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Lamentations 2:7

The Lord rejected his altar, disavowing his sanctuary. He gave up her palace walls to the control of the enemy. They shouted in the LORD's Temple, as though they were attending a day of celebration.

1 Samuel 18:10-11

The next day, while David was playing the lyre as he had before, the evil spirit from the LORD attacked Saul, and he began to rave inside the house with a spear in his hand. Saul hurled it, thinking, "I'll pin David to the wall." But David escaped from him twice.

1 Samuel 20:25

The king sat down at his place as before, in the seat by the wall. Jonathan stood while Abner sat next to 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, humanlike fingers of a hand appeared near the lamp stand of the royal palace and wrote on the plaster of the wall.

2 Chronicles 14:7

He had told Judah, "Let's build up these cities, surrounding them with walls, towers, gates, and bars. The land still belongs to us, because we have kept on seeking the LORD our God. We have sought him out, and he has given us rest all around us." So the people built and prospered.

Numbers 35:4

The grazing lands that you are to reserve for use by the descendants of Levi are to extend 1,000 cubits from the walls of the town.

1 Samuel 31:10

They put Saul's weapons in the temple of Asherah and fastened his corpse to the wall of Beth-shan.

2 Samuel 18:24

Meanwhile, David was sitting between the inner and outer gates of the city. The watchman was up on the roof of the gateway near the walls, looking around, and there was a man running by himself!

Deuteronomy 3:5

All of these cities were fortified with high walls, gates, and bars. Furthermore, there were very many unwalled regions.

Nehemiah 2:17

Later I told them, "You all are watching the predicament we're in, how Jerusalem lies desolate, with its gates burned by fire. Let's rebuild the Jerusalem wall so we're no longer a disgrace."

Joshua 2:15

So she let them down by a rope through the window, since her house was built into the town wall where she lived.

Joshua 6:5

When they sound a long blast with the ram's horn, as soon as you hear the sound of the trumpet, then the entire army is to cry out loud, the city wall will collapse, and then all of the soldiers are to charge straight ahead."

1 Kings 3:1

Later, Solomon intermarried with the family of Pharaoh, the king of Egypt by taking his daughter and bringing her to the City of David to live until he had completed building his own palace, the LORD's Temple, and the wall around Jerusalem.

2 Kings 3:27

So he took his firstborn son, whom he intended to reign after him, and offered him up as a burnt offering on the wall. There subsequently came great anger against Israel, so they abandoned the attack and returned to their homeland.

2 Chronicles 27:3

Jotham constructed the Upper Gate of the LORD's Temple and did extensive work on the wall of Ophel.

Psalm 55:10

Day and night they prowl around its walls; evil and iniquity are within it.

Isaiah 58:12

And your people will rebuild the ancient ruins; You'll raise up the age-old foundations, and people will call you "Repairer of Broken Walls,' "Restorer of Streets to Live In.'

1 Kings 6:27

Solomon placed the cherubim in the middle of the inner sanctuary, with their wings spread in such a way that the wing of one was touching the one wall and the opposite wing of the other cherub was touching the opposite wall. Furthermore, their wings in the center of the wall were touching each other wing-to-wing.

1 Kings 7:12

So the great court was surrounded by three rows of cut stone, along with a row of cedar beams, just like the inner court of the LORD's Temple and the porch surrounding the Temple.

Matthew 21:33

"Listen to another parable. There was a landowner who planted a vineyard, put a wall around it, dug a wine press in it, and built a watchtower. Then he leased it to tenant farmers and went abroad.

Numbers 22:24-25

but the angel of the LORD stood on a narrow path that crossed the vineyards. It had walls on both sides of the path. When the donkey saw the angel of the LORD, she squeezed herself so close to the wall that Balaam's foot was pressed to the wall. So he beat her again!

Psalm 80:12

Why did you break down its walls so that those who pass by pluck its fruits?

Deuteronomy 28:52

They'll besiege all your cities until your high and fortified walls in which you have trusted collapse throughout the land. Indeed, they will besiege all your cities, which the LORD your God gave you."

Jeremiah 50:15

Raise a battle cry against her on every side. She has surrendered, her pillars have fallen, her walls are thrown down. For this is the vengeance of the LORD. Take vengeance on her; as she has done, do to her.

