Topical Bible VersesRevelation 18:10
Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is your judgment come.
ATS Bible DictionaryTowers
Were erected not only in the outer walls and on the heights within cities, Jud 9:47-49 Psalm 48:12 Luke 13:4, but along the frontiers of a country, at points where the approach of an enemy could be descried at a distance, Jud 9:17 Isaiah 21:6-9 Ezekiel 33:2-6. A tower afforded a refuge to the surrounding inhabitants, in case of invasion; and often, when most of a city was subdued, the tower or citadel remained impregnable.
So God is a strong and safe protector of his people, Psalm 18:2 61:8 Proverbs 18:10. A slight tower or look-out was often erected for the keeper of a vineyard or flock, 2 Chronicles 26:10 Isaiah 5:2 Micah 4:8 Matthew 21:33; and travelers in Palestine see them in use at this day.
Easton's Bible DictionaryOf Babel (Genesis 11:4), Edar (Genesis 35:21), Penuel (Judges 8:9, 17), Shechem (9:46), David (Cant. 4:4), Lebanon (7:4), Syene (Ezek. 29:10), Hananeel (Zechariah 14:10), Siloam (Luke 13:4). There were several towers in Jerusalem (2 Chronicles 26:9; Psalm 48:12). They were erected for various purposes, as watch-towers in vineyard (Isaiah 5:2; Matthew 21:33) and towers for defence.
Strong's Hebrew759. armon -- a citadel
... of uncertain derivation Definition a citadel NASB Word Usage castle (1), citadel
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969a. bachun -- a tower
4694. metsurah -- siegeworks, rampart
6438. pinnah -- a corner
4026. migdal -- a tower
5375. nasa -- to lift, carry, take
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ThesaurusTowers (38 Occurrences)
... 29:10), Hananeel (Zechariah 14:10), Siloam (Luke 13:4). There were several towers
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Palaces (37 Occurrences)
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Fort (8 Occurrences)
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Uzzi'ah (26 Occurrences)
Gammadim (1 Occurrence)
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Bible ConcordanceTowers (38 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;
Genesis 25:16 these are sons of Ishmael, and these their names, by their villages, and by their towers; twelve princes according to their peoples.
Numbers 31:10 and all their cities, with their habitations, and all their towers, they have burnt with fire.
1 Chronicles 6:54 And these 'are' their dwellings, throughout their towers, in their borders, of the sons of Aaron, of the family of the Kohathite, for theirs was the lot;
1 Chronicles 27:25 Over the king's treasures was Azmaveth the son of Adiel: and over the treasures in the fields, in the cities, and in the villages, and in the towers, was Jonathan the son of Uzziah:
2 Chronicles 14:7 For he said to Judah, Let us build these cities, and make about them walls, and towers, gates, and bars; the land is yet before us, because we have sought Yahweh our God; we have sought him, and he has given us rest on every side. So they built and prospered.
2 Chronicles 17:12 Jehoshaphat became greater and greater, and made strong towers and store-towns in Judah.
2 Chronicles 26:9 Moreover Uzziah built towers in Jerusalem at the corner gate, and at the valley gate, and at the turning of the wall, and fortified them.
2 Chronicles 27:4 Moreover he built cities in the hill country of Judah, and in the forests he built castles and towers.
2 Chronicles 32:5 He took courage, and built up all the wall that was broken down, and raised it up to the towers, and the other wall outside, and strengthened Millo in the city of David, and made weapons and shields in abundance.
Psalms 48:12 Walk about Zion, and go around her. Number its towers.
Psalms 89:40 All his walls are broken down; you have given his strong towers to destruction.
Psalms 122:7 May peace be inside your walls, and wealth in your noble houses.
Song of Songs 5:13 His cheeks are like a bed of spices with towers of perfumes. His lips are like lilies, dropping liquid myrrh.
Song of Songs 8:9 If she is a wall, we will make on her a strong base of silver; and if she is a door, we will let her be shut up with cedar-wood.
Song of Songs 8:10 I am a wall, and my breasts like towers, then I was in his eyes like one who found peace.
Isaiah 13:22 And wolves will be answering one another in their towers, and jackals in their houses of pleasure: her time is near, and her days of power will quickly be ended.
Isaiah 23:13 Behold, the land of the Chaldeans. This people was not. The Assyrians founded it for those who dwell in the wilderness. They set up their towers. They overthrew its palaces. They made it a ruin.
Isaiah 26:1 In that day will this song be made in the land of Judah: We have a strong town; he will make salvation our walls and towers.
Isaiah 29:3 And I will make war on you like David, and you will be shut in by earthworks, and I will make towers round you.
Isaiah 29:7 And all the nations making war on Ariel, and all those who are fighting against her and shutting her in with their towers, will be like a dream, like a vision of the night.
Isaiah 30:25 There shall be brooks and streams of water on every lofty mountain and on every high hill in the day of the great slaughter, when the towers fall.
Isaiah 32:14 Because the palaces shall be forsaken; the multitude of the city shall be left; the forts and towers shall be for dens for ever, a joy of wild asses, a pasture of flocks;
Isaiah 33:18 Your heart will meditate on the terror. Where is he who counted? Where is he who weighed? Where is he who counted the towers?
Isaiah 34:13 And thorns will come up in her fair houses, and waste plants in her strong towers: and foxes will make their holes there, and it will be a meeting-place for ostriches.
Isaiah 54:12 I will make your towers of rubies, and your doors of carbuncles, and the wall round you will be of all sorts of beautiful stones.
Jeremiah 49:27 I will kindle a fire in the wall of Damascus, and it shall devour the palaces of Ben Hadad.
Jeremiah 50:15 Shout against her all around: she has submitted herself; her bulwarks are fallen, her walls are thrown down; for it is the vengeance of Yahweh: take vengeance on her; as she has done, do to her.
Jeremiah 51:9 We would have healed Babylon, but she is not healed: forsake her, and let us go everyone into his own country; for her judgment reaches to heaven, and is lifted up even to the skies.
Lamentations 4:17 While we exist -- consumed are our eyes for our vain help, In our watch-tower we have watched for a nation 'that' saveth not.
Ezekiel 19:7 And he sent destruction on their widows and made waste their towns; and the land and everything in it became waste because of the loud sound of his voice.
Ezekiel 21:22 In his right hand is the lot of Jerusalem to appoint battering-rams, to open the mouth for bloodshed, to lift up the voice with shouting, to appoint battering-rams against the gates, to cast mounds, to build siege-towers.
Ezekiel 25:4 Therefore, lo, I am giving thee to sons of the east for a possession, And they set their towers in thee, And have placed in thee their tabernacles. They eat thy fruit, and they drink thy milk,
Ezekiel 26:4 They shall destroy the walls of Tyre, and break down her towers: I will also scrape her dust from her, and make her a bare rock.
Ezekiel 26:9 He shall set his battering engines against your walls, and with his axes he shall break down your towers.
Ezekiel 27:11 The men of Arvad with your army were on your walls all around, and valorous men were in your towers; they hanged their shields on your walls all around; they have perfected your beauty.
Zephaniah 1:16 A day of the trumpet and alarm against the fenced cities, and against the high towers.
Zephaniah 3:6 I have cut off the nations: their towers are desolate; I made their streets waste, that none passeth by: their cities are destroyed, so that there is no man, that there is none inhabitant.
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