Mound
Jump to: ISBEWebster'sConcordanceThesaurusGreekHebrewLibrarySubtopicsTerms
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A ball or globe forming part of the regalia of an emperor or other sovereign. It is encircled with bands, enriched with precious stones, and surmounted with a cross; -- called also globe.

2. (n.) An artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; an embankment thrown up for defense; a bulwark; a rampart; also, a natural elevation appearing as if thrown up artificially; a regular and isolated hill, hillock, or knoll.

3. (v. t.) To fortify or enclose with a mound.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
MOUND

mound.

See SIEGE, 4, (c).

Greek
5482. charax -- a pointed stake, a rampart
... a pointed stake, a rampart. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: charax
Phonetic Spelling: (khar'-ax) Short Definition: a mound for besieging ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/5482.htm - 6k
Strong's Hebrew
8510. tel -- a mound
... 8509, 8510. tel. 8511 . a mound. Transliteration: tel Phonetic Spelling: (tale)
Short Definition: heap. ... By contraction from talal; a mound -- heap, X strength ...
/hebrew/8510.htm - 6k

8521. Tel Charsha -- "mound of a craftsman," a city in Babylon
... Tel Charsha. 8522 . "mound of a craftsman," a city in Babylon. Transliteration:
Tel Charsha Phonetic Spelling: (tale khar-shaw') Short Definition: Tel-harsha. ...
/hebrew/8521.htm - 6k

5550. solelah -- a mound
solelah or solelah. 5549, 5550. solelah or solelah. 5551 . a mound.
Transliteration: solelah or solelah Phonetic Spelling: (so-lel-aw') Short Definition: ...
/hebrew/5550.htm - 6k

8528. Tel Melach -- "mound of salt," a place in Babylon
... Tel Melach. 8529 . "mound of salt," a place in Babylon. Transliteration: Tel Melach
Phonetic Spelling: (tale meh'-lakh) Short Definition: Tel-melah. ...
/hebrew/8528.htm - 6k

6076. ophel -- a mound, hill
... 6075b, 6076. ophel. 6076a . a mound, hill. Transliteration: ophel Phonetic
Spelling: (o'-fel) Short Definition: emerod. emerod, fort, strong hold, tower ...
/hebrew/6076.htm - 5k

6077. Ophel -- a fortified mound or hill in Jer.
... 6076b, 6077. Ophel. 6078 . a fortified mound or hill in Jer. ... Word Origin from
aphal Definition a fortified mound or hill in Jer. NASB Word Usage Ophel (5). ...
/hebrew/6077.htm - 6k

6076a. ophel -- a mound, hill
... ophel. 6076b . a mound, hill. Transliteration: ophel Short Definition: hill. Word
Origin from aphal Definition a mound, hill NASB Word Usage hill (3). ...
/hebrew/6076a.htm - 5k

1405. Gibbethon -- "mound," a city in Dan
... 1404, 1405. Gibbethon. 1406 . "mound," a city in Dan. Transliteration: Gibbethon
Phonetic Spelling: (ghib-beth-one') Short Definition: Gibbethon. ...
/hebrew/1405.htm - 6k

8210. shaphak -- to pour out, pour
... A primitive root; to spill forth (blood, a libation, liquid metal; or even a solid,
ie To mound up); also (figuratively) to expend (life, soul, complaint, money ...
/hebrew/8210.htm - 6k

4694. metsurah -- siegeworks, rampart
... Or mtsurah {mets-oo-raw'}; feminine of matsowr; a hemming in, ie (objectively) a
mound (of siege), or (subjectively) a rampart (of protection), (abstractly ...
/hebrew/4694.htm - 6k

Library

Mr. ...
... Mr. Raymond's house was called The Mound, because it stood upon a little steep knoll,
so smooth and symmetrical that it showed itself at once to be artificial. ...
/.../macdonald/at the back of the north wind/chapter 35 mr .htm

What Daniel Predicted Regarding the Persecution of Antichrist, the ...
... And many of them that sleep in the mound of earth shall arise, some to
everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting confusion. ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 23 what daniel predicted regarding.htm

From the Flood to Abraham
... The exact location of this tower cannot be determined with certainty, but it has
been thought by some that a great mound on the east of the Euphrates, which ...
/.../tidwell/the bible period by period/chapter iii from the flood.htm

Chap. xxviii. How the Same St. Cuthbert, Living the Life of an ...
... When, after expelling the enemy, he had, with the help of the brethren, built himself
a narrow dwelling, with a mound about it, and the necessary cells in it ...
/.../bede/bedes ecclesiastical history of england/chap xxviii how the same.htm

Achan's Sin, Israel's Defeat
... its reduction. They had not spied the mound in the middle of Achan's tent,
or their note would have been changed. Three thousand ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/achans sin israels defeat.htm

