armory

armory

A weapons storage facility, real or metaphoric. (2Kgs 20:13) and (Isa 39:2) describes King Hezekiah showing his armory in Jerusalem to the Babylonian emissaries as part of his psychological warfare. (Neh 3:19) makes incidental reference to a similar, if not the same, facility. (Jer 50:25) metaphorically refers to the Lord’s opening his armory in the conflict against Babylon.

2Kgs 20:13

13Hezekiah welcomed them; he showed them all his treasure house, the silver, the gold, the spices, the precious oil, his armory, all that was found in his store ... View more

Isa 39:2

2Hezekiah welcomed them; he showed them his treasure house, the silver, the gold, the spices, the precious oil, his whole armory, all that was found in his stor ... View more

Neh 3:19

19next to him Ezer son of Jeshua, ruler of Mizpah, repaired another section opposite the ascent to the armory at the Angle.

Jer 50:25

25The Lord has opened his armory,
and brought out the weapons of his wrath,
for the Lord GOD of hosts has a task to do
in the land of the Chaldeans.

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