183 occurrences in 14 translations

'Walls' in the Bible

Make a roof for the ark, and finish the walls to within one cubit from the top. Place the entrance in the side of the ark, and build a lower, a middle, and an upper deck.

"Joseph is descended from a fruitful vine, a fruitful vine planted near springs of water. His branches climb over walls.

You are to overlay it with pure gold -- its top, its four walls, and its horns -- and make a surrounding border of gold for it.

"You shall make two gold rings for it under its molding; you shall make them on its two side walls--on opposite sides--and they shall be holders for poles with which to carry it.

He overlaid it with pure gold -- its top, its four walls, and its horns -- and he made a surrounding border of gold for it.

And he shall look on the plague, and, behold, if the plague be in the walls of the house with hollow strakes, greenish or reddish, which in sight are lower than the wall;

And the priest shall come again the seventh day, and shall look: and, behold, if the plague be spread in the walls of the house;

And they will take other stones and put them in place of those stones, and he will take other paste and put it on the walls of the house.

And if the disease comes out again in the house after he has taken out the stones and after the walls have been rubbed and the new paste put on,

But houses in villages that have no walls around them are to be classified as open fields. The right to redeem [such] houses stays in effect, and they are to be released at the Jubilee.

but the angel of the LORD stood on a narrow path that crossed the vineyards. It had walls on both sides of the path.

Command the Israelites that they give to the Levites from the inheritance of their possession cities to dwell in; and [suburb] pasturelands round about the cities' walls you shall give to the Levites also.

The grazing lands that you are to reserve for use by the descendants of Levi are to extend 1,000 cubits from the walls of the town.

But if ever he goes outside the walls of the safe town where he had gone in flight,

And the giver of punishment, meeting him outside the walls of the town, puts him to death, he will not be responsible for his blood:

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

"Hear, Israel, you [are] about to cross the Jordan today to go to dispossess nations larger and more numerous than you, great cities fortified {with high walls},

At the end of every three years take a tenth part of all your increase for that year, and put it in store inside your walls:

Only those trees which you are certain are not used for food may be cut down and put to destruction: and you are to make walls of attack against the town till it is taken.

And he shall besiege thee in all thy gates, until thy high and fenced walls come down, wherein thou trustedst, throughout all thy land: and he shall besiege thee in all thy gates throughout all thy land, which the LORD thy God hath given thee.

Now Jericho [a fenced town with high walls] was tightly closed because of the Israelites; no one went out or came in.

And Hiram king of Tyre sendeth messengers unto David, and cedar-trees, and artificers of wood, and artificers of stone, for walls, and they build a house for David,

Meanwhile, David was sitting between the inner and outer gates of the city. The watchman was up on the roof of the gateway near the walls, looking around, and there was a man running by himself!

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.

The son of Geber, in Ramothgilead; to him pertained the towns of Jair the son of Manasseh, which are in Gilead; to him also pertained the region of Argob, which is in Bashan, threescore great cities with walls and brasen bars:

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.

And against the wall of the house he built chambers round about, against the walls of the house round about, both of the temple and of the oracle: and he made chambers round about:

The nethermost chamber was five cubits broad, and the middle was six cubits broad, and the third was seven cubits broad: for without in the wall of the house he made narrowed rests round about, that the beams should not be fastened in the walls of the house.

And he put up the line of side rooms against the walls of the house, fifteen cubits high, resting against the house on boards of cedar-wood.

And he built the walls of the house within with boards of cedar, both the floor of the house, and the walls of the cieling: and he covered them on the inside with wood, and covered the floor of the house with planks of fir.

And he built twenty cubits on the sides of the house, both the floor and the walls with boards of cedar: he even built them for it within, even for the oracle, even for the most holy place.

These were placed inside the inner house, their outstretched wings touching the walls of the house, one touching one wall and one the other, while their other wings were touching in the middle.

And he carved all the walls of the house round about with carved figures of cherubims and palm trees and open flowers, within and without.

And this house will become a mass of broken walls, and everyone who goes by will be overcome with wonder at it and make whistling sounds; and they will say, Why has the Lord done so to this land and to this house?