2 Samuel 20:15

All of the men who had accompanied Joab arrived and besieged Sheba in Abel of Beth-maacah. They threw up a siege ramp against the city rampart and began to batter the wall to demolish it.

2 Kings 14:13

Then King Jehoash of Israel captured Judah's King Amaziah, the son of Jehoash and grandson of Ahaziah, at Beth-shemesh. He went to Jerusalem and demolished 400 cubits of the wall of Jerusalem from the Ephraim Gate to the Corner Gate.

2 Kings 25:4

The city was breached, and the entire army left during the night through the gate that stood between the two walls beside the royal garden, even though the Chaldeans had surrounded the city. They escaped through the Arabah,

2 Chronicles 26:6

One time Uzziah went out and battled the Philistines. He tore down the walls of Gath, Jabneh, and Ashdod, and built cities in the Ashdod area among the Philistines.

2 Chronicles 36:19

After this, they set fire to God's Temple, demolished the wall around Jerusalem, burned all of its fortified buildings, and destroyed everything of value.

Nehemiah 1:3

They told me, "The survivors of the captivity there in the province are living in great distress and shame. Furthermore, the Jerusalem wall remains broken down and its gates have been burned by fire."

Psalm 89:40

You have broken through all his walls; you have laid his fortresses in ruin.

Isaiah 5:5

"Now, let me tell you, won't you please, what I'm going to do to my vineyard. "I'm going to take away its protective hedge, and it will be devoured; I'll break down its wall, and it will be trampled.

Isaiah 22:5

For to the Lord GOD of the Heavenly Armies belongs the day of tumult, trampling, and confusion in the Valley of Vision, and the pulling down of his Temple on its mountain.

Lamentations 2:8

The LORD planned to destroy the walls of cherished Zion. He measured them with his line. He did not withhold his hand from destruction. He made both ramparts and defensive walls mourn; they languish together.

Ezekiel 26:4

and will destroy the city walls of Tyre. After they break down her fortified towers, I'll scrape away the city's debris, right down to the bare bedrock,

Amos 4:3

Each of you will go out through the breaches of the walls straight to Mt. Hermon," declares the LORD.

Isaiah 30:13

therefore, for you this sin will become like a breach in a high wall that is about to collapse, bulging out, and whose crash comes suddenly in an instant.

1 Kings 20:30

The rest of the Aramean army retreated into Aphek, but the city wall collapsed on 27,000 soldiers who had taken shelter there. Ben-hadad himself ran away and hid inside a closet somewhere in the city.

Psalm 62:3

How long will you rage against someone? Would you attack him as if he were a leaning wall or a tottering fence?

Ezekiel 13:10-16

because they've truly caused my people to stray saying, "Peace," but there's no peace.'" "When someone builds a wall, they coat it with whitewash. Tell those who coat it with whitewash that it will fall. It will be washed off by the rain. Great hailstones will fall and a stormy wind will strip it off. Look! When the wall collapses, won't it be said of you, "Where's the coat of paint that you spread all over the wall?'read more.
"Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says, "In my burning anger, I'll rip it open with a windstorm. In my anger, I'll rinse it off with rain, and put an end to it with a hailstorm in my destructive rage. I'll tear down the wall that you've smeared with whitewash, level it to the ground, and tear out its foundation. Then it will collapse and you'll perish with it! Then you'll know that I am the LORD. ""That's how I'll vent my anger on the wall and on the ones who coated it with whitewash. And I'll say to you, "The wall is gone and so are those who coated it." The prophets of Israel prophesied about Jerusalem and saw visions of peace concerning her, yet there's no peace,'" declares the Lord GOD.

Isaiah 25:4

For you have been a stronghold for the poor, a stronghold for the needy in distress, a shelter from the storm and a shade from the heat for the blistering attack from the ruthless is like a rainstorm beating against a wall,

1 Samuel 25:16

They were a wall around us both day and night, all the time we were with them taking care of the sheep.

Ezra 9:9

Even though we are slaves, our God has not abandoned us in our slavery. Instead, he has extended gracious love to us in the presence of the kings of Persia, to grant us revival, to set up the Temple of our God, to repair its damage, and to give us a protective wall for Judah and Jerusalem.

