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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Naves Topical Index

An argument made before a court

Of Jeremiah
Jeremiah 26:12-16

Of Peter
Acts 4:8-13; Acts 5:23-29

Of Stephen
Acts 44:7

Of Paul
Acts 44:22; Acts 23:1-6; Acts 24:10-21; Acts 26:1-23

Military defenses
Fort; Armies

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


1. Any thing that opposes attack, violence, danger or injury; any thing that secures the person, the rights or the possessions of men; fortification; guard; protection; security. A wall, a parapet, a ditch, or a garrison, is the defense of a city or fortress. The Almighty is the defense of the righteous. Psalms 59:16.

2. Vindication; justification; apology; that which repels or disproves a charge or accusation.

Men, brethren, fathers, hear ye my defense Acts 22:1.

3. In law, the defendants reply to the plaintiffs declaration, demands or charges.

4. Prohibition.

5. Resistance; opposition.

6. The science of defending against enemies; military skill.

7. In fortification, a work that flanks another.

DEFENSE, verb transitive To defend by fortification.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DEFENSED, participle passive Fortified.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DEFENSELESS, adjective Being without defense, or without means of repelling assault or injury; applied to a town, it denotes unfortified or ungarrisoned; open to an enemy; applied to a person, it denotes naked; unarmed; unprotected; unprepared to resist attack; weak; unable to oppose; uncovered; unsheltered.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DEFENSELESSNESS, noun The state of being unguarded or unprotected.