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Lamentations 2:7

(Zayin) The Lord rejected his altar and abhorred his temple. He handed over to the enemy her palace walls; the enemy shouted in the Lord's temple as if it were a feast day.

1 Samuel 18:10-11

The next day an evil spirit from God rushed upon Saul and he prophesied within his house. Now David was playing the lyre that day. There was a spear in Saul's hand, and Saul threw the spear, thinking, "I'll nail David to the wall!" But David escaped from him on two different occasions.

1 Samuel 20:25

The king sat down in his usual place by the wall, with Jonathan opposite him and Abner at his side. But David's place was vacant.

Isaiah 38:2

Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and prayed to the Lord,

Daniel 5:5

At that very moment the fingers of a human hand appeared and wrote on the plaster of the royal palace wall, opposite the lampstand. The king was watching the back of the hand that was writing.

2 Chronicles 14:7

He said to the people of Judah: "Let's build these cities and fortify them with walls, towers, and barred gates. The land remains ours because we have followed the Lord our God and he has made us secure on all sides." So they built the cities and prospered.

Numbers 35:4

The grazing lands around the towns that you will give to the Levites must extend to a distance of 500 yards from the town wall.

1 Samuel 31:10

They placed Saul's armor in the temple of the Ashtoreths and hung his corpse on the city wall of Beth Shan.

2 Samuel 18:24

Now David was sitting between the inner and outer gates, and the watchman went up to the roof over the gate at the wall. When he looked, he saw a man running by himself.

Deuteronomy 3:5

All of these cities were fortified by high walls, gates, and locking bars; in addition there were a great many open villages.

Nehemiah 2:17

Then I said to them, "You see the problem that we have: Jerusalem is desolate and its gates are burned. Come on! Let's rebuild the wall of Jerusalem so that this reproach will not continue."

Joshua 2:15

Then Rahab let them down by a rope through the window. (Her house was built as part of the city wall; she lived in the wall.)

Joshua 6:5

When you hear the signal from the ram's horn, have the whole army give a loud battle cry. Then the city wall will collapse and the warriors should charge straight ahead."

1 Kings 3:1

Solomon made an alliance by marriage with Pharaoh, king of Egypt; he married Pharaoh's daughter. He brought her to the City of David until he could finish building his residence and the temple of the Lord and the wall around Jerusalem.

2 Kings 3:27

So he took his firstborn son, who was to succeed him as king, and offered him up as a burnt sacrifice on the wall. There was an outburst of divine anger against Israel, so they broke off the attack and returned to their homeland.

2 Chronicles 27:3

He built the Upper Gate to the Lord's temple and did a lot of work on the wall in the area known as Ophel.

Psalm 55:10

Day and night they walk around on its walls, while wickedness and destruction are within it.

Isaiah 58:12

Your perpetual ruins will be rebuilt; you will reestablish the ancient foundations. You will be called, 'The one who repairs broken walls, the one who makes the streets inhabitable again.'

Acts 9:25

But his disciples took him at night and let him down through an opening in the wall by lowering him in a basket.

1 Kings 6:27

He put the cherubs in the inner sanctuary of the temple. Their wings were spread out. One of the first cherub's wings touched one wall and one of the other cherub's wings touched the opposite wall. The first cherub's other wing touched the second cherub's other wing in the middle of the room.

1 Kings 7:12

Around the great courtyard were three rows of chiseled stones and one row of cedar beams, like the inner courtyard of the Lord's temple and the hall of the palace.

Matthew 21:33

"Listen to another parable: There was a landowner who planted a vineyard. He put a fence around it, dug a pit for its winepress, and built a watchtower. Then he leased it to tenant farmers and went on a journey.

Numbers 22:24-25

Then the angel of the Lord stood in a path among the vineyards, where there was a wall on either side. And when the donkey saw the angel of the Lord, she pressed herself into the wall, and crushed Balaam's foot against the wall. So he beat her again.

Psalm 80:12

Why did you break down its walls, so that all who pass by pluck its fruit?

Deuteronomy 28:52

They will besiege all of your villages until all of your high and fortified walls collapse -- those in which you put your confidence throughout the land. They will besiege all your villages throughout the land the Lord your God has given you.

