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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The state of being fast and firm; firmness; fixedness; security; faithfulness.

2. (n.) A fast place; a stronghold; a fortress or fort; a secure retreat; a castle; as, the enemy retired to their fastnesses in the mountains.

3. (a.) Conciseness of style.

4. (n.) The state of being fast or swift.

Strong's Hebrew
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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4685d. metsodah -- fastness, a stronghold
... 4685c, 4685d. metsodah. 4686 . fastness, a stronghold. Transliteration:
metsodah Short Definition: stronghold. Word Origin from ...
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4526. misgereth -- border, rim, fastness
... 4525, 4526. misgereth. 4527 . border, rim, fastness. Transliteration: misgereth
Phonetic Spelling: (mis-gheh'-reth) Short Definition: borders. ...
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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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4685. matsowd -- siegeworks
... mets-o-daw'}; or mtsodah {mets-o-daw'}; from tsuwd; a net (for capturing animals
or fishes) -- also (by interchange for mtsad) a fastness or (beseiging) tower ...
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4692. matsor -- siege enclosure, siege, entrenchment
... something hemming in, ie (objectively) a mound (of besiegers), (abstractly) a siege,
(figuratively) distress; or (subjectively) a fastness -- besieged, bulwark ...
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4686. matsuwd -- net, prey
... Or (feminine) mtsuwdah {mets-oo-daw'}; or mtsudah {mets-oo-daw'}; for matsowd; a
net, or (abstractly) capture; also a fastness; --castle, defense, fort(-ress ...
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Our Spirit-Touch.
... You may be in some African fastness or in the midst of China's age-old civilization
or just here at home, but you can be exerting a tremendous spirit-power ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks with world winners/our spirit-touch.htm

Herod is Confirmed in his Kingdom by Caesar, and Cultivates a ...
... but thou shalt be a king; and that more firmly than thou wast before; for thou art
worthy to reign over a great many subjects, by reason of the fastness of thy ...
/.../chapter 20 herod is confirmed.htm

Jerusalem! High Tower Thy Glorious Walls
... In trust to his own hand,. To dwell among the living. In that blest Fatherland.
Great fastness thou of honour! thee I:greet: Throw wide thy gracious gate,. ...
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If any of the City or Country Clergy have Been Inhibited by ...
... The last word commonly denotes either "an estate, a farm," or "a fastness, a
stronghold," or (as a mathematical term) "an area." Here, as not unfrequently in ...
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In Judaea
... On its western shore rose the castle which Herod had named after himself, and farther
south that almost inaccessible fastness of Masada, the scene of the last ...
/.../edersheim/sketches of jewish social life/chapter 5 in judaea.htm

'More than Conquerors through Him'
... The answer of Joab was to lay siege to Rabbath, the capital of Ammon, an almost
impregnable fastness, perched on a cliff, and surrounded on all sides but one ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/more than conquerors through him.htm

The Encamping Angel
... same defence encircling his weakness, and though sense saw no protection for him
and his men but their own strong arms and their mountain fastness, his opened ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture j/the encamping angel.htm

The Bright Dawn of a Reign
... victorious Philistines. From that fastness he made raids to recover the
territory which the victory at Gilboa had won for them. First ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/the bright dawn of a.htm

Letter xii. Leo, Bishop of the City of Rome, to all the Bishops of ...
... Those handmaids of God who have lost their chastity by the violence of barbarians,
will be more praiseworthy in their humility and shame-fastness, if they do ...
/.../leo/writings of leo the great/letter xii leo bishop of.htm

The Importance of a Choice
... we lay ourselves open to the full weight of all the blows which change and fortune
can inflict, and come voluntarily down from an impregnable fastness to the ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture k/the importance of a choice.htm

Fastness (1 Occurrence)
...Fastness (1 Occurrence). Job 39:28 He inhabiteth the rock and maketh his dwelling
on the point of the cliff, and the fastness: (DBY RSV). ...
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Jerusalem (782 Occurrences)
... or, as some suppose, to the two parts of the city, the "upper" and the "lower city."
Jerusalem is a "mountain city enthroned on a mountain fastness" (Comp. ...
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Jebus (5 Occurrences)
... Trodden hard, or fastness, or "the waterless hill", the name of the Canaanitish
city which stood on Mount Zion (Joshua 15:8; 18:16, 28). ...
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Geshur (11 Occurrences)
... 2:23). The Geshurites probably inhabited the rocky fastness of Argob, the
modern Lejah, in the north-east corner of Bashan. In the ...
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Inhabiteth (6 Occurrences)
... (KJV DBY WBS YLT). Job 39:28 He inhabiteth the rock and maketh his dwelling
on the point of the cliff, and the fastness: (DBY). Psalms ...
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Inhabit (29 Occurrences)
... NIV). Job 39:28 He inhabiteth the rock and maketh his dwelling on the point
of the cliff, and the fastness: (Root in DBY YLT). Psalms ...
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Fastings (6 Occurrences)

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Fastnesses (2 Occurrences)

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Shoe (13 Occurrences)
... The word so rendered (AV) in Deuteronomy 33:25, min'al, "a bar," is derived from
a root meaning "to bolt" or "shut fast," and hence a fastness or fortress. ...
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Stronghold (68 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) A fastness; a fort or fortress; fortified place;
a place of security. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. STRONGHOLD. strong'-hold. ...
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