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36 Bible Verses about Towers

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Isaiah 32:14

For the palace shall be deserted, the multitude of the city shall be forsaken; hill and watchtower shall be caves for ever, a joy of wild asses, a pasture of flocks;

Judges 8:17

And he broke down the tower of Penu'el, and slew the men of the city.

Judges 9:51-52

But there was a strong tower within the city, and all the people of the city fled to it, all the men and women, and shut themselves in; and they went to the roof of the tower. And Abim'elech came to the tower, and fought against it, and drew near to the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

1 Chronicles 27:25

And over the king's treasures was Azmaveth the son of Adiel; and over the storehouses in the country, in the cities, and in the villages, and in the towers was Jonathan the son of Uzziah.

2 Chronicles 14:7

And he said to Judah, Let us build these cities, and surround them with walls and towers, gates and bars, while the land is yet before us; for we have sought Jehovah our God; we have sought him, and he has given us rest on every side. And they built and prospered.

2 Chronicles 26:9-10

And Uzziah built towers in Jerusalem at the corner gate, and at the valley gate, and at the angle, and fortified them. And he built towers in the desert and digged many cisterns; for he had much cattle, both in the lowland and on the plateau, husbandmen also and vinedressers on the mountains and in Carmel; for he loved husbandry.

2 Chronicles 32:5

And he strengthened himself, and built up all the wall that was broken down, and raised it up to the towers, and built another wall outside, and fortified the Millo of the city of David, and made darts and shields in abundance.

Nehemiah 3:25-27

Palal the son of Uzai, over against the angle, and the high tower that lies out from the king's house, which was by the court of the prison. After him, Pedaiah the son of Parosh. (Now the Nethinim dwelt in Ophel, even over against the water-gate toward the east, and the tower which lies out.) After him the Tekoites repaired a second piece, over against the great tower which lies out, as far as the wall of Ophel.

Ezekiel 26:4

And they shall destroy the walls of Tyre, and break down her towers. And I will scrape her dust from her, and make her a bare rock.

Isaiah 30:25

And there shall be upon every high mountain and upon every hill that is lifted up, brooks and water-courses, in the day of the great slaughter, when the towers fall.

Jeremiah 50:15

Shout against her round about: she hath given her hand; her ramparts are fallen, her walls are thrown down: for this is the vengeance of Jehovah. Take vengeance upon her; as she hath done, do unto her.

Ezekiel 26:9

and he shall set his engines of attack against thy walls, and with his spikes he shall break down thy towers.

2 Kings 9:17-20

And the watchman stood on the tower in Jizreel, and saw Jehu's company as he came, and said, I see a company. And Joram said, Take a horseman, and send to meet them, and let him say, Is it peace? So there went one on horseback to meet him; and he said, Thus saith the king: Is it peace? And Jehu said, What hast thou to do with peace? turn thee behind me. And the watchman told saying, The messenger came to them, and he does not return. And he sent out a second on horseback; and he came to them and said, Thus saith the king: Is it peace? And Jehu said, What hast thou to do with peace? turn thee behind me.read more.
And the watchman told saying, He came to them, and does not return. And the driving is like the driving of Jehu the son of Nimshi; for he drives furiously.

Isaiah 21:6-9

For thus hath the Lord said unto me: Go, set a watchman, let him declare what he seeth. And he saw chariots, horsemen by pairs, a chariot with asses, a chariot with camels; and he hearkened diligently with much heed. And he cried as a lion, Lord, I stand continually upon the watchtower in the daytime, and I am set in my ward whole nights.read more.
And behold, there cometh a chariot of men; horsemen by pairs. And he answered and said, Babylon is fallen, is fallen; and all the graven images of her gods he hath broken unto the ground.

Lamentations 4:17

Our eyes still failed for our vain help; in our watching, we have watched for a nation that did not save.

Matthew 21:33

Hear another parable: There was a householder who planted a vineyard, and made a fence round it, and dug a winepress in it, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and left the country.

Mark 12:1

And he began to say to them in parables, A man planted a vineyard, and made a fence round it and dug a wine-vat, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and left the country.