Jeremiah 50:15

Shout the battle cry from all around the city. She will throw up her hands in surrender. Her towers will fall. Her walls will be torn down. Because I, the Lord, am wreaking revenge, take out your vengeance on her! Do to her as she has done!

2 Samuel 20:15

So Joab's men came and laid siege against him in Abel of Beth Maacah. They prepared a siege ramp outside the city which stood against its outer rampart. As all of Joab's soldiers were trying to break through the wall so that it would collapse,

2 Kings 14:13

King Jehoash of Israel captured King Amaziah of Judah, son of Jehoash son of Ahaziah, in Beth Shemesh. He attacked Jerusalem and broke down the wall of Jerusalem from the Gate of Ephraim to the Corner Gate -- a distance of about six hundred feet.

2 Kings 25:4

The enemy broke through the city walls, and all the soldiers tried to escape. They left the city during the night. They went through the gate between the two walls that is near the king's garden. (The Babylonians were all around the city.) Then they headed for the Jordan Valley.

2 Chronicles 26:6

Uzziah attacked the Philistines and broke down the walls of Gath, Jabneh, and Ashdod. He built cities in the region of Ashdod and throughout Philistine territory.

2 Chronicles 36:19

They burned down the Lord's temple and tore down the wall of Jerusalem. They burned all its fortified buildings and destroyed all its valuable items.

Nehemiah 1:3

They said to me, "The remnant that remains from the exile there in the province are experiencing considerable adversity and reproach. The wall of Jerusalem lies breached, and its gates have been burned down!"

Psalm 89:40

You have broken down all his walls; you have made his strongholds a heap of ruins.

Isaiah 5:5

Now I will inform you what I am about to do to my vineyard: I will remove its hedge and turn it into pasture, I will break its wall and allow animals to graze there.

Isaiah 22:5

For the sovereign master, the Lord who commands armies, has planned a day of panic, defeat, and confusion. In the Valley of Vision people shout and cry out to the hill.

Lamentations 2:8

(Khet) The Lord was determined to tear down Daughter Zion's wall. He prepared to knock it down; he did not withdraw his hand from destroying. He made the ramparts and fortified walls lament; together they mourned their ruin.

Ezekiel 26:4

They will destroy the walls of Tyre and break down her towers. I will scrape her soil from her and make her a bare rock.

Amos 4:3

Each of you will go straight through the gaps in the walls; you will be thrown out toward Harmon." The Lord is speaking!

Isaiah 30:13

So this sin will become your downfall. You will be like a high wall that bulges and cracks and is ready to collapse; it crumbles suddenly, in a flash.

1 Kings 20:30

The remaining 27,000 ran to Aphek and went into the city, but the wall fell on them. Now Ben Hadad ran into the city and hid in an inner room.

Psalm 62:3

How long will you threaten a man? All of you are murderers, as dangerous as a leaning wall or an unstable fence.

Ezekiel 13:10-16

"'This is because they have led my people astray saying, "All is well," when things are not well. When anyone builds a wall without mortar, they coat it with whitewash. Tell the ones who coat it with whitewash that it will fall. When there is a deluge of rain, hailstones will fall and a violent wind will break out. When the wall has collapsed, people will ask you, "Where is the whitewash you coated it with?"read more.
"'Therefore this is what the sovereign Lord says: In my rage I will make a violent wind break out. In my anger there will be a deluge of rain and hailstones in destructive fury. I will break down the wall you coated with whitewash and knock it to the ground so that its foundation is exposed. When it falls you will be destroyed beneath it, and you will know that I am the Lord. I will vent my rage against the wall, and against those who coated it with whitewash. Then I will say to you, "The wall is no more and those who whitewashed it are no more -- those prophets of Israel who would prophesy about Jerusalem and would see visions of peace for it, when there was no peace," declares the sovereign Lord.'

Isaiah 25:4

For you are a protector for the poor, a protector for the needy in their distress, a shelter from the rainstorm, a shade from the heat. Though the breath of tyrants is like a winter rainstorm,

1 Samuel 25:16

Both night and day they were a protective wall for us the entire time we were with them, while we were tending our flocks.

Ezra 9:9

Although we are slaves, our God has not abandoned us in our servitude. He has extended kindness to us in the sight of the kings of Persia, in that he has revived us to restore the temple of our God and to raise up its ruins and to give us a protective wall in Judah and Jerusalem.

