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A container for carrying arrows, usually made of leather and carried on the back or over the shoulder. The quiver was standard equipment for archers, both hunters (Gen 27:3) and soldiers (Job 39:23; Isa 22:6). Figuratively speaking, (Lam 3:13) attributes the distress that accompanied Jerusalem’s fall to the arrows of God’s quiver. This connection between arrows and quivers was so well known that biblical writers used these objects as symbols for the relationship between children and parents (Ps 127:5), the servant and God (Isa 49:2), and war and death (Jer 5:16).