for every high tower, for every fortified wall,
Like a city that is broken down and without a wall, so is a person who cannot control his temper. 1
The Beloved: I was a wall, and my breasts were like fortress towers. 1 Then I found favor 2 in his eyes. 3
They 1 charge 2 like warriors; they scale walls like soldiers. 3 Each one proceeds on his course; they do not alter 4 their path.
“‘If a man sells a residential house in a walled city, 1 its right of redemption must extend 2 until one full year from its sale; 3 its right of redemption must extend to a full calendar year. 4
All of these cities were fortified by high walls, gates, and locking bars; 1 in addition there were a great many open villages. 2
Both night and day they were a protective wall for us the entire time we were with them, while we were tending our flocks.
If she is a wall, 1 we will build on her a battlement 2 of silver; but if she is a door, we will barricade 3 her with boards 4 of cedar. 5
You will say, “I will invade 1 a land of unwalled towns; I will advance against 2 those living quietly in security – all of them living without walls and barred gates –
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.
Ben-Geber was in charge of Ramoth Gilead; he controlled the tent villages of Jair son of Manasseh in Gilead, as well as the region of Argob in Bashan, including sixty large walled cities with bronze bars locking their gates.
He said to the people of Judah: 1 “Let’s build these cities and fortify them with walls, towers, and barred gates. 2 The land remains ours because we have followed 3 the Lord our God and he has made us secure on all sides.” 4 So they built the cities 5 and prospered.
After this Manasseh 1 built up the outer wall of the City of David 2 on the west side of the Gihon in the valley to the entrance of the Fish Gate and all around the terrace; he made it much higher. He placed army officers in all the fortified cities in Judah.
The fish of the sea, the birds of the sky, the wild beasts, all the things that creep on the ground, and all people who live on the face of the earth will shake 1 at my presence. The mountains will topple, the cliffs 2 will fall, and every wall will fall to the ground.
I saw 1 a wall all around the outside of the temple. 2 In the man’s hand was a measuring stick 10½ feet 3 long. He measured the thickness of the wall 4 as 10½ feet, 5 and its height as 10½ feet.