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Any person protecting or keeping watch over something or someone.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
guard, bodyguard, a person or persons assigned to the protection of a individual, place, or thing. Cherubim guard the entrance to the garden of Eden to prevent human access to the tree of life (Gen. 3:24). Various royal figures are depicted as having guards (Gen. 37:36; Dan. 2:14; 2 Kings 25:8–21). David
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Traditional site of the prison in which Paul was kept at Philippi. HFVJAILOR. A guard of a prison or jail (Gr. desmophylax). It is used once in the NT in (Acts 16:23) of the keeper of the jail in Philippi. The jailer was impressed by the songs of Paul and Silas as they ached from their beating in
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
GUARD. In the OT the word translates four Heb. terms. 1. ṭabbāḥ. The word originally signified royal ‘slaughterers’ (BDB), but later came to mean guardsmen or bodyguard, being used of Pharaoh’s bodyguard (Gn. 37:36; 39:1) and of Nebuchadrezzar’s bodyguard (2 Ki. 25:8–10). (In Israel Aegean mercenaries
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
GuardAs a verb (Heb. šāmar), “to watch over” or “pay careful attention to”; most frequently “to keep (safe), guard, preserve,” “to watch out for (oneself).” Thus, Adam is charged with guarding the garden of Eden (Gen. 2:15; NRSV “keep”) in light of the possible intrusion of evil, and God guards against
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Guard, Bodyguardguard, bodyguard, a person or persons assigned to the protection of an important person or group of persons. Both ot and nt give evidence of persons who functioned in these capacities. In the ot various royal figures are depicted as having guards (Gen. 37:36; Dan. 2:14; 2 Kings 25:8–21).
Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
GuardThe imagery of the guard was important in the ancient world, and the Bible reflects this with well over 150 (NIV, 180) references to guard(s). Guards served to protect rulers, their possessions and their edicts. They were employed throughout the ancient Near East by Egyptian pharaohs (Gen 37:6),
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
GUARD.—1. RV rendering of κουστωδία (Lat. custodia), Mt 27:65, 66, 28:11, AV ‘watch’; obtained by the chief priests and Pharisees from Pilate to guard the sepulchre. The need of Pilate’s authorization and the risk of punishment from him (Mt 28:14) show that this guard must have consisted, not of the