Figurative Walls

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Lamentations 2:18

The hearts [of the inhabitants of Jerusalem] cried to the Lord. [Then to the congregation, I, Jeremiah, cried, addressing the wall as its symbol] O wall of the Daughter of Zion, let tears run down like a river day and night; give yourself no rest, let not your eyes stop [shedding tears].

Isaiah 60:18

Violence shall no more be heard in your land, nor devastation or destruction within your borders, but you shall call your walls Salvation and your gates Praise.

Isaiah 26:1

In that day shall this song be sung in the land of Judah: We have a strong city; [the Lord] sets up salvation as walls and bulwarks.

Ezekiel 22:30

And I sought a man among them who should build up the wall and stand in the gap before Me for the land, that I should not destroy it, but I found none.

Genesis 49:22

Joseph is a fruitful bough, a fruitful bough by a well (spring or fountain), whose branches run over the wall.

2 Samuel 22:30

For by You I run through a troop; by my God I leap over a wall.

Exodus 14:22

And the Israelites went into the midst of the sea on dry ground, the waters being a wall to them on their right hand and on their left.

Exodus 14:29

But the Israelites walked on dry ground in the midst of the sea, the waters being a wall to them on their right hand and on their left.

Nahum 3:8

Are you better than No-amon [Thebes, capital of Upper Egypt], that dwelt by the rivers or canals, that had the waters round about her, whose rampart was a sea [the Nile] and water her wall?

1 Samuel 25:16

They were a wall to us night and day, all the time we were with them keeping the sheep.

Jeremiah 1:18

For I, behold, I have made you this day a fortified city and an iron pillar and bronze walls against the whole land -- "against the [successive] kings of Judah, against its princes, against its priests, and against the people of the land [giving you divine strength which no hostile power can overcome].

Jeremiah 15:20

And I will make you to this people a fortified, bronze wall; they will fight against you, but they will not prevail over you, for I am with you to save and deliver you, says the Lord.

Acts 23:3

Then Paul said to him, God is about to strike you, you whitewashed wall! Do you sit as a judge to try me in accordance with the Law, and yet in defiance of the Law you order me to be struck?

Proverbs 18:11

The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as a high protecting wall in his own imagination and conceit.

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