- footmen used 12 times.
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: Yes
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
a word employed in the English Bible in two senses:
- Generally, to distinguish those of the fighting men who went on foot from those who were on horseback or in chariots;
- In a more special sense, in (1 Samuel 22:17) only, and as the translation of a different term from the above
a body of swift runners in attendance on the king. This body appears to have been afterwards kept up, and to have been distinct from the body-guard
the six hundred and thirty
who were originated by David. See (1 Kings 14:27,28; 2 Kings 11:4,6,11,13,19; 2 Chronicles 12:10,11) In each of these cases the word is the same as the above, and is rendered "guard," with "runners" in the margin in two instances - (1 Kings 14:27; 2 Kings 11:13)
1. A soldier who marches and fights on foot.
2. A menial servant; a runner; a servant in livery.
FOOT'MANSHIP, noun The art or faculty of a runner.
FOOT'MANTLE, noun A garment to keep the gown clean in riding.