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Lamentations 2:7

?ZayinThe Lord has rejected His altar,
repudiated His sanctuary;
He has handed the walls of her palaces
over to the enemy.
They have raised a shout in the house of the Lord
as on the day of an appointed festival.

1 Samuel 18:10-11

The next day an evil spirit sent from God took control of Saul, and he began to rave inside the palace. David was playing the lyre as usual, but Saul was holding a spear, and he threw it, thinking, “I’ll pin David to the wall.” But David got away from him twice.

1 Samuel 20:25

He sat at his usual place on the seat by the wall. Jonathan sat facing him and Abner took his place beside Saul, but David’s place was empty.

Isaiah 38:2

Then Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and prayed to the Lord.

Daniel 5:5

At that moment the fingers of a man’s hand appeared and began writing on the plaster of the king’s palace wall next to the lampstand. As the king watched the hand that was writing,

2 Chronicles 14:7

So he said to the people of Judah, “Let’s build these cities and surround them with walls and towers, with doors and bars. The land is still ours because we sought the Lord our God. We sought Him and He gave us rest on every side.” So they built and succeeded.

Numbers 35:4

The pasturelands of the cities you are to give the Levites will extend from the city wall 500 yards on every side.

1 Samuel 31:10

Then they put his armor in the temple of the Ashtoreths and hung his body on the wall of Beth-shan.

2 Samuel 18:24

David was sitting between the two gates when the watchman went up to the roof of the gate and over to the wall. The watchman looked out and saw a man running alone.

Deuteronomy 3:5

All these were fortified with high walls, gates, and bars, besides a large number of rural villages.

Nehemiah 2:17

So I said to them, “You see the trouble we are in. Jerusalem lies in ruins and its gates have been burned down. Come, let’s rebuild Jerusalem’s wall, so that we will no longer be a disgrace.”

Joshua 2:15

Then she let them down by a rope through the window, since she lived in a house that was built into the wall of the city.

Joshua 6:5

When there is a prolonged blast of the horn and you hear its sound, have all the people give a mighty shout. Then the city wall will collapse, and the people will advance, each man straight ahead.”

1 Kings 3:1

Solomon made an alliance with Pharaoh king of Egypt by marrying Pharaoh’s daughter. Solomon brought her to live in the city of David until he finished building his palace, the Lord’s temple, and the wall surrounding Jerusalem.

2 Kings 3:27

So he took his firstborn son, who was to become king in his place, and offered him as a burnt offering on the city wall. Great wrath was on the Israelites, and they withdrew from him and returned to their land.

2 Chronicles 27:3

Jotham built the Upper Gate of the Lord’s temple, and he built extensively on the wall of Ophel.

Psalm 55:10

day and night they make the rounds on its walls.
Crime and trouble are within it;

Isaiah 58:12

Some of you will rebuild the ancient ruins;
you will restore the foundations laid long ago;
you will be called the repairer of broken walls,
the restorer of streets where people live.

1 Kings 6:27

Then he put the cherubim inside the inner temple. Since their wings were spread out, the first one’s wing touched one wall while the second cherub’s wing touched the other wall, and in the middle of the temple their wings were touching wing to wing.

1 Kings 7:12

Around the great courtyard, as well as the inner courtyard of the Lord’s temple and the portico of the temple, were three rows of dressed stone and a row of trimmed cedar beams.

Matthew 21:33

“Listen to another parable: There was a man, a landowner, who planted a vineyard, put a fence around it, dug a winepress in it, and built a watchtower. He leased it to tenant farmers and went away.

Numbers 22:24-25

Then the Angel of the Lord stood in a narrow passage between the vineyards, with a stone wall on either side. The donkey saw the Angel of the Lord and pressed herself against the wall, squeezing Balaam’s foot against it. So he hit her once again.

Psalm 80:12

Why have You broken down its walls
so that all who pass by pick its fruit?

Deuteronomy 28:52

They will besiege you within all your gates until your high and fortified walls, that you trust in, come down throughout your land. They will besiege you within all your gates throughout the land the Lord your God has given you.

Jeremiah 50:15

Raise a war cry against her on every side!
She has thrown up her hands in surrender;
her defense towers have fallen;
her walls are demolished.
Since this is the Lord’s vengeance,
take out your vengeance on her;
as she has done, do the same to her.

