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A tall privacy fence.

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Question: What is a fence?
  Answer: A fence is a structure or barrier enclosing a yard,  garden, vineyard,  field, or animals. - 146

Question: What is the purpose of a fence?
  Answer: Fences are used to mark a boundary, and protect areas, by preventing entrance, intrusion or escape. - 147

Question: What are fences made of?
  Answer: Fences can be made with  wood, metal, stones, bricks, or other manufactured materials. Fences are usually made of posts or stakes joined together by boards, wire, or rails. - 148

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  Words of Wisdom  

But we ourselves will go ready armed before the children of Israel, until we have brought them unto their place: and our little ones shall dwell in the fenced cities because of the inhabitants of the land.   Numbers 32:17 

And Bethnimrah, and Bethharan, fenced cities: and folds for sheep.   Numbers 32:36 

All these cities were fenced with high walls, gates, and bars; beside unwalled towns a great many.   Deuteronomy 3:5 

Hear, O Israel: Thou art to pass over Jordan this day, to go in to possess nations greater and mightier than thyself, cities great and fenced up to  heaven,
A people great and tall, the children of the Anakims, whom thou knowest, and of whom thou hast heard say, Who can stand before the children of Anak!   Deuteronomy 9:1, 2 

And he shall besiege thee in all thy gates, until thy high and fenced walls come down, wherein thou trustedst, throughout all thy land: and he shall besiege thee in all thy gates throughout all thy land, which the LORD thy  God hath given thee.   Deuteronomy 28:52 

And it came to pass, when Joshua and the children of Israel had made an end of slaying them with a very great slaughter, till they were consumed, that the rest which remained of them entered into fenced cities.   Joshua 10:20 

Now therefore give me this mountain, whereof the LORD spake in that day; for thou heardest in that day how the Anakims were there, and that the cities were great and fenced: if so be the LORD will be with me, then I shall be able to drive them out, as the LORD said.   Joshua 14:12 

And the fenced cities are Ziddim, Zer, and Hammath, Rakkath, and Chinnereth,
And Adamah, and Ramah, and Hazor,
And Kedesh, and Edrei, and Enhazor,
And Iron, and Migdalel, Horem, and Bethanath, and Bethshemesh; nineteen cities with their villages.   Joshua 19:35-38 

And the golden mice, according to the number of all the cities of the Philistines belonging to the five lords, both of fenced cities, and of country villages, even unto the great stone of Abel, whereon they set down the ark of the LORD: which stone remaineth unto this day in the  field of Joshua, the Bethshemite.   1 Samuel 6:18 

And David said to Abishai, Now shall Sheba the son of Bichri do us more harm than did Absalom: take thou thy lord's servants, and pursue after him, lest he get him fenced cities, and escape us.   2 Samuel 20:6 

But the man that shall touch them must be fenced with iron and the staff of a spear; and they shall be utterly burned with  fire in the same place.   2 Samuel 23:7 

And ye shall smite every fenced city, and every choice city, and shall fell every good  tree, and stop all wells of  water, and mar every good piece of land with stones.   2 Kings 3:19 

Now as soon as this letter cometh to you, seeing your master's sons are with you, and there are with you chariots and  horses, a fenced city also, and armor;
Look even out the best and meetest of your master's sons, and set him on his father's throne, and fight for your master's house.   2 Kings 10:2, 3 

And the children of Israel did secretly those things that were not right against the LORD their  God, and they built them high places in all their cities, from the tower of the watchmen to the fenced city.   2 Kings 17:9 

He smote the Philistines, even unto Gaza, and the borders thereof, from the tower of the watchmen to the fenced city.   2 Kings 18:8 

Now in the fourteenth year of king Hezekiah did Sennacherib king of Assyria come up against all the fenced cities of Judah, and took them.   2 Kings 18:13 

Hast thou not heard long ago how I have done it, and of ancient times that I have formed it? now have I brought it to pass, that thou shouldest be to lay waste fenced cities into ruinous heaps.   2 Kings 19:25 

