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Dictionaries :: Castle

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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Castle:

a military fortress (1Ch 11:7), also probably a kind of tower used by the priests for making known anything discovered at a distance (1Ch 6:54). Castles are also mentioned (Gen 25:16) as a kind of watch-tower, from which shepherds kept watch over their flocks by night. The "castle" into which the chief captain commanded Paul to be brought was the quarters of the Roman soldiers in the fortress of Antonia (so called by Herod after his patron Mark Antony), which was close to the north-west corner of the temple (Act 21:34), which it commanded.

International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia

Castle:

kas'-'-l.

See FORTIFICATION

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
 

Castle:

For CASTLE see ARMY (No. 3)

Smith's Bible Dictionary

Castle:

SEE [FENCED CITIES].

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