Armour-bearer

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armour-bearer
 
n
history a retainer who carried the arms or armour of a warrior

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Armour-bearer definition


an officer selected by kings and generals because of his bravery, not only to bear their armour, but also to stand by them in the time of danger. They were the adjutants of our modern armies (Judg. 9:54; 1 Sam. 14:7; 16:21; 31:6).

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