This [is] the account of the forced labor that King Solomon conscripted to build the house of Yahweh and his house, the Millo, the walls of Jerusalem, Hazor, Megiddo, and Gezer.

They destroyed their cities, and all of them threw stones onto every piece of farm land, ruining the fields. Then they filled in all the water wells and chopped down all of the useful trees. Stone walls remained surrounding Kir-hareseth only, until the archers surrounded and attacked that city.

Let us make, I pray thee, a small upper chamber with walls, and let us set for him there a bed, and a table, and a seat, and a lampstand; and it shall be when he cometh to us, he shall turn in thither.

Has it not come to your ears how I did it long before, purposing it in times long past? Now I have given effect to my design, so that by you strong towns might be turned into masses of broken walls.

And the city was broken up, and all the men of war fled by night by the way of the gate between two walls, which is by the king's garden: (now the Chaldees were against the city round about:) and the king went the way toward the plain.

And all the army of the Chaldees, that were with the captain of the guard, brake down the walls of Jerusalem round about.

These were the potters, and the people living among planted fields with walls round them; they were there to do the king's work.

He built up the walls surrounding the city in a complete circle from the terrace ramparts, and Joab repaired the rest of the city.

And Huram king of Tyre sendeth messengers unto David, and cedar-wood, and artificers of walls, and artificers of wood, to build to him a house.

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

He overlaid also the house, the beams, the posts, and the walls thereof, and the doors thereof, with gold; and graved cherubims on the walls.

And this house will become a mass of broken walls, and everyone who goes by will be overcome with wonder, and will say, Why has the Lord done so to this land and to this house?

Also he built Bethhoron the upper, and Bethhoron the nether, fenced cities, with walls, gates, and bars;

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

One time Uzziah went out and battled the Philistines. He tore down the walls of Gath, Jabneh, and Ashdod, and built cities in the Ashdod area among the Philistines.

In Jerusalem he made war machines carefully designed to shoot arrows and large stones from the towers and corners of the walls. He became very famous, for he received tremendous support and became powerful.

Hezekiah took courage and rebuilt all of the walls that had been broken down. Then he erected watch towers on them, and added another external wall. He fortified the terrace ramparts in the City of David and prepared a large number of weapons and shields.

His spokesmen shouted these things out with loud voices in the language of Judah to frighten and terrify the people of Jerusalem who were stationed on the city walls, to make it easier to conquer the city.

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.

Be it known unto the king, that the Jews which came up from thee to us are come unto Jerusalem, building the rebellious and the bad city, and have set up the walls thereof, and joined the foundations.

Be it known now unto the king, that, if this city be builded, and the walls set up again, then will they not pay toll, tribute, and custom, and so thou shalt endamage the revenue of the kings.

We certify the king that, if this city be builded again, and the walls thereof set up, by this means thou shalt have no portion on this side the river.

Be it known unto the king, that we went into the province of Judea, to the house of the great God, which is builded with great stones, and timber is laid in the walls, and this work goeth fast on, and prospereth in their hands.

Then asked we those elders, and said unto them thus, Who commanded you to build this house, and to make up these walls?

In the first year of Cyrus, the king, the same Cyrus, the king, gave a commandment concerning the house of God at Jerusalem, that the house be built as a place for sacrifices to be offered, and let the walls thereof be covered; the height thereof sixty cubits, and the breadth thereof sixty cubits;

along with a letter to Asaph, the royal Commissioner of Forests, so that he will supply me with timber to craft beams for the gatehouses of the Temple, for the city walls, and for the house in which I will be living."

And I went out by night by the gate of the valley, even before the dragon well, and to the dung port, and viewed the walls of Jerusalem, which were broken down, and the gates thereof were consumed with fire.

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."

By their side Meremoth, the son of Uriah, the son of Hakkoz, was making good the walls. Then Meshullam, the son of Berechiah, the son of Meshezabel; and by him, Zadok, the son of Baana.

But it came to pass, that when Sanballat, and Tobiah, and the Arabians, and the Ammonites, and the Ashdodites, heard that the walls of Jerusalem were made up, and that the breaches began to be stopped, then they were very wroth,

So in the lowest part of the space at the back of the walls, in the open places, I put the people by families, with their swords, their spears, and their bows.

