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Lamentations 2:7

The Lord hath cast off His altar, He hath rejected His sanctuary, He hath shut up into the hand of the enemy The walls of her palaces, A noise they have made in the house of Jehovah Like a day of appointment.

1 Samuel 18:10-11

And it cometh to pass, on the morrow, that the spirit of sadness from God prospereth over Saul, and he prophesieth in the midst of the house, and David is playing with his hand, as day by day, and the javelin is in the hand of Saul, and Saul casteth the javelin, and saith, 'I smite through David, even through the wall;' and David turneth round out of his presence twice.

1 Samuel 20:25

and the king sitteth on his seat, as time by time, on a seat by the wall, and Jonathan riseth, and Abner sitteth at the side of Saul, and David's place is looked after.

Isaiah 38:2

And Hezekiah turneth round his face unto the wall, and prayeth unto Jehovah,

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Dimensions Of Walls

Ezekiel 42:20

At the four sides he hath measured it, a wall is to it all round about, the length five hundred, and the breadth five hundred, to separate between the holy and the profane place.

Figurative Walls

Lamentations 2:18

Cried hath their heart unto the Lord; O wall of the daughter of Zion, Cause to go down as a stream tears daily and nightly, Give not rest to thyself, Let not the daughter of thine eye stand still.

Opening Walls

Ezekiel 8:7

And He bringeth me in unto an opening of the court, and I look, and lo, a hole in the wall;

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Daniel 5:5

In that hour come forth have fingers of a man's hand, and they are writing over-against the candlestick, on the plaster of the wall of the king's palace: and the king is seeing the extremity of the hand that is writing;

2 Chronicles 14:7

And he saith to Judah, 'Let us build these cities, and compass them with wall, and towers, two-leaved doors, and bars, while the land is before us, because we have sought Jehovah our God, we have sought, and He giveth rest to us round about;' and they build and prosper.

Numbers 35:4

And the suburbs of the cities which ye give to the Levites are, from the wall of the city and without, a thousand cubits round about.

1 Samuel 31:10

and they place his weapons in the house of Ashtaroth, and his body they have fixed on the wall of Beth-Shan.

2 Samuel 18:24

And David is sitting between the two gates, and the watchman goeth unto the roof of the gate, unto the wall, and lifteth up his eyes, and looketh, and lo, a man running by himself.

Deuteronomy 3:5

All these are cities fenced with high walls, two-leaved doors and bar, apart from cities of villages very many;

Nehemiah 2:17

and I say unto them, 'Ye are seeing the evil that we are in, in that Jerusalem is waste, and its gates have been burnt with fire; come and we build the wall of Jerusalem, and we are not any more a reproach.'

Joshua 2:15

And she causeth them to go down by a rope through the window, for her house is in the side of the wall, and in the wall she is dwelling;

Joshua 6:5

and it hath been, in the prolongation of the horn of the jubilee, in your hearing the voice of the trumpet, all the people shout -- a great shout, and the wall of the city hath fallen under it, and the people have gone up, each over-against him.'

1 Kings 3:1

And Solomon joineth in marriage with Pharaoh king of Egypt, and taketh the daughter of Pharaoh, and bringeth her in unto the city of David, till he completeth to build his own house, and the house of Jehovah, and the wall of Jerusalem round about.

2 Kings 3:27

and he taketh his son, the first-born who reigneth in his stead, and causeth him to ascend -- a burnt-offering on the wall, and there is great wrath against Israel, and they journey from off him, and turn back to the land.

2 Chronicles 27:3

He hath built the upper gate of the house of Jehovah, and in the wall of Ophel he hath built abundantly;

Psalm 55:10

By day and by night they go round it, on its walls. Both iniquity and perverseness are in its midst,

Isaiah 58:12

And they have built out of thee the wastes of old, The foundations of many generations thou raisest up, And one calleth thee, 'Repairer of the breach, Restorer of paths to rest in.'

