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Lamentations 2:7

My Lord hath rejected his altar, hath abhorred his sanctuary, hath delivered, into the hand of the foe, the walls of her castles, - A voice, have they uttered in the house of Yahweh, as on the day of an appointed assembly.

1 Samuel 18:10-11

And, when it came to pass, on the morrow, that a superhuman spirit of sadness came suddenly upon Saul, and he was moved to raving in the midst of the house, - and, David, began playing with his hand, as he had done day by day, that a spear being in Saul's hand, Saul hurled the spear, and said to himself - I will smite David, even to the wall! But David moved round from before him, twice.

1 Samuel 20:25

yea the king sat down on his seat, as at other times, by the seat against the wall, and, when Jonathan arose, Abner seated himself by the side of Saul, - but David's place was empty.

Isaiah 38:2

Then Hezekiah turned his face unto the wall, - and prayed unto Yahweh;

Daniel 5:5

Immediately, came forth the fingers of the hand of a man, and wrote,, over against the chandelier, upon the plaster of the wall of the palace of the king, - and, the king, saw the part of the hand which was writing,

2 Chronicles 14:7

Therefore said he to Judah, Let us build these cities, and let us surround them with walls and towers, doors and bars, while the land is yet before us, for we have sought Yahweh our God, we have sought him, and he hath given us rest on every side. So they built, and prospered.

Numbers 35:4

And, the pasture lands of the cities which ye shall give unto the Levite, shall be, - from the wail of the city, and outwards, a thousand cubits round about

1 Samuel 31:10

And they put his armour in a house of Ashtoreths, - and, his dead body, fastened they on the wall of Beth-shan.

2 Samuel 18:24

Now, David, was sitting between the two gates, - and the watchman went on to the top of the gate-house, upon the wall, and lifted up his eyes, and looked, and lo! a man, running alone.

Deuteronomy 3:5

All these, were fortified cities each with a high wall, folding gates and a bar, - besides country towns exceeding many.

Nehemiah 2:17

So I said unto them, Ye, can see the misfortune that, we, are in, how that, Jerusalem, lieth waste, and, the gates thereof, are burned with fire: Come, and let us build the wall of Jerusalem, that we may remain, no longer, a reproach.

Joshua 2:15

And she let them down with a cord through the window, - for, her house, was within the wall of the rampart, and, within the rampart, she was dwelling.

Joshua 6:5

And it shall come to pass, when the ram's horn soundeth, when ye hear the sound of the horn, that all the people shall shout with a great shout, - and then shall the wall of the city fall down under it, and the people shall go up, every man straight before him.

1 Kings 3:1

And Solomon contracted an alliance with Pharaoh king of Egypt, - and took the daughter of Pharaoh, and brought her into the city of David, until he had made an end of building his own house, and the house of Yahweh, and the wall of Jerusalem, round about.

2 Kings 3:27

So he took his firstborn son who was to have reigned in his stead, and offered him up as an ascending-sacrifice upon the wall. And so it came to pass that there was great indignation against Israel. And they brake up from against him, and returned to their own land.

2 Chronicles 27:3

He, built the upper gate of the house of Yahweh,-and, on the wall of Ophel, built he extensively.

Psalm 55:10

Day and night, they go round her, upon her walls, And, trouble and misery, are in her midst;

Isaiah 58:12

And they who come of thee shall build the wastes of age-past times, And as for the foundations of generation after generation, thou shall rear them up, - So shalt thou be called - A Repairer of broken walls, A Restorer of paths leading home.

1 Kings 6:27

And he placed the cherubim in the midst of the inner house, and the cherubim stretched forth their wings, - so that the wing of the one touched the one wall, and the wing of the other cherub, was touching the other wall, - and, their wings in the midst of the house, were touching, wing to wing.

1 Kings 7:12

And, the great court round about, was of three rows of hewn stone, and a row of beams of cedar, - both to the inner court of the house of Yahweh, and to the porch of the house.

Matthew 21:33

Another parable, hear ye: - A man there was, a householder, who planted a vineyard, and, a wall around it, placed, and digged in it a wine-vat, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, - and left home.

Numbers 22:24-25

But the messenger of Yahweh took his stand, in a hollow pass of the vineyards, - with a fence on this side, and a fence on that side. And when the ass saw the messenger of Yahweh, she squeezed herself against the wall, and squeezed the foot of Balaam against the wall, - and again he smote her.

