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2 Kings 9:17

And the watchman, who stood in the tower of Jezreel, spied the company of Jehu as he came and said, I see a company. And Joram said, Take a horseman and send to meet them and let him say unto them, Is there peace?

1 Samuel 14:16

And the watchmen of Saul in Gibeah of Benjamin looked, and, behold, the multitude melted away, and they went on beating down one another.

2 Samuel 13:34

But Absalom fled. And the young man that kept the watch lifted up his eyes and looked, and, behold, there came many people by the way of the side of the mountain behind him.

Psalm 130:6

My soul has waited for the Lord more than those that watch for the morning: I say, more than those that watch for the morning.

Jeremiah 51:12

Set up the banner upon the walls of Babylon, make the watch strong, set up the watchmen, prepare the ambushes; for the LORD has deliberated and shall put into effect that which he spoke against the inhabitants of Babylon.

2 Samuel 18:24-27

And David sat between the two gates, and the watchman went up to the roof over the gate unto the wall and lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold a man running alone. And the watchman cried and told the king. And the king said, If he is alone, he brings good news. And while he kept on drawing near, the watchman saw another man running, and the watchman called unto the porter and said, Behold another man running alone. And the king said, He also bringeth tidings.read more.
And the watchman said, I think the running of the foremost is like the running of Ahimaaz, the son of Zadok. And the king said, He is a good man and comes with good tidings.

2 Kings 9:18

So one on horseback went to meet him and said, Thus saith the king, Is there peace? And Jehu said, What hast thou to do with peace? Turn behind me. And the watchman gave notice, saying, The messenger came to them, but he does not return.

Isaiah 21:6

For thus has the Lord said unto me, Go, set a watchman who shall declare what he sees.

Isaiah 52:8

The voice of thy watchmen! They shall lift up the voice; together they shall rejoice: for they shall see eye to eye, how the LORD shall return to bring again Zion.

2 Chronicles 26:10

He also built towers in the desert and dug many wells, for he had much livestock, both in the low country and in the plains, husbandmen also and vine dressers in the mountains and in Carmel, for he loved agriculture.

Micah 4:8

And thou, O tower of the flock, the stronghold of the daughter of Zion shall come unto thee; and the dominion shall come first, the kingdom, to the daughter of Jerusalem.

Jeremiah 31:6

For there shall be a day in which the watchmen upon the Mount Ephraim shall cry, Arise, and let us go up into Zion unto the LORD our God.

Jeremiah 6:17

Also I set watchmen over you, saying, Hearken to the sound of the shofar. But they said, We will not hearken.

Isaiah 21:11-12

The burden of Dumah. He calls to me out of Seir, Watchman, what of this night? Watchman, what of this night? The watchman said, The morning comes and then the night; if ye will enquire, enquire ye; return, and come.

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen are blind: they are all ignorant; they are all dumb dogs; they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, they love to slumber.

Isaiah 62:6

I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day nor night; ye that make mention of the LORD, do not keep silent

Ezekiel 3:17

Son of man, I have placed thee as a watchman unto the house of Israel; therefore thou shalt hear the word at my mouth and give them warning from me.

Ezekiel 33:2

Son of man, speak to the sons of thy people, and say unto them, When I bring a sword upon the land and the people of the land take a man from within their borders and set him up as a watchman;

Hosea 9:8

The watchman of Ephraim regarding my God, the prophet, is a snare of a fowler in all his ways, hatred in the house of his God.

Habakkuk 2:1

I will stand upon my watch and affirm my foot upon the fortress and will watch to see what he will say in me and what I shall answer to my question.

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Watchman » Of jerusalem

Isaiah 62:6

I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day nor night; ye that make mention of the LORD, do not keep silent

Isaiah 52:8

The voice of thy watchmen! They shall lift up the voice; together they shall rejoice: for they shall see eye to eye, how the LORD shall return to bring again Zion.

2 Samuel 13:34

But Absalom fled. And the young man that kept the watch lifted up his eyes and looked, and, behold, there came many people by the way of the side of the mountain behind him.

2 Samuel 18:24-25

And David sat between the two gates, and the watchman went up to the roof over the gate unto the wall and lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold a man running alone. And the watchman cried and told the king. And the king said, If he is alone, he brings good news. And while he kept on drawing near,

More verses: Nehemiah 7:3

Watchman » On towers

Jeremiah 31:6

For there shall be a day in which the watchmen upon the Mount Ephraim shall cry, Arise, and let us go up into Zion unto the LORD our God.

2 Kings 9:17

And the watchman, who stood in the tower of Jezreel, spied the company of Jehu as he came and said, I see a company. And Joram said, Take a horseman and send to meet them and let him say unto them, Is there peace?

2 Chronicles 20:24

And when Judah came to the watch tower of the wilderness, they looked for the multitude, and, behold, they were fallen to the earth dead, for none had escaped.

Isaiah 21:5-12

Prepare the table, watch in the watchtower, eat, drink; arise, ye princes, and anoint the shield. For thus has the Lord said unto me, Go, set a watchman who shall declare what he sees. And he saw a chariot with a couple of horsemen, a chariot of asses, and a chariot of camels; then he looked with more diligence; read more.
and he cried, A lion upon the watchman. My lord, I stand continually all the day and all night long upon my watchtower. And, behold, this chariot of men comes with a couple of horsemen. Afterwards he spoke and said, Babylon is fallen, is fallen; and all the graven images of her gods he has broken unto the ground. O my harvest, and the people of my threshing floor, that which I have heard of the LORD of the hosts, the God of Israel, I have declared unto you. The burden of Dumah. He calls to me out of Seir, Watchman, what of this night? Watchman, what of this night? The watchman said, The morning comes and then the night; if ye will enquire, enquire ye; return, and come.

Watchman » Unfaithfulness in the discharge of duty of, punished by death

Matthew 28:14

And if this comes to the governor's ears, we will persuade him and make you secure.

Acts 12:19

And when Herod had sought for him and found him not, he examined the guards and commanded that they should be taken away. Then he went down from Judaea to Caesarea and abode there.

Ezekiel 33:6

But if the watchman should see the sword coming and not blow the shofar and the people not be warned, if the sword comes and takes any person from among them, he is taken away because of his iniquity; but his blood I will require at the watchman's hand.

Watchman » Walls of cities

Song of Songs 5:7

The watchmen that went about the city found me, they smote me, they wounded me; the keepers of the walls took away my outer cloak from me.

Song of Songs 3:3

The watchmen that go about the city found me, to whom I said, Have ye seen him whom my soul loves?

Watchman » Alarm of, given by trumpets

Ezekiel 33:3-6

and he should see the sword coming upon the land, if he should blow the shofar, and warn the people, then whoever hears the sound of the shofar and does not take warning; and the coming of the sword should take him away, his blood shall be upon his own head. He heard the sound of the shofar and did not take warning; his blood shall be upon himself. But he that takes warning shall deliver his soul. read more.
But if the watchman should see the sword coming and not blow the shofar and the people not be warned, if the sword comes and takes any person from among them, he is taken away because of his iniquity; but his blood I will require at the watchman's hand.

Watchman » At the gates of the temple

2 Kings 11:6-7

and a third part shall be at the gate of Sur; ; and a third part at the gate behind the guard; so ye shall have the watch of the house of Mesah. And two parts of all you that go forth on the sabbath, even they shall keep the watch of the house of the LORD about the king.

Watchman » Of babylon

Jeremiah 51:12

Set up the banner upon the walls of Babylon, make the watch strong, set up the watchmen, prepare the ambushes; for the LORD has deliberated and shall put into effect that which he spoke against the inhabitants of Babylon.