Isaiah 26:1

At that time this song will be sung in the land of Judah: "We have a strong city! The Lord's deliverance, like walls and a rampart, makes it secure.

Proverbs 18:11

The wealth of a rich person is like a strong city, and it is like a high wall in his imagination.

Isaiah 59:10

We grope along the wall like the blind, we grope like those who cannot see; we stumble at noontime as if it were evening. Though others are strong, we are like dead men.

Jeremiah 1:18

I, the Lord, hereby promise to make you as strong as a fortified city, an iron pillar, and a bronze wall. You will be able to stand up against all who live in the land, including the kings of Judah, its officials, its priests and all the people of the land.

Ezekiel 22:30

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

Acts 23:3

Then Paul said to him, "God is going to strike you, you whitewashed wall! Do you sit there judging me according to the law, and in violation of the law you order me to be struck?"

Revelation 21:12-19

It has a massive, high wall with twelve gates, with twelve angels at the gates, and the names of the twelve tribes of the nation of Israel are written on the gates. There are three gates on the east side, three gates on the north side, three gates on the south side and three gates on the west side. The wall of the city has twelve foundations, and on them are the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.read more.
The angel who spoke to me had a golden measuring rod with which to measure the city and its foundation stones and wall. Now the city is laid out as a square, its length and width the same. He measured the city with the measuring rod at fourteen hundred miles (its length and width and height are equal). He also measured its wall, one hundred forty-four cubits according to human measurement, which is also the angel's. The city's wall is made of jasper and the city is pure gold, like transparent glass. The foundations of the city's wall are decorated with every kind of precious stone. The first foundation is 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 has twelve foundations, and on them are the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

Ezra 4:12

Now let the king be aware that the Jews who came up to us from you have gone to Jerusalem. They are rebuilding that rebellious and odious city. They are completing its walls and repairing its foundations.

Walls » Of cities » Had towers built on them

2 Chronicles 32:5

Hezekiah energetically rebuilt every broken wall. He erected towers and an outer wall, and fortified the terrace of the City of David. He made many weapons and shields.

2 Chronicles 26:9

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

Psalm 48:12

Walk around Zion! Encircle it! Count its towers!

Song of Songs 8:10

The Beloved: I was a wall, and my breasts were like fortress towers. Then I found favor in his eyes.

Walls » Of cities » Frequently laid in ruins

2 Chronicles 25:23

King Joash of Israel captured King Amaziah of Judah, son of Joash son of Jehoahaz, in Beth Shemesh and brought him to Jerusalem. He broke down the wall of Jerusalem from the Gate of Ephraim to the Corner Gate -- a distance of about six hundred feet.

2 Chronicles 36:19

They burned down the Lord's temple and tore down the wall of Jerusalem. They burned all its fortified buildings and destroyed all its valuable items.

Jeremiah 50:15

Shout the battle cry from all around the city. She will throw up her hands in surrender. Her towers will fall. Her walls will be torn down. Because I, the Lord, am wreaking revenge, take out your vengeance on her! Do to her as she has done!

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

Deuteronomy 28:52

They will besiege all of your villages until all of your high and fortified walls collapse -- those in which you put your confidence throughout the land. They will besiege all your villages throughout the land the Lord your God has given you.

Nehemiah 1:3

They said to me, "The remnant that remains from the exile there in the province are experiencing considerable adversity and reproach. The wall of Jerusalem lies breached, and its gates have been burned down!"

Nehemiah 2:12-17

I got up during the night, along with a few men who were with me. But I did not tell anyone what my God was putting on my heart to do for Jerusalem. There were no animals with me, except for the one I was riding. I proceeded through the Valley Gate by night, in the direction of the Well of the Dragons and the Dung Gate, inspecting the walls of Jerusalem that had been breached and its gates that had been destroyed by fire. I passed on to the Gate of the Well and the King's Pool, where there was not enough room for my animal to pass with me. read more.
I continued up the valley during the night, inspecting the wall. Then I turned back and came to the Valley Gate, and so returned. The officials did not know where I had gone or what I had been doing, for up to this point I had not told any of the Jews or the priests or the nobles or the officials or the rest of the workers. Then I said to them, "You see the problem that we have: Jerusalem is desolate and its gates are burned. Come on! Let's rebuild the wall of Jerusalem so that this reproach will not continue."

