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A 'stronghold' or a place that seems impossible to penetrate. This is true of the Jebusites in 2 Samuel 5:6-9 where their 'V' shaped formation made them feel overly confident that they could withstand David and the Israelites.

The Bible speaks of God as a fortress. Interestingly, 2 Samuel 22, verse 3 of that chapter (also Psalm 18:2) is quoted in Hebrews 2:13, and 2 Samuel 22:50 (Psalm 18:49) is quoted in Romans 15:9 as applying directly to Jesus.

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