Isaiah 5:1-2

I will sing to my well-beloved a song of my beloved touching his vineyard: My well-beloved had a vineyard upon a fruitful hill. And he dug it, and gathered out the stones thereof, and planted it with the choicest vine; and he built a tower in the midst of it, and also hewed out a winepress therein; and he looked that it should bring forth grapes, but it brought forth wild grapes.

2 Chronicles 26:9

And Uzziah built towers in Jerusalem at the corner gate, and at the valley gate, and at the angle, and fortified them.

Nehemiah 3:1

And Eliashib the high priest rose up with his brethren the priests, and they built the sheep-gate. They hallowed it, and set up its doors; and they hallowed it even to the tower of Meah, to the tower of Hananeel.

Nehemiah 12:38-39

And the second choir went in the opposite direction upon the wall, and I after them, and the half of the people, from beyond the tower of the furnaces even to the broad wall; and from above the gate of Ephraim, and above the gate of the old wall, and above the fish-gate, and the tower of Hananeel, and the tower of Meah, even to the sheep-gate; and they stood still in the prison-gate.

Jeremiah 31:38

Behold, the days come, saith Jehovah, that the city shall be built to Jehovah, from the tower of Hananeel unto the corner-gate.

Zechariah 14:10

All the land from Geba to Rimmon south of Jerusalem shall be turned as the Arabah; and Jerusalem shall be lifted up, and shall dwell in her own place, from Benjamin's gate unto the place of the first gate, unto the corner-gate, and from the tower of Hananeel unto the king's winepresses.

Luke 13:4

Or those eighteen on whom the tower in Siloam fell and killed them, think ye that they were debtors beyond all the men who dwell in Jerusalem?

Genesis 11:4-5

And they said, Come on, let us build ourselves a city and a tower, the top of which may reach to the heavens; and let us make ourselves a name, lest we be scattered over the face of the whole earth. And Jehovah came down to see the city and the tower which the children of men built.

Genesis 35:21

And Israel journeyed, and spread his tent on the other side of Migdal-Eder.

Judges 9:46

When all the people of the Tower of Shechem heard of it, they entered the stronghold of the house of El-be'rith.

Luke 18:28-29

And Peter said, Behold, we have left all things and have followed thee. And he said to them, Verily I say to you, There is no one who has left home, or parents, or brethren, or wife, or children, for the kingdom of God's sake,

Psalm 48:3

God is known in her palaces as a high fortress.

Zephaniah 1:15-16

That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of ruin and desolation, a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and gross darkness, a day of the trumpet and alarm, against the fenced cities and against the high battlements.

Genesis 11:1-4

And the whole earth had one language, and the same words. And it came to pass as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar, and dwelt there. And they said one to another, Come on, let us make bricks, and burn them thoroughly. And they had brick for stone, and they had asphalt for mortar.read more.
And they said, Come on, let us build ourselves a city and a tower, the top of which may reach to the heavens; and let us make ourselves a name, lest we be scattered over the face of the whole earth.

Genesis 11:5-9

And Jehovah came down to see the city and the tower which the children of men built. And Jehovah said, Behold, the people is one, and have all one language; and this have they begun to do. And now will they be hindered in nothing that they meditate doing. Come, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech.read more.
And Jehovah scattered them thence over the face of the whole earth. And they left off building the city. Therefore was its name called Babel; because Jehovah there confounded the language of the whole earth. And Jehovah scattered them thence over the face of the whole earth.

Acts 2:5-11

Now there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, pious men, from every nation of those under heaven. But the rumour of this having spread, the multitude came together and were confounded, because each one heard them speaking in his own dialect. And all were amazed and wondered, saying, Behold, are not all these who are speaking Galilaeans?read more.
and how do we hear them each in our own dialect in which we have been born, Parthians, and Medes, and Elamites, and those who inhabit Mesopotamia, and Judaea, and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia, both Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt, and the parts of Libya which adjoin Cyrene, and the Romans sojourning here, both Jews and proselytes, Cretans and Arabians, we hear them speaking in our own tongues the great things of God?

From Thematic Bible


Foundation » Laid for » Towers

Luke 14:28-29

For which of you, desirous of building a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, if he have what is needed to complete it; in order that, having laid the foundation of it, and not being able to finish it, all who see it do not begin to mock at him,

Towers » Illustrative of » The grace and dignity of the church

Song of Songs 4:4

Thy neck is like the tower of David, Built for an armoury: A thousand bucklers hang thereon, All shields of mighty men.

