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Towers


1. Origin and antiquity of. Ge 11:4.

2. Were built

a. In cities. Jdj 9:51.

b. On the walls of cities. 2Ch 14:7; 26:9.

c. In the forests. 2Ch 27:4.

d. In the deserts. 2Ch 26:10.

e. In vineyards. Isa 5:2; Mt 21:33.

3. Frequently very high. Isa 2:15.

4. Frequently strong and well fortified. Jdj 9:51; 2Ch 26:9.

5. Were used as armouries. Song 4:4.

6. Were used as citadels in time of war. Jdj 9:51; Eze 27:11.

7. Watchmen posted on, in times of danger. 2Ki 9:17; Hab 2:1.

8. Mentioned in scripture

a. Babel. Ge 11:9.

b. Edar. Ge 35:21.

c. Penuel. Jdj 8:17.

d. Shechem. Jdj 9:46.

e. Thebez. Jdj 9:50,51.

f. David. Song 4:4.

g. Lebanon. Song 7:4.

h. Of the furnaces. Ne 3:11.

i. Meah. Ne 12:39.

j. Jezreel. 2Ki 9:17.

k. Hananeel. Jer 31:38; Zec 14:10.

l. Syene. Eze 29:10; 30:6.

m. Siloam. Lu 13:4.

9. Of Jerusalem remarkable for number, strength, and beauty. Ps 48:12.

10. Frequently thrown down in war. Jdj 8:17; 9:49; Eze 26:4.

11. Frequently left desolate. Isa 32:14; Zep 3:6.

12. Illustrative of

a. God as the protector of his people. 2Sa 22:3,51; Ps 18:2; 61:3.

b. The name of the Lord. Pr 18:10.

c. Ministers. Jer 6:27.

d. Mount Sion. Mic 4:8.

e. The grace and dignity of the church. Song 4:4; 7:4; 8:10.

f. The proud and haughty. Isa 2:15; 30:25.