2 Samuel 20:15

Joab’s troops came and besieged Sheba in Abel of Beth-maacah. They built an assault ramp against the outer wall of the city. While all the troops with Joab were battering the wall to make it collapse,

2 Kings 14:13

King Jehoash of Israel captured Judah’s King Amaziah son of Joash, son of Ahaziah, at Beth-shemesh. Then Jehoash went to Jerusalem and broke down 200 yards of Jerusalem’s wall from the Ephraim Gate to the Corner Gate.

2 Kings 25:4

Then the city was broken into, and all the warriors fled by night by way of the gate between the two walls near the king’s garden, even though the Chaldeans surrounded the city. As the king made his way along the route to the Arabah,

2 Chronicles 26:6

Uzziah went out to wage war against the Philistines, and he tore down the wall of Gath, the wall of Jabneh, and the wall of Ashdod. Then he built cities in the vicinity of Ashdod and among the Philistines.

2 Chronicles 36:19

Then the Chaldeans burned God’s temple. They tore down Jerusalem’s wall, burned down all its palaces, and destroyed all its valuable articles.

Nehemiah 1:3

They said to me, “The remnant in the province, who survived the exile, are in great trouble and disgrace. Jerusalem’s wall has been broken down, and its gates have been burned down.”

Psalm 89:40

You have broken down all his walls;
You have reduced his fortified cities to ruins.

Isaiah 5:5

Now I will tell you
what I am about to do to My vineyard:
I will remove its hedge,
and it will be consumed;
I will tear down its wall,
and it will be trampled.

Isaiah 22:5

For the Lord God of Hosts
had a day of tumult, trampling, and confusion
in the Valley of Vision—
people shouting and crying to the mountains;

Lamentations 2:8

?KhetThe Lord determined to destroy
the wall of Daughter Zion.
He stretched out a measuring line
and did not restrain Himself from destroying.
He made the ramparts and walls grieve;
together they waste away.

Ezekiel 26:4

They will destroy the walls of Tyre and demolish her towers. I will scrape the soil from her and turn her into a bare rock.

Amos 4:3

You will go through breaches in the wall,
each woman straight ahead,
and you will be driven along toward Harmon.
This is the Lord’s declaration.

Isaiah 30:13

this iniquity of yours will be
like a spreading breach,
a bulge in a high wall
whose collapse will come in an instant—suddenly!

1 Kings 20:30

The ones who remained fled into the city of Aphek, and the wall fell on those 27,000 remaining men.Ben-hadad also fled and went into an inner room in the city.

Psalm 62:3

How long will you threaten a man?
Will all of you attack
as if he were a leaning wall
or a tottering stone fence?

Ezekiel 13:10-16

“Since they have led My people astray saying, ‘Peace,’ when there is no peace, for when someone builds a wall they plaster it with whitewash, therefore, tell those who plaster it that it will fall. Torrential rain will come, and I will send hailstones plunging down, and a windstorm will be released. Now when the wall has fallen, will you not be asked, ‘Where is the coat of whitewash that you put on it?’read more.
“So this is what the Lord God says: I will release a windstorm in My wrath. Torrential rain will come in My anger, and hailstones will fall in destructive fury. I will tear down the wall you plastered with whitewash and knock it to the ground so that its foundation is exposed. The city will fall, and you will be destroyed within it. Then you will know that I am Yahweh. After I exhaust My wrath against the wall and against those who plaster it with whitewash, I will say to you: The wall is no more and neither are those who plastered it— those prophets of Israel who prophesied to Jerusalem and saw a vision of peace for her when there was no peace.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.

Isaiah 25:4

For You have been a stronghold for the poor,
a stronghold for the needy person in his distress,
a refuge from the rain, a shade from the heat.
When the breath of the violent
is like rain against a wall,

1 Samuel 25:16

They were a wall around us, both day and night, the entire time we were herding the sheep.

Ezra 9:9

Though we are slaves, our God has not abandoned us in our slavery. He has extended grace to us in the presence of the Persian kings, giving us new life, so that we can rebuild the house of our God and repair its ruins, to give us a wall in Judah and Jerusalem.

Isaiah 26:1

On that day this song will be sung in the land of Judah:We have a strong city.
Salvation is established as walls and ramparts.