1 Kings 6:27

and he setteth the cherubs in the midst of the inner house, and they spread out the wings of the cherubs, and a wing of the one cometh against the wall, and a wing of the second cherub is coming against the second wall, and their wings are unto the midst of the house, coming wing against wing;

1 Kings 7:12

and the great court round about is three rows of hewn work, and a row of cedar-beams, even for the inner court of the house of Jehovah, and for the porch of the house.

Matthew 21:33

'Hear ye another simile: There was a certain man, a householder, who planted a vineyard, and did put a hedge round it, and digged in it a wine-press, and built a tower, and gave it out to husbandmen, and went abroad.

Numbers 22:24-25

And the messenger of Jehovah standeth in a narrow path of the vineyards -- a wall on this side and a wall on that -- and the ass seeth the messenger of Jehovah, and is pressed unto the wall, and presseth Balaam's foot unto the wall, and he addeth to smite her;

Psalm 80:12

Why hast Thou broken down its hedges, And all passing by the way have plucked it?

Deuteronomy 28:52

'And it hath laid siege to thee in all thy gates, till thy walls come down, the high and the fenced ones in which thou art trusting, in all thy land; yea, it hath laid siege to thee in all thy gates, in all thy land, which Jehovah thy God hath given to thee;

Jeremiah 50:15

Shout against her round about, She hath given forth her hand, Fallen have her foundations, Thrown down have been her walls, For it is the vengeance of Jehovah, Be avenged of her, as she did -- do ye to her.

2 Samuel 20:15

and they go in and lay siege against him, in Abel of Beth-Maachah, and cast up a mount against the city, and it standeth in a trench, and all the people who are are with Joab are destroying, to cause the wall to fall.

2 Kings 14:13

And Amaziah king of Judah, son of Jehoash son of Ahaziah, caught hath Jehoash king of Israel in Beth-Shemesh, and they come in to Jerusalem, and he bursteth through the wall of Jerusalem, at the gate of Ephraim unto the gate of the corner, four hundred cubits,

2 Kings 25:4

then the city is broken up, and all the men of war go by night the way of the gate, between the two walls that are by the garden of the king, and the Chaldeans are against the city round about, and the king goeth the way of the plain.

2 Chronicles 26:6

And he goeth forth, and fighteth with the Philistines, and breaketh down the wall of Gath, and the wall of Jabneh, and the wall of Ashdod, and buildeth cities about Ashdod, and among the Philistines.

2 Chronicles 36:19

And they burn the house of God, and break down the wall of Jerusalem, and all its palaces they have burnt with fire, and all its desirable vessels -- to destruction.

Nehemiah 1:3

and they say to me, 'Those left, who have been left of the captivity there in the province, are in great evil, and in reproach, and the wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates have been burnt with fire.'

Psalm 89:40

Thou hast broken down all his hedges, Thou hast made his fenced places a ruin.

Isaiah 5:5

And now, pray, let me cause you to know, That which I am doing to my vineyard, To turn aside its hedge, And it hath been for consumption, To break down its wall, And it hath been for a treading-place.

Isaiah 22:5

For a day of noise, and of treading down, And of perplexity, is to the Lord, Jehovah of Hosts, In the valley of vision, digging down a wall, And crying unto the mountain.

Lamentations 2:8

Devised hath Jehovah to destroy the wall of the daughter of Zion, He hath stretched out a line, He hath not turned His hand from destroying, And He causeth bulwark and wall to mourn, Together -- they have been weak.

Ezekiel 26:4

And they have destroyed the walls of Tyre, And they have broken down her towers, And I have scraped her dust from her, And made her for a clear place of a rock.

Amos 4:3

And by breaches ye go forth, A woman at that over-against her, And ye have cast down the high place, An affirmation of Jehovah.

Isaiah 30:13

Therefore is this iniquity to you as a breach falling, Swelled out in a wall set on high, Whose destruction suddenly, at an instant cometh.

