5611 watchman

5611 watchman

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

To warn inhabitants of an approaching enemy 2Ki 9:17 See also 1Sa 14:16; 2Sa 13:34; Ps 127:1; Ps 130:6; SS 3:3; SS 5:7; Jer 51:12

To give notice of approaching messengers 2Sa 18:24-27 See also 2Ki 9:18,20; Isa 21:6,8; Isa 52:8

Watchmen stationed on towers in pastures and vineyards to guard against thieves

2Ch 26:10; Isa 27:3; Mic 4:8

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

Jn 10:3

The OT prophets were spiritual watchmen warning the people of Israel of God’s judgment

Jer 6:17 See also Isa 21:11-12; Isa 56:10; Isa 62:6; Eze 3:17; Eze 33:2,6-7; Hos 9:8; Hab 2:1

See also

4538vineyard
5330guard
5408messenger
5585towers
5978warning
7772prophets
8490watchfulness

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