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].
For I, says the Lord, will be to her a wall of fire round about, and I will be the glory in the midst of her.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For by You I can run through a troop, and by my God I can leap over a wall.
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.
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.
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.
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].
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.
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?
The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as a high protecting wall in his own imagination and conceit.