1 Kings 20:30

And those left flee to Aphek, unto the city, and the wall falleth on twenty and seven chief men who are left, and Ben-Hadad hath fled, and cometh in unto the city, into the innermost part.

Psalm 62:3

Till when do ye devise mischief against a man? Ye are destroyed all of you, As a wall inclined, a hedge that is cast down.

Ezekiel 13:10-16

Because, even because, they did cause My people to err, Saying, Peace! and there is no peace, And that one is building a wall, And lo, they are daubing it with chalk. Say to those daubing with chalk -- It falleth, There hath been an overflowing shower, And ye, O hailstones, do fall, And a tempestuous wind doth rend, And lo, fallen hath the wall! Doth not one say unto you, Where is the daubing that ye daubed? read more.
Therefore, thus said the Lord Jehovah: I have rent with a tempestuous wind in My fury, And an overflowing shower is in Mine anger, And hailstones in My fury -- to consume. And I have broken down the wall that ye daubed with chalk, And have caused it to come unto the earth, And revealed hath been its foundation, And it hath fallen, And ye have been consumed in its midst, And ye have known that I am Jehovah. And I have completed My wrath on the wall, And on those daubing it with chalk, And I say to you: The wall is not, And those daubing it are not; The prophets of Israel who are prophesying concerning Jerusalem, And who are seeing for her a vision of peace, And there is no peace, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah.

Isaiah 25:4

For Thou hast been a stronghold for the poor, A stronghold for the needy in his distress, A refuge from storm, a shadow from heat, When the spirit of the terrible is as a storm -- a wall.

1 Samuel 25:16

a wall they have been unto us both by night and by day, all the days of our being with them, feeding the flock.

Ezra 9:9

for servants we are, and in our servitude our God hath not forsaken us, and stretcheth out unto us kindness before the kings of Persia, to give to us a quickening to lift up the house of our God, and to cause its wastes to cease, and to give to us a wall in Judah and in Jerusalem.

Isaiah 26:1

In that day sung is this song in the land of Judah: 'We have a strong city, Salvation He doth make walls and bulwark.

Zechariah 2:5

And I -- I am to her -- an affirmation of Jehovah, A wall of fire round about, And for honour I am in her midst.

Proverbs 18:11

The wealth of the rich is the city of his strength, And as a wall set on high in his own imagination.

Isaiah 59:10

We feel like the blind for the wall, Yea, as without eyes we feel, We have stumbled at noon as at twilight, In desolate places as the dead.

Jeremiah 1:18

And I, lo, I have given thee this day for a fenced city, and for an iron pillar, and for brazen walls over all the land, to the kings of Judah, to its heads, to its priests, and to the people of the land;

Ezekiel 22:30

And I seek of them a man making a fence, And standing in the breach before Me, In behalf of the land -- not to destroy it, And I have not found.

Acts 23:3

then Paul said unto him, 'God is about to smite thee, thou whitewashed wall, and thou -- thou dost sit judging me according to the law, and, violating law, dost order me to be smitten!'

Revelation 21:12-19

having also a wall great and high, having twelve gates, and at the gates twelve messengers, and names written thereon, which are those of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel, at the east three gates, at the north three gates, at the south three gates, at the west three gates; and the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and in them names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb. read more.
And he who is speaking with me had a golden reed, that he may measure the city, and its gates, and its wall; and the city lieth square, and the length of it is as great as the breadth; and he did measure the city with the reed -- furlongs twelve thousand; the length, and the breadth, and the height, of it are equal; and he measured its wall, an hundred forty-four cubits, the measure of a man, that is, of the messenger; and the building of its wall was jasper, and the city is pure gold -- like to pure glass; and the foundations of the wall of the city with every precious stone have been adorned; 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 had twelve foundations, and in them 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 thee unto us, have come in to Jerusalem, the rebellious and base city they are building, and the walls they have finished, and the foundations they join.

