Rampart (חֵיל, cheyl, La 2:8; Na 3:8; elsewhere "trench," "bulwark," etc.), a fortification or low wall surrounding and protecting a military trench (2Sa 20:15; Isa 26:1, etc.; comp. 1Ki 21:23; Ps 48:14). SEE ARMY; SEE SIEGE. In the Talmud the Hebrew word is applied to'the interior space surrounding the wall of the Temple (Lightfoot, Opp. ii, 193). SEE TEMPLE.

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