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Walls

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

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

Strongs Concordance:

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Walls

Only a few points need be noticed.

  1. The practice common in Palestine of carrying foundations down to the solid rock, as in the case of the temple, with structures intended to be permanent. (Luke 6:48)
  2. A feature of some parts of Solomon's buildings, as described by Josephus, corresponds remarkably to the method adopted at Nineveh of incrusting or veneering a wall of brick or stone with slabs of a more costly material, as marble or alabaster.
  3. Another use of walls in Palestine is to support mountain roads Or terraces formed on the sides of hills for purposes of cultivation.
  4. The "path of the vineyards," (Numbers 22:24) is a pathway through vineyards, with walls on each side.


Naves Topical Index
Walls of the Cities

Of Bashan, destroyed by the Israelites
Deuteronomy 3:5-6

Of Jericho
Joshua 2:15; Joshua 6:6

Of Jerusalem
Jerusalem

Babylon:

General references
Jeremiah 51:44

Broad
Jeremiah 51:58

Of Beth-Shan
1 Samuel 31:10

Of Rabbah
2 Samuel 11:20

Of Abel
2 Samuel 20:15; 2 Samuel 20:21

Houses built upon
Joshua 2:15

Double
2 Kings 25:4; Isaiah 22:11
Watchman

Figurative of the New Jerusalem
Revelation 21:12; Revelation 21:14; Revelation 21:17-21