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→ The practice common in Palestine of carrying foundations down to the solid rock, as in the case of the temple, with structures intended to be permanent. (Luke 6:48) → A feature of some parts of Solomon's buildings, as described by Josephus, corresponds remarkably to the method adopted at Nineveh of incrusting or veneering a wall of brick or stone with slabs of a more costly material, as marble or alabaster.
→ Another use of walls in Palestine is to support mountain roads Or terraces formed on the sides of hills for purposes of cultivation. → The "path of the vineyards," (Numbers 22:24) is a pathway through vineyards, with walls on each side.
  

 

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