Before the End of the Month, Ruby had Got Respectably Thin...
... and Nanny and Jim, by train to a certain station in the county of Kent, where they
found a cart waiting to carry them and their luggage to The Mound, which was ...
/.../macdonald/at the back of the north wind/chapter 34 before the end.htm

A Nation's Struggle for a Home and Freedom.
... The nearness of Egypt made its influence still more powerful, so that in nearly
every mound and Canaanite ruin the excavator finds hundreds of reminders of the ...
/.../kent/the making of a nation/study xii a nations struggle.htm

The Old Testament and Archeology
... At a later date excavations were begun and, like those of Babylon, are still continued,
on the mound covering the site of the ancient capital city of Assyria ...
/.../the christian view of the old testament/chapter iv the old testament.htm

The Invasion of Greece and the Battle of Marathon.
... plan of attack."Onset of the Greeks."Rout of the Persians."Results of the
battle."Numbers slain."The field of Marathon."The mound."Song of the ...
//christianbookshelf.org/abbott/darius the great/chapter xi the invasion of.htm

The Fulfilment
... The Christian overlooked this ferocious inundation and shook his head. On a mound
near him stood the spirit of the mob concentrated and personified. ...
/.../miller/the city of delight/chapter xxiii the fulfilment.htm

Thesaurus
Mound (17 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To fortify or enclose with a mound. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia.
MOUND. mound. See SIEGE, 4, (c). Multi-Version Concordance ...
/m/mound.htm - 12k

Bank (28 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A mound, pile, or ridge of earth, raised above the surrounding level; hence,
anything shaped like a mound or ridge of earth; as, a bank of clouds; a ...
/b/bank.htm - 26k

Ramp (9 Occurrences)
... 2 Samuel 20:15 They came and besieged him in Abel of Beth Maacah, and they cast
up a mound against the city, and it stood against the rampart; and all the ...
/r/ramp.htm - 10k

Lachish (22 Occurrences)
... Umm Lakis, from the similarity of the name and because it was in the region that
the Biblical references to Lachish seem to indicate, but the mound called Tell ...
/l/lachish.htm - 22k

Jericho (59 Occurrences)
... Dr. Bliss has found in a hollow scooped out for some purpose or other near the foot
of the biggest mound above the Sultan's Spring specimens of Amorite or pre ...
/j/jericho.htm - 38k

Fortress (75 Occurrences)
... From the mound of Tell el-Hesy, now almost certainly identified with the site of
Lachish, eleven cities, one above the other have been disinterred, the ...
/f/fortress.htm - 60k

Fortification (5 Occurrences)
... From the mound of Tell el-Hesy, now almost certainly identified with the site of
Lachish, eleven cities, one above the other have been disinterred, the ...
/f/fortification.htm - 40k

Kadesh (30 Occurrences)
... Lake of Homs. It is identified with the great mound Tell Neby Mendeh, some
50 to 100 feet high, and 400 yards long. On the ruins ...
/k/kadesh.htm - 21k

Gabbatha (1 Occurrence)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Gab Baitha, ie, "the ridge of the house" = "the
temple-mound," on a part of which the fortress of Antonia was built. ...
/g/gabbatha.htm - 8k

Forts (12 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel 4:2 and lay siege against it, and build forts against it, and cast up a
mound against it; set camps also against it, and plant battering rams against ...
/f/forts.htm - 10k

Concordance
Mound (17 Occurrences)

Luke 19:43
for days shall come upon thee, that thine enemies shall make a palisaded mound about thee, and shall close thee around, and keep thee in on every side,
(DBY)

Exodus 15:8
And by the breath of thy nostrils the waters were heaped up; The streams stood as a mound; The depths were congealed in the heart of the sea.
(DBY)

2 Samuel 20:15
They came and besieged him in Abel of Beth Maacah, and they cast up a mound against the city, and it stood against the rampart; and all the people who were with Joab battered the wall, to throw it down.
(WEB JPS ASV RSV)

2 Kings 19:32
"Therefore thus says Yahweh concerning the king of Assyria,'He shall not come to this city, nor shoot an arrow there, neither shall he come before it with shield, nor cast up a mound against it.
(WEB JPS ASV RSV)

Song of Songs 7:2
Your stomach is a store of grain with lilies round it, and in the middle a round cup full of wine.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 29:3
And I will encamp against thee round about, and will lay siege against thee with posted troops, and I will raise siege works against thee.
(See JPS)

Isaiah 32:14
For the palace shall be forsaken; the populous city shall be deserted; the hill and the watch-tower shall be for dens for ever, a joy of wild asses, a pasture of flocks;
(See JPS)

Isaiah 37:33
Therefore thus says Yahweh concerning the king of Assyria,'He will not come to this city, nor shoot an arrow there, neither will he come before it with shield, nor cast up a mound against it.
(WEB JPS ASV WBS RSV)

