Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary(n.) Plural of Fortress.
Greek3794. ochuroma -- a stronghold, fortress
... 833).]. Word Origin from ochuroo (to fortify) Definition a stronghold,
fortress NASB Word Usage fortresses (1). stronghold. From ...
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Strong's Hebrew1003a. biranith -- a fortress, fortified place
... 1003, 1003a. biranith. 1003b . a fortress, fortified place. Transliteration:
biranith Short Definition: fortresses. Word Origin ...
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4694. metsurah -- siegeworks, rampart
4013. mibtsar -- fortification
4526. misgereth -- border, rim, fastness
4581. maoz -- a place or means of safety, protection
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...Fortresses (45 Occurrences). 2 Corinthians 10:4 The weapons with which we fight
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Strongholds (44 Occurrences)
Fortifications (7 Occurrences)
Forts (12 Occurrences)
Defenses (8 Occurrences)
Multiplieth (13 Occurrences)
Citadels (15 Occurrences)
Fortification (5 Occurrences)
Palaces (37 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceFortresses (45 Occurrences)
2 Corinthians 10:4 The weapons with which we fight are not human weapons, but are mighty for God in overthrowing strong fortresses.
Numbers 13:19 and what the land 'is' in which it is dwelling, whether it 'is' good or bad; and what 'are' the cities in which it is dwelling, whether in camps or in fortresses;
1 Samuel 23:14 And David abideth in the wilderness, in fortresses, and abideth in the hill-country, in the wilderness of Ziph; and Saul seeketh him all the days, and God hath not given him into his hand.
1 Samuel 23:19 And the Ziphites go up unto Saul to Gibeah, saying, 'Is not David hiding himself with us in fortresses, in the forest, in the height of Hachilah, which 'is' on the south of the desolate place?
1 Samuel 23:29 And David goeth up thence, and abideth in fortresses 'at' En-gedi.
2 Samuel 22:46 The foreigners will fade away, and will come trembling out of their close places.
2 Kings 8:12 And Hazael saith, 'Wherefore is my lord weeping?' and he saith, 'Because I have known the evil that thou dost to the sons of Israel -- their fenced places thou dost send into fire, and their young men with sword thou dost slay, and their sucklings thou dost dash to pieces, and their pregnant women thou dost rip up.'
2 Chronicles 11:11 And he fortified the strongholds, and put captains in them, and store of victual, and oil and wine.
2 Chronicles 17:12 Jehoshaphat grew great exceedingly; and he built in Judah castles and cities of store.
2 Chronicles 27:4 Moreover he built cities in the hill-country of Judah, and in the forest he built castles and towers.
Psalms 18:45 The foreigners shall fade away, and shall come trembling out of their close places.
Isaiah 23:11 His hand is stretched out over the sea, the kingdoms are shaking: the Lord has given orders about Canaan, to make waste its strong places.
Isaiah 23:13 Behold, the land of the Chaldeans--this is the people that was not, when Asshur founded it for shipmen--they set up their towers, they overthrew the palaces thereof; it is made a ruin.
Isaiah 33:16 he shall dwell on high, the fortresses of the rocks shall be his high retreat; bread shall be given him, his water shall be sure.
Isaiah 34:13 Thorns will come up in its palaces, nettles and thistles in its fortresses; and it will be a habitation of jackals, a court for ostriches.
Jeremiah 6:5 Up! let us go up by night, and send destruction on her great houses.
Jeremiah 9:21 For death hath come up into our windows, It hath come into our palaces, To cut off the suckling from without, Young men from the broad places.
Jeremiah 17:27 But if you will not listen to me to make the Sabbath day holy, and not to bear a burden and enter in at the gates of Jerusalem on the Sabbath day; then will I kindle a fire in its gates, and it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem, and it shall not be quenched.
Jeremiah 34:7 and the forces of the king of Babylon are fighting against Jerusalem, and against all the cities of Judah that are left -- against Lachish, and against Azekah, for these have been left among the cities of Judah, cities of fortresses.
