'City-wall' in the Bible
The pasturelands of the cities you are to give the Levites [will extend] from the city wall 500 yards on every side.
And she let them down by a cord through the window; for her house was upon the city-wall, and she dwelt upon the wall.
When there is a prolonged blast of the horn and you hear its sound, have all the people give a mighty shout. Then the city wall will collapse, and the people will advance, each man straight ahead."
They placed Saul's armor in the temple of the Ashtoreths and hung his corpse on the city wall of Beth Shan.
all their warriors set out and traveled throughout the night. They took Saul's corpse and the corpses of his sons from the city wall of Beth Shan and went to Jabesh, where they burned them.
So the woman replied, "Watch this! His head will be thrown to you over the city wall." Then the woman wisely went back to her people. They cut off the head of Bichri's son Sheba and threw it out to Joab, so Joab sounded his battle trumpet and they withdrew from the city. Everybody went back home and Joab returned to the king at Jerusalem.
King Solomon used forced labor to build the Temple and the palace, to fill in land on the east side of the city, and to build the city wall. He also used it to rebuild the cities of Hazor, Megiddo, and Gezer.
The rest of the Aramean army retreated into Aphek, but the city wall collapsed on 27,000 soldiers who had taken shelter there. Ben-hadad himself ran away and hid inside a closet somewhere in the city.
So he took his firstborn son, who was to become king in his place, and offered him as a burnt offering on the city wall. Great wrath was on the Israelites, and they withdrew from him and returned to their land.
While the king of Israel was walking along the city wall, a woman cried out to him. "Help me, your majesty!" she said.
When the king heard what the woman said, he ripped his garments as he continued walking along the city wall. As the people watched, all of a sudden they noticed he was wearing sackcloth underneath his clothes, inside next to his flesh!
Hezekiah worked hard. He rebuilt all the broken sections of the wall. He built the towers taller and built another wall outside the city wall. He strengthened the Millo in the City of David, and made plenty of weapons and shields.
He burned down the Temple and the city, with all its palaces and its wealth, and broke down the city wall.
And a letter to Asaph, keeper of the king's forest or park, that he may give me timber to make beams for the gates of the fortress of the temple and for the city wall and for the house that I shall occupy. And the king granted what I asked, for the good hand of my God was upon me.
Uzziel son of Harhaiah, a member of the goldsmiths' guild, worked on the section adjacent to him. Hananiah, a member of the perfumers' guild, worked on the section adjacent to him. They plastered the city wall of Jerusalem as far as the Broad Wall.
in the eleventh year of Zedekiah, in the fourth month, in the ninth day of the month, the city wall was breached.
Then the city wall was broken through, and all the men of war fled, and went forth out of the city by night by the way of the gate between the two walls, which was by the king's garden; (now the Chaldeans were by the city round about:) and they went by the way of the plain.
So I will set Gaza's city wall on fire; fire will consume her fortresses.
So I will set fire to Tyre's city wall; fire will consume her fortresses."
So I will set fire to Rabbah's city wall; fire will consume her fortresses. War cries will be heard on the day of battle; a strong gale will blow on the day of the windstorm.
You will go out through the holes in the city wall straight before her. You will be thrown into Harmon (a place of exile), said Jehovah.
The commander orders his officers; they stumble as they advance; they rush to the city wall and they set up the covered siege tower.
I will stand at my watch post; I will remain stationed on the city wall. I will keep watching, so I can see what he says to me and can know how I should answer when he counters my argument.
but his disciples took him one night and let him down through the city wall by lowering him in a basket.
but I was let down in a rope-basket through a window in the city wall, and escaped his hands.
The city wall had 12 foundations, and on them were the 12 names of the Lamb's 12 apostles.
The foundations of the city wall were adorned with every kind of precious stone: the first foundation jasper, the second sapphire, the third chalcedony, the fourth emerald,
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