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Fortresses


1. Places strong by nature. Nu 24:21.

2. Places fortified by art. Jer 51:53.

3. The security of a nation. Isa 33:16; Da 11:10.

4. Places used as

a. Cities. Jdj 9:31; Ne 4:2.

b. Strong-holds. Jdj 6:2; 2Ch 11:11.

c. Forts. 2Sa 5:9; Isa 25:12.

d. Strong towers. 2Ch 26:9.

5. Afforded protection in danger. Jdj 6:2.

6. Defended against enemies. Na 2:1.

7. Often

a. Entered by the enemy. Da 11:7.

b. Spoiled. Ho 10:14.

c. Levelled. Isa 25:12.

d. Deserted, &c. Isa 34:13.

e. Destruction of, threatened. Isa 17:3.

8. Illustrative of

a. God’s protection. Ps 18:2; Jer 16:19.

b. Christ, the defence of saints. Isa 33:16.

c. Protection afforded to ministers. Jer 6:27.