Walls » Of cities » Instances of persons let down from

2 Corinthians 11:33

but I was let down in a rope-basket through a window in the city wall, and escaped his hands.

Joshua 2:15

Then Rahab let them down by a rope through the window. (Her house was built as part of the city wall; she lived in the wall.)

Acts 9:24-25

but Saul learned of their plot against him. They were also watching the city gates day and night so that they could kill him. But his disciples took him at night and let him down through an opening in the wall by lowering him in a basket.

Walls » Of houses » Could be easily dug through

Genesis 49:6

O my soul, do not come into their council, do not be united to their assembly, my heart, for in their anger they have killed men, and for pleasure they have hamstrung oxen.

Ezekiel 8:7

He brought me to the entrance of the court, and as I watched, I noticed a hole in the wall.

Ezekiel 12:5

While they are watching, dig a hole in the wall and carry your belongings out through it.

Walls » Of cities » Often very high

Deuteronomy 1:28

What is going to happen to us? Our brothers have drained away our courage by describing people who are more numerous and taller than we are, and great cities whose defenses appear to be as high as heaven itself! Moreover, they said they saw Anakites there."

Deuteronomy 3:5

All of these cities were fortified by high walls, gates, and locking bars; in addition there were a great many open villages.

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

Ecclesiastes 12:11

The words of the sages are like prods, and the collected sayings are like firmly fixed nails; they are given by one shepherd.

Isaiah 22:23

I will fasten him like a peg into a solid place; he will bring honor and respect to his father's family.

Walls » Of cities » Kept by watchmen night and day

Isaiah 62:6

I post watchmen on your walls, O Jerusalem; they should keep praying all day and all night. You who pray to the Lord, don't be silent!

Song of Songs 5:7

The watchmen found me as they made their rounds in the city. They beat me, they bruised me; they took away my cloak, those watchmen on the walls!

Walls » Small towns and villages were not surrounded by

Deuteronomy 3:5

All of these cities were fortified by high walls, gates, and locking bars; in addition there were a great many open villages.

Leviticus 25:31

The houses of villages, however, which have no wall surrounding them must be considered as the field of the land; they will have the right of redemption and must revert in the jubilee.

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

Isaiah 5:5

Now I will inform you what I am about to do to my vineyard: I will remove its hedge and turn it into pasture, I will break its wall and allow animals to graze there.

Song of Songs 2:9

My lover is like a gazelle or a young stag. Look! There he stands behind our wall, gazing through the window, peering through the lattice.

Walls » Mentioned in scripture » Of temples

1 Chronicles 29:4

This includes 3,000 talents of gold from Ophir and 7,000 talents of refined silver for overlaying the walls of the buildings,

Isaiah 56:5

I will set up within my temple and my walls a monument that will be better than sons and daughters. I will set up a permanent monument for them that will remain.

Walls » Mentioned in scripture » Of vineyards

Numbers 22:24

Then the angel of the Lord stood in a path among the vineyards, where there was a wall on either side.

Proverbs 24:31

I saw that thorns had grown up all over it, the ground was covered with weeds, and its stone wall was broken down.

Walls » Of cities » Were battered by besieging armies

2 Samuel 20:15

So Joab's men came and laid siege against him in Abel of Beth Maacah. They prepared a siege ramp outside the city which stood against its outer rampart. As all of Joab's soldiers were trying to break through the wall so that it would collapse,

Ezekiel 4:2-3

Lay siege to it! Build siege works against it. Erect a siege ramp against it! Post soldiers outside it and station battering rams around it. Then for your part take an iron frying pan and set it up as an iron wall between you and the city. Set your face toward it. It is to be under siege; you are to besiege it. This is a sign for the house of Israel.

Walls » Designed for separation

Ezekiel 43:8

When they placed their threshold by my threshold and their doorpost by my doorpost, with only the wall between me and them, they profaned my holy name by the abominable deeds they committed. So I consumed them in my anger.

Walls » Illustrative » Of those who afford protection

Isaiah 2:15

for every high tower, for every fortified wall,

1 Samuel 25:16

Both night and day they were a protective wall for us the entire time we were with them, while we were tending our flocks.