Psalm 80:12

Wherefore hast thou broken down its fences, So that all who pass along the way, pluck its fruit?

Deuteronomy 28:52

And he shall lay siege to thee in all thy gates, until thy high and fortified walls come down wherein thou wast trusting, in all thy land, - yea he will lay siege to thee in all thy gates, in all thy land which Yahweh thy God, hath given, unto thee.

Jeremiah 50:15

Raise a shout against her round about She hath stretched forth her hand, Fallen are her buttresses, Torn down are her walls, - Because, the avenging of Yahweh it is, Take ye vengeance upon her, As she hath done, do ye, unto her.

2 Samuel 20:15

So they came, and laid siege against him, in Abel, Beth-maachah, and they cast up a mound against the city, so that it stood within a rampart, - and, all the people who were with Joab, were battering the wall to throw it down.

2 Kings 14:13

and, upon Amaziah, king of Judah, son of Jehoash son of Ahaziah, did Jehoash king of Israel, seize, in Beth-shemesh, - and entered Jerusalem, and brake down the wall of Jerusalem, at the gate of Ephraim, as far as the corner gate, four hundred cubits;

2 Kings 25:4

then was the city broken up, and all the men of war fled by night by way of the gate between the two walls, which is by the garden of the king, the Chaldeans being near the city round about, - and he went the way of the Waste Plain;

2 Chronicles 26:6

So he went forth and made war against the Philistines, and brake down the wall of Gath, and the wall of Jabneh, and the wall of Ashdod, - and built cities in Ashdod, and among the Philistines.

2 Chronicles 36:19

and they burned the house of God, and threw down the wall of Jerusalem, - and, all the palaces thereof, burned they with fire, and, all the precious vessels thereof, he destroyed;

Nehemiah 1:3

And they said unto me, The remnant who are left of the captivity, there in the province, are in great misfortune and reproach, the wall of Jerusalem, is broken down, and, the gates thereof, are burned with fire.

Psalm 89:40

Thou hast broken down all his defenses, Thou hast laid his fortresses in ruins;

Isaiah 5:5

Now, therefore, I pray you, let me tell, you, what I am about to do to my vineyard, - To take away the fence thereof And it shall be eaten up, To destroy the wall thereof And it shall be trodden down;

Isaiah 22:5

For the ruin of the daughter of my people. For a day of confusion and downtreading and perplexity, pertaineth to My Lord, Yahweh of hosts, in the valley of vision, an undermining of walls, and a crying for help to the mountain.

Lamentations 2:8

Yahweh hath devised to lay in ruins, the wall of the daughter of Zion, he hath stretched out a line, he hath not turned back his hand from swallowing up, - Thus hath he caused to mourn - rampart and wall, together, have they languished!

Ezekiel 26:4

And they shall destroy the walls of Tyre. And break down her towers, And I will scrape clean her dust from off her, - And make of her the glaring face of a cliff:

Amos 4:3

And, through fissures, shall ye go out, every woman, straight before her, - and ye shall be thrust forth towards the castle, Declareth Yahweh.

Isaiah 30:13

Therefore, shall this iniquity become to you As a breach ready to fall, A bulging in a high wall, - Whose breaking down cometh, suddenly in a twinkling.

1 Kings 20:30

And they who were left fled to Aphek, into the city, and the wall fell upon twenty-seven thousand men who were left, - and, Ben-hadad, fled, and came into the city, into a chamber within a chamber.

Psalm 62:3

How long will ye shout at a man? Ye shall be crushed all of you, - Like a wall that bulgeth, - a fence pushed in!

Ezekiel 13:10-16

Because, yea, even because, they have led astray my people saying. Prosperity! when there was no prosperity, - and one man, was building a partition wall, when there they were! eating it with whitewash Say thou unto them who are coating with whitewash It shall fall,- There hath come an Overflowing rain And I will make ha-stones fall, And a tempestuous wind shall break it down. Lo! when the wall hath fallen, shall it not be said unto you, Where is the coating, wherewith ye coated it?read more.
Therefore Thus saith my Lord, Yahweh, So will I break down with a tempestuous wind. in mine indignation, - And an overflowing rain in mine anger, shall there be, With hailstones in wrath to make an end; And I will pull down the wall which ye have coated with whitewash And will bring it unto the ground So shall be discovered its foundation, Yea it shall fall And ye shall come to an end in the midst thereof, So shall ye know that am Yahweh. Thus will I bring to an end mine indignation against the wall, and against them who were coating it with whitewash, And will say to you No more is the wall, And no more are they who were coating it: to wit the prophets of Israel who are prophesying unto Jerusalem, and are seeing, on her behalf, visions of prosperity, - when there is no prosperity, Declareth My Lord Yahweh.