Isaiah 26:1

At that time, people will sing this song in the land of Judah: "We have a strong city; God crafts victory, its walls and ramparts.

Proverbs 18:11

The wealth of a rich person is his fortified city; in his own imagination, it is like a high wall.

Isaiah 59:10

Let's grope along the wall like the blind; let us grope like those who have no eyes. We stumble at midday as if it were twilight, in desolate places like dead people.

Jeremiah 1:18

"As for me, today I'm making you a fortified city, an iron pillar, and a bronze wall against the whole land against the kings of Judah, against its princes, against its priests, and against the people of the land.

Ezekiel 22:30

I sought for a man among them to build the wall and stand in the breach in my presence on behalf of the land so that it won't be destroyed, but I found no one,

Acts 23:3

At this Paul told him, "God will strike you, you whitewashed wall! How can you sit there and judge me according to the Law, and yet in violation of the Law order me to be struck?"

Revelation 21:12-19

It had a large, high wall with twelve gates. Twelve angels were at the gates, and the names of the twelve tribes of Israel were written 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 wall of the city had twelve foundations, and the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the lamb were written on them.read more.
The angel who was talking to me had a gold measuring rod to measure the city, its gates, and its walls. The city was cubic in shape: its length was the same as its width. He measured the city with his rod, and it measured at 12,000 stadia:Its length, width, and height were the same. He also measured its wall. According to the human measurement that the angel was using, it was 144 cubits. Its wall was made of jasper. The city was made of pure gold, as clear as glass. The foundations of the city wall were decorated with all kinds of gems: The first foundation was jasper, the second sapphire, the third agate, the fourth emerald,

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Foundation » Laid for » Walls

Revelation 21:14

The wall of the city had twelve foundations, and the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the lamb were written on them.

Ezra 4:12

May the king be advised that the Jews who came from you to us have reached Jerusalem and are rebuilding a rebellious and wicked city, having completed its walls and repaired its foundations.

Walls » Of cities » Had towers built on them

2 Chronicles 32:5

Hezekiah took courage and rebuilt all of the walls that had been broken down. Then he erected watch towers on them, and added another external wall. He fortified the terrace ramparts in the City of David and prepared a large number of weapons and shields.

2 Chronicles 26:9

Uzziah also built towers in Jerusalem, at the Corner Gate, at the Valley Gate, and at the Angle and fortified them.

Psalm 48:12

March around Zion; encircle her; count her towers.

Song of Songs 8:10

I was a wall and my breasts were like towers. Then I became like one who finds peace in his eyes.

Walls » Of cities » Frequently laid in ruins

2 Chronicles 25:23

King Joash of Israel captured Joash's son King Amaziah of Judah, the grandson of Ahaziah, at Beth-shemesh and brought him back to Jerusalem, where he broke down 400 cubits of the wall of Jerusalem from the Ephraim Gate to the Corner Gate.

2 Chronicles 36:19

After this, they set fire to God's Temple, demolished the wall around Jerusalem, burned all of its fortified buildings, and destroyed everything of value.

Jeremiah 50:15

Raise a battle cry against her on every side. She has surrendered, her pillars have fallen, her walls are thrown down. For this is the vengeance of the LORD. Take vengeance on her; as she has done, do to her.

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

Deuteronomy 28:52

They'll besiege all your cities until your high and fortified walls in which you have trusted collapse throughout the land. Indeed, they will besiege all your cities, which the LORD your God gave you."

Nehemiah 1:3

They told me, "The survivors of the captivity there in the province are living in great distress and shame. Furthermore, the Jerusalem wall remains broken down and its gates have been burned by fire."

Nehemiah 2:12-17

Then I got up at night, along with a few men with me. I had not confided to any person what my God had put in my heart to do for Jerusalem. Furthermore, there was no other animal with me except for the one I was riding. So I went out during the night through the Valley Gate toward Dragon's Well, and from there to the Dung Gate, inspecting the walls of Jerusalem that were broken down and burned by fire. I proceeded to the Fountain Gate, and then to the King's Pool, but there wasn't sufficient clearance for the animal I was riding to pass. read more.
I traveled the valley by night to inspect the wall, returning through the Valley Gate. The local officials did not know where I had gone or what I had done I informed neither the Judeans, nor the priests, nor the nobles, nor the officials, nor any of the rest who would be doing the work. Later I told them, "You all are watching the predicament we're in, how Jerusalem lies desolate, with its gates burned by fire. Let's rebuild the Jerusalem wall so we're no longer a disgrace."