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

Jeremiah 15:20

I will make you as strong as a wall to these people, a fortified wall of bronze. They will attack you, but they will not be able to overcome you. For I will be with you to rescue you and deliver you," says the Lord.

Ezekiel 4:3

Then for your part take an iron frying pan and set it up as an iron wall between you and the city. Set your face toward it. It is to be under siege; you are to besiege it. This is a sign for the house of Israel.

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

Daniel 5:5

At that very moment the fingers of a human hand appeared and wrote on the plaster of the royal palace wall, opposite the lampstand. The king was watching the back of the hand that was writing.

Daniel 5:25-28

"This is the writing that was inscribed: MENE, MENE, TEQEL, and PHARSIN. This is the interpretation of the words: As for mene -- God has numbered your kingdom's days and brought it to an end. As for teqel -- you are weighed on the balances and found to be lacking. read more.
As for peres -- your kingdom is divided and given over 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 tore his clothes. As he was passing by on the wall, the people could see he was wearing sackcloth under his clothes.

2 Kings 6:26

While the king of Israel was passing by on the city wall, a woman shouted to him, "Help us, my master, O king!"

Walls » Illustrative » Of salvation

Isaiah 26:1

At that time this song will be sung in the land of Judah: "We have a strong city! The Lord's deliverance, like walls and a rampart, makes it secure.

Isaiah 60:18

Sounds of violence will no longer be heard in your land, or the sounds of destruction and devastation within your borders. You will name your walls, 'Deliverance,' and your gates, 'Praise.'

Walls » Of houses » Usually plastered

Daniel 5:5

At that very moment the fingers of a human hand appeared and wrote on the plaster of the royal palace wall, opposite the lampstand. The king was watching the back of the hand that was writing.

Ezekiel 13:10

"'This is because they have led my people astray saying, "All is well," when things are not well. When anyone builds a wall without mortar, they coat it with whitewash.

Walls » Of cities » Strongly fortified

Isaiah 25:12

The fortified city (along with the very tops of your walls) he will knock down, he will bring it down, he will throw it down to the dusty ground.

Isaiah 2:15

for every high tower, for every fortified wall,

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

Isaiah 30:13

So this sin will become your downfall. You will be like a high wall that bulges and cracks and is ready to collapse; it crumbles suddenly, in a flash.

Psalm 62:3

How long will you threaten a man? All of you are murderers, as dangerous as a leaning wall or an unstable fence.

Walls » Of cities » Sometimes burned

Jeremiah 49:27

"I will set fire to the walls of Damascus; it will burn up the palaces of Ben Hadad."

Amos 1:7

So I will set Gaza's city wall on fire; fire will consume her fortresses.

Walls » Frequently made of stone and wood together

Ezra 5:8

Let it be known to the king that we have gone to the province of Judah, to the temple of the great God. It is being built with large stones, and timbers are being placed in the walls. This work is being done with all diligence and is prospering in their hands.

Habakkuk 2:11

For the stones in the walls will cry out, and the wooden rafters will answer back.

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 on her a battlement of silver; but if she is a door, we will barricade her with boards of cedar. The Beloved: I was a wall, and my breasts were like fortress towers. Then I found favor in his eyes.

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

2 Samuel 11:20-21

if the king becomes angry and asks you, 'Why did you go so close to the city to fight? Didn't you realize they would shoot from the wall? Who struck down Abimelech the son of Jerub-Besheth? Didn't a woman throw an upper millstone down on him from the wall so that he died in Thebez? Why did you go so close to the wall?' just say to him, 'Your servant Uriah the Hittite is also dead.'"

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

Ezekiel 13:10-15

"'This is because they have led my people astray saying, "All is well," when things are not well. When anyone builds a wall without mortar, they coat it with whitewash. Tell the ones who coat it with whitewash that it will fall. When there is a deluge of rain, hailstones will fall and a violent wind will break out. When the wall has collapsed, people will ask you, "Where is the whitewash you coated it with?" read more.
"'Therefore this is what the sovereign Lord says: In my rage I will make a violent wind break out. In my anger there will be a deluge of rain and hailstones in destructive fury. I will break down the wall you coated with whitewash and knock it to the ground so that its foundation is exposed. When it falls you will be destroyed beneath it, and you will know that I am the Lord. I will vent my rage against the wall, and against those who coated it with whitewash. Then I will say to you, "The wall is no more and those who whitewashed it are no more --

Walls » Of houses » Liable to leprosy

Leviticus 14:37

He is to examine the infection, and if the infection in the walls of the house consists of yellowish green or reddish eruptions, and it appears to be deeper than the surface of the wall,

Walls » Mentioned in scripture » Of houses

1 Samuel 18:11

and Saul threw the spear, thinking, "I'll nail David to the wall!" But David escaped from him on two different occasions.

