Word Summary
tirah: encampment, battlement
Original Word: טִירָה
Transliteration: tirah
Phonetic Spelling: (tee-raw')
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Short Definition: encampment, battlement
Meaning: a wall, a fortress, a hamlet
Strong's Concordance
goodly castle, habitation, palace, row

Feminine of (an equivalent to) tuwr; a wall; hence, a fortress or a hamlet -- (goodly) castle, habitation, palace, row.

see HEBREW tuwr


H2918. tirah

[טִירָה‎] noun feminine encampment, battlement (from idea of surrounding, enclosure; Syriac sheepfold, ἔπαυλις) — construct טִירַתSong of Solomon 8:9; טִירָתָםPsalm 69:25; plural טִירוֺתEzekiel 46:23; suffix טִירֹתָםNumbers 31:10; Genesis 25:16; טִירוֺתָם1 Chronicles 6:39; טִירוֺתֵיהֶםEzekiel 25:4; —

1 encampment, especially of circular encampment of nomad tribes, mentioned with חצרGenesis 25:16; with עריםNumbers 31:10; Ezekiel 25:4 ("" מִשׁכניהם‎); encampment (poetry) = habitation Psalm 69:26 ("" אהליהם‎); more Generally, 1 Chronicles 6:39 ("" מושׁבות‎).

2 in metaphor ׳ט כָּ֑סֶףSong of Solomon 8:9 a battlement of silver.

3 row of stones, only plural טִירוֺתEzekiel 46:23, virtually plural of טוּר1, q. v.