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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4624 - מַעֲקֶה
1a) a low wall at the edge of a balcony, roof, etc., or along the sides of a bridge etc.
am ) eqom (מאהקה MAhQH) - Parapet: A place of pressing as one leans on it. A wall that is placed around the roof as this place was occupied because of its coolness in the summer. KJV (1): battlement - Strongs: H4624 (מַעֲקֶה)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
מַעֲקֶה m. (from the root עָקָה, Arab. عقا to hold back), a parapet, surrounding a flat roof, to hinder any one from falling off, Deuteronomy 22:8.
the Week of Proper 15 / Ordinary 20