Fortress

Fortress the rendering in the A.V. of the following Hebrew terms: מָצוֹר, matsor' (from its intrenchment), fortification, Jer 10:17 (elsewhere "bulwark," "fenced city," etc.). מַצוּדָה, metsudah' (from its security), a castle, espec. poet., 2Sa 17:2; Ps 18:2-3; Ps 71:3; Ps 91:3; Ps 144:2 (elsewhere usually "stronghold").

מַבצָר, mibtsar' (as being inaccessible), a fortified place, Isa 18:3; Isa 25:12; Isa 34:13; Ho 10:14; Am 5:9 (elsewhere "fenced city" [q.v.], "stronghold," etc.). מָעוֹז, maoz' (from its strength), a stronghold, Jer 16:19; Da 11:7,10 (elsewhere "strength," etc.). SEE FORTIFICATION.

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