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Used to denote the means by which a door is bolted (Nehemiah 3:3 ); a rock in the sea (Jonah 2:6 ); the shore of the sea (Job 38:10 ); strong fortifications and powerful impediments, etc. (Isaiah 45:2 ; Amos 1:5 ); defences of a city (1 Kings 4:13 ). A bar for a door was of iron (Isaiah 45:2 ), brass (Psalm 107:16 ), or wood (Nahum 3:13 ).

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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Bar'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. 1897.

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