Parapet
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A low wall, especially one serving to protect the edge of a platform, roof, bridge, or the like.

2. (n.) A wall, rampart, or elevation of earth, for covering soldiers from an enemy's fire; a breastwork

Greek
4419. pterugion -- a little wing, hence (anything like a wing) a ...
... Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: pterugion Phonetic Spelling:
(pter-oog'-ee-on) Short Definition: an extremity, battlement, parapet Definition: ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4624. maaqeh -- a parapet
... 4623, 4624. maaqeh. 4625 . a parapet. Transliteration: maaqeh Phonetic
Spelling: (mah-ak-eh') Short Definition: parapet. Word Origin ...
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Library

Description of Pilate's Palace and the Adjacent Buildings.
... A parapet, and an entrance at the north, south, east, and west sides alone broke
the uniformity of this part of the market-place, which was called the forum ...
/.../chapter xvi description of pilates.htm

Rachel's Refuge
... CHAPTER XXXII RACHEL'S REFUGE. Rachel stood by the parapet on the top of the Memphian
house of Har-hat. ... She leaned over the parapet and called the ape. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/miller/the yoke/chapter xxxii rachels refuge.htm

The Work is Taken up after a violent Interruption, which Has ...
... laws we believe that He does enrich us; He will supply what is necessary so that
we shall get on with our building, and shall even come to the parapet of the ...
/.../origen/origens commentary on the gospel of john/1 the work is taken.htm

The Conspiracy
... CHAPTER XXXI THE CONSPIRACY. One morning early in March Seti stood beside
the parapet on the palace of the king in Tanis. His eyes ...
//christianbookshelf.org/miller/the yoke/chapter xxxi the conspiracy.htm

Jesus Heals a Paralytic at Capernaum.
... roof. The roofs are invariably flat, and are surrounded by a breastwork
or parapet to keep those on them from falling off. Roofs ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/xxxv jesus heals a paralytic.htm

Chapter twenty-two
... Several persons were crossing the bridge, but in one of the recesses about midway
of the river a woman stood, leaning out over the parapet, with a strained ...
//christianbookshelf.org/sheldon/in his steps/chapter twenty-two.htm

Useful Phrases
... arbitrarily imposed. arch conspirator. arched embrasure [embrasure = flared opening
for a gun in a wall or parapet]. archeological pursuits. architectural grandeur ...
/.../kleiser/fifteen thousand useful phrases/section i useful phrases.htm

The Song of Two Cities
... it. A parapet on an Alpine road gives no real security, but only satisfies
imagination. The sky needs no pillars to hold it up. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture h/the song of two cities.htm

Jesus at the Well of Sychar
... be a long and toilsome day's journey thither on a summer day, and we can understand
how, at its end, Jesus would rest weary on the low parapet which enclosed ...
/.../edersheim/the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter viii jesus at the.htm

Isaiah's Prophecies Considered the virginity of Christ's Mother a ...
... sound the alarm of war not with a trumpet, but with a little rattle; might be about
to seek His foe, not on horseback, or in chariot, or from parapet, but from ...
/.../chapter xiii isaiahs prophecies considered the.htm

Thesaurus
Parapet (3 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A wall, rampart, or elevation of earth, for covering soldiers from an enemy's
fire; a breastwork. Multi-Version Concordance Parapet (3 Occurrences). ...
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Battlement (2 Occurrences)
... A parapet wall or balustrade surrounding the flat roofs of the houses, required
to be built by a special law (Deuteronomy 22:8). In Jeremiah 5:10, it denotes ...
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Assur (2 Occurrences)
... Along the outer upper edge was a parapet, protected by battlements. From
the floor of the parapet small holes were bored vertically ...
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Asshur (133 Occurrences)
... Along the outer upper edge was a parapet, protected by battlements. From
the floor of the parapet small holes were bored vertically ...
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Sherghat
... Along the outer upper edge was a parapet, protected by battlements. From
the floor of the parapet small holes were bored vertically ...
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Parbar (1 Occurrence)

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Paran (11 Occurrences)

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Lattice (6 Occurrences)
... The flat roofs of the houses were sometimes enclosed with a parapet of lattice-work
on wooden frames, to screen the women of the house from the gaze of the ...
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Flank (3 Occurrences)
... the face, and defends the curtain, the flank and face of the opposite bastion; any
part of a work defending another by a fire along the outside of its parapet. ...
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Fort (8 Occurrences)
... (n.) A strong or fortified place; usually, a small fortified place, occupied only
by troops, surrounded with a ditch, rampart, and parapet, or with palisades ...
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Concordance
Parapet (3 Occurrences)

Deuteronomy 22:8
When thou buildest a new house, then thou shalt make a battlement for thy roof, that thou bring not blood upon thy house, if any man fall from thence.
(See JPS DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ezekiel 40:13
He measured the gate from the roof of the one lodge to the roof of the other, a breadth of twenty-five cubits; door against door.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 40:16
There were closed windows to the lodges, and to their posts within the gate all around, and likewise to the arches; and windows were around inward; and on each post were palm trees.
(See NIV)

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