set a pillar upon her grave.
wisdom hath built her house, she hath hewn out her seven pillars: who is this that cometh out of the wilderness like pillars of smoke?
but his wife looked back from behind him, and she became a pillar of salt.
by day time in a pillar of a cloud, and in a pillar of fire by night.
and the LORD came down in the pillar of the cloud five pillars of shittim wood, and overlay them with gold pillars in the porch of the temple: and he set up the right pillar, and called the name thereof jachin: and he set up the left pillar, and called the name there of boaz.
him that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of my GOD, and he shall go no more out: and I will write upon him the name of my GOD set up a pillar in the place where he talked with him, even a pillar of stone: and this stone, which I have set for a pillar, shall be God’s household that this pillar be witness.
and all the people saw the cloudy pillar stand at the tabernacle door: and all the people rose up and worshipped, every man in his tent door.
and upon the top of the pillars was lily work HE spoke unto them in the cloudy pillar.

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pillars of remembrance

tell them that the flow of the Jordan was cut off before the ark of the covenant of the Lord. when it crossed the Jordan, the waters of the Jordan were cut off. these stones are to be a memorial to the people of Israel forever.

shot pillars

"the demonstrators entered piața uniri in cluj napoca, coming from the industrial area of the town. within minutes, two army platoons entered the square, trying to block the entrance, so that no more people would join the demonstrators.

călin nemeș started a dialog with the officers, joined closely by lucian matiș and five or six other men. they stepped closer and in order to demonstrate that they came in peace, they started to undress until some of them were bare-chested in front of the armed forces. “we are unarmed as you can see: our arms are the bear chested, so shoot if you want!” ...and the soldiers did.

in only minutes, the demonstrators scattered all over to pass by tanks, and roadblocks guarded by armed soldiers. i remember the sounds of machine guns and the sight of confused people running for shelter. this memory followed me for years. the next day similar demonstrations started in bucharest, ending in the overthrow of ceausescu, the communist dictator and his regime."
- emma teodora mocan, from 'memories of a three years old girl'

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