Isaiah 25:4

For thou didst become A refuge to the weak. A refuge to the needy, when distress was upon him, - A shelter from the storm. A shade from the heat, When the blast of tyrants was like a storm against a wall.

1 Samuel 25:16

A wall, became they unto us, both by night and by day, all the days we were with them, tending the flock.

Ezra 9:9

For, bondmen, we are, but, in our bondage, hath our God not forsaken us, - but extended unto us lovingkindness before the kings of Persia, to give us a reviving, to set up on high the house of our God, to raise up the desolations thereof, and to give us a wall in Judah and in Jerusalem.

Isaiah 26:1

In that day, shall be sung this song, in the land of Judah, - A strong city, have we! Salvation, will he set for walls and rampart,

Proverbs 18:11

The substance of a rich man, is his strong city, and like a high wall, in his imagination.

Isaiah 59:10

We grope, as blind men for a wall, Yea, as men without eyes, do we grope, - We have stumbled at broad noon as though it were twilight, In desolate places like the dead!

Jeremiah 1:18

I, therefore - lo! I have set thee to-day as a fortified city, and as a pillar of iron and as walls of bronze, over all the land, - against the kings of Judah, against her princes, against her priests and against the people of the land.

Ezekiel 22:30

Then sought I from among them, a man Who could bud up a wall And stand in the breach before me in behalf of the land So that I might not destroy her, - But I found none.

Acts 23:3

Then, Paul, unto him, said - God is about to be smiting thee, thou whited wall! Dost, thou, then sit to judge me according to the law, and, unlawfully, orderest me to be smitten?

Revelation 21:12-19

having a wall great and high, having twelve gates, and, at the gates, twelve messengers, and names inscribed, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel, - on the east, three gates, and, on the north, three gates, and, on the south, three gates, and, on the west, three gates; and, the wall of the city, having twelve foundations, and, upon them, twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.read more.
And, he that was talking with me, had, for a measure, a reed of gold, that he might measure the city, and the gates thereof, and the wall thereof. And, the city, four-square, lieth, and, the length thereof, is as great as the breadth. And he measured the city, with the reed, - twelve thousand furlongs: the length, and the breadth, and the height thereof, are, equal. And he measured the wall thereof, - a hundred and forty-four cubits: the measure of a man, which is the measure of a messenger. And, the structure of the wall thereof, was jasper, and, the city, was pure gold, like unto pure glass. The foundations of the wall of the city, with every precious stone were adorned: the first foundation, was jasper, the second, sapphire, the third, chalcedony, the fourth, emerald,

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Foundation » Laid for » Walls

Revelation 21:14

and, the wall of the city, having twelve foundations, and, upon them, twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

Ezra 4:12

Be it known unto the king, - that, the Jews who came up from thee unto us, are come to Jerusalem, - the rebellious and wicked city, are they building, and, the walls, have they finished, and, the foundations, will they repair.

Walls » Of cities » Had towers built on them

2 Chronicles 32:5

And he took courage, and built all the wall that was broken down and carried up thereon towers, and, on the outside, another wall, and strengthened Millo, the city of David,-and made weapons in abundance, and bucklers,

2 Chronicles 26:9

And Uzziah built towers, in Jerusalem, over the corner-gate, and over the valley-gate, and over the angle, - and he made them strong.

Psalm 48:12

Go round Zion, and compass her about, Reckon up her towers;

Song of Songs 8:10

SHEI, was a wall, and, my breasts, like towers, - Then, became I, in his eyes, one who did indeed find good content.

Walls » Of cities » Frequently laid in ruins

2 Chronicles 25:23

and, Amaziah king of Judah, son of Joash son of Jehoahaz, was taken by Joash king of Israel, in Beth-shemesh, - and he brought him to Jerusalem, and brake down the wall of Jerusalem, from the gate of Ephraim as far as the corner-gate, four hundred cubits;

2 Chronicles 36:19

and they burned the house of God, and threw down the wall of Jerusalem, - and, all the palaces thereof, burned they with fire, and, all the precious vessels thereof, he destroyed;

Jeremiah 50:15

Raise a shout against her round about She hath stretched forth her hand, Fallen are her buttresses, Torn down are her walls, - Because, the avenging of Yahweh it is, Take ye vengeance upon her, As she hath done, do ye, unto her.

