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12 Bible Verses about Fortified Cities

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Numbers 13:28

only, surely the people which is dwelling in the land is strong; and the cities are fenced, very great; and also children of Anak we have seen there.

Deuteronomy 1:28

whither are we going up? our brethren have melted our heart, saying, A people greater and taller than we, cities great and fenced to heaven, and also sons of Anakim -- we have seen there.

2 Chronicles 17:2

and putteth a force in all the fenced cities of Judah, and putteth garrisons in the land of Judah, and in the cities of Ephraim that Asa his father had captured.

Judges 9:50-51

And Abimelech goeth unto Thebez, and encampeth against Thebez, and captureth it, and a strong tower hath been in the midst of the city, and thither flee do all the men and the women, and all the masters of the city, and they shut it behind them, and go up on the roof of the tower.

Numbers 32:36

and Beth-Nimrah, and Beth-Haran, cities of defence, and sheepfolds.

2 Samuel 20:6

and David saith unto Abishai, 'Now doth Sheba son of Bichri do evil to us more than Absalom; thou, take the servants of thy lord, and pursue after him, lest he have found for himself fenced cities, and delivered himself from our eye.'

Deuteronomy 9:1

'Hear, Israel, thou art passing over to-day the Jordan, to go in to possess nations greater and mightier than thyself; cities great and fenced in the heavens;

Deuteronomy 3:4

and we capture all his cities at that time, there hath not been a city which we have not taken from them, sixty cities, all the region of Argob, the kingdom of Og in Bashan.

2 Kings 3:19

and ye have smitten every fenced city, and every choice city, and every good tree ye cause to fall, and all fountains of waters ye stop, and every good portion ye mar with stones.'

Hosea 8:14

And forget doth Israel his Maker, and buildeth temples, And Judah hath multiplied cities of defence, And I have sent a fire into his cities, And it hath consumed their palaces!

Joshua 19:35

and the cities of defence are Ziddim, Zer, and Hammath, Rakkath, and Chinnereth,

2 Chronicles 11:5

And Rehoboam dwelleth in Jerusalem, and buildeth cities for a bulwark in Judah,

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