Walls » Of cities » Had towers built on them

2 Chronicles 32:5

And he strengtheneth himself, and buildeth the whole of the wall that is broken, and causeth it to ascend unto the towers, and at the outside of the wall another, and strengtheneth Millo, in the city of David, and maketh darts in abundance, and shields.

2 Chronicles 26:9

And Uzziah buildeth towers in Jerusalem, by the gate of the corner, and by the gate of the valley, and by the angle, and strengtheneth them;

Psalm 48:12

Compass Zion, and go round her, count her towers,

Song of Songs 8:10

I am a wall, and my breasts as towers, Then I have been in his eyes as one finding peace.

Walls » Of cities » Frequently laid in ruins

2 Chronicles 25:23

And Amaziah king of Judah, son of Joash, son of Jehoahaz, hath Joash king of Israel caught in Beth-Shemesh, and bringeth him in to Jerusalem, and breaketh down in the wall of Jerusalem from the gate of Ephraim unto the gate of the corner, four hundred cubits,

2 Chronicles 36:19

And they burn the house of God, and break down the wall of Jerusalem, and all its palaces they have burnt with fire, and all its desirable vessels -- to destruction.

Jeremiah 50:15

Shout against her round about, She hath given forth her hand, Fallen have her foundations, Thrown down have been her walls, For it is the vengeance of Jehovah, Be avenged of her, as she did -- do ye to her.

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

Deuteronomy 28:52

'And it hath laid siege to thee in all thy gates, till thy walls come down, the high and the fenced ones in which thou art trusting, in all thy land; yea, it hath laid siege to thee in all thy gates, in all thy land, which Jehovah thy God hath given to thee;

Nehemiah 1:3

and they say to me, 'Those left, who have been left of the captivity there in the province, are in great evil, and in reproach, and the wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates have been burnt with fire.'

Nehemiah 2:12-17

and I rise by night, I and a few men with me, and have not declared to a man what my God is giving unto my heart to do for Jerusalem, and there is no beast with me except the beast on which I am riding. And I go out through the gate of the valley by night, and unto the front of the fountain of the dragon, and unto the gate of the dunghill, and I am measuring about the walls of Jerusalem, that are broken down, and its gates consumed with fire. And I pass over unto the gate of the fountain, and unto the pool of the king, and there is no place for the beast under me to pass over, read more.
and I am going up through the brook by night, and am measuring about the wall, and turn back, and come in through the gate of the valley, and turn back. And the prefects have not known whither I have gone, and what I am doing; and to the Jews, and to the priests, and to the freemen, and to the prefects, and to the rest of those doing the work, hitherto I have not declared it; and I say unto them, 'Ye are seeing the evil that we are in, in that Jerusalem is waste, and its gates have been burnt with fire; come and we build the wall of Jerusalem, and we are not any more a reproach.'

Walls » Of cities » Instances of persons let down from

2 Corinthians 11:33

and through a window in a rope basket I was let down, through the wall, and fled out of his hands.

Joshua 2:15

And she causeth them to go down by a rope through the window, for her house is in the side of the wall, and in the wall she is dwelling;

Acts 9:24-25

and their counsel against him was known to Saul; they were also watching the gates both day and night, that they may kill him, and the disciples having taken him, by night did let him down by the wall, letting down in a basket.

Walls » Of houses » Could be easily dug through

Genesis 49:6

Into their secret, come not, O my soul! Unto their assembly be not united, O mine honour; For in their anger they slew a man, And in their self-will eradicated a prince.

Ezekiel 8:7

And He bringeth me in unto an opening of the court, and I look, and lo, a hole in the wall;

Ezekiel 12:5

Before their eyes dig for thee through the wall, and thou hast brought forth by it.

Walls » Of cities » Often very high

Deuteronomy 1:28

whither are we going up? our brethren have melted our heart, saying, A people greater and taller than we, cities great and fenced to heaven, and also sons of Anakim -- we have seen there.

