Towers

Easton’s Bible Dictionary

Towers : of Babel (Genesis 11:4), Edar (Genesis 35:21), Penuel (Judges 8:9,17), Shechem (Judges 9:46), David (Judges 4:4), Lebanon (Song of Solomon 7:4), Syene (Ezekiel 29:10), Hananeel (Zechariah 14:10), Siloam (Luke 13:4). There were several towers in Jerusalem (2 Chronicles 26:9; Psalm 48:12). They were erected for various purposes, as watch-towers in vineyard (Isaiah 5:2; Matthew 21:33) and towers for defence.