Stronghold
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Hebrews 12:18
For you are not come to the mount that might be touched, and that burned with fire, nor to blackness, and darkness, and tempest,
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1 Corinthians 10:13
There has no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that you are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that you may be able to bear it.
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Revelation 5:10
And have made us to our God kings and priests: and we shall reign on the earth.
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Luke 11:2
And he said to them, When you pray, say, Our Father which are in heaven, Hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done, as in heaven, so in earth.
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1 Peter 5:8
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about, seeking whom he may devour:
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Ephesians 5:18
And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) A fastness; a fort or fortress; fortified place; a place of security.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
STRONGHOLD

strong'-hold.

See FORTIFIED CITIES, IV, 1.

Greek
3794. ochuroma -- a stronghold, fortress
... a stronghold, fortress. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: ochuroma Phonetic
Spelling: (okh-oo'-ro-mah) Short Definition: a fortress, strong defense ...
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Strong's Hebrew
1225. bitstsaron -- a stronghold
... 1224b, 1225. bitstsaron. 1226 . a stronghold. Transliteration: bitstsaron Phonetic
Spelling: (bits-tsaw-rone') Short Definition: stronghold. ...
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4869. misgab -- a secure height, retreat, stronghold
... 4868, 4869. misgab. 4870 . a secure height, retreat, stronghold. Transliteration:
misgab Phonetic Spelling: (mis-gawb') Short Definition: stronghold. ...
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4685d. metsodah -- fastness, a stronghold
... 4685c, 4685d. metsodah. 4686 . fastness, a stronghold. Transliteration:
metsodah Short Definition: stronghold. Word Origin from ...
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4686b. metsudah -- a fastness, stronghold
... 4686a, 4686b. metsudah. 4687 . a fastness, stronghold. Transliteration:
metsudah Short Definition: stronghold. Word Origin from ...
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4679. metsad -- fastness, a stronghold
... fastness, a stronghold. Transliteration: metsad or metsad or metsadah Phonetic
Spelling: (mets-ad') Short Definition: strongholds. ...
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4492. minharah -- perhaps a cave, stronghold
... 4491, 4492. minharah. 4493 . perhaps a cave, stronghold. Transliteration: minharah
Phonetic Spelling: (min-haw-raw') Short Definition: dens. ...
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4027. Migdal-el -- "tower of God," a stronghold in Naphtali
... Migdal-el. 4028 . "tower of God," a stronghold in Naphtali. Transliteration:
Migdal-el Phonetic Spelling: (mig-dal-ale') Short Definition: Migdal-el. ...
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4581. maoz -- a place or means of safety, protection
... a place or means of safety, protection. Transliteration: maoz or mauz or maoz or
mauz Phonetic Spelling: (maw-oze') Short Definition: stronghold. ...
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4694. metsurah -- siegeworks, rampart
... 1), fortified (5), fortress (1), fortresses (1). fenced city, fort, munition,
stronghold. Or mtsurah {mets-oo-raw'}; feminine of ...
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5797. oz -- strength, might
... azaz Definition strength, might NASB Word Usage fortress* (1), loud (1), might
(3), mighty (4), power (12), stern (1), strength (53), strong (16), stronghold ( ...
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Library

Our Stronghold
... Our Stronghold. A sermon (No.491) delivered on Lord's Day Evening, October 26th,
1862, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by CH Spurgeon. ...
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The Stronghold
... THE STRONGHOLD. [Psalm 46] [41]Luther.1530. trans. by William Gaskell, 1855.
A sure stronghold our God is He,. A trusty shield and weapon; ...
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Unbelief the Demon's Stronghold.
... Homily VIII. Chapter XI."Unbelief the Demon's Stronghold. "But it is
necessary in our prayers to acknowledge that we have had ...
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Appendix I: Alternate Versions F[Psalm 46] God is Our Stronghold ...
... Appendix I: Alternate Versions f[Psalm 46] God is our stronghold firm and sure,.
8,7,8,7,6,6,6,6,7 Ein feste Burg. ... God is our stronghold firm and sure,. ...
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God is Our Stronghold and Our Stay
... II. THE CHRISTIAN YEAR Sundays After Trinity: Faith 214. God is our stronghold and
our stay. PM ... God is our stronghold and our stay,. Our hope in tribulation; ...
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Six Cities
... It literally means "stronghold," or Rock. ... But that blessed Saviour"your Rock
and Stronghold""knows your sorrows," for He felt them. ...
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David the Outcast.
... The evil spirit of jealousy and hate had full possession of him, and David, with
a few faithful men, was driven from one stronghold to another, until he cried ...
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Every Inch a King.
... The city was Jerusalem, and the stronghold was Zion, and close by Zion was
the mount to which Abraham had once gone to offer up Isaac. ...
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On Costly Vessels.
... In fine, wealth, when not properly governed, is a stronghold of evil, about which
many casting their eyes, they will never reach the kingdom of heaven, sick ...
/.../clement/the instructor paedagogus/chapter iii on costly vessels.htm