Walls » Of cities » Instances of persons let down from

Joshua 2:15

So she let them down by a rope through the window, since her house was built into the town wall where she lived.

Acts 9:24-25

but their plot became known to him. They were even watching the gates day and night to murder him, but his disciples took him one night and let him down through the city wall by lowering him in a basket.

Walls » Of houses » Could be easily dug through

Genesis 49:6

I'll never join their council; I'll never enter their assembly. In their anger they committed murder and lamed cattle just for fun.

Ezekiel 8:7

Then the Spirit brought me to the entrance of the court. As I watched, all of a sudden, there was a hole in the wall!

Ezekiel 12:5

While they continue to watch, dig a hole for yourself in the wall and enter through it.

Walls » Of cities » Often very high

Deuteronomy 1:28

Where can we go? Our brothers discouraged us when they said that the people are bigger and taller than we are. Their cities are tall and fortified to the sky, and we also saw the Anakim there.'

Deuteronomy 3:5

All of these cities were fortified with high walls, gates, and bars. Furthermore, there were very many unwalled regions.

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

Ecclesiastes 12:11

Sayings from the wise are like cattle prods and well fastened nails; this masterful collection was given by one shepherd.

Isaiah 22:23

I'll set him like a peg into a secure place; he will become a throne of honor to his father's house.

Walls » Of cities » Kept by watchmen night and day

Isaiah 62:6

"Upon your walls, Jerusalem, I have posted watchmen; all day and all night they won't remain silent. You who make mention of the LORD, take no rest,

Song of Songs 5:7

The watchmen making their rounds through the city found me. They beat me, they bruised me. Those guarding the walls took my cloak from me.

Walls » Small towns and villages were not surrounded by

Deuteronomy 3:5

All of these cities were fortified with high walls, gates, and bars. Furthermore, there were very many unwalled regions.

Leviticus 25:31

However, the houses in the villages that don't have walls around them are to be categorized along with the fields of the land they may be redeemed and returned in the jubilee.

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

Isaiah 5:5

"Now, let me tell you, won't you please, what I'm going to do to my vineyard. "I'm going to take away its protective hedge, and it will be devoured; I'll break down its wall, and it will be trampled.

Song of Songs 2:9

My beloved is like a gazelle or a young stag. Look, there he stands behind our wall, looking through the windows, gazing through the lattice.

Walls » Mentioned in scripture » Of temples

1 Chronicles 29:4

3,000 gold talents imported from Ophir, 7,000 talents of refined silver for gilding the walls of the Temple

Isaiah 56:5

to them I will give in my house and within my walls a monument and a name better than sons and daughters. I will give them an everlasting name that will not be cut off.

Walls » Mentioned in scripture » Of vineyards

Numbers 22:24

but the angel of the LORD stood on a narrow path that crossed the vineyards. It had walls on both sides of the path.

Proverbs 24:31

There it was, overgrown with thistles, the ground covered with thorns, its stone wall collapsed.

Walls » Of cities » Were battered by besieging armies

2 Samuel 20:15

All of the men who had accompanied Joab arrived and besieged Sheba in Abel of Beth-maacah. They threw up a siege ramp against the city rampart and began to batter the wall to demolish it.

Ezekiel 4:2-3

You are to lay siege against it, build a rampart around it, set a bulwark against it, encircle it with a berm, set up camps against it, and place battering rams around it. Then you are to take a flat, iron plate and set it up as an iron wall between you and the city. "Next, you are to turn toward it, oppose it, and place it under siege, because you are to lay siege to it. All of this will serve as a sign to the house of Israel.

Walls » Designed for separation

Ezekiel 43:8

by their setting up their threshold too close to my threshold and their door post too close to my door post, with a wall between me and them. After all, they have defiled my holy name by the loathsome things that they did, so I devoured them in my anger.

Walls » Illustrative » Of those who afford protection

Isaiah 2:15

against every high tower, and against every fortified wall;

1 Samuel 25:16

They were a wall around us both day and night, all the time we were with them taking care of the sheep.