Proverbs 18:11

A rich man’s wealth is his fortified city;
in his imagination it is like a high wall.

Isaiah 59:10

We grope along a wall like the blind;
we grope like those without eyes.
We stumble at noon as though it were twilight;
we are like the dead among those who are healthy.

Jeremiah 1:18

Today, I am the One who has made you a fortified city, an iron pillar, and bronze walls against the whole land—against the kings of Judah, its officials, its priests, and the population.

Ezekiel 22:30

I searched for a man among them who would repair the wall and stand in the gap before Me on behalf of the land so that I might not destroy it, but I found no one.

Acts 23:3

Then Paul said to him, “God is going to strike you, you whitewashed wall! You are sitting there judging me according to the law, and in violation of the law are you ordering me to be struck?”

Revelation 21:12-19

The city had a massive high wall, with 12 gates. Twelve angels were at the gates; the names of the 12 tribes of Israel’s sons were inscribed on the gates. There were three gates on the east, three gates on the north, three gates on the south, and three gates on the west. The city wall had 12 foundations, and the 12 names of the Lamb’s 12 apostles were on the foundations.read more.
The one who spoke with me had a gold measuring rod to measure the city, its gates, and its wall. The city is laid out in a square; its length and width are the same. He measured the city with the rod at 12,000 stadia. Its length, width, and height are equal. Then he measured its wall, 144 cubits according to human measurement, which the angel used. The building material of its wall was jasper, and the city was pure gold like clear glass. The foundations of the city wall were adorned with every kind of precious stone:the first foundation jasper,
the second sapphire,
the third chalcedony,
the fourth emerald,

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Foundation » Laid for » Walls

Revelation 21:14

The city wall had 12 foundations, and the 12 names of the Lamb’s 12 apostles were on the foundations.

Ezra 4:12

Let it be known to the king that the Jews who came from you have returned to us at Jerusalem. They are rebuilding that rebellious and evil city, finishing its walls, and repairing its foundations.

Walls » Of cities » Had towers built on them

2 Chronicles 32:5

Then Hezekiah strengthened his position by rebuilding the entire broken-down wall and heightening the towers and the other outside wall. He repaired the supporting terraces of the city of David, and made an abundance of weapons and shields.

2 Chronicles 26:9

Uzziah built towers in Jerusalem at the Corner Gate, the Valley Gate, and the corner buttress, and he fortified them.

Psalm 48:12

Go around Zion, encircle it;
count its towers,

Song of Songs 8:10

W I am a wall
and my breasts like towers.
So in his eyes I have become
like one who finds peace.

Walls » Of cities » Frequently laid in ruins

2 Chronicles 25:23

King Jehoash of Israel captured Judah’s King Amaziah son of Joash, son of Jehoahaz, at Beth-shemesh. Then Jehoash took him to Jerusalem and broke down 200 yards of Jerusalem’s wall from the Ephraim Gate to the Corner Gate.

2 Chronicles 36:19

Then the Chaldeans burned God’s temple. They tore down Jerusalem’s wall, burned down all its palaces, and destroyed all its valuable articles.

Jeremiah 50:15

Raise a war cry against her on every side!
She has thrown up her hands in surrender;
her defense towers have fallen;
her walls are demolished.
Since this is the Lord’s vengeance,
take out your vengeance on her;
as she has done, do the same to her.

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

Deuteronomy 28:52

They will besiege you within all your gates until your high and fortified walls, that you trust in, come down throughout your land. They will besiege you within all your gates throughout the land the Lord your God has given you.

Nehemiah 1:3

They said to me, “The remnant in the province, who survived the exile, are in great trouble and disgrace. Jerusalem’s wall has been broken down, and its gates have been burned down.”

Nehemiah 2:12-17

I got up at night and [took] a few men with me. I didn't tell anyone what my God had laid on my heart to do for Jerusalem. The only animal I took was the one I was riding. I went out at night through the Valley Gate toward the Serpent's Well and the Dung Gate, and I inspected the walls of Jerusalem that had been broken down and its gates that had been destroyed by fire. I went on to the Fountain Gate and the King's Pool, but farther down it became too narrow for my animal to go through. read more.
So I went up at night by way of the valley and inspected the wall. Then heading back, I entered through the Valley Gate and returned. The officials did not know where I had gone or what I was doing, for I had not yet told the Jews, priests, nobles, officials, or the rest of those who would be doing the work. So I said to them, "You see the trouble we are in. Jerusalem lies in ruins and its gates have been burned down. Come, let's rebuild Jerusalem's wall, so that we will no longer be a disgrace."

