sentinel

sentinel

A watchman stationed on a wall (2Sam 18:24; Song 5:7) or in a watchtower (2Chr 20:24) whose task it was to warn of approaching danger (Ezek 33:2-6; Ps 127:1). Sentinels also guarded the fields and vineyards, especially during harvest season (Isa 5:2; Job 27:18). The term is often used in a figurative or symbolic sense (Isa 62:6; Ezek 3:17; Ezek 33:7-9; Mic 7:4).

2Sam 18:24

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Song 5:7

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2Chr 20:24

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Ezek 33:2-6

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Ps 127:1

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Isa 5:2

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Job 27:18

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Isa 62:6

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Ezek 3:17

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Ezek 33:7-9

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Mic 7:4

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