Citadel
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) A fortress in or near a fortified city, commanding the city and fortifications, and intended as a final point of defense.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CITADEL

sit'-a-del (1 Maccabees 1:33; 3:45).

See FORTIFICATION.

Strong's Hebrew
759. armon -- a citadel
... 758, 759. armon. 760 . a citadel. Transliteration: armon Phonetic Spelling:
(ar-mone') Short Definition: citadels. Word Origin of ...
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4407. Millo -- a place near Shechem, also a citadel in Jer.
... 4406, 4407. Millo or Millo. 4408 . a place near Shechem, also a citadel in
Jer. ... Word Origin from male Definition a place near Shechem, also a citadel in Jer ...
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1037. Beth Millo -- "house of earthwork," a place near Shechem ...
Beth Millo. 1036, 1037. Beth Millo. 1038 . "house of earthwork," a place
near Shechem, also a citadel in Jer. Transliteration: Beth ...
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1002. birah -- a castle, palace
... 1001, 1002. birah. 1003 . a castle, palace. Transliteration: birah Phonetic
Spelling: (bee-raw') Short Definition: citadel. Word ...
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6877. tseriach -- perhaps excavation, underground chamber
... high place, hold. From tsarach in the sense of clearness of vision; a citadel --
high place, hold. see HEBREW tsarach. 6876, 6877. tseriach. 6878 . ...
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7084. Qeilah -- a city in Judah
... Keilah. Perhaps from qala' in the sense of inclosing; citadel; Keilah, a place in
Palestine -- Keilah. see HEBREW qala'. 7083, 7084. Qeilah. 7085 . ...
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Library

Concerning Macherus, and How Lucilius Bassus Took that Citadel ...
... CHAPTER 6. Concerning Macherus, And How Lucilius Bassus Took That Citadel,
And Other Places. 1. Now Lucilius Bassus was sent as ...
/.../chapter 6 concerning macherus and.htm

Now King Agrippa Sent an Army to Make Themselves Masters of the ...
... Section 24. Now king Agrippa sent an army to make themselves masters of
the citadel of� 24. Now king Agrippa sent an army to make ...
/.../josephus/the life of flavius josephus/section 24 now king agrippa.htm

At that Time Judah Besieged the Syrians who were Posted in the ...
... At that time Judah besieged the Syrians who were posted in the citadel.� At that
time Judah besieged the Syrians who were posted in the citadel. ...
/.../severus/life and writings of sulpitius severus /chapter xxiii at that time.htm

Concerning Masada and those Sicarii who Kept It; and How Silva ...
... CHAPTER 8. Concerning Masada And Those Sicarii Who Kept It; And How Silva Betook
Himself To Form The Siege Of That Citadel. Eleazar's Speeches To The Besieged. ...
/.../chapter 8 concerning masada and.htm

How David Laid Siege to Jerusalem; and when He had Taken the City ...
... So he took the lower city by force, but the citadel held out still; [4] whence it
was that the king, knowing that the proposal of dignities and rewards would ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 3 how david laid.htm

Concerning the Death of Antiochus Epiphane. How Antiochus Eupator ...
... 3. At this time it was that the garrison in the citadel of Jerusalem, with the Jewish
runagates, did a great deal of harm to the Jews; for the soldiers that ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 9 concerning the death.htm

How Alexander [Bala] in his War with Demetrius, Granted Jonathan ...
... to raise an army, and should get armor made, and should receive back those hostages
of the Jewish nation whom Baechides had shut up in the citadel of Jerusalem ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 2 how alexander bala.htm

But Gamala Persevered in Its Allegiance to the Romans...
... that he might not be discovered; and when he was come to one of the villages to
him belonging, but one that was situated at the borders of the citadel of Gamala ...
/.../josephus/the life of flavius josephus/section 11 but gamala persevered.htm

His Military Life --He is Wounded at the Siege of Pampeluna --His ...
... The citadel of Pampeluna was held in siege by the French. All the other ...
the other. When he fell, the citadel was surrendered. When ...
/.../loyola/the autobiography of st ignatius/chapter i his military lifehe.htm

How Jonathan Took the Government after his Brother Judas; And
... over it, and by that means escaped beyond Jordan while the enemies did not pass
over that river; but Bacchides returned presently to the citadel at Jerusalem ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 1 how jonathan took.htm

