Prayer tower? or Business tower?….’tower(s)’….. mentioned in the Holy Bible (KJV)

TowerOr those eighteen,
upon whom the tower in Siloam fell,

and slew them, think ye that
they were sinners above all men
that dwelt in Jerusalem? – Luke 13:4

Read . . . . .Built …what?…house?…where?…why?…. From the New Testament (KJV) .

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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV,  the following verses were given in the context of “tower”.

Genesis 11:4 And they said, Go to,
let us build us a city and a tower,
whose top may reach unto heaven;
and let us make us a name,
lest we be scattered abroad
upon the face of the whole earth.

Genesis 11:5 And the LORD came down
to see the city and the
which the children of men builded.

Genesis 35:21 And Israel journeyed,
and spread his tent beyond the tower of Edar.

Judges 8:4 And Gideon came to Jordan,
and passed over, he,
and the three hundred men
that  were with him, faint, yet pursuing  them.

Judges 8:9 And he spake also unto the men of Penuel, saying,
When I come again in peace,
I will break down this tower.

Judges 8:17 And he beat down the tower of Penuel,
and slew the men of the city.

Judges 9:46 And when all the men of the tower of Shechem heard that,
they entered into an hold of the house of the god Berith.

Judges 9:47 And it was told Abimelech,
that all the men of the tower of Shechem were gathered together.

Judges 9:49 And all the people likewise cut down every man his bough,
and followed Abimelech,
and put them to the hold,
and set the hold on fire upon them;
so that all the men of the tower of Shechem died also,
about a thousand men and women.

Judges 9:51 But there was a strong tower within the city,
and thither fled all the men and women,
and all they of the city,
and shut it to them,
and gat them up to the top of the tower.

Judges 9:52 And Abimelech came unto the tower,
and fought against it,
and went hard unto the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

2 Samuel 22:3 The God of my rock;
in him will I trust:
he is my shield,
and the horn of my salvation,
my high tower,
and my refuge,
my saviour;
thou savest me from violence.

2 Samuel 22:51 He is the tower of salvation for his king:
and sheweth mercy to his anointed, unto David,
and to his seed for evermore.

2 Kings 5:24 And when he came to the tower,
he took them from their hand,
and bestowed them in the house:
and he let the men go,
and they departed.

2 Kings 9:17 And there stood a watchman on the tower in Jezreel,
and he spied the company of Jehu as he came,
and said, I see a company.
And Joram said, Take an horseman,
and send to meet them,
and let him say, Is it peace?

2 Kings 17:9 And the children of Israel did secretly those things
that were not right against the LORD their God,
and they built them high places in all their cities,
from the tower of the watchmen to the fenced city.

2 Kings 18:8 He smote the Philistines, even unto Gaza,
and the borders thereof,
from the tower of the watchmen to the fenced city.

2 Chronicles 14:7 Therefore he said unto Judah, Let us build these cities,
and make about them walls,
and towers, gates,
and bars, while the land is yet before us;
because we have sought the LORD our God,
we have sought him, and he hath given us rest on every side.
So they built and prospered.

2 Chronicles 20:24 And when Judah came toward
the watch tower in the wilderness,
they looked unto the multitude,
and, behold, they were dead bodies fallen to the earth,
and none escaped.

2 Chronicles 26:9 Moreover Uzziah built towers in Jerusalem
at the corner gate,
and at the valley gate,
and at the turning of the wall,
and fortified them.

2 Chronicles 26:10 Also he built towers in the desert,
and digged many wells:
for he had much cattle, both in the low country,
and in the plains: husbandmen also,
and vine dressers in the mountains,
and in Carmel: for he loved husbandry.

2 Chronicles 26:15 And he made in Jerusalem engines,
invented by cunning men,
to be on the towers and upon the bulwarks,
to shoot arrows and great stones withal.
And his name spread far abroad;
for he was marvellously helped,
till he was strong.

2 Chronicles 27:4 Moreover he built cities in the mountains of Judah,
and in the forests he built castles and towers.

2 Chronicles 32:5 Also he strengthened himself,
and built up all the wall that was broken,
and raised it up to the towers,
and another wall without,
and repaired Millo in the city of David,
and made darts and shields in abundance.

Nehemiah 3:1 Then Eliashib the high priest rose up
with his brethren the priests,
and they builded the sheep gate;
they sanctified it,
and set up the doors of it;
even unto the tower of Meah they sanctified it,
unto the tower of Hananeel.

Nehemiah 3:11 Malchijah the son of Harim,
and Hashub the son of Pahathmoab,
repaired the other piece,
and the tower of the furnaces.

Nehemiah 3:25 Palal the son of Uzai,
over against the turning of the wall,
and the tower which lieth out
from the king’s high house,
that was by the court of the prison.
After him Pedaiah the son of Parosh.

Nehemiah 3:26 Moreover the Nethinims dwelt in Ophel,
unto the place over against the water gate toward the east,
and the tower that lieth out.

Nehemiah 3:27 After them the Tekoites repaired another piece,
over against the great tower that lieth out,
even unto the wall of Ophel.

Nehemiah 12:38 And the other company of them
that gave thanks went over against them,
and I after them,
and the half of the people upon the wall,
from beyond the tower of the furnaces
even unto the broad wall;

Nehemiah 12:39 And from above the gate of Ephraim,
and above the old gate,
and above the fish gate,
and the tower of Hananeel,
and the tower of Meah, even unto the sheep gate:
and they stood still in the prison gate.

Psalms 18:2 The LORD is my rock,
and my fortress,
and my deliverer; my God, my strength,
in whom I will trust; my buckler,
and the horn of my salvation,
and my high tower.

