Bulwarks
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Easton's Bible Dictionary
Mural towers, bastions, were introduced by king Uzziah (2 Chronicles 26:15; Zephaniah 1:16; Psalm 48:13; Isaiah 26:1). There are five Hebrew words so rendered in the Authorized Version, but the same word is also variously rendered.
Strong's Hebrew
1354. gab -- a back
... an unused root meaning to hollow or curve; the back (as rounded (compare gev and
guwph); by analogy, the top or rim, a boss, a vault, arch of eye, bulwarks, etc ...
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Library

Thy Neck is Like the Tower of David, Builded with Bulwarks; a ...
... CHAPTER IV. 4. Thy neck is like the tower of David, builded with bulwarks;
a thousand shields hang upon it, all the armor of mighty men. ...
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If She be a Wall, we Will Build Upon it Bulwarks of Silver; if She ...
... CHAPTER VIII. 9. If she be a wall, we will build upon it bulwarks of silver;
if she be a door we will frame it with boards of cedar. ...
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Our Strong City
... OUR STRONG CITY. 'In that day shall this song be sung in the land of Judah; We have
a strong city; salvation will God appoint for walls and bulwarks. ...
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The Song of a City, and the Pearl of Peace
... but she has much to learn, and one day she shall learn this psalm also:""We have
a strong city; salvation will God appoint for walls and bulwarks." Into the ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 31 1885/the song of a city.htm

To Olympias. Having Risen from the Very Gates of Death I Address ...
... kind of storm"the power of a philosophic soul"which is stronger than ten thousand
armies, more powerful than arms, and more secure than towers and bulwarks ...
/.../chrysostom/on the priesthood/to olympias having risen from.htm

Our Stronghold
... will. He who owned a strong tower felt, however potent might be his adversary,
his walls and bulwarks would be his sure salvation. ...
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The Broad Wall
... election of grace, the redeemed by blood, the peculiar people, the adopted, the
justified, the sanctified"around the church there are bulwarks of stupendous ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 57 1911/the broad wall.htm

By Far the Ablest of These Seven Essays is from the Pen of the " ...
... Mr. Pattison says contemptuously,""The current phrases of the bulwarks of our faith,'
dangerous to Christianity,' are but instances of the habitual position ...
/.../burgon/inspiration and interpretation/vi by far the ablest.htm

The Gospel Refuge.
... the King. Surely I shall be safer far within its lofty walls and bulwarks
than in one of these little cities of the Levites. Is ...
/.../macduff/the cities of refuge or the name of jesus/iii the gospel refuge.htm

Song of Songs of Solomon
... within. 4. Thy neck is like the tower of David, builded with bulwarks; a thousand
shields hang upon it, all the armor of mighty men. 5 ...
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Thesaurus
Bulwarks (22 Occurrences)
...Bulwarks (22 Occurrences). ... 2 Chronicles 11:10 and Zorah, and Aijalon, and Hebron,
that 'are' in Judah and in Benjamin, cities of bulwarks. (YLT). ...
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Bulwark (29 Occurrences)
... 20:20 Only the trees of which you know that they are not trees for food, you shall
destroy and cut them down; and you shall build bulwarks against the city ...
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Mire (21 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT). Job 13:12 Your memorable sayings are proverbs
of ashes, your bulwarks are bulwarks of mire. (DBY). ...
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Siegeworks (8 Occurrences)
... 20:20 Only the trees of which you know that they are not trees for food, you shall
destroy and cut them down; and you shall build bulwarks against the city ...
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Window (24 Occurrences)
... The word thus rendered in Isaiah 54:12 ought rather to be rendered "battlements"
(LXX., "bulwarks;" RV, "pinnacles"), or as Gesenius renders it, "notched ...
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Waist (36 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Hence, the middle part of other bodies; especially (Naut.), that part of
a vessel's deck, bulwarks, etc., which is between the quarter-deck and the ...
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Foundation (82 Occurrences)
... In Jeremiah 50:15, the Revised Version (British and American) reads "bulwarks" for
"foundations"; conversely in Psalm 89:14; Psalm 97:2, for the King James ...
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Traverse (5 Occurrences)
... war -- (YLT). Psalms 48:13 Mark ye well her bulwarks; Consider her palaces:
That ye may tell it to the generation following. (See JPS). ...
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Rail (8 Occurrences)
... place by chairs, splices, etc. 6. (n.) The stout, narrow plank that forms
the top of the bulwarks. 7. (n.) The light, fencelike ...
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Ramparts (7 Occurrences)
... Ramparts (7 Occurrences). Psalms 48:13 Mark ye well her bulwarks; Consider her palaces:
That ye may tell it to the generation following. (See JPS NAS RSV NIV). ...
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Concordance
Bulwarks (22 Occurrences)

