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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
Fences and walls seem to have been little used in Judea, Mark 2:23 , though gardens were sometimes inclosed. The ancient and permanent limits, therefore, of individual property in the open field, Ruth 2:3 , were marked by trees or heaps of stones at the corners; and as it was easy, by removing these, to encroach on a neighbor's ground, a peculiar form of dishonesty arose, requiring a severe punishment, Deuteronomy 19:14 Proverbs 22:28 Hosea 5:10 .
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Landmark'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/l/landmark.html. 1859.