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

Jeremiah 22:20

People of Jerusalem, go up to Lebanon and cry out in mourning. Go to the land of Bashan and cry out loudly. Cry out in mourning from the mountains of Moab. For your allies have all been defeated.

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 like a strong city, and it is like a high wall in his imagination.

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

1 Samuel 31:10

They placed Saul's armor in the temple of the Ashtoreths and hung his corpse on the city wall of Beth Shan.

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

1 Samuel 20:25

The king sat down in his usual place by the wall, with Jonathan opposite him and Abner at his side. But David's place was vacant.

Walls » Of cities » Custom of dedicating

Nehemiah 12:27

At the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem, they sought out the Levites from all the places they lived to bring them to Jerusalem to celebrate the dedication joyfully with songs of thanksgiving and songs accompanied by cymbals, harps, and lyres.

Walls » Designed for defence

1 Samuel 25:16

Both night and day they were a protective wall for us the entire time we were with them, while we were tending our flocks.

Walls » Mentioned in scripture » Of cities

Numbers 13:28

But the inhabitants are strong, and the cities are fortified and very large. Moreover we saw the descendants of Anak there.

Walls » Illustrative » Of the protection of God

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

1 Kings 20:30

The remaining 27,000 ran to Aphek and went into the city, but the wall fell on them. Now Ben Hadad ran into the city and hid in an inner room.

Walls » Of cities » Were strongly manned in war

2 Kings 18:26

Eliakim son of Hilkiah, Shebna, and Joah said to the chief adviser, "Speak to your servants in Aramaic, for we understand it. Don't speak with us in the Judahite dialect in the hearing of the people who are on the wall."

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

Isaiah 22:10

You counted the houses in Jerusalem, and demolished houses so you could have material to reinforce the wall.

Walls » Of cities » Idolatrous rites performed on

2 Kings 3:27

So he took his firstborn son, who was to succeed him as king, and offered him up as a burnt sacrifice on the wall. There was an outburst of divine anger against Israel, so they broke off the attack and returned to their homeland.

Walls » Hyssop frequently grew on

1 Kings 4:33

He produced manuals on botany, describing every kind of plant, from the cedars of Lebanon to the hyssop that grows on walls. He also produced manuals on biology, describing animals, birds, insects, and fish.

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

Joshua 6:20

The rams' horns sounded and when the army heard the signal, they gave a loud battle cry. The wall collapsed and the warriors charged straight ahead into the city and captured it.

Walls » Of cities » Houses often built on

Joshua 2:15

Then Rahab let them down by a rope through the window. (Her house was built as part of the city wall; she lived in the wall.)

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

Joel 2:7-9

They charge like warriors; they scale walls like soldiers. Each one proceeds on his course; they do not alter their path. They do not jostle one another; each of them marches straight ahead. They burst through the city defenses and do not break ranks. They rush into the city; they scale its walls. They climb up into the houses; they go in through the windows like a thief.

Walls » Illustrative » (whited,) of hypocrites

Acts 23:3

Then Paul said to him, "God is going to strike you, you whitewashed wall! Do you sit there judging me according to the law, and in violation of the law you order me to be struck?"

Walls » Of houses » Often infested with serpents

Amos 5:19

Disaster will be inescapable, as if a man ran from a lion only to meet a bear, then escaped into a house, leaned his hand against the wall, and was bitten by a poisonous snake.

Topics on Walls

Dimensions Of Walls

Ezekiel 42:20

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

Figurative Walls

Lamentations 2:18

(Tsade) Cry out from your heart to the Lord, O wall of Daughter Zion! Make your tears flow like a river all day and all night long! Do not rest; do not let your tears stop!

Opening Walls

Ezekiel 8:7

He brought me to the entrance of the court, and as I watched, I noticed a hole in the wall.

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