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Torrey's Topical Textbook


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  • Soldiers generally acted as
    Matthew 27:65,66

  • Citizens sometimes acted as
    Nehemiah 7:3

    • On watch towers
      2 Kings 9:17 ; Isaiah 21:5
    • On the walls of cities
      Isaiah 62:6
    • In the streets of cities
      Psalm 127:1
    • Around the temple in Jerusalem on special occasions
      2 Kings 11:6

  • Paraded the streets at night to preserve order
    Song of Solomon 3:3 ; 5:7

    • Increase in number
      Jeremiah 51:12
    • Vigilant night and day
      Nehemiah 4:9 ; Isaiah 21:8
    • Reported the approach of all strangers
      2 Samuel 18:24-27 ; 2 Kings 9:18-20 ; Isaiah 21:6,7,9
    • Sounded an alarm at the approach of enemies
      Ezekiel 33:2,3

  • Vigilance of, vain without God's protection
    Psalm 127:1

  • Were relieved by turns
    Nehemiah 7:3

  • Danger of sleeping on their posts, referred to
    Matthew 28:13,14

  • Neglecting to give warning punished with death
    Ezekiel 33:6

  • Often interrogated by passengers
    Isaiah 21:11

    • Of ministers
      Isaiah 5:28 ; 62:6 ; Ezekiel 3:17 ; Hebrews 13:17
    • (Blind,) of careless ministers
      Isaiah 56:10
    • (Looking for the morning,) of anxious waiting for God
      Psalm 130:5,6

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Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Watchmen'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. 1897.

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