Song of Songs 7:4

Thy neck is as a tower of ivory; Thine eyes, like the pools in Heshbon, By the gate of Bath-rabbim; Thy nose like the tower of Lebanon, Which looketh toward Damascus;

Song of Songs 8:10

I am a wall, and my breasts like towers; Then was I in his eyes as one that findeth peace.

Towers » Frequently thrown down in war

Judges 9:49

So every one of the people cut down his bundle and following Abim'elech put it against the stronghold, and they set the stronghold on fire over them, so that all the people of the Tower of Shechem also died, about a thousand men and women.

Judges 8:17

And he broke down the tower of Penu'el, and slew the men of the city.

Ezekiel 26:4

And they shall destroy the walls of Tyre, and break down her towers. And I will scrape her dust from her, and make her a bare rock.

Towers » Were built » Walls of cities

2 Chronicles 26:9

And Uzziah built towers in Jerusalem at the corner gate, and at the valley gate, and at the angle, and fortified them.

2 Chronicles 14:7

And he said to Judah, Let us build these cities, and surround them with walls and towers, gates and bars, while the land is yet before us; for we have sought Jehovah our God; we have sought him, and he has given us rest on every side. And they built and prospered.

Towers » Mentioned in scripture » Hananeel

Zechariah 14:10

All the land from Geba to Rimmon south of Jerusalem shall be turned as the Arabah; and Jerusalem shall be lifted up, and shall dwell in her own place, from Benjamin's gate unto the place of the first gate, unto the corner-gate, and from the tower of Hananeel unto the king's winepresses.

Jeremiah 31:38

Behold, the days come, saith Jehovah, that the city shall be built to Jehovah, from the tower of Hananeel unto the corner-gate.

Towers » Frequently strong and well fortified

Judges 9:51

But there was a strong tower within the city, and all the people of the city fled to it, all the men and women, and shut themselves in; and they went to the roof of the tower.

2 Chronicles 26:9

And Uzziah built towers in Jerusalem at the corner gate, and at the valley gate, and at the angle, and fortified them.

Towers » Illustrative of » God as the protector of his people

2 Samuel 22:3

God is my rock, in him will I trust My shield, and the horn of my salvation, My high tower, and my refuge, My saviour: thou wilt save me from violence.

2 Samuel 22:51

It is he who giveth great deliverances to his king, And sheweth loving-kindness to his anointed, To David, and to his seed for evermore.

Towers » Mentioned in scripture » Syene

Ezekiel 30:6

Thus saith Jehovah: They also that uphold Egypt shall fall; and the pride of her strength shall come down: from Migdol to Syene shall they fall in her by the sword, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Ezekiel 29:10

Therefore behold, I am against thee, and against thy rivers, and I will make the land of Egypt deserts of wasteness and desolation, from Migdol to Syene, even unto the border of Ethiopia.

Towers » Frequently left desolate

Isaiah 32:14

For the palace shall be deserted, the multitude of the city shall be forsaken; hill and watchtower shall be caves for ever, a joy of wild asses, a pasture of flocks;

Zephaniah 3:6

I have cut off nations: their battlements are desolate; I made their streets waste, that none passeth by; their cities are destroyed, so that there is no man, so that there is no inhabitant.

Towers » Watchmen posted on, in times of danger

2 Kings 9:17

And the watchman stood on the tower in Jizreel, and saw Jehu's company as he came, and said, I see a company. And Joram said, Take a horseman, and send to meet them, and let him say, Is it peace?

Habakkuk 2:1

I will stand upon my watch, and set me upon the tower, and will look forth to see what he will say unto me, and what I shall answer as to my reproof.

Towers » Were used as citadels in times of war

Ezekiel 27:11

The children of Arvad with thine army were upon thy walls round about, and the Gammadim were on thy towers: they hanged their shields upon thy walls round about; they made thy beauty perfect.

Judges 9:51

But there was a strong tower within the city, and all the people of the city fled to it, all the men and women, and shut themselves in; and they went to the roof of the tower.

Towers » Illustrative of » The proud and haughty

Isaiah 30:25

And there shall be upon every high mountain and upon every hill that is lifted up, brooks and water-courses, in the day of the great slaughter, when the towers fall.

