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1. mishmaath, from 'obedience,' a body-guard. 2 Samuel 23:23; 1 Chronicles 11:25 .

2. mishmar, a place where watch was kept. Nehemiah 4:22,23; Ezekiel 38:7 .

3. ruts , 'to run,' runners, state couriers, who published edicts in the provinces, some of which would always be with the king. 1 Kings 14:27,28; 2 Kings 10:25; 2 Kings 11:4-19; 2 Chronicles 12:10,11 .

4. tabbach, slaughterer, executioner, attached to the body-guard of the king Genesis 37:36; Daniel 2:14 . This Hebrew word occurs in every other passage where the word 'guard' occurs.

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Guard '. Morrish Bible Dictionary. 1897.

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