Walls » Of cities » Destruction of, a punishment and cause of grief

Deuteronomy 28:52

And he shall lay siege to thee in all thy gates, until thy high and fortified walls come down wherein thou wast trusting, in all thy land, - yea he will lay siege to thee in all thy gates, in all thy land which Yahweh thy God, hath given, unto thee.

Nehemiah 1:3

And they said unto me, The remnant who are left of the captivity, there in the province, are in great misfortune and reproach, the wall of Jerusalem, is broken down, and, the gates thereof, are burned with fire.

Nehemiah 2:12-17

Then rose I by night, I, and a few men with me, I having told no man, what, my God, had been putting in my heart, to do for Jerusalem, - and, beast, was there none with me, save the beast on which, I myself, was riding. So I went forth through the valley-gate by night, even unto the front of the snake-fountain, and into the dung-gate, - and I viewed the walls of Jerusalem, how, they, were broken down, and, the gates thereof, consumed with fire. Then passed I over unto the fountain-gate, and unto the pool of the king, - but there was no place for the beast that was under me to pass. read more.
Then went I up in the torrent-bed, by night, and viewed the wall, - and turned back, and entered by the valley-gate, and so returned. Now, the deputies, knew not whither I had gone, nor what I was doing, - not even to the Jews, nor to the priests, nor to the nobles, nor to the deputies, nor to the rest who were doing the work, had I as yet told it. So I said unto them, Ye, can see the misfortune that, we, are in, how that, Jerusalem, lieth waste, and, the gates thereof, are burned with fire: Come, and let us build the wall of Jerusalem, that we may remain, no longer, a reproach.

Walls » Of cities » Instances of persons let down from

Joshua 2:15

And she let them down with a cord through the window, - for, her house, was within the wall of the rampart, and, within the rampart, she was dwelling.

Acts 9:24-25

But their plot was made known unto Saul, - and they were even narrowly watching the gates, both day and night, that they might kill him; But the disciples, taking him by night, through the wall, let him down, lowering him in a basket.

Walls » Of houses » Could be easily dug through

Genesis 49:6

Into their circle, do not thou enter my soul! In their convocation, do not thou join mine honour! For in their anger, they slew brave men, And in their wantonness, they hamstrung oxen.

Ezekiel 8:7

So he brought me into the opening of the court, - and I looked, and lo! a single hole in the wall.

Ezekiel 12:5

Before their eyes, break thou forth by thyself through the wall, - and carry forth through it.

Walls » Of cities » Often very high

Deuteronomy 1:28

Whither, are, we, to go up? Our own brethren, have made our heart melt saying - A people greater and taller than we, cities large and walled-up into the heavens, - yea, moreover sons of Anakim, have we seen there.

Deuteronomy 3:5

All these, were fortified cities each with a high wall, folding gates and a bar, - besides country towns exceeding many.

Walls » Of houses » Had nails or pegs fastened into them when built

Ecclesiastes 12:11

The words of the wise, are as goads, yea, as driven nails, their well-ordered sayings, - given from one shepherd.

Isaiah 22:23

And I will fasten him as a peg in a sure place, - And he shall become a throne of glory, to the house of his father;

Walls » Of cities » Kept by watchmen night and day

Isaiah 62:6

Upon thy walls O Jerusalem, have I appointed watchmen, All the day and all the night through, let them not hold their peace, - O ye that put Yahweh in mind, Do not take rest to yourselves,

Song of Songs 5:7

The watchmen who were going round in the city, found me, they smote me, wounded me, - The watchmen of the walls, took away my cloak from off me.

Walls » Small towns and villages were not surrounded by

Deuteronomy 3:5

All these, were fortified cities each with a high wall, folding gates and a bar, - besides country towns exceeding many.

Leviticus 25:31

But as for the houses of villages which have no wall round about them, with the fields of land, shall it be reckoned, - a right of redemption, shall belong to it, and, in the jubilee, shall it go out.