Synopsis. --Account to be Made of the Law of Atrophy through ...
... It is certain that ancient records of external phenomena cannot in future
constitute, as heretofore, the stronghold of faith. But ...
/.../whiton/miracles and supernatural religion/vii synopsis account to be made.htm

Thesaurus
Stronghold (68 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. STRONGHOLD. strong'-hold. See FORTIFIED CITIES,
IV, 1. Multi-Version Concordance Stronghold (68 Occurrences). ...
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Fortification (5 Occurrences)
... the American Standard Revised Version "fortified") cities," Numbers 32:17); with
tsor, "Tyre" (Joshua 19:29 2 Samuel 24:7, where it is rendered "stronghold"). ...
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Fortified (79 Occurrences)
... the American Standard Revised Version "fortified") cities," Numbers 32:17); with
tsor, "Tyre" (Joshua 19:29 2 Samuel 24:7, where it is rendered "stronghold"). ...
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Fort (8 Occurrences)
... the American Standard Revised Version "fortified") cities," Numbers 32:17); with
tsor, "Tyre" (Joshua 19:29 2 Samuel 24:7, where it is rendered "stronghold"). ...
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Piled (10 Occurrences)
... Judges 9:49 All the people likewise each cut down his bough, and followed Abimelech,
and put them at the base of the stronghold, and set the stronghold on fire ...
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City
... THE CITY OF THE JEWISH OCCUPATION 1. Tower or Stronghold 2. High Place 3. Broad
Place 4. Streets 5. General Characteristics III. STORE CITIES IV. ...
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Chamber (73 Occurrences)
... (DBY JPS YLT NAS RSV). Judges 9:46 When all the men of the tower of Shechem heard
of it, they entered into the stronghold of the house of Elberith. (See NAS). ...
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Cities (427 Occurrences)
... the American Standard Revised Version "fortified") cities," Numbers 32:17); with
tsor, "Tyre" (Joshua 19:29 2 Samuel 24:7, where it is rendered "stronghold"). ...
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Zion (169 Occurrences)
... Nevertheless David took the stronghold of Zion; the same is the city of
David.... And David dwelt in the stronghold, and called ...
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Egypt's (13 Occurrences)
... Isaiah 30:2 That walk to go down into Egypt, and have not asked at My mouth; to
take refuge in the stronghold of Pharaoh, and to take shelter in the shadow of ...
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Bible Concordance
Stronghold (68 Occurrences)

2 Corinthians 10:5 For we overthrow arrogant 'reckonings,' and every stronghold that towers high in defiance of the knowledge of God, and we carry off every thought as if into slavery--into subjection to Christ;
(WEY)

Revelation 18:2 and with a mighty voice he cried out, saying, "Great Babylon has fallen, has fallen, and has become a home for demons and a stronghold for every kind of foul spirit and for every kind of foul and hateful bird.
(WEY)

Judges 6:26 and build an altar to Yahweh your God on the top of this stronghold, in the orderly manner, and take the second bull, and offer a burnt offering with the wood of the Asherah which you shall cut down."
(WEB JPS ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV)

Judges 9:46 When all the men of the tower of Shechem heard of it, they entered into the stronghold of the house of Elberith.
(WEB ASV DBY RSV NIV)

Judges 9:49 All the people likewise each cut down his bough, and followed Abimelech, and put them at the base of the stronghold, and set the stronghold on fire on them; so that all the people of the tower of Shechem died also, about a thousand men and women.
(WEB ASV DBY RSV NIV)

1 Samuel 22:4 He brought them before the king of Moab; and they lived with him all the while that David was in the stronghold.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)

1 Samuel 22:5 The prophet Gad said to David, "Don't stay in the stronghold. Depart, and go into the land of Judah." Then David departed, and came into the forest of Hereth.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)

1 Samuel 24:22 David swore to Saul. Saul went home; but David and his men went up to the stronghold.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)

2 Samuel 5:7 Nevertheless David took the stronghold of Zion; the same is the city of David.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV)

2 Samuel 5:9 David lived in the stronghold, and called it the city of David. David built around from Millo and inward.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV)

2 Samuel 5:17 When the Philistines heard that they had anointed David king over Israel, all the Philistines went up to seek David; and David heard of it, and went down to the stronghold.
(WEB ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)

2 Samuel 22:3 God, my rock, in him I will take refuge; my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower, and my refuge. My savior, you save me from violence.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

