|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) A carpentry obstruction, stockade, or other obstacle made in a passage in order to stop an enemy.
2. (n.) A fortress or fortified town, on the frontier of a country, commanding an avenue of approach.
3. (n.) A fence or railing to mark the limits of a place, or to keep back a crowd.
4. (n.) An any obstruction; anything which hinders approach or attack.
5. (n.) Any limit or boundary; a line of separation.
Barrier (4 Occurrences)
Ephesians 2:14 For he is our peace, who made both one, and broke down the middle wall of partition, (See NAS NIV)
2 Kings 11:6 A third part shall be at the gate Sur; and a third part at the gate behind the guard. So you shall keep the watch of the house, and be a barrier. (WEB JPS ASV)
Jeremiah 5:22 Have you no fear of me? says the Lord; will you not be shaking with fear before me, who have put the sand as a limit for the sea, by an eternal order, so that it may not go past it? and though it is ever in motion, it is not able to have its way; though the sound of its waves is loud, they are not able to go past it. (See RSV NIV)
Ezekiel 40:12 and a border before the lodges, one cubit on this side, and a border, one cubit on that side; and the lodges, six cubits on this side, and six cubits on that side. (See NAS RSV)