Verses with the word tower in the Apocrypha (30 verses):
An harlot shall be accounted as spittle; but a married woman is a tower against death to her husband.
For a man's mind is sometime wont to tell him more than seven watchmen, that sit above in an high tower.
1 Maccabees 6:18
About this time they that were in the tower shut up the Israelites round about the sanctuary, and sought always their hurt, and the strengthening of the heathen.
1 Maccabees 6:24
For which cause they of our nation besiege the tower, and are alienated from us: moreover as many of us as they could light on they slew, and spoiled our inheritance.
1 Maccabees 6:26
And, behold, this day are they besieging the tower at Jerusalem, to take it: the sanctuary also and Bethsura have they fortified.
1 Maccabees 6:32
Upon this Judas removed from the tower, and pitched in Bathzacharias, over against the king's camp.
1 Maccabees 9:52
He fortified also the city Bethsura, and Gazera, and the tower, and put forces in them, and provision of victuals.
1 Maccabees 9:53
Besides, he took the chief men's sons in the country for hostages, and put them into the tower at Jerusalem to be kept.
1 Maccabees 10:6
Wherefore he gave him authority to gather together an host, and to provide weapons, that he might aid him in battle: he commanded also that the hostages that were in the tower should be delivered him.
1 Maccabees 10:7
Then came Jonathan to Jerusalem, and read the letters in the audience of all the people, and of them that were in the tower:
1 Maccabees 10:9
Whereupon they of the tower delivered their hostages unto Jonathan, and he delivered them unto their parents.
1 Maccabees 10:32
And as for the tower which is at Jerusalem, I yield up authority over it, and give the high priest, that he may set in it such men as he shall choose to keep it.
1 Maccabees 11:20
At the same time Jonathan gathered together them that were in Judea to take the tower that was in Jerusalem: and he made many engines of war against it.
1 Maccabees 11:21
Then came ungodly persons, who hated their own people, went unto the king, and told him that Jonathan besieged the tower,
1 Maccabees 11:22
Whereof when he heard, he was angry, and immediately removing, he came to Ptolemais, and wrote unto Jonathan, that he should not lay siege to the tower, but come and speak with him at Ptolemais in great haste.
1 Maccabees 11:41
In the mean time Jonathan sent unto king Demetrius, that he would cast those of the tower out of Jerusalem, and those also in the fortresses: for they fought against Israel.
1 Maccabees 12:36
And making the walls of Jerusalem higher, and raising a great mount between the tower and the city, for to separate it from the city, that so it might be alone, that men might neither sell nor buy in it.
1 Maccabees 13:21
Now they that were in the tower sent messengers unto Tryphon, to the end that he should hasten his coming unto them by the wilderness, and send them victuals.
1 Maccabees 13:43
In those days Simon camped against Gaza and besieged it round about; he made also an engine of war, and set it by the city, and battered a certain tower, and took it.
1 Maccabees 13:49
They also of the tower in Jerusalem were kept so strait, that they could neither come forth, nor go into the country, nor buy, nor sell: wherefore they were in great distress for want of victuals, and a great number of them perished through famine.
1 Maccabees 13:50
Then cried they to Simon, beseeching him to be at one with them: which thing he granted them; and when he had put them out from thence, he cleansed the tower from pollutions:
1 Maccabees 13:52
He ordained also that that day should be kept every year with gladness. Moreover the hill of the temple that was by the tower he made stronger than it was, and there he dwelt himself with his company.
1 Maccabees 14:7
And gathered together a great number of captives, and had the dominion of Gazera, and Bethsura, and the tower, out of the which he took all uncleaness, neither was there any that resisted him.
1 Maccabees 14:36
For in his time things prospered in his hands, so that the heathen were taken out of their country, and they also that were in the city of David in Jerusalem, who had made themselves a tower, out of which they issued, and polluted all about the sanctuary, and did much hurt in the holy place:
1 Maccabees 15:28
Furthermore he sent unto him Athenobius, one of his friends, to commune with him, and say, Ye withhold Joppa and Gazera; with the tower that is in Jerusalem, which are cities of my realm.
2 Maccabees 4:12
For he built gladly a place of exercise under the tower itself, and brought the chief young men under his subjection, and made them wear a hat.
2 Maccabees 13:5
Now there was in that place a tower of fifty cubits high, full of ashes, and it had a round instrument which on every side hanged down into the ashes.
2 Maccabees 14:41
Now when the multitude would have taken the tower, and violently broken into the outer door, and bade that fire should be brought to burn it, he being ready to be taken on every side fell upon his sword;
2 Maccabees 15:31
So when he was there, and called them of his nation together, and set the priests before the altar, he sent for them that were of the tower,
2 Maccabees 15:35
He hanged also Nicanor's head upon the tower, an evident and manifest sign unto all of the help of the Lord.