And he has made his resting-place in the towns which have been pulled down, in houses where no man had a right to be, whose fate was to become masses of broken walls.

Which make oil within their walls, and tread their winepresses, and suffer thirst.

In the dark, they dig through [the penetrable walls of] houses; by day they shut themselves up; they do not know the sunlight.

As through a wide breach they come in; amid the crash [of falling walls] they roll themselves upon me.

With your help I will run through an army, with help from my God I leap over walls.

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

O God, the nations have come into your heritage; they have made your holy Temple unclean; they have made Jerusalem a mass of broken walls.

Why have You broken down its walls so that all who pass by pick its fruit?

As for the singers, as well as the pipers -- all of them sing within your walls.

Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces.

Our cattle will be well fed. There will be no breach [in the walls], no going [into captivity], and no cry of lament in our public squares.

He has made strong the iron bands of your doors; he has sent blessings on your children inside your walls.

A wise man scales the city walls of the mighty and brings down the stronghold in which they trust.

The night watchmen found me -- the ones who guard the city walls. "Have you seen my beloved?"

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

"Let us go up against Judah and terrorize it, and make for ourselves a breach in its walls and set up the son of Tabeel as king in the midst of it,"

For it is a day of trouble, and of treading down, and of perplexity by the Lord GOD of hosts in the valley of vision, breaking down the walls, and of crying to the mountains.

You saw that there were many breaches in [the walls of] the city of David. You collected water from the lower pool.

Ye made also a ditch between the two walls for the water of the old pool: but ye have not looked unto the maker thereof, neither had respect unto him that fashioned it long ago.

For you have made a town a waste place: a strong town a mass of broken walls; the tower of the men of pride has come to an end; it will never be put up again.

And the fortress of the high fort of thy walls shall he bring down, lay low, and bring to the ground, even to the dust.

In that day shall this song be sung in the land of Judah; We have a strong city; salvation will God appoint for walls and bulwarks.

Has it not come to your ears how I did it long before, purposing it in times long past? Now I have given effect to my design, so that by you strong towns might be turned into masses of broken walls.

Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands; thy walls are continually before me.

For the Lord has given comfort to Zion: he has made glad all her broken walls; making her waste places like Eden, and changing her dry land into the garden of the Lord; joy and delight will be there, praise and the sound of melody.

I will make your battlements of rubies, your gates of sparkling stones, and all your walls of precious stones.

Even unto them will I give in mine house and within my walls a place and a name better than of sons and of daughters: I will give them an everlasting name, that shall not be cut off.

Some of you will rebuild the ancient ruins; you will restore the foundations laid long ago; you will be called the repairer of broken walls, the restorer of streets where people live.

And the sons of strangers shall build up thy walls, and their kings shall minister unto thee: for in my wrath I smote thee, but in my favour have I had mercy on thee.

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

And they will be building again the old broken walls, and will make new the old waste places, and will put up again the towns which have been waste for long generations.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּדר 
Geder 
Usage: 2

גּדר 
Gader 
Usage: 12

גּדרה 
G@derah 
Usage: 9

גּלל 
Galal 
Usage: 18

חומה 
Chowmah 
Usage: 133

חל חיל 
Cheyl 
Usage: 8

חיץ 
Chayits 
Usage: 1

חרץ חרוּץ 
Charuwts 
Usage: 18

כּתל 
Kothel 
Usage: 1

כּתל 
K@thal (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

שׂפק ספק 
Caphaq 
Usage: 10

פּלשׁ 
Palash 
Usage: 4

פּרזה 
P@razah 
Usage: 3

קירה קר קיר 
Qiyr 
Usage: 74

שׁוּר 
Shuwr 
Usage: 5

שׁוּר 
Shuwr (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

שׁור 
Showr 
ox , bullock , cow , bull , wall
Usage: 78

שׁרה 
Sharah 
Usage: 1

κύλισμα 
Kulisma 
Usage: 1

κυλιόω 
Kulioo 
Usage: 1

μεσότοιχον 
mesotoichon 
Usage: 1

τεῖχος 
Teichos 
Usage: 9

τοῖχος 
Toichos 
Usage: 1



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