Morrish Bible Dictionary
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. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/g/guard.html. 1897.