4694. metsurah
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metsurah: siegeworks, rampart
Original Word: מְצוּרָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: metsurah
Phonetic Spelling: (mets-oo-raw')
Short Definition: fortified

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from tsur
siegeworks, rampart
NASB Translation
battle towers (1), fortified (5), fortress (1), fortresses (1).

מְצוּרָה noun feminine siege-works, rampart; — absolute ׳מ Nahum 2:2; 2Chron 14:5; plural מְצוּרוֺת2Chronicles 11:11 +, מְצֻרֹת Isaiah 29:3, etc.; —

1 siege-works Isaiah 29:3.

2 rampart ׳נָצוֺר מ Nahum 2:2 guard the rampart / ("" צַמֵּה דֶרֶךְ; We Now derive from נצר, i.e. keep watch !), 2 Chronicles 11:11, עָרֵי מְצוּרָה2Chron 14:5 fortified cities, so עָרַי (הַ)מְצוּרוֺת v.2 Chronicles 14:10; 2 Chronicles 14:23; 2Chronicles 12:4; 21:3.

fenced city, fort, munition, stronghold

Or mtsurah {mets-oo-raw'}; feminine of matsowr; a hemming in, i.e. (objectively) a mound (of siege), or (subjectively) a rampart (of protection), (abstractly) fortification -- fenced (city, fort, munition, strong hold.

see HEBREW matsowr

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