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In the book "Bronze Bow", what is the significance of the quote about the bronze bow on page 87, Chapter 7?

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The quote is significant because it symbolizes the union of Joel and Thacia with Daniel, joined together with the common purpose of working to free the Jewish people from Roman subjugation.  Daniel, whose father was crucified by the Romans, has vowed to do whatever he can to rid the land of the oppressors, and has "longed to share the burden that he (has) carried alone for so many years".  Joel and Thacia are galvanized into action...

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I think it is saying that only Jesus can be the one to be right there beside us to bend the bow of bronze. Because it is made out of bronze and is "unbedable" to us, He is the only one who can bend it with his love.