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1. maaqeh, the balustrade or parapet round the flat roofs of houses required by the law for the protection of life. Deuteronomy 22:8 .

2. netishoth: this signifies 'expansion,' and may well refer to extended battlements. A parapet on the walls, with holes through which arrows could be shot, may be seen on some of the Assyrian monuments. Jeremiah 5:10 .


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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Battlements '. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/mbd/b/battlements.html. 1897.

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