A weapons storage facility, real or metaphoric. (2Kgs 20:13
) and (Isa 39:2
) describes King Hezekiah showing his armory in Jerusalem to the Babylonian emissaries as part of his psychological warfare. (Neh 3:19
) makes incidental reference to a similar, if not the same, facility. (Jer 50:25
) metaphorically refers to the Lord’s opening his armory in the conflict against Babylon.
13Hezekiah welcomed them; he showed them all his treasure house, the silver, the gold, the spices, the precious oil, his armory, all that was found in his store ... View more
2Hezekiah welcomed them; he showed them his treasure house, the silver, the gold, the spices, the precious oil, his whole armory, all that was found in his stor ... View more
19next to him Ezer son of Jeshua, ruler of Mizpah, repaired another section opposite the ascent to the armory at the Angle.
25The Lord has opened his armory,
and brought out the weapons of his wrath,
for the Lord GOD of hosts has a task to do
in the land of the Chaldeans.