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Fortified Cities
Fenced City • Fortified City • Fortified Towns
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The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Fortified City
FORTIFIED CITY. The rendering of several Heb. words; sometimes translated “fortresses” (2 Chron. 11:11), “battle towers” (Isa. 29:3). The broad distinction between a city and a village in biblical language consisted in the possession of walls. The city had walls, the village was unwalled or had only
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Fortified Cities
FORTIFIED CITIES - cities strengthened by walls, towers, gates and bars (Deut. 3:5).When the Israelites entered the Promised Land, they found many fortified cities belonging to the Canaanites and Amorites (Josh. 14:12). The strength of these fortifications is proven by the fact that the Canaanites resisted
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
FORTIFICATION; FORT, FORTIFIED (FENCED) CITIES; FORTRESS
FORTIFICATION; FORT, FORTIFIED (FENCED) CITIES; FORTRESS<for-ti-fi-ka’-shun> (including):Has a number of words representing its various elements and aspects:1. [מִבְצָר‎, mibhtsar], is the term generally rendered “fenced” or “defenced city.” In both the King James Version and the Revised Version
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Fortified Cities
FORTIFIED CITIES The term “fortified city” (often “fenced city” or “defenced city” in the KJV) refers to a town with strong defenses, usually a massive wall structure and inner citadels or strongholds. In general the fortified city was a major military or administrative center for a region. Size was
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
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