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Lamentations 2:7

Zain The Lord has cast off his altar; he has abhorred his sanctuary; he has given up into the hand of the enemy the walls of her palaces; they have shouted in the house of the LORD as in the day of a feast.

1 Samuel 18:10-11

And it came to pass on the next day that the evil spirit from God came upon Saul, and he prophesied in the midst of the house, and David played with his hand as at other times, and there was a spear in Saul's hand. And Saul cast the spear, saying, I will smite David to the wall with it. And David avoided out of his presence twice.

1 Samuel 20:25

And the king sat upon his seat as at other times, even upon a seat by the wall; and Jonathan arose, and Abner sat by Saul's side, and David's place was empty.

Isaiah 38:2

Then Hezekiah turned his face toward the wall and prayed unto the LORD,

Daniel 5:5

In that same hour some fingers of a man's hand came forth and wrote in front of the candlestick upon the plaster of the wall of the king's palace: and the king saw the palm of the hand that wrote.

2 Chronicles 14:7

Therefore, he said unto Judah, Let us build these cities and make about them walls and towers, gates, and bars, now that the land is ours; because we have sought the LORD our God, we have sought him, and he has given us rest on every side. So they built and were prospered.

Numbers 35:4

And the suburbs of the cities, which ye shall give unto the Levites, shall reach from the wall of the city and outward a thousand cubits round about.

1 Samuel 31:10

And they put his weapons in the house of Ashtaroth, and they fastened his body to the wall of Bethshan.

2 Samuel 18:24

And David sat between the two gates, and the watchman went up to the roof over the gate unto the wall and lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold a man running alone.

Deuteronomy 3:5

All these cities were fenced with high walls, gates, and bars besides a great many unwalled towns.

Nehemiah 2:17

Then said I unto them, Ye see the distress that we are in, how Jerusalem lies waste and its gates are burned with fire; come, and let us build up the wall of Jerusalem, that we be no longer in reproach.

Joshua 2:15

Then she let them down by a cord through the window; for her house was upon the town wall, and she dwelt upon the wall.

Joshua 6:5

And when they make a long sound of jubilee with the horn so that ye hear the voice of the shofar, all the people shall shout with a great shout; and the wall of the city shall fall down flat; then the people shall ascend up each man straight before him.

1 Kings 3:1

And Solomon became a relative of Pharaoh, king of Egypt, for he took Pharaoh's daughter to wife and brought her into the city of David until he had finished building his own house, and the house of the LORD and the wall of Jerusalem round about.

2 Kings 3:27

Then he took his eldest son that should have reigned in his stead and offered him for a burnt offering upon the wall. And there was great indignation in Israel, and they departed from him and returned to their own land.

2 Chronicles 27:3

He built the high gate of the house of the LORD, and on the wall of Ophel he built much.

Psalm 55:10

Day and night they go about it upon the walls thereof; iniquity also and sorrow are in the midst of it.

Isaiah 58:12

And they shall build up out of thee the old waste places: thou shalt raise up the fallen foundations of many generations; and thou shalt be called, The repairer of the breach, The restorer of paths to dwell in.

1 Kings 6:27

And he set the cherubims within the inner house, and they stretched forth the wings of the cherubims, so that the wing of the one touched the one wall, and the wing of the other cherub touched the other wall; and their wings touched one another in the midst of the house.

1 Kings 7:12

And the great court round about had three orders of hewed stones and an order of cedar beams, and likewise the inner court of the house of the LORD and the porch of the house.

Matthew 21:33

Hear another parable: There was a certain husband of a house who planted a vineyard and hedged it round about and dug a winepress in it and built a tower and let it out to husbandmen and went into a far country,

Numbers 22:24-25

But the angel of the LORD stood in a path of the vineyards, a wall being on this side and a wall on that side. And when the ass saw the angel of the LORD, she thrust herself unto the wall and crushed Balaam's foot against the wall; and he smote her again.

Psalm 80:12

Why hast thou then broken down her hedges, so that all those who pass by the way pluck her?

Deuteronomy 28:52

And he shall besiege thee in all thy gates until thy high and fenced walls come down, in which thou dost trust, throughout all thy land; and he shall besiege thee in all thy gates throughout all thy land, which the LORD thy God has given thee.

Jeremiah 50:15

Shout against her round about; she has given her hand; her foundations are fallen; her walls are thrown down: for it is the vengeance of the LORD; take vengeance upon her; as she has done, do unto her.

2 Samuel 20:15

And they came and besieged him in Abel of Bethmaachah, and they cast up a bank against the city, and the people went against the wall; and all the people that were with Joab battered the wall, to throw it down.

2 Kings 14:13

Furthermore, Jehoash, king of Israel, took Amaziah, king of Judah, the son of Jehoash, the son of Ahaziah, at Bethshemesh and came to Jerusalem and broke down the wall of Jerusalem from the gate of Ephraim unto the corner gate, four hundred cubits.

2 Kings 25:4

And the city was broken up, and all the men of war fled by night by the way of the gate between the two walls, which is by the king's garden, with the Chaldees round about the city; and they went by the way of the plain.

2 Chronicles 26:6

For he went forth and warred against the Philistines and broke down the wall of Gath and the wall of Jabneh and the wall of Ashdod and built cities about Ashdod and among the Philistines.

2 Chronicles 36:19

And they burnt the house of God and broke down the wall of Jerusalem and burnt all its palaces with fire and destroyed all its desirable vessels.

Nehemiah 1:3

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

Psalm 89:40

Thou hast broken down all his hedges; thou hast brought his strong holds to ruin.

Isaiah 5:5

And now go to; I will tell you what I will do to my vineyard: I will take away its hedge, and it shall be eaten up; and break down its wall, and it shall be trodden down:

Isaiah 22:5

For a day of trouble and of treading down and of wearing down by the Lord GOD of the hosts is sent in the valley of the vision to break down the wall and give a cry unto the mountain.

Lamentations 2:8

Cheth The LORD has purposed to destroy the wall of the daughter of Zion; he has stretched out the line; he has not withdrawn his hand from destroying; therefore he made the rampart and the wall to lament; they were destroyed together.

Ezekiel 26:4

And they shall demolish the walls of Tyre and destroy her towers; I will also scrape her dust from her and make her like the top of a rock.

Amos 4:3

And ye shall go forth by the breaches one after another, and ye shall be cast out of the palace, saith the LORD.

Isaiah 30:13

Therefore this sin shall be to you as an open wall ready to fall and as a breach in a high defence, whose breaking comes suddenly at an instant.

1 Kings 20:30

But the rest fled to Aphek into the city, and the wall fell upon twenty-seven thousand of the men that were left. And Benhadad also fled and came into the city, into an inner chamber.

Psalm 62:3

How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? Shall ye murder each other until ye are as a bowing wall and as a tottering fence?

Ezekiel 13:10-16

Therefore and because they have seduced my people, saying, Peace; and there was no peace; and one built up the wall, and, behold, others plastered it with loose mud: say unto those who plaster it with loose mud, that it shall fall: there shall be an overflowing rain; and I shall send great hailstones that will cause it to fall; and a stormy wind shall rend it. And behold, when the wall is fallen, shall it not be said unto you, Where is the mud with which ye have plastered it?read more.
Therefore thus hath the Lord GOD said: I will cause a stormy wind to rend it in my fury; and there shall come an overflowing rain in my anger and great hailstones in my wrath to consume it. So I will break down the wall that ye have plastered with loose mud and bring it down to the ground, and its foundation shall be discovered, and it shall fall, and ye shall be consumed in the midst thereof: and ye shall know that I am the LORD. Thus will I accomplish my wrath upon the wall and upon those that have plastered it with loose mud and will say unto you, The wall is no more, neither those that plastered it; to wit, the prophets of Israel who prophesy concerning Jerusalem and who see visions of peace for her, and there is no peace, said the Lord GOD.

Isaiah 25:4

For thou hast been strength to the poor, strength to the needy in his distress, refuge from the storm, shadow from the heat, for the force of the violent is as a storm against the wall.

1 Samuel 25:16

They were a wall unto us both by night and day all the time that we were feeding the sheep with them.

Ezra 9:9

For we were slaves; yet our God did not forsake us in our bondage, but has extended mercy over us before the king of Persia, that we may be given life to lift up the house of our God and to cause the desolations thereof to be restored and to give us a wall of protection in Judah and in Jerusalem.

Isaiah 26:1

In that day they shall sing this song in the land of Judah; We have a strong city; God has appointed saving health for walls and bulwarks.

Isaiah 59:10

We grope for the wall like the blind, and as if we had no eyes we walk by touch; we stumble at noonday as in the night; we are in graves as dead men.

Jeremiah 1:18

For, behold, I have made thee this day as a defenced city and as an iron pillar and as a wall of brass upon all the earth against the kings of Judah, against its princes, against its priests, and against the people of the land.

Ezekiel 22:30

And I sought for a man among them that should make up the hedge and stand in the gap before me for the land that I should not destroy it, but I found no one.

Acts 23:3

Then Paul said unto him, God shall smite thee, thou whitewashed wall, for dost thou sit to judge me after the law and command me to be smitten contrary to the law?

Revelation 21:12-19

And it had a wall great and high, with twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names written thereon, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel: On the east three gates; on the north three gates; on the south three gates; and on the west three gates. And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and in them the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.read more.
And he that talked with me had a golden reed to measure the city and its gates and its wall. And the city lies foursquare, and the length is as large as the breadth; and he measured the city with the reed, twelve thousand furlongs; and the length and the breadth and the height of it are equal. And he measured its wall, a hundred and forty-four cubits, according to the measure of a man, that is, of the angel. And the material of its wall was jasper; but the city was of pure gold, like unto clean glass. And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

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Foundation » Laid for » Walls

Revelation 21:14

And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and in them the 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 to us are come unto Jerusalem, building the rebellious and the bad city, and have founded the walls thereof and joined the foundations.

Walls » Of cities » Had towers built on them

2 Chronicles 32:5

Also he strengthened himself and built up all the wall that was broken and caused the towers to be raised up, and another wall outside, and repaired Millo in the city of David, and made swords and shields in abundance.

2 Chronicles 26:9

Moreover, Uzziah built towers in Jerusalem at the corner gate and at the valley gate and at the corners and fortified them.

Psalm 48:12

Walk about Zion and go round about her; tell the towers thereof.

Song of Songs 8:10

I am a wall, and my breasts like towers since I was in his eyes as the one that found peace.

Walls » Of cities » Frequently laid in ruins

2 Chronicles 25:23

And Joash, the king of Israel, took Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Joash, the son of Jehoahaz, at Bethshemesh, and brought him to Jerusalem and broke down the wall of Jerusalem from the gate of Ephraim to the corner gate, four hundred cubits.

2 Chronicles 36:19

And they burnt the house of God and broke down the wall of Jerusalem and burnt all its palaces with fire and destroyed all its desirable vessels.

Jeremiah 50:15

Shout against her round about; she has given her hand; her foundations are fallen; her walls are thrown down: for it is the vengeance of the LORD; take vengeance upon her; as she has done, do unto her.

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

Deuteronomy 28:52

And he shall besiege thee in all thy gates until thy high and fenced walls come down, in which thou dost trust, throughout all thy land; and he shall besiege thee in all thy gates throughout all thy land, which the LORD thy God has given thee.

Nehemiah 1:3

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

Nehemiah 2:12-17

And I arose in the night, I and some few men with me; neither did I tell any man what my God had put in my heart to do at Jerusalem; neither was there any beast with me, except the beast that I rode upon. And I went out by night by the gate of the valley, even before the fountain of the dragon and to the dung port and considered the walls of Jerusalem, which were broken down, and its gates were consumed with fire. Then I went on to the gate of the fountain and to the king's pool, but there was no place for the beast that was under me to pass. read more.
Then went I up in the night by the brook and considered the wall and turned back and entered by the gate of the valley and so returned. And the rulers did not know where I had gone or what I had done; neither had I as yet told it to the Jews nor to the priests nor to the nobles nor to the rulers nor to the rest that did the work. Then said I unto them, Ye see the distress that we are in, how Jerusalem lies waste and its gates are burned with fire; come, and let us build up the wall of Jerusalem, that we be no longer in reproach.

Walls » Of cities » Instances of persons let down from

Joshua 2:15

Then she let them down by a cord through the window; for her house was upon the town wall, and she dwelt upon the wall.

Acts 9:24-25

but their ambushes were understood by Saul. And they watched the gates day and night to kill him. Then the disciples took him by night and let him down by the wall in a basket.

Walls » Of houses » Could be easily dug through

Genesis 49:6

Let my soul not enter into their secret; nor let my honour join their assembly; for in their anger they slew a man, and in their own will they dug down a wall.

Ezekiel 8:7

And he brought me to the entrance of the court, and when I looked, behold a hole in the wall.

Walls » Of cities » Often very high

Deuteronomy 1:28

Where shall we go up? Our brethren have discouraged our heart, saying, This people is greater and taller than we; the cities are great and walled up to heaven; and moreover we have seen the sons of the Anakims there.

Deuteronomy 3:5

All these cities were fenced with high walls, gates, and bars besides a great many unwalled towns.

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

Ecclesiastes 12:11

The words of the wise are as goads and as nails hammered into place, those of the teachers of the congregations, who are placed under one Shepherd.

Isaiah 22:23

And I will fasten him as a nail in a sure place, and he shall be for a glorious throne to his father's house.

Walls » Of cities » Kept by watchmen night and day

Isaiah 62:6

I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day nor night; ye that make mention of the LORD, do not keep silent

Song of Songs 5:7

The watchmen that went about the city found me, they smote me, they wounded me; the keepers of the walls took away my outer cloak from me.

Walls » Small towns and villages were not surrounded by

Deuteronomy 3:5

All these cities were fenced with high walls, gates, and bars besides a great many unwalled towns.

Leviticus 25:31

But the houses of the villages which have no wall round about them shall be counted as the fields of the country; they may be redeemed, and they shall go out in the jubilee.

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

Isaiah 5:5

And now go to; I will tell you what I will do to my vineyard: I will take away its hedge, and it shall be eaten up; and break down its wall, and it shall be trodden down:

Song of Songs 2:9

My beloved is like a roe or a young hart; behold, he stands behind our wall; he looks through the windows, blossoming through 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, to overlay the walls of the houses;

Isaiah 56:5

even unto them will I give in my house and within my walls a place and a name better than of sons and of daughters: I will give them an everlasting name, that shall never be cut off.

Walls » Mentioned in scripture » Of vineyards

Numbers 22:24

But the angel of the LORD stood in a path of the vineyards, a wall being on this side and a wall on that side.

Proverbs 24:31

and, behold, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered its face, and its stone wall was broken down.

Walls » Of cities » Were battered by besieging armies

2 Samuel 20:15

And they came and besieged him in Abel of Bethmaachah, and they cast up a bank against the city, and the people went against the wall; and all the people that were with Joab battered the wall, to throw it down.

Ezekiel 4:2-3

and lay siege against it and build a fort against it and cast a mount against it; set the camp also against it, and set battering rams against it round about. And take an iron pan and set it for a wall of iron between thee and the city; and set thy face against it and it shall be for an encompassment, and thou shalt lay siege against the city. This shall be a sign to the house of Israel.

Walls » Designed for separation

Ezekiel 43:8

In their setting of their threshold by my threshold, and their post by my post, and a wall between me and them, they have even defiled my holy name by their abominations that they have committed; therefore I have consumed them in my anger.

Walls » Illustrative » Of those who afford protection

Isaiah 2:15

and upon every high tower, and upon every fenced wall,

1 Samuel 25:16

They were a wall unto us both by night and day all the time that we were feeding the sheep with them.

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

Jeremiah 15:20

And I will give thee unto this people as a fenced brazen wall, and they shall fight against thee but they shall not prevail against thee: for I am with thee to keep thee and to defend thee, said the LORD.