2 Samuel 23:14 David was then in the stronghold; and the garrison of the Philistines was then in Bethlehem.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)

2 Samuel 24:7 and came to the stronghold of Tyre, and to all the cities of the Hivites, and of the Canaanites; and they went out to the south of Judah, at Beersheba.
(WEB JPS ASV)

1 Chronicles 11:5 The inhabitants of Jebus said to David, "You shall not come in here." Nevertheless David took the stronghold of Zion. The same is the city of David.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV)

1 Chronicles 11:7 David lived in the stronghold; therefore they called it the city of David.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV)

1 Chronicles 11:16 David was then in the stronghold, and the garrison of the Philistines was then in Bethlehem.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 12:8 Of the Gadites there separated themselves to David to the stronghold in the wilderness, mighty men of valor, men trained for war, that could handle shield and spear; whose faces were like the faces of lions, and they were as swift as the roes on the mountains;
(WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 12:16 There came of the children of Benjamin and Judah to the stronghold to David.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Job 39:28 On the cliff he dwells, and makes his home, on the point of the cliff, and the stronghold.
(WEB JPS ASV NIV)

Psalms 9:9 Yahweh will also be a high tower for the oppressed; a high tower in times of trouble.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 18:2 Yahweh is my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge; my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 27:1 Jehovah is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? Jehovah is the strength of my life; Of whom shall I be afraid?
(See JPS RSV NIV)

Psalms 28:8 Yahweh is their strength. He is a stronghold of salvation to his anointed.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY)

Psalms 30:7 Thou, Jehovah, of thy favor hadst made my mountain to stand strong: Thou didst hide thy face; I was troubled.
(See JPS)

Psalms 31:2 Incline unto me Thine ear hastily, deliver me, Be to me for a strong rock, For a house of bulwarks to save me.
(See NAS)

Psalms 31:4 Pluck me out of the net that they have laid secretly for me, for you are my stronghold.
(WEB JPS ASV)

Psalms 37:39 But the salvation of the righteous is from Yahweh. He is their stronghold in the time of trouble.
(WEB JPS ASV NIV)

Psalms 46:7 Yahweh of Armies is with us. The God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah.
(See NAS)

Psalms 46:11 Yahweh of Armies is with us. The God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah.
(See NAS)

Psalms 48:3 God hath made himself known in her palaces for a refuge.
(See JPS NAS)

Psalms 52:7 Lo, this is the man that made not God his strength, But trusted in the abundance of his riches, And strengthened himself in his wickedness.
(See JPS NIV)

Psalms 59:9 Because of his strength, I will wait for Thee; for God is my high tower.
(See NAS)

Psalms 59:16 But as for me, I will sing of Thy strength; yea, I will sing aloud of Thy mercy in the morning; for Thou hast been my high tower, and a refuge in the day of my distress.
(See NAS)

Psalms 59:17 O my strength, unto Thee will I sing praises; for God is my high tower, the God of my mercy.
(See NAS)

Psalms 62:2 He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress-- I will never be greatly shaken.
(See NAS)

Psalms 62:6 He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress. I will not be shaken.
(See NAS)

Psalms 94:22 But Yahweh has been my high tower, my God, the rock of my refuge.
(See NAS RSV)

Psalms 144:2 He is my strength, and my Rock; my high tower, and my saviour; my keeper and my hope: he gives me authority over my people.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 10:29 The way of Yahweh is a stronghold to the upright, but it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity.
(WEB JPS ASV NAS RSV)

Proverbs 21:22 A wise man scaleth the city of the mighty, And bringeth down the strength of the confidence thereof.
(See JPS NAS RSV NIV)

Ecclesiastes 7:19 Wisdom is a strength to the wise man more than ten rulers that are in a city.
(See JPS)

Isaiah 17:10 For thou hast forgotten the God of thy salvation, and hast not been mindful of the rock of thy strength; therefore thou plantest pleasant plants, and settest it with strange slips.
(See JPS)

Isaiah 23:4 Be ashamed, Sidon; for the sea has spoken, the stronghold of the sea, saying, "I have not travailed, nor brought forth, neither have I nourished young men, nor brought up virgins."
(WEB JPS ASV NAS RSV)

Isaiah 23:14 Howl, you ships of Tarshish, for your stronghold is laid waste!
(WEB JPS ASV NAS RSV)

Isaiah 25:2 For Thou hast made of a city a heap, of a fortified city a ruin; a castle of strangers to be no city, it shall never be built.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 25:4 For you have been a stronghold to the poor, a stronghold to the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shade from the heat, when the blast of the dreaded ones is like a storm against the wall.
(WEB JPS ASV YLT RSV)

