Fence: (Heb. gader),
(Numbers 22:24) (R.V.). Fences were constructions of
unmortared stones, to protect gardens, vineyards, sheepfolds, etc.
From various causes they were apt to bulge out and fall
(Psalms 62:3) In
(Psalms 80:12) R.V. (see)
(Isaiah 5:5) the psalmist says, "Why hast thou
broken down her fences?" Serpents delight to lurk in the crevices of
(Ecclesiastes 10:8) comp.