Jeremiah 6:6
For thus has Yahweh of Armies said, Cut down trees, and cast up a mound against Jerusalem: this is the city to be visited; she is wholly oppression in the midst of her.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY RSV)

Jeremiah 26:18
Micah the Morashtite hath been prophesying in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah, and he saith unto all the people of Judah, saying: Thus said Jehovah of Hosts: Zion is a plowed field, and Jerusalem is heaps, And the mountain of the house is for high places of a forest.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 30:18
Thus saith Jehovah: Behold, I will turn again the captivity of Jacob's tents, and have compassion on his dwelling-places; and the city shall be builded upon its own hill, and the palace shall be inhabited after its own manner.
(See JPS RSV)

Jeremiah 49:2
Therefore, behold, the days come, saith Jehovah, that I will cause an alarm of war to be heard against Rabbah of the children of Ammon; and it shall become a desolate heap, and her daughters shall be burned with fire: then shall Israel possess them that did possess him, saith Jehovah.
(See JPS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 4:2
and lay siege against it, and build forts against it, and cast up a mound against it; set camps also against it, and plant battering rams against it all around.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY RSV)

Ezekiel 16:24
that you have built for yourselves a vaulted place, and have made yourselves a lofty place in every street.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 26:8
He shall kill your daughters in the field with the sword; and he shall make forts against you, and cast up a mound against you, and raise up the buckler against you.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY RSV)

Daniel 11:15
So the king of the north shall come, and cast up a mound, and take a well-fortified city: and the forces of the south shall not stand, neither his chosen people, neither shall there be any strength to stand.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY)

Micah 3:12
Therefore, for your sake, Zion is ploughed a field, and Jerusalem is heaps, And the mount of the house 'is' for high places of a forest!
(See NIV)

Subtopics

Mound

Related Terms

Bank (28 Occurrences)

Ramp (9 Occurrences)

Lachish (22 Occurrences)

Jericho (59 Occurrences)

Fortress (75 Occurrences)

Fortification (5 Occurrences)

Kadesh (30 Occurrences)

Gabbatha (1 Occurrence)

Forts (12 Occurrences)

Ezel (3 Occurrences)

Battering (6 Occurrences)

Siegeworks (8 Occurrences)

Succoth (18 Occurrences)

Nineveh (23 Occurrences)

Carmel (33 Occurrences)

Arrow (34 Occurrences)

Siege (63 Occurrences)

Shield (65 Occurrences)

Potter (14 Occurrences)

Pottery (11 Occurrences)

Cities (427 Occurrences)

Fort (8 Occurrences)

Gezer (14 Occurrences)

Mounds (7 Occurrences)

Dan (71 Occurrences)

Shoot (51 Occurrences)

Capernaum (16 Occurrences)

Babylon (270 Occurrences)

Fortified (79 Occurrences)

Heap (66 Occurrences)

Zoar (12 Occurrences)

Kemuel (3 Occurrences)

Orontes

Ophel (6 Occurrences)

Jokneam (5 Occurrences)

Jegarsahadutha (1 Occurrence)

Jegar-sahadutha (1 Occurrence)

Jegar-saha-dutha (1 Occurrence)

Laish (8 Occurrences)

Low (216 Occurrences)

Libnah (18 Occurrences)

Well-fortified (1 Occurrence)

Well-fenced (1 Occurrence)

Fortifications (7 Occurrences)

Tel-abib (1 Occurrence)

Tell (3056 Occurrences)

Telabib (1 Occurrence)

Target (14 Occurrences)

Tahpanhes (7 Occurrences)

Rampart (9 Occurrences)

Ramps (8 Occurrences)

Resen (1 Occurrence)

Elealeh (5 Occurrences)

Encircling (6 Occurrences)

Encircle (6 Occurrences)

Eminent (9 Occurrences)

Mole (2 Occurrences)

Miletus (3 Occurrences)

Marriagefeasts

Megiddon (1 Occurrence)

Mainland (3 Occurrences)

Mizraim (5 Occurrences)

Marriage-feasts (6 Occurrences)

Mouldy (2 Occurrences)

Pithom (1 Occurrence)

Pontus (3 Occurrences)

Palisaded (1 Occurrence)

Bucklers (9 Occurrences)

Beth-shean (5 Occurrences)

Build (242 Occurrences)

Besieged (34 Occurrences)

Bethshean (5 Occurrences)

Bethshan (3 Occurrences)

Battering-rams (2 Occurrences)

Beth-shan (3 Occurrences)

Bowl (44 Occurrences)

Bethsaida (7 Occurrences)

Camp (222 Occurrences)

Links
Bible ConcordanceBible DictionaryBible EncyclopediaTopical BibleBible Thesuarus


Mouldy
Top of Page
Top of Page