Also he built Bethhoron the upper, and Bethhoron the nether, fenced cities, with walls, gates, and bars;
And Baalath, and all the store cities that Solomon had, and all the chariot cities, and the cities of the horsemen, and all that Solomon desired to build in Jerusalem, and in Lebanon, and throughout all the land of his dominion.   2 Chronicles 8:5, 6 

And Zorah, and Aijalon, and Hebron, which are in Judah and in Benjamin fenced cities.   2 Chronicles 11:10 

And he dealt wisely, and dispersed of all his children throughout all the countries of Judah and Benjamin, unto every fenced city: and he gave them victual in abundance. And he desired many wives.   2 Chronicles 11:23 

And he took the fenced cities which pertained to Judah, and came to Jerusalem.   2 Chronicles 12:4 

And he built fenced cities in Judah: for the land had rest, and he had no war in those years; because the LORD had given him rest.   2 Chronicles 14:6 

And he placed forces in all the fenced cities of Judah, and set garrisons in the land of Judah, and in the cities of Ephraim, which Asa his father had taken.   2 Chronicles 17:2 

These waited on the king, beside those whom the king put in the fenced cities throughout all Judah.   2 Chronicles 17:19 

And he set judges in the land throughout all the fenced cities of Judah, city by city,
And said to the judges, Take heed what ye do: for ye judge not for man, but for the LORD, who is with you in the judgment.   2 Chronicles 19:5, 6 

And their father gave them great gifts of  silver, and of  gold, and of precious things, with fenced cities in Judah: but the kingdom gave he to Jehoram; because he was the firstborn.   2 Chronicles 21:3 

After these things, and the establishment thereof, Sennacherib king of Assyria came, and entered into Judah, and encamped against the fenced cities, and thought to win them for himself.   2 Chronicles 32:1 

Now after this he built a wall without the city of David, on the west side of Gihon, in the valley, even to the entering in at the fish gate, and compassed about Ophel, and raised it up a very great height, and put captains of war in all the fenced cities of Judah.   2 Chronicles 33:14 

Thou hast clothed me with  skin and  flesh, and hast fenced me with  bones and sinews.   Job 10:11 

He hath fenced up my way that I cannot pass, and he hath set darkness in my paths.   Job 19:8 

How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? ye shall be slain all of you: as a bowing wall shall ye be, and as a tottering fence.   Psalm 62:3 

And upon every high tower, and upon every fenced wall,
And upon all the ships of Tarshish, and upon all pleasant pictures.   Isaiah 2:15, 16 

And he fenced it, and gathered out the stones thereof, and planted it with the choicest vine, and built a tower in the midst of it, and also made a winepress therein: and he looked that it should bring forth grapes, and it brought forth wild grapes.   Isaiah 5:2 

And they shall eat up thine harvest, and thy  bread, which thy sons and thy daughters should eat: they shall eat up thy flocks and thine herds: they shall eat up thy vines and thy fig  trees: they shall impoverish thy fenced cities, wherein thou trustedst, with the  sword.   Jeremiah 5:17 

And I will make thee unto this people a fenced brasen wall: and they shall fight against thee, but they shall not prevail against thee: for I am with thee to save thee and to deliver thee, saith the LORD.   Jeremiah 15:20 

And they shall say, This land that was desolate is become like the  garden of Eden; and the waste and desolate and ruined cities are become fenced, and are inhabited.   Ezekiel 36:35 

So the king of the north shall come, and cast up a mount, and take the most fenced cities: and the arms of the south shall not withstand, neither his chosen people, neither shall there be any strength to withstand.   Daniel 11:15 

For Israel hath forgotten his Maker, and buildeth temples; and Judah hath multiplied fenced cities: but I will send a  fire upon his cities, and it shall devour the palaces thereof.   Hosea 8:14 

A day of the trumpet and alarm against the fenced cities, and against the high towers.   Zephaniah 1:16 

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