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Heb. matstsab, a station; a area wbelow one stands (1 Samuel 14:12); a armed forces or strengthened post (1 Samuel 13:23; 14:1, 4, 6, etc.).

2. Heb. netsib, a prefect, superintendent; hence a military article (1 Samuel 10:5; 13:3, 4; 2 Samuel 8:6). This word has likewise been defined to represent a pillar put up to mark the Philistine conquest, or an officer appointed to collect taxes; however the principle of a army short article appears to be the correct one.

3. Heb. matstsebah, appropriately a monumental column; imeffectively rendered pl. "garrisons" in Ezekiel 26:11; effectively in Revised Version "pillars," marg. "obelisks," probably an idolatrous photo.


Naves Topical Index
Garrison

A army camp.1 Samuel 13:3; 1 Samuel 14:1; 2 Samuel 8:6; 2 Samuel 8:14; 2 Samuel 23:14


Smith's Scriptures Dictionary
Garrison

The Hebrew words so rendered in the Authorized Version are derivatives from the root natsab , to "area, erect," which may be applied to a range of objects.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Garrison

GAR"RISON, noun

1. A body of troops stationed in a fort or fortified town, to safeguard it against an foe, or to save the residents in subjection.

2. A fort, castle or fortified tvery own, furnished through troops to protect it.

3. The state of being put in a fortification for its defense; as troops lassist in garrison

GAR"RISON, verb transitive To place troops in a fortress for its defense; to furnish with soldiers; as, to garrison a fort or town.

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To secure or safeguard by fortresses manned with troops; as, to garrison a overcame area.


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