Deuteronomy 20:20
Only the trees of which you know that they are not trees for food, you shall destroy and cut them down; and you shall build bulwarks against the city that makes war with you, until it fall.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)

2 Chronicles 11:10
and Zorah, and Aijalon, and Hebron, that 'are' in Judah and in Benjamin, cities of bulwarks.
(YLT)

2 Chronicles 11:11
And he strengtheneth the bulwarks, and putteth in them leaders, and treasures of food, and oil, and wine,
(YLT)

2 Chronicles 11:23
And he hath understanding, and spreadeth out of all his sons to all lands of Judah and Benjamin, to all cities of the bulwarks, and giveth to them provision in abundance; and he asketh a multitude of wives.
(YLT)

2 Chronicles 12:4
and he captureth the cities of the bulwarks that 'are' to Judah, and cometh in unto Jerusalem.
(YLT)

2 Chronicles 14:6
And he buildeth cities of bulwarks in Judah, for the land hath quiet, and there is no war with him in these years, because Jehovah hath given rest to him.
(YLT)

2 Chronicles 26:15
And he made in Jerusalem engines, invented by cunning men, to be on the towers and upon the bulwarks, to shoot arrows and great stones withal. And his name spread far abroad; for he was marvelously helped, till he was strong.
(KJV DBY WBS)

2 Chronicles 32:1
After these things and this truth, come hath Sennacherib king of Asshur, yea, he cometh in to Judah, and encampeth against the cities of the bulwarks, and saith to rend them unto himself.
(YLT)

2 Chronicles 33:14
And after this he hath built an outer wall to the city of David, on the west of Gihon, in the valley, and at the entering in at the fish-gate, and it hath gone round to the tower, and he maketh it exceeding high, and he putteth heads of the force in all the cities of the bulwarks in Judah.
(YLT)

Job 13:12
Your memorable sayings are proverbs of ashes, your bulwarks are bulwarks of mire.
(DBY)

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.
(YLT)

Psalms 31:21
Blessed 'is' Jehovah, For He hath made marvellous His kindness To me in a city of bulwarks.
(YLT)

Psalms 48:13
Mark well her bulwarks. Consider her palaces, that you may tell it to the next generation.
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS)

Psalms 60:9
Who doth bring me 'to' a city of bulwarks? Who hath led me unto Edom?
(YLT)

Psalms 122:7
Peace be within thy bulwarks, prosperity within thy palaces.
(DBY)

Ecclesiastes 9:14
There was a little city, and few men within it; and a great king came against it, besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Isaiah 26:1
In that day, this song will be sung in the land of Judah: "We have a strong city. God appoints salvation for walls and bulwarks.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)

Isaiah 29:3
And I encamped, O babbler, against thee, And I laid siege against thee -- a camp. And I raised up against thee bulwarks.
(YLT)

Isaiah 29:7
And the multitude of all the nations that fight against Ariel, even all that fight against her and her stronghold, and that distress her, shall be as a dream, a vision of the night.
(See JPS)

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.
(WEB ASV RSV)

Jeremiah 51:32
and the passages are seized, and the reeds they have burned with fire, and the men of war are frightened.
(See RSV)

Ezekiel 19:9
And they put it in prison -- in chains, And they bring it unto the king of Babylon, They bring it in unto bulwarks, So that its voice is not heard any more On mountains of Israel.
(YLT)

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Bulwarks

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