Walls » Of cities » Instances of persons let down from

Joshua 2:15

Then she let them down by a rope through the window, since she lived in a house that was built into the wall of the city.

Acts 9:24-25

but their plot became known to Saul. So they were watching the gates day and night intending to kill him, but his disciples took him by night and lowered him in a large basket through [an opening in] the wall.

Walls » Of houses » Could be easily dug through

Genesis 49:6

May I never enter their council;
may I never join their assembly.
For in their anger they kill men,
and on a whim they hamstring oxen.

Ezekiel 8:7

Then He brought me to the entrance of the court, and when I looked there was a hole in the wall.

Ezekiel 12:5

As they watch, dig through the wall and take the bags out through it.

Walls » Of cities » Often very high

Deuteronomy 1:28

Where can we go? Our brothers have discouraged us, saying: The people are larger and taller than we are; the cities are large, fortified to the heavens. We also saw the descendants of the Anakim there.’

Deuteronomy 3:5

All these were fortified with high walls, gates, and bars, besides a large number of rural villages.

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

Ecclesiastes 12:11

The sayings of the wise are like goads, and those from masters of collections are like firmly embedded nails. The sayings are given by one Shepherd.

Isaiah 22:23

I will drive him, like a peg, into a firm place. He will be a throne of honor for his father’s house.

Walls » Of cities » Kept by watchmen night and day

Isaiah 62:6

Jerusalem,
I have appointed watchmen on your walls;
they will never be silent, day or night.
There is no rest for you,
who remind the Lord.

Song of Songs 5:7

The guards who go about the city found me.
They beat and wounded me;
they took my cloak from me—
the guardians of the walls.

Walls » Small towns and villages were not surrounded by

Deuteronomy 3:5

All these were fortified with high walls, gates, and bars, besides a large number of rural villages.

Leviticus 25:31

But houses in villages that have no walls around them are to be classified as open fields. The right to redeem such houses stays in effect, and they are to be released at the Jubilee.

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

Isaiah 5:5

Now I will tell you
what I am about to do to My vineyard:
I will remove its hedge,
and it will be consumed;
I will tear down its wall,
and it will be trampled.

Song of Songs 2:9

My love is like a gazelle
or a young stag.
Look, he is standing behind our wall,
gazing through the windows,
peering through the lattice.

Walls » Mentioned in scripture » Of temples

1 Chronicles 29:4

100 tons of gold (gold of Ophir) and 250 tons of refined silver for overlaying the walls of the buildings,

Isaiah 56:5

I will give them, in My house and within My walls,
a memorial and a name
better than sons and daughters.
I will give each of them an everlasting name
that will never be cut off.

Walls » Mentioned in scripture » Of vineyards

Numbers 22:24

Then the Angel of the Lord stood in a narrow passage between the vineyards, with a stone wall on either side.

Proverbs 24:31

Thistles had come up everywhere,
weeds covered the ground,
and the stone wall was ruined.

Walls » Of cities » Were battered by besieging armies

2 Samuel 20:15

Joab’s troops came and besieged Sheba in Abel of Beth-maacah. They built an assault ramp against the outer wall of the city. While all the troops with Joab were battering the wall to make it collapse,

Ezekiel 4:2-3

Then lay siege against it: construct a siege wall, build a ramp, pitch military camps, and place battering rams against it on all sides. Take an iron plate and set it up as an iron wall between yourself and the city. Turn your face toward it so that it is under siege, and besiege it. This will be a sign for the house of Israel.

Walls » Designed for separation

Ezekiel 43:8

Whenever they placed their threshold next to My threshold and their doorposts beside My doorposts, with only a wall between Me and them, they were defiling My holy name by the detestable acts they committed. So I destroyed them in My anger.

Walls » Illustrative » Of those who afford protection

Isaiah 2:15

against every high tower,
against every fortified wall,

1 Samuel 25:16

They were a wall around us, both day and night, the entire time we were herding the sheep.