Thesaurus
Citadel (20 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. CITADEL. sit'-a-del (1 Maccabees 1:33; 3:45).
See FORTIFICATION. Multi-Version Concordance Citadel (20 Occurrences). ...
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Susa (20 Occurrences)
... 2:3 Let the king appoint officers in all the provinces of his kingdom, that they
may gather together all the beautiful young virgins to the citadel of Susa, to ...
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Capital (29 Occurrences)
... 2:3 Let the king appoint officers in all the provinces of his kingdom, that they
may gather together all the beautiful young virgins to the citadel of Susa, to ...
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Zion (169 Occurrences)
... When David took it from the Jebusites (Joshua 15:63; 2 Samuel 5:7) he built on it
a citadel and a palace, and it became "the city of David" (1 Kings 8:1; 2 ...
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Rabbah (14 Occurrences)
... length, having taken the "royal city" (or the "city of waters, " 2 Samuel 12:27,
ie, the lower city on the river, as distinguished from the citadel), Joab sent ...
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Shushan (19 Occurrences)
... The ruins are divided by the French explorers into four tracts: (1) The
Citadel-mound (West), of the Achemenian period (5th century BC), circa 1,476 by ...
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Edict (22 Occurrences)
... Esther 2:8 So it happened, when the king's commandment and his decree was heard,
and when many maidens were gathered together to the citadel of Susa, to the ...
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Ulai (2 Occurrences)
... 3. Changed Bed at Susa: In ancient times it flowed at the foot of the citadel
of Susa, but its bed is now about 1 1/4 miles to the West. ...
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Impelled (7 Occurrences)
... (WEY). Esther 3:15 The couriers went forth in haste by the king's commandment,
and the decree was given out in the citadel of Susa. ...
/i/impelled.htm - 8k

Millo (9 Occurrences)
... the north as its outermost defence. It is always rendered Akra ie, "the
citadel", in the LXX. It was already existing when David ...
/m/millo.htm - 14k

Concordance
Citadel (20 Occurrences)

2 Samuel 12:26
Now Joab fought against Rabbah of the children of Ammon, and took the royal city.
(See NIV)

1 Kings 16:18
And it came to pass when Zimri saw that the city was taken, that he went into the citadel of the king's house, and burned the king's house over him with fire;
(DBY NAS RSV NIV)

2 Kings 15:25
Pekah the son of Remaliah, his captain, conspired against him, and struck him in Samaria, in the castle of the king's house, with Argob and Arieh; and with him were fifty men of the Gileadites: and he killed him, and reigned in his place.
(See RSV NIV)

Ezra 6:2
There was found at Achmetha, in the palace that is in the province of Media, a scroll, and therein was thus written for a record:
(See NIV)

Nehemiah 1:1
The words of Nehemiah the son of Hacaliah. Now it happened in the month Chislev, in the twentieth year, as I was in Shushan the palace,
(See NIV)

Nehemiah 2:8
and a letter unto Asaph the keeper of the king's park, that he may give me timber to make beams for the gates of the castle which appertaineth to the house, and for the wall of the city, and for the house that I shall enter into.' And the king granted me, according to the good hand of my God upon me.
(See NIV)

Nehemiah 7:2
And I gave my brother Hanani, and Hananiah the ruler of the citadel, charge over Jerusalem; for he was a faithful man and feared God above many.
(DBY NIV)

Esther 1:2
that in those days, when the King Ahasuerus sat on the throne of his kingdom, which was in Shushan the palace,
(See NAS NIV)

Esther 1:5
When these days were fulfilled, the king made a seven day feast for all the people who were present in Shushan the palace, both great and small, in the court of the garden of the king's palace.
(See NAS NIV)

Esther 2:3
Let the king appoint officers in all the provinces of his kingdom, that they may gather together all the beautiful young virgins to the citadel of Susa, to the women's house, to the custody of Hegai the king's eunuch, keeper of the women. Let cosmetics be given them;
(WEB NAS NIV)

Esther 2:5
There was a certain Jew in the citadel of Susa, whose name was Mordecai, the son of Jair, the son of Shimei, the son of Kish, a Benjamite,
(WEB NAS NIV)