Walls » Illustrative » Of ordinances as a protection to the church

Isaiah 5:5

Now, therefore, I pray you, let me tell, you, what I am about to do to my vineyard, - To take away the fence thereof And it shall be eaten up, To destroy the wall thereof And it shall be trodden down;

Song of Songs 2:9

Resembleth, my beloved, a gazelle, or a young stag, - Lo! here he is, standing behind our wall, looking in at the windows, peeping in at the lattice.

Walls » Mentioned in scripture » Of temples

1 Chronicles 29:4

three thousand talents of gold, of the gold of Ophir, - and seven thousand talents of refined silver, for overlaying the walls of the recesses.

Isaiah 56:5

That I will give unto them - In my house, And within my walls, A sign and a name, better than sons and daughters, - A name age-abiding, will I give him, which shall not be cut off.

Walls » Mentioned in scripture » Of vineyards

Numbers 22:24

But the messenger of Yahweh took his stand, in a hollow pass of the vineyards, - with a fence on this side, and a fence on that side.

Proverbs 24:31

And lo! there had come up all over it - thorns, there had covered the face thereof - thistles, and, the stone fence thereof, had been thrown down.

Walls » Of cities » Were battered by besieging armies

2 Samuel 20:15

So they came, and laid siege against him, in Abel, Beth-maachah, and they cast up a mound against the city, so that it stood within a rampart, - and, all the people who were with Joab, were battering the wall to throw it down.

Ezekiel 4:2-3

Then shalt thou lay siege against it And bud up against it a siege-wall And cast up against it, a mound, - And set against it camps, And place against it battering-rams, round about. Thou, therefore take time a pan of iron, and set it for a wall of iron, between thee and the city, - then shalt thou direct thy face against it and it shall come into siege and thou shalt lay siege to it, a sign, shall it be to the house of Israel.

Walls » Designed for separation

Ezekiel 43:8

When they placed - Their threshold by my threshold and their door-past beside my door-post, With only the wall, between me and them, then defiled they my holy Name by their abominations which they committed, -Wherefore I devoured them in mine anger.

Walls » Illustrative » Of those who afford protection

Isaiah 2:15

And upon every high tower, - And upon every fortress wall;

1 Samuel 25:16

A wall, became they unto us, both by night and by day, all the days we were with them, tending the flock.

Walls » Were probably often strengthened with plates of iron or brass

Jeremiah 15:20

So will I make thee to this people a wall of bronze, fortified, When they fight against thee, they shall not prevail against thee, - For with thee, am, I, to save thee and to deliver thee, Declareth Yahweh;

Ezekiel 4:3

Thou, therefore take time a pan of iron, and set it for a wall of iron, between thee and the city, - then shalt thou direct thy face against it and it shall come into siege and thou shalt lay siege to it, a sign, shall it be to the house of Israel.

Walls » Miracles connected with » Handwriting on the wall of belshazzar's palace

Daniel 5:5

Immediately, came forth the fingers of the hand of a man, and wrote,, over against the chandelier, upon the plaster of the wall of the palace of the king, - and, the king, saw the part of the hand which was writing,

Daniel 5:25-28

And this is the writing which was inscribed, M'ne, M'ne, T'kel, u-Pharsin. This, is the interpretation of the thing, - M'ne, God hath reckoned up thy reign, and ended it: T'kel, - thou art weighed in the balances, and found wanting; read more.
P'res, - snatched away is thy kingdom, and given to the Medes and Persians.

Walls » Of cities » Were broad and places of public resort

2 Kings 6:30

And it came to pass, when the king heard the words of the woman, that he rent his clothes, while yet he was passing by upon the wall, - so the people looked, and lo! sackcloth upon his flesh, within.

2 Kings 6:26

And so it was that, as the king of Israel was passing by on the wall, a woman, made outcry unto him, saying - Save, my lord, O king!

Walls » Illustrative » Of salvation

Isaiah 26:1

In that day, shall be sung this song, in the land of Judah, - A strong city, have we! Salvation, will he set for walls and rampart,

Isaiah 60:18

Violence, shall no more be heard, in thy land, Wasting nor destruction within thy boundaries, - But thou shalt call Thy walls, Victory, and Thy gates, Praise.

