Easton's Bible Dictionary: M. G. Easton, M.A., D.D.
), Num. 22:24
(R.V.). Fences were constructions of unmortared stones, to protect gardens, vineyards, sheepfolds, etc. From various causes they were apt to bulge out and fall (Ps. 62:3
). In Ps. 80:12
, R.V. (see Isa. 5:5
), the psalmist says, "Why hast thou broken down her fences?" Serpents delight to lurk in the crevices of such fences (Eccl. 10:8;
comp. Amos 5:19
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