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

Jeremiah 15:20

Then I will make you a fortified wall of bronze
to this people.
They will fight against you
but will not overcome you,
for I am with you
to save you and deliver you.
This is the Lord’s declaration.

Ezekiel 4:3

Take an iron plate and set it up as an iron wall between yourself and the city. Turn your face toward it so that it is under siege, and besiege it. This will be a sign for the house of Israel.

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

Daniel 5:5

At that moment the fingers of a man’s hand appeared and began writing on the plaster of the king’s palace wall next to the lampstand. As the king watched the hand that was writing,

Daniel 5:25-28

"This is the writing that was inscribed: MENE, MENE, TEKEL, PARSIN This is the interpretation of the message: MENE [means that] God has numbered [the days of] your kingdom and brought it to an end. TEKEL [means that] you have been weighed in the balance and found deficient. read more.
PERES [means that] your kingdom has been divided and given to the Medes and Persians."

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

2 Kings 6:30

When the king heard the woman’s words, he tore his clothes. Then, as he was passing by on the wall, the people saw that there was sackcloth under his clothes next to his skin.

2 Kings 6:26

As the king of Israel was passing by on the wall, a woman cried out to him, “My lord the king, help!”

Walls » Illustrative » Of salvation

Isaiah 26:1

On that day this song will be sung in the land of Judah:We have a strong city.
Salvation is established as walls and ramparts.

Isaiah 60:18

Violence will never again be heard of in your land;
devastation and destruction
will be gone from your borders.
But you will name your walls salvation
and your gates, praise.

Walls » Of houses » Usually plastered

Daniel 5:5

At that moment the fingers of a man’s hand appeared and began writing on the plaster of the king’s palace wall next to the lampstand. As the king watched the hand that was writing,

Ezekiel 13:10

“Since they have led My people astray saying, ‘Peace,’ when there is no peace, for when someone builds a wall they plaster it with whitewash,

Walls » Of cities » Strongly fortified

Isaiah 25:12

The high-walled fortress will be brought down,
thrown to the ground, to the dust.

Isaiah 2:15

against every high tower,
against every fortified wall,

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

Isaiah 30:13

this iniquity of yours will be
like a spreading breach,
a bulge in a high wall
whose collapse will come in an instant—suddenly!

Psalm 62:3

How long will you threaten a man?
Will all of you attack
as if he were a leaning wall
or a tottering stone fence?

Walls » Of cities » Sometimes burned

Jeremiah 49:27

I will set fire to the wall of Damascus;
it will consume Ben-hadad’s citadels.

Amos 1:7

Therefore, I will send fire against the walls of Gaza,
and it will consume its citadels.

Walls » Frequently made of stone and wood together

Ezra 5:8

Let it be known to the king that we went to the house of the great God in the province of Judah. It is being built with cut stones, and its beams are being set in the walls. This work is being done diligently and succeeding through the people’s efforts.

Habakkuk 2:11

For the stones will cry out from the wall,
and the rafters will answer them
from the woodwork.

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

Song of Songs 8:9-10

If she is a wall, we will build a silver parapet on it. If she is a door, we will enclose it with cedar planks. I am a wall and my breasts like towers. So in his eyes I have become like one who finds peace.

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

2 Samuel 11:20-21

if the king's anger gets stirred up and he asks you, 'Why did you get so close to the city to fight? Didn't you realize they would shoot from the top of the wall? At Thebez, who struck Abimelech son of Jerubbesheth?Didn't a woman drop an upper millstone on him from the top of the wall so that he died? Why did you get so close to the wall?'-then say, 'Your servant Uriah the Hittite is dead also.' "

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

Ezekiel 13:10-15

"Since they have led My people astray saying: Peace, when there is no peace, for when someone builds a wall they plaster it with whitewash, therefore, tell those who plaster [it] that it will fall. Torrential rain will come, and I will send hailstones plunging down, and a windstorm will be released. Now when the wall has fallen, will you not be asked: Where is the coat of whitewash that you put on [it]? read more.
"So this is what the Lord God says: I will release a windstorm in My wrath. Torrential rain will come in My anger, and hailstones [will fall] in destructive fury. I will tear down the wall you plastered with whitewash and knock it to the ground so that its foundation is exposed. The city will fall, and you will be destroyed within it. Then you will know that I am the Lord. After I exhaust My wrath against the wall and against those who plaster it with whitewash, I will say to you: The wall is no more and neither are those who plastered it-

Walls » Of houses » Liable to leprosy

Leviticus 14:37

He will examine it, and if the contamination in the walls of the house consists of green or red indentations that appear to be beneath the surface of the wall,

Walls » Mentioned in scripture » Of houses

1 Samuel 18:11

and he threw it, thinking, “I’ll pin David to the wall.” But David got away from him twice.