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

Jeremiah 15:20

I'll make you a fortified wall of bronze to this people. They'll fight against you, but they won't prevail against you, for I am with you to save you and deliver you,"

Ezekiel 4:3

Then you are to take a flat, iron plate and set it up as an iron wall between you and the city. "Next, you are to turn toward it, oppose it, and place it under siege, because you are to lay siege to it. All of this will serve as a sign to the house of Israel.

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

Daniel 5:5

At that moment, humanlike fingers of a hand appeared near the lamp stand of the royal palace and wrote on the plaster of the wall.

Daniel 5:25-28

This is the written inscription: MENE, MENE, TEKEL AND PARSIN These are the meanings of the words: MENE: God has audited your kingdom and has ended it. TEKEL: You've been weighed on the scales and you don't measure up. read more.
PERES: Your kingdom has been divided and will be given to the Medes and Persians."

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

2 Kings 6:30

When the king heard what the woman said, he ripped his garments as he continued walking along the city wall. As the people watched, all of a sudden they noticed he was wearing sackcloth underneath his clothes, inside next to his flesh!

2 Kings 6:26

While the king of Israel was walking along the city wall, a woman cried out to him. "Help me, your majesty!" she said.

Walls » Illustrative » Of salvation

Isaiah 26:1

At that time, people will sing this song in the land of Judah: "We have a strong city; God crafts victory, its walls and ramparts.

Isaiah 60:18

Then violence will no longer be heard in your land, nor devastation or destruction within your borders; but you'll call your walls "Salvation', and your gates "Praise'.

Walls » Of houses » Usually plastered

Daniel 5:5

At that moment, humanlike fingers of a hand appeared near the lamp stand of the royal palace and wrote on the plaster of the wall.

Ezekiel 13:10

because they've truly caused my people to stray saying, "Peace," but there's no peace.'"

Walls » Of cities » Strongly fortified

Isaiah 25:12

He brings down the high fortifications of your walls and lays them low; he will raze them to the ground, right down to the dust.

Isaiah 2:15

against every high tower, and against every fortified wall;

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

Isaiah 30:13

therefore, for you this sin will become like a breach in a high wall that is about to collapse, bulging out, and whose crash comes suddenly in an instant.

Psalm 62:3

How long will you rage against someone? Would you attack him as if he were a leaning wall or a tottering fence?

Walls » Of cities » Sometimes burned

Jeremiah 49:27

"I'll kindle a fire in the wall of Damascus, and it will devour the strongholds of Ben-hadad."

Amos 1:7

So I will send down fire upon the wall of Gaza, and it will devour their fortified citadels;

Walls » Frequently made of stone and wood together

Ezra 5:8

This is to inform the king that we traveled to the Temple of the great God in the Judean province, which is being built with large stones and reinforced with wooden beams in its walls. The work proceeds diligently and is in capable hands.

Habakkuk 2:11

Indeed, the stone will cry out from the wall and the rafter will respond from the woodwork."

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

Song of Songs 8:9-10

If she's a wall, on her we will build a battlement of silver. If she's a door, we will enclose her with planks of cedar. I was a wall and my breasts were like towers. Then I became like one who finds peace in his eyes.

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

2 Samuel 11:20-21

if the king starts to get angry and asks you, "Why did you get so near the city to fight? Didn't you know they would shoot from the wall? Who killed Jerubbesheth's son Abimelech? Didn't a woman kill him by throwing an upper millstone on him from the wall at Thebez? Why did you go so close to the wall?' then tell him, "Your servant Uriah the Hittite also died.'"

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

Ezekiel 13:10-15

because they've truly caused my people to stray saying, "Peace," but there's no peace.'" "When someone builds a wall, they coat it with whitewash. Tell those who coat it with whitewash that it will fall. It will be washed off by the rain. Great hailstones will fall and a stormy wind will strip it off. Look! When the wall collapses, won't it be said of you, "Where's the coat of paint that you spread all over the wall?' read more.
"Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says, "In my burning anger, I'll rip it open with a windstorm. In my anger, I'll rinse it off with rain, and put an end to it with a hailstorm in my destructive rage. I'll tear down the wall that you've smeared with whitewash, level it to the ground, and tear out its foundation. Then it will collapse and you'll perish with it! Then you'll know that I am the LORD. ""That's how I'll vent my anger on the wall and on the ones who coated it with whitewash. And I'll say to you, "The wall is gone and so are those who coated it."