Deuteronomy 3:5

All these are cities fenced with high walls, two-leaved doors and bar, apart from cities of villages very many;

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

Ecclesiastes 12:11

Words of the wise are as goads, and as fences planted by the masters of collections, they have been given by one shepherd.

Isaiah 22:23

And I have fixed him a nail in a stedfast place, And he hath been for a throne of honour To the house of his father.

Walls » Of cities » Kept by watchmen night and day

Isaiah 62:6

'On thy walls, O Jerusalem, I have appointed watchmen, All the day, and all the night, Continually, they are not silent.' O ye remembrancers of Jehovah, Keep not silence for yourselves,

Song of Songs 5:7

The watchmen who go round about the city, Found me, smote me, wounded me, Keepers of the walls lifted up my veil from off me.

Walls » Small towns and villages were not surrounded by

Deuteronomy 3:5

All these are cities fenced with high walls, two-leaved doors and bar, apart from cities of villages very many;

Leviticus 25:31

and a house of the villages which have no wall round about, on the field of the country is reckoned; redemption is to it, and in the jubilee it goeth out.

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

Isaiah 5:5

And now, pray, let me cause you to know, That which I am doing to my vineyard, To turn aside its hedge, And it hath been for consumption, To break down its wall, And it hath been for a treading-place.

Song of Songs 2:9

My beloved is like to a roe, Or to a young one of the harts. Lo, this -- he is standing behind our wall, Looking from the windows, Blooming from 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

I have given to them in My house, And within My walls a station and a name, Better than sons and than daughters, A name age-during I give to him That is not cut off.

Walls » Mentioned in scripture » Of vineyards

Numbers 22:24

And the messenger of Jehovah standeth in a narrow path of the vineyards -- a wall on this side and a wall on that --

Proverbs 24:31

And lo, it hath gone up -- all of it -- thorns! Covered its face have nettles, And its stone wall hath been broken down.

Walls » Of cities » Were battered by besieging armies

2 Samuel 20:15

and they go in and lay siege against him, in Abel of Beth-Maachah, and cast up a mount against the city, and it standeth in a trench, and all the people who are are with Joab are destroying, to cause the wall to fall.

Ezekiel 4:2-3

and hast placed against it a siege, and builded against it a fortification, and poured out against it a mount, and placed against it camps, yea, set thou against it battering-rams round about. And thou, take to thee an iron pan, and thou hast made it a wall of iron between thee and the city; and thou hast prepared thy face against it, and it hath been in a siege, yea, thou hast laid siege against it. A sign it is to the house of Israel.

Walls » Designed for separation

Ezekiel 43:8

In their putting their threshold with My threshold, And their door-post near My door-post, And the wall between Me and them, And they have defiled My holy name, By their abominations that they have done, And I consume them in Mine anger.

Walls » Illustrative » Of those who afford protection

Isaiah 2:15

And for every high tower, And for every fenced wall,

1 Samuel 25:16

a wall they have been unto us both by night and by day, all the days of our being with them, feeding the flock.

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

Jeremiah 15:20

And I have made thee to this people For a wall -- brazen -- fenced, And they have fought against thee, And they do not prevail against thee, For with thee am I to save thee, And to deliver thee -- an affirmation of Jehovah,

Ezekiel 4:3

And thou, take to thee an iron pan, and thou hast made it a wall of iron between thee and the city; and thou hast prepared thy face against it, and it hath been in a siege, yea, thou hast laid siege against it. A sign it is to the house of Israel.

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

Daniel 5:5

In that hour come forth have fingers of a man's hand, and they are writing over-against the candlestick, on the plaster of the wall of the king's palace: and the king is seeing the extremity of the hand that is writing;

Daniel 5:25-28

and this is the writing that is noted down: Numbered, Numbered, Weighed, and Divided. This is the interpretation of the thing: Numbered -- God hath numbered thy kingdom, and hath finished it. Weighed -- Thou art weighed in the balances, and hast been found lacking. read more.
Divided -- Divided is thy kingdom, and it hath been given to the Medes and Persians.'