Jeremiah 49:27 I will kindle a fire in the wall of Damascus, and it shall devour the palaces of Ben Hadad.
Jeremiah 51:30 The mighty men of Babylon have ceased to fight, they are sitting in the fortresses; their might hath failed, they are become as women: they have set her dwelling places on fire; her bars are broken.
Lamentations 2:5 The Lord hath been as an enemy, He hath swallowed up Israel, He hath swallowed up all her palaces, He hath destroyed His fortresses, And He multiplieth in the daughter of Judah Mourning and moaning.
Daniel 11:19 Then he shall turn his face toward the fortresses of his own land; but he shall stumble and fall, and shall not be found.
Daniel 11:24 In time of security shall he come even upon the fattest places of the province; and he shall do that which his fathers have not done, nor his fathers fathers; he shall scatter among them prey, and spoil, and substance: yea, he shall devise his devices against the strongholds, even for a time.
Daniel 11:38 But in his place shall he honor the god of fortresses; and a god whom his fathers didn't know shall he honor with gold, and silver, and with precious stones, and pleasant things.
Daniel 11:39 He shall deal with the strongest fortresses by the help of a foreign god: whoever acknowledges him he will increase with glory; and he shall cause them to rule over many, and shall divide the land for a price.
Hosea 8:14 For Israel has forgotten his Maker and built palaces; and Judah has multiplied fortified cities; but I will send a fire on his cities, and it will devour its fortresses." Zechariah
Hosea 10:14 Therefore a battle roar will arise among your people, and all your fortresses will be destroyed, as Shalman destroyed Beth Arbel in the day of battle. The mother was dashed in pieces with her children.
Hosea 11:6 The sword will fall on their cities, and will destroy the bars of their gates, and will put an end to their plans.
Amos 1:4 but I will send a fire into the house of Hazael, and it will devour the palaces of Ben Hadad.
Amos 1:7 but I will send a fire on the wall of Gaza, and it will devour its palaces.
Amos 1:10 but I will send a fire on the wall of Tyre, and it will devour its palaces."
Amos 1:12 but I will send a fire on Teman, and it will devour the palaces of Bozrah."
Amos 1:14 But I will kindle a fire in the wall of Rabbah, and it will devour its palaces, with shouting in the day of battle, with a storm in the day of the whirlwind;
Amos 2:2 but I will send a fire on Moab, and it will devour the palaces of Kerioth; and Moab will die with tumult, with shouting, and with the sound of the trumpet;
Amos 2:5 But I will send a fire on Judah, and it will devour the palaces of Jerusalem."
Amos 3:9 Proclaim in the palaces at Ashdod, and in the palaces in the land of Egypt, and say, "Assemble yourselves on the mountains of Samaria, and see what unrest is in her, and what oppression is among them."
Amos 3:10 And they have not known to act straightforwardly, An affirmation of Jehovah, Who are treasuring up violence and spoil in their palaces.
Amos 3:11 Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh: "An adversary will overrun the land; and he will pull down your strongholds, and your fortresses will be plundered."
Amos 6:8 "The Lord Yahweh has sworn by himself," says Yahweh, the God of Armies: "I abhor the pride of Jacob, and detest his fortresses. Therefore I will deliver up the city with all that is in it.
Micah 5:5 He will be our peace when Assyria invades our land, and when he marches through our fortresses, then we will raise against him seven shepherds, and eight leaders of men.
Micah 5:11 And I have cut off the cities of thy land, And I have thrown down all thy fortresses,
Micah 7:17 They will lick the dust like a serpent. Like crawling things of the earth they shall come trembling out of their dens. They will come with fear to Yahweh our God, and will be afraid because of you.
Nahum 3:12 All your fortresses will be like fig trees with the first-ripe figs: if they are shaken, they fall into the mouth of the eater.
Nahum 3:14 Draw water for the siege. Strengthen your fortresses. Go into the clay, and tread the mortar. Make the brick kiln strong.
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