Psalms 48:12 Walk about Zion,
and go round about her:
tell the towers thereof.

Psalms 61:3 For thou hast been a shelter for me,
and a strong tower from the enemy.

Psalms 144:2 My goodness,
and my fortress; my high tower,
and my deliverer; my shield,
and he in whom I trust;
who subdueth my people under me.

Proverbs 18:10 The name of the LORD is a strong tower:
the righteous runneth into it, and is safe.

Song of Solomon 4:4 Thy neck is like the tower of David
builded for an armoury,
whereon there hang a thousand bucklers,
all shields of mighty men.

Song of Solomon 7:4 Thy neck is as a tower of ivory;
thine eyes like the fishpools in Heshbon,
by the gate of Bathrabbim:
thy nose is as the tower of Lebanon
which looketh toward Damascus.

Song of Solomon 8:10 I am a wall,
and my breasts like towers:
then was I in his eyes as one that found favour.

Isaiah 2:15 And upon every high tower,
and upon every fenced wall,

Isaiah 5:2 And he fenced it,
and gathered out the stones thereof,
and planted it with the choicest vine,
and built a tower in the midst of it,
and also made a winepress therein:
and he looked that it should bring forth grapes,
and it brought forth wild grapes.

Isaiah 23:13 Behold the land of the Chaldeans;
this people was not, till the Assyrian founded it
for them that dwell in the wilderness:
they set up the towers thereof,
they raised up the palaces thereof;
and he brought it to ruin.

Isaiah 30:25 And there shall be upon every high mountain,
and upon every high hill,
rivers and streams of waters
in the day of the great slaughter,
when the towers fall.

Isaiah 32:14 Because the palaces shall be forsaken;
the multitude of the city shall be left;
the forts and towers shall be for dens for ever,
a joy of wild asses, a pasture of flocks;

Isaiah 33:18 Thine heart shall meditate terror.
Where is the scribe? where is the receiver?
where is he that counted the towers?

Jeremiah 6:27 I have set thee for a tower
and a fortress among my people,
that thou mayest know and try their way.

Jeremiah 31:38 Behold, the days come, saith the LORD,
that the city shall be built to the LORD
from the tower of Hananeel unto the gate of the corner.

Ezekiel 26:4 And they shall destroy the walls of Tyrus,
and break down her towers:
I will also scrape her dust from her,
and make her like the top of a rock.

Ezekiel 26:9 And he shall set engines of war against thy walls,
and with his axes he shall break down thy towers.

Ezekiel 27:11 The men of Arvad with thine army
were upon thy walls round about,
and the Gammadims were in thy towers:
they hanged their shields upon thy walls round about;
they have made thy beauty perfect.

Ezekiel 29:10 Behold, therefore I am against thee,
and against thy rivers,
and I will make the land of Egypt
utterly waste and desolate,
from the tower of Syene
even unto the border of Ethiopia.

Ezekiel 30:6 Thus saith the LORD;
They also that uphold Egypt shall fall;
and the pride of her power shall come down:
from the tower of Syene
shall they fall in it by the sword,
saith the Lord GOD.

Micah 4:8 And thou, O tower of the flock,
the strong hold of the daughter of Zion,
unto thee shall it come,
even the first dominion;
the kingdom shall come to the daughter of Jerusalem.

Habakkuk 2:1 I will stand upon my watch,
and set me upon the tower,
and will watch to see what he will say unto me,
and what I shall answer when I am reproved.

Zephaniah 1:16 A day of the trumpet
and alarm against the fenced cities,
and against the high towers.

Zephaniah 3:6 I have cut off the nations:
their towers are desolate;
I made their streets waste,
that none passeth by:
their cities are destroyed,
so that there is no man,
that there is none inhabitant.

Zechariah 14:10 All the land shall be turned
as a plain from Geba to Rimmon south of Jerusalem:
and it shall be lifted up,
and inhabited in her place,
from Benjamin’s gate
unto the place of the first gate,
unto the corner gate,
and from the tower of Hananeel
unto the king’s winepresses.

Matthew 21:33 Hear another parable:
There was a certain householder,
which planted a vineyard,
and hedged it round about,
and digged a winepress in it,
and built a tower,
and let it out to husbandmen,
and went into a far country:

Mark 12:1 And he began to speak unto them by parables.
A certain man planted a vineyard,
and set an hedge about it,
and digged a place for the winefat,
and built a tower,
and let it out to husbandmen,
and went into a far country.

Luke 13:4 Or those eighteen,
upon whom the tower in Siloam fell,
and slew them, think ye that
they were sinners above all men
that dwelt in Jerusalem?

Luke 14:28 For which of you, intending to build a tower,
sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost,
whether he have sufficient to finish it?

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About David Mathi Raj
I am engaged in the computer field since 1977, particularly in Documentation, Desktop Publishing & Training field since 1986. The design work provides me creative satisfaction and motivates me to look for more challenging activities. I have a taste for Technical Writing. Presently, I am a Freelancer. My SME (Subject-Matter Expert) is "The Holy Bible (KJV)" and publishing the "Subject" from the Holy Bible only. I use CorelDraw X5 & X6 to create my flyers. I emphasize, that, I am no preacher, I am nothing special, but, an average man. Personally, I am from the bottom of the society, Tamil speaking 'Adhi-Dravida' community in Tamil Nadu, India. Father was Head-master of a municipal Higher Secondary School, passed at the age of 50 (05/05/1922 – 03/07/1972). Mother was a Teacher in a Municipal Higher Secondary School, passed after her retirement (08/04/1927 – 17/12/1993). Now I am living in New Delhi, India.

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