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

2 Kings 6:30

And it cometh to pass, at the king's hearing the words of the woman, that he rendeth his garments, and he is passing by on the wall, and the people see, and lo, the sackcloth is on his flesh within.

2 Kings 6:26

And it cometh to pass, the king of Israel is passing by on the wall, and a woman hath cried unto him, saying, 'Save, my lord, O king.'

Walls » Illustrative » Of salvation

Isaiah 26:1

In that day sung is this song in the land of Judah: 'We have a strong city, Salvation He doth make walls and bulwark.

Isaiah 60:18

Violence is not heard any more in thy land, Spoiling and destruction in thy borders, And thou hast called 'Salvation' thy walls, And thy gates, 'Praise.'

Walls » Of houses » Usually plastered

Daniel 5:5

In that hour come forth have fingers of a man's hand, and they are writing over-against the candlestick, on the plaster of the wall of the king's palace: and the king is seeing the extremity of the hand that is writing;

Ezekiel 13:10

Because, even because, they did cause My people to err, Saying, Peace! and there is no peace, And that one is building a wall, And lo, they are daubing it with chalk.

Walls » Of cities » Strongly fortified

Isaiah 25:12

And the fortress of the high place of thy walls He hath bowed down -- He hath made low, He hath caused it to come to the earth, -- unto dust.

Isaiah 2:15

And for every high tower, And for every fenced wall,

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

Isaiah 30:13

Therefore is this iniquity to you as a breach falling, Swelled out in a wall set on high, Whose destruction suddenly, at an instant cometh.

Psalm 62:3

Till when do ye devise mischief against a man? Ye are destroyed all of you, As a wall inclined, a hedge that is cast down.

Walls » Of cities » Sometimes burned

Jeremiah 49:27

And I have kindled a fire against the wall of Damascus, And it consumed palaces of Ben-Hadad!'

Amos 1:7

And I have sent a fire against the wall of Gaza, And it hath consumed her palaces;

Walls » Frequently made of stone and wood together

Ezra 5:8

To Darius the king, all peace! be it known to the king that we have gone to the province of Judah, to the great house of God, and it is built with rolled stones, and wood is placed in the walls, and this work is done speedily, and prospering in their hand.

Habakkuk 2:11

For a stone from the wall doth cry out, And a holdfast from the wood answereth it.

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

Song of Songs 8:9-10

If she is a wall, we build by her a palace of silver. And if she is a door, We fashion by her board-work of cedar. I am a wall, and my breasts as towers, Then I have been in his eyes as one finding peace.

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

2 Samuel 11:20-21

then, it hath been, if the king's fury ascend, and he hath said to thee, Wherefore did ye draw nigh unto the city to fight? did ye not know that they shoot from off the wall? Who smote Abimelech son of Jerubbesheth? did not a woman cast on him a piece of a rider from the wall, and he dieth in Thebez? why drew ye nigh unto the wall? that thou hast said, Also thy servant Uriah the Hittite is dead.'

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

Ezekiel 13:10-15

Because, even because, they did cause My people to err, Saying, Peace! and there is no peace, And that one is building a wall, And lo, they are daubing it with chalk. Say to those daubing with chalk -- It falleth, There hath been an overflowing shower, And ye, O hailstones, do fall, And a tempestuous wind doth rend, And lo, fallen hath the wall! Doth not one say unto you, Where is the daubing that ye daubed? read more.
Therefore, thus said the Lord Jehovah: I have rent with a tempestuous wind in My fury, And an overflowing shower is in Mine anger, And hailstones in My fury -- to consume. And I have broken down the wall that ye daubed with chalk, And have caused it to come unto the earth, And revealed hath been its foundation, And it hath fallen, And ye have been consumed in its midst, And ye have known that I am Jehovah. And I have completed My wrath on the wall, And on those daubing it with chalk, And I say to you: The wall is not, And those daubing it are not;

Walls » Of houses » Liable to leprosy

Leviticus 14:37

and he hath seen the plague, and lo, the plague is in the walls of the house, hollow strakes, very green or very red, and their appearance is lower than the wall,

Walls » Mentioned in scripture » Of houses

1 Samuel 18:11

and Saul casteth the javelin, and saith, 'I smite through David, even through the wall;' and David turneth round 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 in Bashan give forth thy voice, And cry from Abarim, For destroyed have been all loving thee.