Esther 2:8
So it happened, when the king's commandment and his decree was heard, and when many maidens were gathered together to the citadel of Susa, to the custody of Hegai, that Esther was taken into the king's house, to the custody of Hegai, keeper of the women.
(WEB NAS NIV)

Esther 3:15
The couriers went forth in haste by the king's commandment, and the decree was given out in the citadel of Susa. The king and Haman sat down to drink; but the city of Shushan was perplexed.
(WEB NAS NIV)

Esther 8:14
So the couriers who rode on royal horses went out, hastened and pressed on by the king's commandment. The decree was given out in the citadel of Susa.
(WEB NAS NIV)

Esther 9:6
In the citadel of Susa, the Jews killed and destroyed five hundred men.
(WEB NAS NIV)

Esther 9:11
On that day, the number of those who were slain in the citadel of Susa was brought before the king.
(WEB NAS NIV)

Esther 9:12
The king said to Esther the queen, "The Jews have slain and destroyed five hundred men in the citadel of Susa, including the ten sons of Haman; what then have they done in the rest of the king's provinces! Now what is your petition? It shall be granted you. What is your further request? It shall be done."
(WEB NAS NIV)

Proverbs 18:19
A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city; and their contentions are like the bars of a castle.
(See NAS NIV)

Isaiah 32:14
For the palace shall be forsaken; the city with its stir shall be deserted; the mound and the tower shall be for dens for ever, a joy of wild asses, a pasture of flocks;
(See NIV)

Daniel 8:2
I saw in the vision; now it was so, that when I saw, I was in the citadel of Susa, which is in the province of Elam; and I saw in the vision, and I was by the river Ulai.
(WEB NAS NIV)

Subtopics

Citadel

Related Terms

Susa (20 Occurrences)

Capital (29 Occurrences)

Zion (169 Occurrences)

Rabbah (14 Occurrences)

Shushan (19 Occurrences)

Edict (22 Occurrences)

Ulai (2 Occurrences)

Impelled (7 Occurrences)

Millo (9 Occurrences)

Achmetha (1 Occurrence)

Couriers (16 Occurrences)

Decree (82 Occurrences)

Custody (27 Occurrences)

Fortified (79 Occurrences)

Fort (8 Occurrences)

Fortress (75 Occurrences)

Fortification (5 Occurrences)

Hegai (3 Occurrences)

Issued (40 Occurrences)

Cities (427 Occurrences)

Citadels (15 Occurrences)

Cisterns (7 Occurrences)

Provinces (40 Occurrences)

Keeper (72 Occurrences)

Asmoneans

Harem (8 Occurrences)

Virgins (33 Occurrences)

Zalmon (3 Occurrences)

Keilah (16 Occurrences)

U'lai (2 Occurrences)

Uzza (10 Occurrences)

Uzzah (10 Occurrences)

Obed-edom (16 Occurrences)

Ophel (6 Occurrences)

Obededom (15 Occurrences)

Ja'ir (8 Occurrences)

Ladies (8 Occurrences)

Girls (27 Occurrences)

Women's (9 Occurrences)

Fence (12 Occurrences)

Thebez (3 Occurrences)

Tower (74 Occurrences)

Treatments (3 Occurrences)

Raced (2 Occurrences)

Establish (133 Occurrences)

Maidens (40 Occurrences)

Menelaus

Misgab (1 Occurrence)

Mizpah (42 Occurrences)

Machaerus

Palace (194 Occurrences)

Perplexed (16 Occurrences)

Praetorium (8 Occurrences)

Benjamite (15 Occurrences)

Beth-shean (5 Occurrences)

Bewildered (11 Occurrences)

Bethshean (5 Occurrences)

Bethshan (3 Occurrences)

Beth-shan (3 Occurrences)

Commissioners (7 Occurrences)

Cyprians (1 Occurrence)

Cosmetics (3 Occurrences)

Canal (6 Occurrences)

Athens (5 Occurrences)

Acra

Athenobius

Areopagus (3 Occurrences)

Sostratus

Spurred (3 Occurrences)

Mordecai (52 Occurrences)

Hamath (36 Occurrences)

Rode (22 Occurrences)

Jair (14 Occurrences)

Hor (14 Occurrences)

Kish (18 Occurrences)

Petition (33 Occurrences)

Persians (6 Occurrences)

Damascus (58 Occurrences)

Abimelech (63 Occurrences)

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