Isaiah 2:15

and upon every high tower, and upon every fenced wall;

Towers » Were built » In vineyards

Matthew 21:33

Hear another parable: There was a householder who planted a vineyard, and made a fence round it, and dug a winepress in it, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and left the country.

Isaiah 5:2

And he dug it, and gathered out the stones thereof, and planted it with the choicest vine; and he built a tower in the midst of it, and also hewed out a winepress therein; and he looked that it should bring forth grapes, but it brought forth wild grapes.

Towers » Mentioned in scripture » Lebanon

Song of Songs 7:4

Thy neck is as a tower of ivory; Thine eyes, like the pools in Heshbon, By the gate of Bath-rabbim; Thy nose like the tower of Lebanon, Which looketh toward Damascus;

Towers » Mentioned in scripture » David

Song of Songs 4:4

Thy neck is like the tower of David, Built for an armoury: A thousand bucklers hang thereon, All shields of mighty men.

Towers » Were used as armories

Song of Songs 4:4

Thy neck is like the tower of David, Built for an armoury: A thousand bucklers hang thereon, All shields of mighty men.

Towers » Were built » In the deserts

2 Chronicles 26:10

And he built towers in the desert and digged many cisterns; for he had much cattle, both in the lowland and on the plateau, husbandmen also and vinedressers on the mountains and in Carmel; for he loved husbandry.

Towers » Were built » In the forests

2 Chronicles 27:4

And he built cities in the hill-country of Judah, and in the forests he built castles and towers.

Towers » Mentioned in scripture » Meah

Nehemiah 12:39

and from above the gate of Ephraim, and above the gate of the old wall, and above the fish-gate, and the tower of Hananeel, and the tower of Meah, even to the sheep-gate; and they stood still in the prison-gate.

Towers » Mentioned in scripture » Thebez

Judges 9:50-51

Then Abim'elech went to Thebez, and encamped against Thebez, and took it. But there was a strong tower within the city, and all the people of the city fled to it, all the men and women, and shut themselves in; and they went to the roof of the tower.

Towers » Illustrative of » The name of the lord

Towers » Mentioned in scripture » Of the furnaces

Nehemiah 3:11

Malchijah the son of Harim and Hasshub the son of Pahath-Moab repaired a second piece, and the tower of the furnaces.

Towers » Mentioned in scripture » Edar

Genesis 35:21

And Israel journeyed, and spread his tent on the other side of Migdal-Eder.

Towers » Illustrative of » Ministers

Jeremiah 6:27

I have set thee among my people as an assayer, a fortress, that thou mayest know and try their way.

Towers » Mentioned in scripture » Babel

Genesis 11:9

Therefore was its name called Babel; because Jehovah there confounded the language of the whole earth. And Jehovah scattered them thence over the face of the whole earth.

Towers » Mentioned in scripture » Jezreel

2 Kings 9:17

And the watchman stood on the tower in Jizreel, and saw Jehu's company as he came, and said, I see a company. And Joram said, Take a horseman, and send to meet them, and let him say, Is it peace?

Towers » Origin and antiquity of

Towers » Mentioned in scripture » Penuel

Judges 8:17

And he broke down the tower of Penu'el, and slew the men of the city.

Towers » Mentioned in scripture » Shechem

Judges 9:46

When all the people of the Tower of Shechem heard of it, they entered the stronghold of the house of El-be'rith.

Towers » Were built » In cities

Judges 9:51

But there was a strong tower within the city, and all the people of the city fled to it, all the men and women, and shut themselves in; and they went to the roof of the tower.

Towers » Of jerusalem remarkable for number, strength and beauty

Psalm 48:12

Walk about Zion, and go round about her: count the towers thereof;

Towers » Frequently very high

Isaiah 2:15

and upon every high tower, and upon every fenced wall;

Towers » Mentioned in scripture » Siloam

Luke 13:4

Or those eighteen on whom the tower in Siloam fell and killed them, think ye that they were debtors beyond all the men who dwell in Jerusalem?

Towers » Illustrative of » Mount sion

Micah 4:8

And thou, O tower of the flock, hill of the daughter of Zion, unto thee shall it come, yea, the first dominion shall come, the kingdom to the daughter of Jerusalem.