Isaiah 29:7 The multitude of all the nations that fight against Ariel, even all who fight against her and her stronghold, and who distress her, will be like a dream, a vision of the night.
(WEB ASV NAS RSV)

Isaiah 30:2 that set out to go down into Egypt, and have not asked at my mouth; to strengthen themselves in the strength of Pharaoh, and to take refuge in the shadow of Egypt!
(See JPS)

Isaiah 30:3 Therefore shall the strength of Pharaoh be your shame, and the refuge in the shadow of Egypt your confusion.
(See JPS)

Jeremiah 16:19 Yahweh, my strength, and my stronghold, and my refuge in the day of affliction, to you shall the nations come from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Our fathers have inherited nothing but lies, even vanity and things in which there is no profit.
(WEB JPS ASV NAS RSV)

Jeremiah 48:1 Of Moab. The Lord of armies, the God of Israel, has said: Sorrow on Nebo, for it has been made waste; Kiriathaim has been put to shame and is taken: the strong place is put to shame and broken down.
(See NAS NIV)

Jeremiah 51:53 Because Babylon goeth up to the heavens, And because it fenceth the high place of its strength, From Me come into it do spoilers, An affirmation of Jehovah.
(See NAS NIV)

Ezekiel 24:21 Say to the house of Israel: Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Lo, I am polluting My sanctuary, The excellency of your strength, The desire of your eyes, and the pitied of your soul, And your sons and your daughters whom ye have left, by sword they do fall.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 24:25 And thou, son of man, shall it not be in the day when I take from them their strength, the joy of their glory, the desire of their eyes, and that whereupon they set their heart, their sons and their daughters,
(See JPS NAS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 30:15 I will pour my wrath on Sin, the stronghold of Egypt; and I will cut off the multitude of No.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Daniel 11:1 And as for me, in the first year of Darius the Mede, I stood up to confirm and strengthen him.
(See JPS YLT)

Daniel 11:7 But out of a shoot from her roots shall one stand up in his place, who shall come unto the army, and shall enter into the fortress of the king of the north, and shall deal against them, and shall prevail.
(See JPS YLT)

Daniel 11:10 And his sons shall war, and shall assemble a multitude of great forces, which shall come on, and overflow, and pass through; and they shall return and war, even to his fortress.
(See JPS YLT)

Daniel 11:31 And forces shall stand on his part, and they shall profane the sanctuary, even the fortress, and shall take away the continual burnt-offering , and they shall set up the abomination that maketh desolate.
(See JPS YLT)

Joel 3:16 Yahweh will roar from Zion, and thunder from Jerusalem; and the heavens and the earth will shake; but Yahweh will be a refuge to his people, and a stronghold to the children of Israel.
(WEB JPS ASV YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Amos 5:9 Who is brightening up the spoiled against the strong, And the spoiled against a fortress cometh.
(See NIV)

Micah 4:8 You, tower of the flock, the hill of the daughter of Zion, to you it will come, yes, the former dominion will come, the kingdom of the daughter of Jerusalem.
(See NIV)

Nahum 1:7 Yahweh is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; and he knows those who take refuge in him.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV)

Nahum 3:11 You also will be drunken. You will be hidden. You also will seek a stronghold because of the enemy.
(WEB ASV)

Habakkuk 1:10 Yes, he scoffs at kings, and princes are a derision to him. He laughs at every stronghold, for he builds up an earthen ramp, and takes it.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY)

Zechariah 9:3 Tyre built herself a stronghold, and heaped up silver like the dust, and fine gold like the mire of the streets.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY NIV)

Zechariah 9:12 Turn to the stronghold, you prisoners of hope! Even today I declare that I will restore double to you.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV)

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Stronghold

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Zion (169 Occurrences)

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Dreaded (11 Occurrences)

Bough (8 Occurrences)

Bundle (8 Occurrences)

Acco (2 Occurrences)

Ashdod (21 Occurrences)

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Ophel (6 Occurrences)

Garrison (15 Occurrences)

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Hereth (1 Occurrence)

Hivite (25 Occurrences)

Storm (62 Occurrences)

Forest (67 Occurrences)

Beth-lehem (49 Occurrences)

Blast (28 Occurrences)

Ptolemy

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Shade (67 Occurrences)

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Tower (74 Occurrences)

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Base (127 Occurrences)

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Bethlehem (49 Occurrences)

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Zalmon (3 Occurrences)

Zoan (7 Occurrences)

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Nebaioth (5 Occurrences)

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Nourish (16 Occurrences)

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Overthrow (48 Occurrences)

Utters (26 Occurrences)

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Gadite (14 Occurrences)

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