An offended brother is harder to reach
than a fortified city,
and quarrels are like the bars of a fortress.
Then they burned all the cities where the Midianites lived, as well as all their encampments,
1 Chronicles 11:7
Then David took up residence in the stronghold; therefore, it was called the city of David.
2 Chronicles 17:12
Jehoshaphat grew stronger and stronger. He built fortresses and storage cities in Judah
2 Chronicles 27:4
He also built cities in the hill country of Judah and fortresses and towers in the forests.
When the dispute became violent, the commander feared that Paul might be torn apart by them and ordered the troops to go down, rescue him from them, and bring him into the barracks.
These are Ishmael’s sons, and these are their names by their villages and encampments: 12 leaders of their clans.
1 Chronicles 11:5
The inhabitants of Jebus said to David, “You will never get in here.” Yet David did capture the stronghold of Zion, that is, the city of David.
Some in the mob were shouting one thing and some another. Since he was not able to get reliable information because of the uproar, he ordered him to be taken into the barracks.
“When you make a loan of any kind to your neighbor, do not enter his house to collect what he offers as security. You must stand outside while the man you are making the loan to brings the security out to you.