mural towers, bastions, were introduced by king Uzziah ( 2 Chronicles 26:15 ; Zephaniah 1:16 ; Psalms 48:13 ; Isaiah 26:1 ). There are five Hebrew words so rendered in the Authorized Version, but the same word is also variously rendered.
These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Bulwarks". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .