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58 Bible Verses about Walls

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Lamentations 2:7

The Lord has rejected his altar; he has rejected his sanctuary; he has delivered into the hands of the enemy the walls of its citadel fortresses. They have cried out in the house of Yahweh like a day of an appointed feast.

1 Samuel 18:10-11

{On} [the] next day, the evil spirit from God rushed upon Saul, and he prophesied in the middle of the house. Now David was playing [the lyre] with his hand on [that] day {as usual}, and the spear was in Saul's hand. Then Saul hurled the spear and thought, "{I will pin David to the wall}." But David eluded him twice.

1 Samuel 20:25

The king sat at his seat {as before}, the seat by the wall, and Jonathan got up, and Abner sat beside Saul, but David's place was empty.

Isaiah 38:2

Then Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and prayed to Yahweh,

Daniel 5:5

{Immediately} {human fingers} appeared and they wrote {opposite} the lampstand on the plaster of the wall of the palace of the king, and the king was watching the palm of the hand that was writing.

2 Chronicles 14:7

And he said to Judah, "Let us build these cities and surround [them with] walls, towers, gates, and bars while the land [is] before us, because we have sought Yahweh our God. We have sought and he has given rest to us on every side." So they built and had success.

Numbers 35:4

"The pasturelands of the cities that you will give to the Levites [will extend] from the wall of the city to [a distance of] a thousand cubits all around.

1 Samuel 31:10

And they put his armor [in] the temple of the Ashtoreth, and they fastened his corpse to the wall of Beth Shan.

2 Samuel 18:24

Now David [was] sitting between the two gates, and the sentinel went up to the roof of the gate by the wall and he lifted up his eyes and watched, and look, a man [was] running by himself.

Deuteronomy 3:5

All of these [were] fortified towns with high walls, gates, and bars, {apart from} very many [of] the villages of the open country.

Nehemiah 2:17

Then I said to them, "You see the misery that we are in, that Jerusalem is ruined and its gates burned by the fire. Come, build the walls of Jerusalem and we shall no longer be a disgrace."

Joshua 2:15

Then she lowered them with a rope through the window, as her house [was] on the outer side of the wall, and she [was] residing in the wall.

Joshua 6:5

And when they blow long on the horn of the ram, when you hear the sound of the trumpet, all the people will shout [with] a great war cry, and the wall of the city will fall flat, and {the people will charge, each one straight ahead}."

1 Kings 3:1

Solomon intermarried with Pharaoh the king of Egypt, and he took the daughter of Pharaoh and brought her to the city of David until he finished building his house, the house of Yahweh, and the walls of Jerusalem all around.

2 Kings 3:27

He took his firstborn son who was to become king in his place and offered him [as] a burnt offering on the wall. Great wrath came upon Israel, and they withdrew from him and returned to the land.

2 Chronicles 27:3

He built the upper gate of the house of Yahweh, and {he did much restoration} on the wall of Ophel.

Psalm 55:10

Day and night they go around it on its walls, and iniquity and trouble [are] in its midst.

Isaiah 58:12

And they shall rebuild ancient ruins from you; you shall erect [the] foundations of {many generations,} and {you shall be called} [the] bricklayer [of] [the] breach, [the] restorer of paths to live [in].

1 Kings 6:27

He placed the cherubim in the middle of the inner house, and they spread out the wings of the cherubim; the wing of the first cherub touched against the wall and the wing of the second cherub [was] touching against the second wall; their wings [spread] to the middle of the house [and were] touching wing to wing.

1 Kings 7:12

The great courtyard all around had three rows of dressed stones and a row of cedar beams; for [both] the courtyard of the inner house of Yahweh and for the porch of the house.

Matthew 21:33

"Listen to another parable: There was a man--a master of a house--who planted a vineyard, and put a fence [around] it, and dug a winepress in it, and built a watchtower, and leased it to tenant farmers, and went on a journey.

Numbers 22:24-25

The angel of Yahweh stood in the narrow path of the vineyards, [with] {a wall on either side}. When the donkey saw the angel of Yahweh, she pressed herself into the wall, and she pressed the foot of Balaam into the wall, so he struck her again.

Psalm 80:12

Why have you broken down its walls, so that all [who] pass on [the] road pluck [fruit from] it?

Deuteronomy 28:52

And it shall besiege you in all your towns {until your high and fortified walls fall}, which you [are] trusting in {throughout your land}; and it shall besiege you in all of your towns in all of your land that Yahweh your God has given to you.

Jeremiah 50:15

Raise a war cry against her on all sides. {She has surrendered}. Her towers have fallen, her walls are ruined. For this [is] the vengeance of Yahweh. Take revenge on her. As she has done [to others], [so] do to her.

2 Samuel 20:15

And they came and besieged him in Abel Beth Maacah. They threw up a siege ramp against the city, and they stood against the ramparts. And all the army who [were] with Joab [were] battering to cause the wall to fall.

2 Kings 14:13

Jehoash king of Israel captured Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Jehoash, the son of Ahaziah, at Beth-Shemesh. Then they came [to] Jerusalem, and he broke down the wall of Jerusalem from the Gate of Ephraim up to the Corner Gate, four hundred cubits!

2 Kings 25:4

Then the city was breached, and all of the men of war [entered] by night by way of the gate between the wall which was by the garden of the king, and the Chaldeans [were] against the city all around, so he left by the way of the Arabah.

2 Chronicles 26:6

And he went out and made war against the Philistines, and he broke down the wall of Gath and the wall of Jabneh and the wall of Ashdod, and he built cities in Ashdod and among the Philistines.

2 Chronicles 36:19

And they burned the house of God. And they shattered the walls of Jerusalem and burned its citadels with fire and destroyed all the vessels of its treasuries.

Nehemiah 1:3

They replied to me, "The survivors in the province who have survived the captivity are in great trouble and disgrace. The wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates have been burned in the fire."

Psalm 89:40

You have broken down all his walls; you have made his fortifications a ruin.

Isaiah 5:5

And now let me tell you what I myself am about to do to my vineyard. [I will] remove its hedge, and it shall become a devastation. [I will] break down its wall, and it shall become a trampling.

Isaiah 22:5

For the Lord Yahweh of hosts has a day of tumult and trampling and confusion in [the] valley of vision, tearing down of walls and a cry for help to the mountains.

Lamentations 2:8

Yahweh has planned to destroy the wall of the daughter of Zion. He measured [with] a line; he has not restrained his hand from destroying; he caused rampart and wall to mourn; together they have languished away.

Ezekiel 26:4

And I will destroy the walls of Tyre, and they will demolish its towers, and I will scrape away its earthen dirt from it, and I will make it into {a bare rock}.

Amos 4:3

And you shall leave through breaches [in the wall], each one in front of her. You will be dragged off toward Harmon," {declares} Yahweh.

Isaiah 30:13

therefore this iniquity shall come for you like a breach about to fall, bulging out on a high wall {that breaks} suddenly, [in] an instant.

1 Kings 20:30

Then those who remained fled to Aphek, to the city, and the wall fell on twenty-seven thousand men who had remained, so Ben-Hadad fled and went to the innermost rooms of the city.

Psalm 62:3

How long will you attack a man? All of you will be shattered like a leaning wall, a tottering fence.

Ezekiel 13:10-16

Because, yes, because they led my people astray, {saying} 'Peace!' And [there is] not peace. And [when] anyone builds a flimsy wall, look, they coat it [with] whitewash. Say to [those] covering [it] [with] whitewash that it will fall; there will be {a torrent of rain}, and I will give stones of hail; they will fall! And a {windstorm} will burst forth! And look! [When] the wall falls, will it not be said to you, 'Where [is] the whitewash [with] which you covered [it]?'read more.
Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh: 'And [so] I will let burst forth a {windstorm} in my rage, and {there will be a torrent of rain} in my anger, and hailstones in [my] rage {for complete destruction}. And I will break down the wall that you covered [with] whitewash, and I will knock it to the ground, and its foundation will be revealed, and it will fall, and you will come to an end in the midst of it, and you will know that I [am] Yahweh! And I will fully vent my rage against the wall and against those covering it [with] whitewash, and I will say to you, "{The wall is no more}, and {the people covering it are no more}, [that is], the prophets of Israel, the ones prophesying concerning Jerusalem and the ones seeing visions of peace, and there is not peace!'" " {declares} the Lord Yahweh.

Isaiah 25:4

For you have been a refuge to the poor, a refuge to the needy in his distress, a shelter from [the] rainstorm, a shade from [the] heat. For [the] breath of [the] ruthless [was] like a rainstorm against a wall,

1 Samuel 25:16

They were a wall to us both night and day, all {the days we were} with them keeping the sheep.

Ezra 9:9

For we are slaves and in our bondage our God did not forsake us, and he has extended to us loyal love in the presence of the kings of Persia, to give to us deliverance [and] to set up the house of our God, to repair its ruins, and to give us a wall in Judea and Jerusalem.

Isaiah 26:1

On that day, this song will be sung in the land of Judah: "{We have a strong city}; he sets up victory [like] walls and ramparts!

Proverbs 18:11

The wealth of the rich [is] {his strong city}, and like a wall, it is high in his imagination.

Isaiah 59:10

We grope like the blind [along] a wall, and we grope {as without} eyes. We stumble at noon as [in] the twilight; among the strong [we are] like the dead.

Jeremiah 1:18

Now look, I have made you {today} as a fortified city and as an iron pillar and a bronze wall against all the land, against the kings of Judah, against its princes, against its priests, and against the people of the land.

Ezekiel 22:30

And [so] I sought for them somebody, one repairing [the] wall and standing in the breach {before me} on behalf of the land not to destroy it, but I did not find [anyone],

Acts 23:3

Then Paul said to him, "God is going to strike you, [you] whitewashed wall! And are you sitting [there] judging me according to the law, and acting contrary to the law do you order me to be struck?"

Revelation 21:12-19

It has a great and high wall that has twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names written on [the gates] which are 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 has twelve foundations, and on them [are] twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.read more.
And the one who spoke with me was holding a golden measuring rod in order that he could measure the city and its gates and its wall. And the city is laid out as a square, and its length is the same as [its] width. And he measured the city with the measuring rod at twelve thousand stadia; the length and the width and the height of it are equal. And he measured its wall, one hundred forty-four cubits {according to human measure}, which is the angel's. And the material of its wall [is] jasper, and the city [is] pure gold, similar in appearance to pure glass. The foundations of the wall of the city are 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

And the wall of the city has twelve foundations, and on them [are] twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

Ezra 4:12

be it known to the king that the Jews who have come up from near you to us have gone to Jerusalem. They are building the rebellious and wicked city. They are finishing the wall and repairing the foundation.

Walls » Of cities » Had towers built on them

2 Chronicles 32:5

Then he strengthened himself and built up all the walls that were broken down, and raised towers upon [them] and another wall {outside}. And he strengthened the Millo of the city of David and made much weaponry and small shields.

2 Chronicles 26:9

And Uzziah built towers in Jerusalem at the Corner Gate, at the Valley Gate, and at the Angle, and he strengthened them.

Psalm 48:12

Walk about Zion and circle it; count her towers.

Song of Songs 8:10

I [was] a wall, and my breasts [were] like the towers, {so [my betrothed] viewed me with great delight}.

Walls » Of cities » Frequently laid in ruins

2 Chronicles 25:23

And Joash the king of Israel captured Amaziah the king of Judah, the son of Joash, the son of Jehoahaz, at Beth-Shemesh. And they 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 burned the house of God. And they shattered the walls of Jerusalem and burned its citadels with fire and destroyed all the vessels of its treasuries.

Jeremiah 50:15

Raise a war cry against her on all sides. {She has surrendered}. Her towers have fallen, her walls are ruined. For this [is] the vengeance of Yahweh. Take revenge on her. As she has done [to others], [so] do to her.

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

Deuteronomy 28:52

And it shall besiege you in all your towns {until your high and fortified walls fall}, which you [are] trusting in {throughout your land}; and it shall besiege you in all of your towns in all of your land that Yahweh your God has given to you.

Nehemiah 1:3

They replied to me, "The survivors in the province who have survived the captivity are in great trouble and disgrace. The wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates have been burned in the fire."

Nehemiah 2:12-17

I got up during the night, I and a few men with me. I did not tell anybody what my God put in my heart to do for Jerusalem. No animal [was] with me except the animal that I was riding on. I went out during the night at the gate of the valley by the Dragon spring and to the Dung Gate. And I examined the walls in Jerusalem and its gates that had been destroyed by the fire. I crossed over to the Fountain Gate and to the King's Pool, but there was no place for {my mount} to cross over. read more.
So I went up by the valley during the night and was examining the wall. Then I returned and came to the Valley Gate and returned. The prefects did not know where I had gone and what I was doing. I had not yet told the Jews, the priests, the nobles, the prefects, and the rest of the workers. Then I said to them, "You see the misery that we are in, that Jerusalem is ruined and its gates burned by the fire. Come, build the walls of Jerusalem and we shall no longer be a disgrace."

Walls » Of cities » Instances of persons let down from

2 Corinthians 11:33

and I was lowered through a window through the wall in a rope-basket, and I escaped his hands.

Joshua 2:15

Then she lowered them with a rope through the window, as her house [was] on the outer side of the wall, and she [was] residing in the wall.

Acts 9:24-25

But their plot became known to Saul, and they were also watching the gates both day and night so that they could do away with him. But his disciples took [him] at night [and] let him down through the wall [by] lowering [him] in a basket.

Walls » Of houses » Could be easily dug through

Genesis 49:6

Let not my person be joined to their company. For in their anger they killed men, and at their pleasure they hamstrung cattle.

Ezekiel 8:7

And he brought me to the doorway of the courtyard, and I saw, and look! A hole in the wall.

Ezekiel 12:5

Before their eyes dig through for yourself, through the wall, and you must bring [the baggage] out through it.

Walls » Of cities » Often very high

Deuteronomy 1:28

Where [can] we go up? Our brothers have {made our hearts melt}, {saying}, "The people are greater and taller than we are, [and there are] great fortified cities [reaching] up to heaven, and we saw the sons of the Anakites [living] there." '

Deuteronomy 3:5

All of these [were] fortified towns with high walls, gates, and bars, {apart from} very many [of] the villages of the open country.

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

Ecclesiastes 12:11

The words of the wise [are] like cattle goads; the collections of the sages [are] like pricks inflicted by one shepherd.

Isaiah 22:23

And I will drive him in [like] a peg into a secure place, and he will become like a throne of glory to the house of his father.

Walls » Of cities » Kept by watchmen night and day

Isaiah 62:6

I have appointed watchmen upon your walls, Jerusalem; all day and all night they shall never be silent. You who profess Yahweh have no rest.

Song of Songs 5:7

The sentinels making rounds in the city found me; they beat me, they wounded me; they took my cloak away from me-- {those sentinels on the walls}!

Walls » Small towns and villages were not surrounded by

Deuteronomy 3:5

All of these [were] fortified towns with high walls, gates, and bars, {apart from} very many [of] the villages of the open country.

Leviticus 25:31

However, village houses that have no surrounding wall shall be considered {open country}; [there] is redemption for it, and in the Jubilee it shall go out [of the buyer's hand].

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

Isaiah 5:5

And now let me tell you what I myself am about to do to my vineyard. [I will] remove its hedge, and it shall become a devastation. [I will] break down its wall, and it shall become a trampling.

Song of Songs 2:9

My beloved is like a gazelle or {a young stag}. Look! {He is} standing behind our wall, gazing {through} the window, looking {through} the lattice.

Walls » Mentioned in scripture » Of temples

1 Chronicles 29:4

three thousand talents of gold from the gold of Ophir and seven thousand talents of refined silver to overlay the walls of the houses,

Isaiah 56:5

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

Walls » Mentioned in scripture » Of vineyards

Numbers 22:24

The angel of Yahweh stood in the narrow path of the vineyards, [with] {a wall on either side}.

Proverbs 24:31

and behold, it was overgrown--all of it was covered [with] thorns, its surface with nettles, 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 Beth Maacah. They threw up a siege ramp against the city, and they stood against the ramparts. And all the army who [were] with Joab [were] battering to cause the wall to fall.

Ezekiel 4:2-3

And you must build against it siege works, and you must build against it bulwark, and you must heap against it a siege ramp, and you must set up against it camps and put against it a battering ram all around. And take for yourself a plate of iron, and you must place it [as] a wall of iron between you and the city, and you must set your face against it, and it must be {under siege}, and you must lay the siege against it; it is a sign for the house of Israel.

Walls » Designed for separation

Ezekiel 43:8

{When they placed their threshold} with my threshold, their doorframe beside my doorframe and the wall [was] between me and between them, then they defiled {my holy name}, with their detestable things that they did, and [so] I consumed them in my anger.

Walls » Illustrative » Of those who afford protection

Isaiah 2:15

and against every kind of high tower, and against every kind of fortified wall,

1 Samuel 25:16

They were a wall to us both night and day, all {the days we were} with them keeping the sheep.

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

Jeremiah 15:20

And I will make you to this people a wall of fortified bronze, and they will fight against you, but they will not prevail over you, for I [am] with you, to save you, and to deliver you," {declares} Yahweh.

Ezekiel 4:3

And take for yourself a plate of iron, and you must place it [as] a wall of iron between you and the city, and you must set your face against it, and it must be {under siege}, and you must lay the siege against it; it is a sign for the house of Israel.

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

Daniel 5:5

{Immediately} {human fingers} appeared and they wrote {opposite} the lampstand on the plaster of the wall of the palace of the king, and the king was watching the palm of the hand that was writing.

Daniel 5:25-28

"Now this was the writing that was inscribed: 'Mene, Mene, Tekel and Parsin.' "This [is] the explanation of the matter: 'Mene'--God has numbered your kingdom and brought an end [to] it. " 'Tekel'--you have been weighed on scales and you have been found wanting. read more.
" 'Peres'--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

It happened that when the king heard the words of the woman, he tore his clothes. Now he had been walking on the wall, and the people saw, and behold, sackcloth was over his flesh underneath.

2 Kings 6:26

It happened that the king of Israel [was] crossing over on the wall, and a woman called out to him, saying, "Help, my lord the king!"

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}; he sets up victory [like] walls and ramparts!

Isaiah 60:18

Violence shall no longer be heard in your land; devastation or destruction on your borders. And you shall call your walls Salvation, and your gates, Praise.

Walls » Of houses » Usually plastered

Daniel 5:5

{Immediately} {human fingers} appeared and they wrote {opposite} the lampstand on the plaster of the wall of the palace of the king, and the king was watching the palm of the hand that was writing.

Ezekiel 13:10

Because, yes, because they led my people astray, {saying} 'Peace!' And [there is] not peace. And [when] anyone builds a flimsy wall, look, they coat it [with] whitewash.

Walls » Of cities » Strongly fortified

Isaiah 25:12

And he will throw down the fortification of the high point of your walls; he will bring [it] low; he will {send it} to the ground, to [the] dust.

Isaiah 2:15

and against every kind of high tower, and against every kind of fortified wall,

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

Isaiah 30:13

therefore this iniquity shall come for you like a breach about to fall, bulging out on a high wall {that breaks} suddenly, [in] an instant.

Psalm 62:3

How long will you attack a man? All of you will be shattered like a leaning wall, a tottering fence.

Walls » Of cities » Sometimes burned

Jeremiah 49:27

"And I will kindle a fire at the wall of Damascus, and it will devour the citadel fortresses of Ben-hadad."

Amos 1:7

So I will send a fire against the wall of Gaza and it will devour its citadel fortresses.

Walls » Frequently made of stone and wood together

Ezra 5:8

May it be known to the king that we went to the province of Judah, the house of the great God. It is being built with stone blocks and timber is being put in the walls. This work is being done with diligence and is making progress in their hands.

Habakkuk 2:11

For the stone will cry out from the wall, and [the] plaster from [the] wood will 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 adorn her with a turret of silver}; but if she [is] a door, we will barricade her with boards of cedar. I [was] a wall, and my breasts [were] like the towers, {so [my betrothed] viewed me with great delight}.

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

2 Samuel 11:20-21

if the anger of the king rises and he says to you, 'Why did you go near the city to fight? Did you not know that they would shoot from [atop] the wall? Who killed Abimelech the son of Jerub-bosheth, if not a woman who threw an upper millstone on him from [atop] the wall and he died at Thebez? Why did you go near the wall?' Then you shall say, 'Your servant Uriah the Hittite also died.'"

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

Ezekiel 13:10-15

Because, yes, because they led my people astray, {saying} 'Peace!' And [there is] not peace. And [when] anyone builds a flimsy wall, look, they coat it [with] whitewash. Say to [those] covering [it] [with] whitewash that it will fall; there will be {a torrent of rain}, and I will give stones of hail; they will fall! And a {windstorm} will burst forth! And look! [When] the wall falls, will it not be said to you, 'Where [is] the whitewash [with] which you covered [it]?' read more.
Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh: 'And [so] I will let burst forth a {windstorm} in my rage, and {there will be a torrent of rain} in my anger, and hailstones in [my] rage {for complete destruction}. And I will break down the wall that you covered [with] whitewash, and I will knock it to the ground, and its foundation will be revealed, and it will fall, and you will come to an end in the midst of it, and you will know that I [am] Yahweh! And I will fully vent my rage against the wall and against those covering it [with] whitewash, and I will say to you, "{The wall is no more}, and {the people covering it are no more},

Walls » Of houses » Liable to leprosy

Leviticus 14:37

And he shall examine the infection, and {if} the infection on the house's wall [has] yellowish-green or reddish spots and its appearance [is] deeper than [the surface of] the wall,

Walls » Mentioned in scripture » Of houses

1 Samuel 18:11

Then Saul hurled the spear and thought, "{I will pin David to the wall}." But David eluded him twice.

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

Jeremiah 22:20

Go up [to] Lebanon and cry out, and in Bashan lift up your voice, and cry out from Abarim, for all your lovers are shattered.

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 the rich [is] {his strong city}, and like a wall, it is high in his imagination.

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

1 Samuel 31:10

And they put his armor [in] the temple of the Ashtoreth, and they 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 at his seat {as before}, the seat by the wall, and Jonathan got up, and Abner sat 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 sought the Levites from all of their places in order to bring them to Jerusalem to do the dedication with joy, thanksgivings, song and cymbals, stringed instruments and lyres.

Walls » Designed for defence

1 Samuel 25:16

They were a wall to us both night and day, all {the days we were} with them keeping the sheep.

Walls » Mentioned in scripture » Of cities

Numbers 13:28

Yet the people who are inhabiting [it are] strong and the cities [are] fortified and very large; moreover, we saw the descendants of the Anakites there.

Walls » Illustrative » Of the protection of God

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

1 Kings 20:30

Then those who remained fled to Aphek, to the city, and the wall fell on twenty-seven thousand men who had remained, so Ben-Hadad fled and went to the innermost rooms of the city.

Walls » Of cities » Were strongly manned in war

2 Kings 18:26

Then Eliakim the son of Hilkiah and Shebna and Joah said to the chief commander, "Please speak to your servants in Aramaic, for we [are] understanding, but you must not speak Judean with us in the ears of the people who [are] on the wall."

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

Isaiah 22:10

And you counted the houses of Jerusalem, and you broke down the houses to fortify the wall.

Walls » Of cities » Idolatrous rites performed on

2 Kings 3:27

He took his firstborn son who was to become king in his place and offered him [as] a burnt offering on the wall. Great wrath came upon Israel, and they withdrew from him and returned to the land.

Walls » Hyssop frequently grew on

1 Kings 4:33

He spoke concerning the trees, from the cedar which [is] in Lebanon up to the hyssop which grows on the wall; he also spoke concerning the animals, concerning the birds, concerning the creeping things, and concerning the fish.

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

Joshua 6:20

So the people shouted, and they blew on the trumpets. And when the people heard the sound of the trumpet, they raised a great shout, and the wall fell flat. {The people charged, each one straight ahead into the city}, and they captured it.

Walls » Of cities » Houses often built on

Joshua 2:15

Then she lowered them with a rope through the window, as her house [was] on the outer side of the wall, and she [was] residing in the wall.

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

Joel 2:7-9

They run like mighty warriors, they scale the wall like men of war; each goes on its own way, and they do not swerve [from] their paths. They do not jostle {one another}; each goes on its own trail; and through the falling weapons, they are not halted. In the city they rush forth; on the walls they run. Into the houses they climb up; through the windows they enter like thief.

Walls » Illustrative » (whited,) of hypocrites

Acts 23:3

Then Paul said to him, "God is going to strike you, [you] whitewashed wall! And are you sitting [there] judging me according to the law, and acting contrary to the law do you order me to be struck?"

Walls » Of houses » Often infested with serpents

Amos 5:19

[It will be] as [if] a man fled from a lion and a bear met him; or he went [into] the house and leaned his hand against the wall and a snake bit him.

Topics on Walls

Dimensions Of Walls

26;42;20

{Toward the four sides} he measured it; [there] [was] a wall for it {all the way around}. [Its] length [was] five hundred [cubits] and [its] width [was] five hundred [cubits], in order to make separation between what is holy and what is common.

Figurative Walls

25;2;18

Their heart cried to the Lord, "O wall of the daughter of Zion, let tears stream down like a river; day and night, do not give yourself relief, do not give your eyes rest.

Opening Walls

26;8;7

And he brought me to the doorway of the courtyard, and I saw, and look! A hole in the wall.