Walls » Of houses » Usually plastered

Daniel 5:5

Immediately, came forth the fingers of the hand of a man, and wrote,, over against the chandelier, upon the plaster of the wall of the palace of the king, - and, the king, saw the part of the hand which was writing,

Ezekiel 13:10

Because, yea, even because, they have led astray my people saying. Prosperity! when there was no prosperity, - and one man, was building a partition wall, when there they were! eating it with whitewash

Walls » Of cities » Strongly fortified

Isaiah 25:12

Yea, the lofty stronghold of thy walls, Hath he brought down - Laid low - Levelled to the ground even unto the dust.

Isaiah 2:15

And upon every high tower, - And upon every fortress wall;

Walls » Illustrative » (bowing or tottering,) of the wicked under judgments

Isaiah 30:13

Therefore, shall this iniquity become to you As a breach ready to fall, A bulging in a high wall, - Whose breaking down cometh, suddenly in a twinkling.

Psalm 62:3

How long will ye shout at a man? Ye shall be crushed all of you, - Like a wall that bulgeth, - a fence pushed in!

Walls » Of cities » Sometimes burned

Jeremiah 49:27

Then will I kindle a fire in the walls of Damascus, - And it shall devour the palaces of Ben-hadad.

Amos 1:7

Therefore will I send a fire upon the wall of Gaza, - which shall devour the palaces thereof;

Walls » Frequently made of stone and wood together

Ezra 5:8

Be it known unto the king, that we journeyed into the province of Judah, unto the house of the Great God, and, the same, is being built with large stones, and, timber, is being laid in the walls, - and, this work, with speed, is being done, and is prospering in their hands.

Habakkuk 2:11

Surely, the stone out of the wall, will make outcry, - and, the tie out of the timber, will answer it.

Walls » Illustrative » Of the church as a protection to the nation

Song of Songs 8:9-10

If, a wall, she is, we will build upon it a battlement of silver, - but if, a door, she is, we will close it up with a plank of cedar. SHEI, was a wall, and, my breasts, like towers, - Then, became I, in his eyes, one who did indeed find good content.

Walls » Of cities » Danger of approaching too near to, in time of war

2 Samuel 11:20-21

then shall it be, if the king's anger arise, and he say unto thee, Why came ye near unto the city, to fight? Knew ye not, that they would shoot from off the wall? Who smote Abimelech son of Jerubbaal? Did not, a woman, cast on him an upper millstone from off the wall, that he died, in Thebez? Wherefore came ye near unto the wall? Then shalt thou say - Moreover, thy servant, Uriah the Hittite, died.

Walls » Illustrative » (daubed with untempered mortar,) of the teaching of false prophets

Ezekiel 13:10-15

Because, yea, even because, they have led astray my people saying. Prosperity! when there was no prosperity, - and one man, was building a partition wall, when there they were! eating it with whitewash Say thou unto them who are coating with whitewash It shall fall,- There hath come an Overflowing rain And I will make ha-stones fall, And a tempestuous wind shall break it down. Lo! when the wall hath fallen, shall it not be said unto you, Where is the coating, wherewith ye coated it? read more.
Therefore Thus saith my Lord, Yahweh, So will I break down with a tempestuous wind. in mine indignation, - And an overflowing rain in mine anger, shall there be, With hailstones in wrath to make an end; And I will pull down the wall which ye have coated with whitewash And will bring it unto the ground So shall be discovered its foundation, Yea it shall fall And ye shall come to an end in the midst thereof, So shall ye know that am Yahweh. Thus will I bring to an end mine indignation against the wall, and against them who were coating it with whitewash, And will say to you No more is the wall, And no more are they who were coating it:

Walls » Of houses » Liable to leprosy

Leviticus 14:37

then shall he view the mark and lo! if the mark is in the walls of the house, with sunken places greenish yellow or reddish, - and they appear to be lower than the surface of the wall,

Walls » Mentioned in scripture » Of houses

1 Samuel 18:11

Saul hurled the spear, and said to himself - I will smite David, even to the wall! But David moved round from before him, twice.

Walls » Illustrative » (brazen,) of prophets in their testimony against the wicked

Jeremiah 22:20

Ascend the Lebanon and make outcry, And in Bashan, put forth thy voice, - And make outcry from Abarim, For all thy lovers are torn in pieces.

Walls » Illustrative » (of partition,) of separation of jews and gentiles

Walls » Illustrative » Of the wealth of the rich in his own conceit

Proverbs 18:11

The substance of a rich man, is his strong city, and like a high wall, in his imagination.