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

Jeremiah 22:20

Go up to Lebanon and cry out;
raise your voice in Bashan;
cry out from Abarim,
for all your lovers have been crushed.

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

A rich man’s wealth is his fortified city;
in his imagination it is like a high wall.

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

1 Samuel 31:10

Then they put his armor in the temple of the Ashtoreths and hung his body on the wall of Beth-shan.

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

1 Samuel 20:25

He sat at his usual place on the seat by the wall. Jonathan sat facing him and Abner took his place beside Saul, but David’s place was empty.

Walls » Of cities » Custom of dedicating

Nehemiah 12:27

At the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem, they sent for the Levites wherever they lived and brought them to Jerusalem to celebrate the joyous dedication with thanksgiving and singing accompanied by cymbals, harps, and lyres.

Walls » Designed for defence

1 Samuel 25:16

They were a wall around us, both day and night, the entire time we were herding the sheep.

Walls » Mentioned in scripture » Of cities

Numbers 13:28

However, the people living in the land are strong, and the cities are large and fortified. We also saw the descendants of Anak there.

Walls » Illustrative » Of the protection of God

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

1 Kings 20:30

The ones who remained fled into the city of Aphek, and the wall fell on those 27,000 remaining men.Ben-hadad also fled and went into an inner room in the city.

Walls » Of cities » Were strongly manned in war

2 Kings 18:26

Then Eliakim son of Hilkiah, Shebnah, and Joah said to the Rabshakeh, “Please speak to your servants in Aramaic, since we understand it. Don’t speak with us in Hebrew within earshot of the people on the wall.”

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

Isaiah 22:10

You counted the houses of Jerusalem so that you could tear them down to fortify the wall.

Walls » Of cities » Idolatrous rites performed on

2 Kings 3:27

So he took his firstborn son, who was to become king in his place, and offered him as a burnt offering on the city wall. Great wrath was on the Israelites, and they withdrew from him and returned to their land.

Walls » Hyssop frequently grew on

1 Kings 4:33

He described trees, from the cedar in Lebanon to the hyssop growing out of the wall. He also taught about animals, birds, reptiles, and fish.

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

Joshua 6:20

So the people shouted, and the trumpets sounded. When they heard the blast of the trumpet, the people gave a great shout, and the wall collapsed. The people advanced into the city, each man straight ahead, and they captured the city.

Walls » Of cities » Houses often built on

Joshua 2:15

Then she let them down by a rope through the window, since she lived in a house that was built into the wall of the city.

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

Joel 2:7-9

They attack as warriors [attack]; they scale walls as men of war [do]. Each goes on his own path, and they do not change their course. They do not push each other; each man proceeds on his own path. They dodge the missiles, never stopping. They storm the city; they run on the wall; they climb into the houses; they enter through the windows like thieves.

Walls » Illustrative » (whited,) of hypocrites

Acts 23:3

Then Paul said to him, “God is going to strike you, you whitewashed wall! You are sitting there judging me according to the law, and in violation of the law are you ordering me to be struck?”

Walls » Of houses » Often infested with serpents

Amos 5:19

It will be like a man who flees from a lion
only to have a bear confront him.
He goes home and rests his hand against the wall
only to have a snake bite him.

Topics on Walls

Dimensions Of Walls

26;42;20

He measured the temple complex on all four sides. It had a wall all around it, 875 feet long and 875 feet wide, to separate the holy from the common.

Figurative Walls

25;2;18

?TsadeThe hearts of the people cry out to the Lord.
Wall of Daughter Zion,
let your tears run down like a river
day and night.
Give yourself no relief
and your eyes no rest.

Opening Walls

26;8;7

Then He brought me to the entrance of the court, and when I looked there was a hole in the wall.

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