horses," "princes to look to" in respect to war-like vigor and courage; and their horses of high spirit, noble form, and attitudes, and decked with showy trappings
Theudas - ]'>[1] 46), sent out a band of Horsemen, who scattered or slew Theudas’s followers, captured their leader, cut off his head, and carried it to Jerusalem
Zechariah, Book of - In the first ( Zechariah 1:7-17 ) the prophet aees at night, in a myrtle-shaded glen, four Horsemen whom the angel that talks with him designates as the messengers of Jehovah. The visions opened with the Horsemen that reported the earth as quiet; they close with the chariots that keep the world in subjection to Jehovah
Leave, Left - , Matthew 24:43 ; (b) "to leave," Acts 23:32 , of "leaving" Horsemen; Acts 27:40 , of "leaving" anchors in the sea, RV [1]
Galilee (2) - ]'>[2] ), which is called “the city of Horsemen,” because those Horsemen that were dismissed by Herod the king dwelt therein; they are bounded on the S
Medes - " Both Medes and Persians were famous in using "bows" and as Horsemen
Elisha - Joash weeps over him as he lies on his deathbed: ‘My father, my father, the chariots of Israel and the Horsemen thereof
Elisha - Elisha falling sick, Joash, king of Israel, came to visit him, and said, "O my father, my father, the chariot of Israel, and the Horsemen thereof
King - God saves not by horses and Horsemen, but by the Lord His people's God (Hosea 1:7)
Zechariah, Book of - Four Horsemen ride forth in Zechariah 1:7-17 to announce God's return to Zion, a new day when prosperity would come
Judah, Kingdom of - Judah's armies progressively augmented, Israel's decreased; under Ahab against Syria Israel's forces were "like two little flocks of kids"; under Jehoahaz "50 Horsemen" (1 Kings 20:27; 2 Kings 13:7)
Number Systems And Number Symbolism - God sent forth the four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (Revelation 6:1-8 ) to bring devastation to the earth
Joseph - By and by he hears that he is sick, and hastens to visit him; he receives his blessing; watches his death bed; embalms his body; mourns for him threescore and ten days; and then carries him, as he had desired, into Canaan to bury him, taking with him, as an escort to do him honour, "all the elders of Israel, and all the servants of Pharaoh, and all his house, and the house of his brethren, chariots, and Horsemen, a very great company
Sol'Omon - Forty thousand stalls of horses for his chariots, and twelve thousand Horsemen made up the measure of his magnificence
Chronicles, i - 1 Chronicles 18:4 ; 1 Chronicles 19:18 make David capture 7000 Horsemen and slay 7000 chariotmen, while 2 Samuel 8:4 ; Arms - King Solomon caused two different sorts of shields to be made; namely, the tsinnah, (which answers to clypeus among the Latins,) such a large shield as the infantry wore, and the maginnim, or scuta, which were used by the Horsemen, and were of a much less size, 2 Chronicles 9:15-16
Saul - Thus roused, the Philistines, who gathered an army of 30,000 chariots and 6,000 Horsemen, and "people as the sand which is on the sea-shore in multitude," encamped in Michmash, which Saul had evacuated for Gilgal
Elisha - Elisha's last recorded act was when Jehu's grandson, Joash, wept over his deathbed in the words which Elisha had used of the departing Elijah: "my father, the chariot of Israel and the Horsemen thereof," i. ...
(9) Being the church's "chariots and Horsemen," "always causing us to triumph": 2 Corinthians 2:14
Elijah - And when Elisha saw it he cried, My father, my father, the chariot of Israel, and the Horsemen thereof! And he saw him no more
Jeroboam - For had not Samuel told it thus to their face? 'He will take your sons and appoint them for himself, for his chariots, and for his Horsemen; and he will set them to ear his ground, and to reap his harvest, and to make his instruments of war
Elijah - " As they journeyed, a fiery chariot, with horses of fire, suddenly separated them, and Elijah was carried in a whirlwind to heaven; while Elisha exclaimed, "My father, my father, the chariots of Israel and the Horsemen thereof!"...
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Enoch - My father! my father! The chariot of Israel, and the Horsemen thereof!...
Enoch, the wisest and the happiest of men, began his religious life where most men have not yet come to at the end of their religious life
Solomon - A chain of garrison and store cities was established ( 1 Kings 9:15 ), together with a standing army which included 12,000 Horsemen and 1400 chariots ( 1 Kings 4:26 , 1 Kings 10:26 )
Saul - 6,000 Horsemen, and a multitude as the sand
Red Sea - So Pharaoh pursued the Israelites by the direct way of Migdol, with six hundred chariots, his Horsemen, and his army, and overtook them encamping by the sea, beside Pi-hahiroth, over against Baal-zephon
Plagues of Egypt - And that the warning, in this case, was respected by many of the Egyptians, we may infer from the number of chariots and Horsemen that went in pursuit of the Israelites afterward
Egypt - He gave shelter to Jeroboam when he fled from Solomon, and after Solomon's death he invaded Judaea with 1200 chariots, 60,000 Horsemen, and people without number
Revelation, the Book of - ...
The Enthroned Lamb's Judgments Via the Seven Seals (6:1–8:5) The breaking of the first four seals brings forth four differently colored Horsemen (Revelation 6:1-8 )
Fire - The horror which the countless host of Horsemen is fitted to inspire, is intensified by the circumstance that fire and smoke and brimstone issue out of their mouths (Revelation 9:17 f
Fire - The horror which the countless host of Horsemen is fitted to inspire, is intensified by the circumstance that fire and smoke and brimstone issue out of their mouths (Revelation 9:17 f
Jeremiah - These hordes of wild Horsemen overran Western Asia for a generation, leaving a lasting horror behind them
Elijah - As Elijah's ascension was the forerunner of Elisha's possessing an influence such as Elijah had not, Elisha becoming the honored adviser of kings whereas Elijah had been their terror, Elisha on his deathbed being recognized as "the chariot of Israel and the Horsemen thereof" by king Joash just as Elijah had been by Elisha, so Christ's ascension was the means of obtaining for the church the Holy Spirit in full measure, whereby more souls were gathered in than by Jesus' bodily presence (John 16:6-15; Ephesians 4:8-14)
Babylon - These were succeeded by four square masses of Persian cavalry, each consisting of ten thousand men: and to these again were added, in their order, the Median, Armenian, Hyrcanian, Caducian, and Sacian Horsemen,—all, as before, "riding upon horses, every man in array,"—with lines of chariots, four abreast, concluding the train of the numerous hosts