Abimelech came and attacked the tower. When he approached the entrance of the tower to set it on fire,
He also tore down the tower of Penuel and executed the city’s men.
Walk around 1 Zion! Encircle it! Count its towers!
for every high tower, for every fortified wall,
There was a fortified 1 tower 2 in the center of the city, so all the men and women, as well as the city’s leaders, ran into it and locked the entrance. Then they went up to the roof of the tower.
over the Ephraim Gate, the Jeshanah Gate, 1 the Fish Gate, the Tower of Hananel, and the Tower of the Hundred, to the Sheep Gate. They stopped 2 at the Gate of the Guard.
Abimelech heard 1 that all the leaders of the Tower of Shechem were in one place. 2
Indeed, 1 you are 2 my shelter, a strong tower that protects me from the enemy. 3
Then Israel traveled on and pitched his tent beyond Migdal Eder. 1
But the Lord came down to see the city and the tower that the people 1 had started 2 building.
He also threatened 1 the men of Penuel, warning, 2 “When I return victoriously, 3 I will tear down this tower.”
When all the leaders of the Tower of Shechem 1 heard the news, they went to the stronghold 2 of the temple of El-Berith. 3
Uzziah built and fortified towers in Jerusalem at the Corner Gate, Valley Gate, and at the Angle. 1
He built cities in the hill country of Judah and fortresses and towers in the forests.
After them the men of Tekoa worked on another section, from opposite the great protruding tower to the wall of Ophel.
Then Eliashib the high priest and his priestly colleagues 1 arose and built the Sheep Gate. They dedicated 2 it and erected its doors, working as far as the Tower of the Hundred 3 and 4 the Tower of Hananel.
Your neck is like a tower made of ivory. 1 Your eyes are the pools in Heshbon by the gate of Bath-Rabbim. 2 Your nose is like the tower of Lebanon overlooking Damascus.
The name of the Lord 1 is like 2 a strong tower; 3 the righteous person runs 4 to it and is set safely on high. 5
and the temple servants who were living on Ophel worked 1 up to the area opposite the Water Gate toward the east and the protruding tower.
Malkijah son of Harim and Hasshub son of Pahath-Moab worked on another section and the Tower of the Fire Pots.