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 the city of his strength, And as a wall set on high in his own imagination.

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

1 Samuel 31:10

and they place his weapons in the house of Ashtaroth, and his body they have fixed on the wall of Beth-Shan.

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

1 Samuel 20:25

and the king sitteth on his seat, as time by time, on a seat by the wall, and Jonathan riseth, and Abner sitteth at the side of Saul, and David's place is looked after.

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 in to Jerusalem, to make the dedication even with gladness, and with thanksgivings, and with singing, with cymbals, psalteries, and with harps;

Walls » Designed for defence

1 Samuel 25:16

a wall they have been unto us both by night and by day, all the days of our being with them, feeding the flock.

Walls » Mentioned in scripture » Of cities

Numbers 13:28

only, surely the people which is dwelling in the land is strong; and the cities are fenced, very great; and also children of Anak we have seen there.

Walls » Illustrative » Of the protection of God

Zechariah 2:5

And I -- I am to her -- an affirmation of Jehovah, A wall of fire round about, And for honour I am in her midst.

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

1 Kings 20:30

And those left flee to Aphek, unto the city, and the wall falleth on twenty and seven chief men who are left, and Ben-Hadad hath fled, and cometh in unto the city, into the innermost part.

Walls » Of cities » Were strongly manned in war

2 Kings 18:26

And Eliakim son of Hilkiah saith -- and Shebna, and Joah -- to the chief of the butlers, 'Speak, we pray thee, unto thy servants in Aramaean, for we are understanding, and do not speak with us in Jewish, 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 the houses of Jerusalem ye did number, And ye break down the houses to fence the wall.

Walls » Of cities » Idolatrous rites performed on

2 Kings 3:27

and he taketh his son, the first-born who reigneth in his stead, and causeth him to ascend -- a burnt-offering on the wall, and there is great wrath against Israel, and they journey from off him, and turn back to the land.

Walls » Hyssop frequently grew on

1 Kings 4:33

and he speaketh concerning the trees, from the cedar that is in Lebanon, even unto the hyssop that is coming out in the wall, and he speaketh concerning the cattle, and concerning the fowl, and concerning the creeping things, and concerning the fishes,

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

Joshua 6:20

And the people shout, and blow with the trumpets, and it cometh to pass when the people hear the voice of the trumpet, that the people shout -- a great shout, and the wall falleth under it, and the people goeth up into the city, each over-against him, and they capture the city;

Walls » Of cities » Houses often built on

Joshua 2:15

And she causeth them to go down by a rope through the window, for her house is in the side of the wall, and in the wall she is dwelling;

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

Joel 2:7-9

As mighty ones they run, As men of war they go up a wall, And each in his own ways they do go, And they embarrass not their paths. And each his brother they press not, Each in his way they go on, If by the missile they fall, they are not cut off. In the city they run to and fro, On the wall they run, Into houses they go up by the windows, They go in as a thief.

Walls » Illustrative » (whited,) of hypocrites

Acts 23:3

then Paul said unto him, 'God is about to smite thee, thou whitewashed wall, and thou -- thou dost sit judging me according to the law, and, violating law, dost order me to be smitten!'

Walls » Of houses » Often infested with serpents

Amos 5:19

As when one fleeth from the face of the lion, And the bear hath met him, And he hath come in to the house, And hath leant his hand on the wall, And the serpent hath bitten him.