מבצרה מבצר 


mibtsar; mib-tsawr' also (in pl.) fem. (Daniel 11:15) mibtsarah



Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 1219

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 270g

KJV Translation Count — 37x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: hold (13), fenced (12), fortress (6), defenced (4), strong (2)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. fortification, fortress, fortified city, stronghold

Strong's Definitions

mibtsar, mib-tsawr'; also (in plural) feminine (Daniel 11:l 5) mibtsarah, mib-tsaw-raw'; from 1219; a fortification, castle, or fortified city; figuratively, a defender: — (de-, most) fenced, fortress, (most) strong (hold).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And what the land is that they dwell in, whether it be good or bad; and what cities they be that they dwell in, whether in tents, or in H4013 H4013s;


But we ourselves will go ready armed before the children of Israel, until we have brought them unto their place: and our little ones shall dwell in the H4013 cities because of the inhabitants of the land.


And Bethnimrah, and Bethharan, H4013 cities: and folds for sheep.


And it came to pass, when Joshua and the children of Israel had made an end of slaying them with a very great slaughter, till they were consumed, that the rest which remained of them entered into H4013 cities.


And then the coast turneth to Ramah, and to the H4013 city Tyre; and the coast turneth to Hosah; and the outgoings thereof are at the sea from the coast to Achzib:


And the H4013 cities are Ziddim, Zer, and Hammath, Rakkath, and Chinnereth,


And the golden mice, according to the number of all the cities of the Philistines belonging to the five lords, both of H4013 cities, and of country villages, even unto the great stone of Abel, whereon they set down the ark of the LORD: which stone remaineth unto this day in the field of Joshua, the Bethshemite.


And came to the H4013 H4013 of Tyre, and to all the cities of the Hivites, and of the Canaanites: and they went out to the south of Judah, even to Beersheba.


And ye shall smite every H4013 city, and every choice city, and shall fell every good tree, and stop all wells of water, and mar every good piece of land with stones.


And Hazael said, Why weepeth my lord? And he answered, Because I know the evil that thou wilt do unto the children of Israel: their H4013 H4013s wilt thou set on fire, and their young men wilt thou slay with the sword, and wilt dash their children, and rip up their women with child.