Ezekiel 4:3

And take an iron pan and set it for a wall of iron between thee and the city; and set thy face against it and it shall be for an encompassment, and thou shalt lay siege against the city. This shall be a sign to the house of Israel.

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

Daniel 5:5

In that same hour some fingers of a man's hand came forth and wrote in front of the candlestick upon the plaster of the wall of the king's palace: and the king saw the palm of the hand that wrote.

Daniel 5:25-28

And the writing that he sculpted is, MENE, MENE, TEKEL, UPHARSIN. This is the interpretation of the thing: MENE; God has audited thy kingdom and finished it. TEKEL; Thou art weighed in the balances and art found wanting. read more.
PERES; Thy kingdom has been broken and is given to the Medes and Persians.

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

2 Kings 6:30

And when the king heard the words of the woman, he rent his clothes; and he passed by like this upon the wall, and the people looked, and, behold, he had sackcloth within upon his flesh.

2 Kings 6:26

And as the king of Israel was passing by upon the wall, a woman cried unto him, saying, Save me, my lord, O king.

Walls » Illustrative » Of salvation

Isaiah 26:1

In that day they shall sing this song in the land of Judah; We have a strong city; God has appointed saving health for walls and bulwarks.

Isaiah 60:18

Violence shall no more be heard in thy land, wasting nor destruction within thy borders; but thou shalt call thy walls Saving Health and thy gates Praise.

Walls » Of houses » Usually plastered

Daniel 5:5

In that same hour some fingers of a man's hand came forth and wrote in front of the candlestick upon the plaster of the wall of the king's palace: and the king saw the palm of the hand that wrote.

Ezekiel 13:10

Therefore and because they have seduced my people, saying, Peace; and there was no peace; and one built up the wall, and, behold, others plastered it with loose mud:

Walls » Of cities » Strongly fortified

Isaiah 25:12

and lay siege to the fortress of thy high walls; he shall humble it and bring it down to the ground, even to the dust.

Isaiah 2:15

and upon every high tower, and upon every fenced wall,

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

Isaiah 30:13

Therefore this sin shall be to you as an open wall ready to fall and as a breach in a high defence, whose breaking comes suddenly at an instant.

Psalm 62:3

How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? Shall ye murder each other until ye are as a bowing wall and as a tottering fence?

Walls » Of cities » Sometimes burned

Jeremiah 49:27

And I will kindle a fire in the wall of Damascus, and it shall consume the houses of Benhadad.

Amos 1:7

but I will send a fire in 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 went into the province of Judea, to the house of the great God, which is being built with stones of marble, and the timbers are laid in the walls, and this work is going fast and prospers in their hands.

Habakkuk 2:11

For the stone shall cry out from the wall, and the beam out of the timber shall answer it.

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 upon her a palace of silver; and if she is a door, we will inclose her with boards of cedar. I am a wall, and my breasts like towers since I was in his eyes as the one that found peace.

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

2 Samuel 11:20-21

and if the king begins to be angry and he should say unto thee, Why did you approach so near unto the city when ye fought? Did ye not know that which they can throw down from the wall? Who smote Abimelech, the son of Jerubbesheth? Did not a woman cast a piece of a millstone upon him from the wall, that he died in Thebez? Why did you go near the wall? Then thou shalt say, Thy slave Uriah, the Hittite, is dead also.

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

Ezekiel 13:10-15

Therefore and because they have seduced my people, saying, Peace; and there was no peace; and one built up the wall, and, behold, others plastered it with loose mud: say unto those who plaster it with loose mud, that it shall fall: there shall be an overflowing rain; and I shall send great hailstones that will cause it to fall; and a stormy wind shall rend it. And behold, when the wall is fallen, shall it not be said unto you, Where is the mud with which ye have plastered it? read more.
Therefore thus hath the Lord GOD said: I will cause a stormy wind to rend it in my fury; and there shall come an overflowing rain in my anger and great hailstones in my wrath to consume it. So I will break down the wall that ye have plastered with loose mud and bring it down to the ground, and its foundation shall be discovered, and it shall fall, and ye shall be consumed in the midst thereof: and ye shall know that I am the LORD. Thus will I accomplish my wrath upon the wall and upon those that have plastered it with loose mud and will say unto you, The wall is no more, neither those that plastered it;

Walls » Of houses » Liable to leprosy

Leviticus 14:37

And he shall look on the plague, and if the plague is seen in the walls of the house with hollow streaks, greenish or reddish, which appear to be lower than the wall,

Walls » Mentioned in scripture » Of houses

1 Samuel 18:11

And Saul cast the spear, saying, I will smite David to the wall with it. And David avoided out of his presence twice.