Walls » Of cities » The bodies of enemies sometimes fastened on, as a disgrace

1 Samuel 31:10

And they put his armour in a house of Ashtoreths, - and, his dead body, fastened they on the wall of Beth-shan.

Walls » Of houses » The seat next, was the place of distinction

1 Samuel 20:25

yea the king sat down on his seat, as at other times, by the seat against the wall, and, when Jonathan arose, Abner seated himself by the side of Saul, - but David's place was empty.

Walls » Of cities » Custom of dedicating

Nehemiah 12:27

And, at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem, they sought the Levites, out of all their places, to bring them to Jerusalem, - to keep the dedication and the rejoicing, both with thanksgiving and with music, cymbals, harps, and with lyres.

Walls » Designed for defence

1 Samuel 25:16

A wall, became they unto us, both by night and by day, all the days we were with them, tending the flock.

Walls » Mentioned in scripture » Of cities

Numbers 13:28

Nevertheless surely mighty, are the people that dwell in the land, - and, the cities, walled in, exceeding great, moreover also, the descendants of the

Walls » Illustrative » Of the protection of God

Walls » Of cities » The falling of, sometimes occasioned great destruction

1 Kings 20:30

And they who were left fled to Aphek, into the city, and the wall fell upon twenty-seven thousand men who were left, - and, Ben-hadad, fled, and came into the city, into a chamber within a chamber.

Walls » Of cities » Were strongly manned in war

2 Kings 18:26

Then said Eliakim son of Hilkiah, and Shebnah, and Joah, unto Rab-shakeh: Speak, we pray thee, unto thy servants in the, Syrian, language, for, we, can, understand, it, - and do not speak with us in, the Jews', language, in the ears of the people who are upon the wall.

Walls » Of cities » Houses sometimes broken down to repair, and fortify

Isaiah 22:10

And the houses of Jerusalem, ye counted, - And brake down the houses, to fortify the wall;

Walls » Of cities » Idolatrous rites performed on

2 Kings 3:27

So he took his firstborn son who was to have reigned in his stead, and offered him up as an ascending-sacrifice upon the wall. And so it came to pass that there was great indignation against Israel. And they brake up from against him, and returned to their own land.

Walls » Hyssop frequently grew on

1 Kings 4:33

And he discoursed of trees - from the cedar that is in Lebanon, even unto the hyssop, that springeth out in the wall, - and he discoursed of beasts and of birds, and of creeping things, and of fishes.

Walls » Miracles connected with » Falling of the walls of jericho

Joshua 6:20

So the people shouted, when the horns were blown, - yea it came to pass, when the people heard the sound of the horn, that the people shouted with a great shout, and the wall fell down under it, and the people went up into the city every man straight before him, and so they captured the city.

Walls » Of cities » Houses often built on

Joshua 2:15

And she let them down with a cord through the window, - for, her house, was within the wall of the rampart, and, within the rampart, she was dwelling.

Walls » Of cities » Adroitness of soldiers in scaling, alluded to

Joel 2:7-9

Like heroes, shall they run, like men of war, shall they mount a wall, - and, every one - along his own road, shall they march along, and shall not change their paths; Nor, against each other, shall they strike, Each - on his own highway, shall they march, - though, in among the weapons, they fall, they shall not stop. Upon the city, shall they leap, on the wall, shall they run, up the houses, shall they climb, - through the windows, shall they enter, like a thief,

Walls » Illustrative » (whited,) of hypocrites

Acts 23:3

Then, Paul, unto him, said - God is about to be smiting thee, thou whited wall! Dost, thou, then sit to judge me according to the law, and, unlawfully, orderest me to be smitten?

Walls » Of houses » Often infested with serpents

Amos 5:19

As if a man should flee from the face of a lion, and there should meet him - a bear! or he should have entered the house, and leaned his hand upon the wall, and there should bite him - a serpent!

Topics on Walls

Dimensions Of Walls

Ezekiel 42:20

Toward the four winds, measured he it a wall, had it round about on every side, in length, five hundred, and in breadth five hundred, - to make a separation, between the holy and the common.

Figurative Walls

Lamentations 2:18

Their heart, hath made outcry, unto My Lord, - O wall of the daughter of Zion - Let tears run down as a torrent day and night, Do not give thyself relief, Let not the weeping of thine eye cease!

Opening Walls

Ezekiel 8:7

So he brought me into the opening of the court, - and I looked, and lo! a single hole in the wall.