Walls » Of houses » Liable to leprosy

Leviticus 14:37

He is to determine if the contagion is indeed on the walls of the house, with greenish or reddish streaks, and to determine if it appears to be deeper than the surface of the wall.

Walls » Mentioned in scripture » Of houses

1 Samuel 18:11

Saul hurled it, thinking, "I'll pin David to the wall." But David escaped from him twice.

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

Jeremiah 22:20

Go up to Lebanon and cry out, to Bashan and lift up your voice. 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

The wealth of a rich person is his fortified city; in his own imagination, it is like a high wall.

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

1 Samuel 31:10

They put Saul's weapons in the temple of Asherah and fastened his corpse to the wall of Beth-shan.

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

1 Samuel 20:25

The king sat down at his place as before, in the seat by the wall. Jonathan stood while Abner sat next to 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 invited the descendants of Levi to come from wherever they lived to Jerusalem so they could celebrate the dedication with joy, thanksgiving, and songs, accompanied by cymbals, lyres, and harps.

Walls » Designed for defence

1 Samuel 25:16

They were a wall around us both day and night, all the time we were with them taking care of the sheep.

Walls » Mentioned in scripture » Of cities

Numbers 13:28

except that the people who have settled in the land are strong, and their cities are greatly fortified. We also saw the descendants of Anak.

Walls » Illustrative » Of the protection of God

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

1 Kings 20:30

The rest of the Aramean army retreated into Aphek, but the city wall collapsed on 27,000 soldiers who had taken shelter there. Ben-hadad himself ran away and hid inside a closet somewhere in the city.

Walls » Of cities » Were strongly manned in war

2 Kings 18:26

At this, Hilkiah's son Eliakim, Shebnah, and Joah asked Rab-shakeh, "Please speak to your servants in Aramaic, because we understand it, but don't speak the language of Judah to us within the hearing of the people who are on the wall."

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

Isaiah 22:10

counted the houses of Jerusalem, tore down certain houses to strengthen the wall,

Walls » Of cities » Idolatrous rites performed on

2 Kings 3:27

So he took his firstborn son, whom he intended to reign after him, and offered him up as a burnt offering on the wall. There subsequently came great anger against Israel, so they abandoned the attack and returned to their homeland.

Walls » Hyssop frequently grew on

1 Kings 4:33

He described trees everything from cedars that grow in Lebanon to hyssop that grows on a garden wall. He described animals, birds, reptiles, and fish.

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

Joshua 6:20

So the army shouted and the trumpets were blown again. As soon as the army heard the sound of the trumpets, they shouted loudly and the wall collapsed. The army charged straight ahead into the city and captured it.

Walls » Of cities » Houses often built on

Joshua 2:15

So she let them down by a rope through the window, since her house was built into the town wall where she lived.

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

Joel 2:7-9

They run like elite soldiers, climbing ramparts like men trained for war. Each man advances in proper order, never breaking rank. Neither does a man crowd his fellow soldier; each one marches in his own path. When they fall by the sword they are not injured. They swarm through the city, running upon its ramparts. Climbing atop the houses, they enter through windows like a thief."

Walls » Illustrative » (whited,) of hypocrites

Acts 23:3

At this Paul told him, "God will strike you, you whitewashed wall! How can you sit there and judge me according to the Law, and yet in violation of the Law order me to be struck?"

Walls » Of houses » Often infested with serpents

Amos 5:19

It will be like a man who runs from a lion, only to encounter a bear; or who comes home, leans his hand against a wall, and a serpent bites him!

Topics on Walls

Dimensions Of Walls

26;42;20

He measured a wall that encompassed all four sides, 500 hundred long and 500 wide, dividing between the sacred and common areas.

Figurative Walls

25;2;18

Cry out from your heart to the Lord, wall of fair Zion! Let your tears run down like a river day and night. Allow yourself no rest, and don't stop crying.

Opening Walls

26;8;7

Then the Spirit brought me to the entrance of the court. As I watched, all of a sudden, there was a hole in the wall!

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