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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Ambush

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am´boosh ( ארב , 'ārabh , "to set an ambush"; מארב , mā'ărābh , "an ambush"): A military stratagem in which a body of men are placed in concealment to surprise an enemy unawares, or to attack a point when temporarily undefended. This stratagem was employed successfully by Joshua at Ai (Josh 8). Jeremiah calls upon the Medes to "set up a standard against the walls of Babylon, make the watch strong, set the watchmen, prepare the ambushes" (Jeremiah 51:12 ).

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Ambush'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/a/ambush.html. 1915.

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