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Towers are in the Bible

Towers were normally erected for defense. Some were erected to watch over vineyards (Isaiah 5:2; Matthew 21:33).

  1. Tower of Babel (Genesis 11:4)

  2. Tower of Edar (Genesis 35:21)

  3. Tower of Penuel (Peniel) —Gideon destroyed it (Judges 8:9; 8:17)

  4. Tower of Shechem (Judges 9:46)

  5. Tower of David (Song of Songs 4:4)

  6. Tower of Lebanon (Song of Songs 7:4)

  7. Tower of Syene (Ezek. 29:10 KJV)

  8. Tower of Hananel (Zechariah 14:10 NASB) / Hananeel (Zec. 14:10 KJV)

  9. Tower of Siloam —fell and killed 18 (Luke 13:4)

  10. Towers at God’s House
    • Corner Tower —Jerusalem (Neh. 3:31-32)
    • Tower of Hundred —Jerusalem (Neh. 3:1)
    • Tower of the Guard —Jerusalem (Neh. 12:39)
    • Tower of Ovens —Jerusalem (Neh. 3:11)
    • What is Solomon’s Temple?
    • What is the Second Temple?
    • What is the Third Temple?
  11. There were several towers in Jerusalem (2 Chronicles 26:9; Psalm 48:12).

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Article Version: July 19, 2021