A person stationed on the highest part of a city wall to warn inhabitants of an approaching enemy or messenger; also a person who kept watch over pastures, vineyards and sheep. The OT prophets were spiritual watchmen, warning the people of Israel of God’s judgment.
Watchmen stationed on the highest part of a city wall
Watchmen stationed on towers in pastures and vineyards to guard against thieves
Watchmen stationed on hills
Jer 31:6 This was to give notice of the various phases of the moon in order to fix the times for the most important festivals.
Watchmen who guarded sheep
The OT prophets were spiritual watchmen warning the people of Israel of God’s judgment