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

Jeremiah 22:20

Go up to Lebanon and cry; and lift up thy voice in Bashan and cry unto all parts: for all thy lovers are destroyed.

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

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

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

1 Samuel 31:10

And they put his weapons in the house of Ashtaroth, and they fastened his body to the wall of Bethshan.

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

1 Samuel 20:25

And the king sat upon his seat as at other times, even upon a seat by the wall; and Jonathan arose, and Abner sat by Saul's side, and 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 with gladness, both with thanksgiving and with singing, with cymbals, psalteries, and with harps.

Walls » Designed for defence

1 Samuel 25:16

They were a wall unto us both by night and day all the time that we were feeding the sheep with them.

Walls » Mentioned in scripture » Of cities

Numbers 13:28

Nevertheless the people are strong that dwell in that land, and the cities are very great and strong; and moreover we saw the sons of Anak there.

Walls » Illustrative » Of the protection of God

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

1 Kings 20:30

But the rest fled to Aphek into the city, and the wall fell upon twenty-seven thousand of the men that were left. And Benhadad also fled and came into the city, into an inner chamber.

Walls » Of cities » Were strongly manned in war

2 Kings 18:26

Then said Eliakim, the son of Hilkiah, and Shebna and Joah unto Rabshakeh, Speak, I pray thee, to thy slaves in the Syrian language, for we understand it, and do not talk with us in the Jews' language in the ears of the people that are on the wall.

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

Isaiah 22:10

And ye have numbered the houses of Jerusalem, and ye have broken down houses to fortify the wall.

Walls » Of cities » Idolatrous rites performed on

2 Kings 3:27

Then he took his eldest son that should have reigned in his stead and offered him for a burnt offering upon the wall. And there was great indignation in Israel, and they departed from him and returned to their own land.

Walls » Hyssop frequently grew on

1 Kings 4:33

And he spoke of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springs out of the wall. He also spoke of animals and of fowl and of serpents and of fishes.

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

Joshua 6:20

Then the people shouted when the priests blew with the shofarot, and it came to pass when the people heard the voice of the shofar, that the people shouted with a great shout, and the wall fell down flat, so that the people went up into the city, each man straight before him and they took the city.

Walls » Of cities » Houses often built on

Joshua 2:15

Then she let them down by a cord through the window; for her house was upon the town wall, and she dwelt upon the wall.

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

Joel 2:7-9

They shall run like mighty men; they shall climb the wall like men of war, and they shall march each one in his ways, and they shall not break his ranks. No one shall crowd his companion; they shall walk each one in his path: and even falling upon the sword, they shall not be wounded. They shall go through the city; they shall run upon the wall; they shall climb up upon the houses; they shall enter in at the windows like a thief.

Walls » Illustrative » (whited,) of hypocrites

Acts 23:3

Then Paul said unto him, God shall smite thee, thou whitewashed wall, for dost thou sit to judge me after the law and command me to be smitten contrary to the law?

Walls » Of houses » Often infested with serpents

Amos 5:19

As if a man fled from a lion, and a bear met him; or went into the house, and leaned his hand on the wall and a serpent bit him.

Topics on Walls

Dimensions Of Walls

26;42;20

He measured it by the four sides: it had a wall round about, five hundred reeds long, and five hundred broad, to make a separation between the sanctuary and the profane place.

Figurative Walls

25;2;18

Tsade Their heart cried unto the Lord, O wall of the daughter of Zion; let tears run down like a river day and night; give thyself no rest; let not the apple of thine eye cease.

Opening Walls

26;8;7

And he brought me to the entrance of the court, and when I looked, behold a hole in the wall.