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  • Designed for separation
    Ezekiel 43:8 ; Ephesians 2:14

  • Designed for defence
    1 Samuel 25:16

  • MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE
    • Of cities
      Numbers 13:28
    • Of temples
      1 Chronicles 29:4 ; Isaiah 56:5
    • Of houses
      1 Samuel 18:11
    • Of vineyards
      Numbers 22:24 ; Proverbs 24:31

  • Frequently made of stone and wood together
    Ezra 5:8 ; Habakkuk 2:11

  • Were probably often strengthened with plates of iron or brass
    Jeremiah 15:20 ; Ezekiel 4:3

  • OF CITIES
    • Often very high
      Deuteronomy 1:28 ; 3:5
    • Strongly fortified
      Isaiah 2:15 ; 25:12
    • Had towers built on them
      2 Chronicles 26:9 ; 32:5 ; Psalm 48:12 ; Song of Solomon 8:10
    • Houses often built on
      Joshua 2:15
    • Were broad and places of public resort
      2 Kings 6:26,30 ; Psalm 55:10
    • Were strongly manned in war
      2 Kings 18:26
    • Kept by watchmen night and day
      Song of Solomon 5:7 ; Isaiah 62:6
    • Houses sometimes broken down to repair, and fortify
      Isaiah 22:10
    • Danger of approaching too near to, in time of war
      2 Samuel 11:20,21
    • Were battered by besieging armies
      2 Samuel 20:15 ; Ezekiel 4:2,3
    • Adroitness of soldiers in scaling alluded to
      Joel 2:7-9
    • Sometimes burned
      Jeremiah 49:27 ; Amos 1:7
    • Frequently laid in ruins
      2 Chronicles 25:23 ; 36:19 ; Jeremiah 50:15
    • Destruction of, a punishment and cause of grief
      Deuteronomy 28:52 ; Nehemiah 1:3 ; 2:12-17
    • The falling of, sometimes occasioned great destruction
      1 Kings 20:30
    • The bodies of enemies sometimes fastened on, as a disgrace
      1 Samuel 31:10
    • Custom of dedicating
      Nehemiah 12:27
    • idolatrous rites performed on
      2 Kings 3:27
    • Instances of persons let down from
      Joshua 2:15 ; Acts 9:24,25 ; 2 Corinthians 11:33

  • Small towns and villages were not surrounded by
    Leviticus 25:31 ; Deuteronomy 3:5

  • OF HOUSES
    • Usually plastered
      Ezekiel 13:10 ; Daniel 5:5
    • Had nails or pegs fastened into them when built
      Ecclesiastes 12:11 ; Isaiah 22:23
    • Liable to leprosy
      Leviticus 14:37
    • Often infested with serpents
      Amos 5:19
    • Could be easily dug through
      Genesis 49:6 ; Ezekiel 8:7,8 ; 12:5
    • The seat next, was the place of distinction
      1 Samuel 20:25

  • Hyssop frequently grew on
    1 Kings 4:33

  • MIRACLES CONNECTED WITH
    • Falling of the walls of Jericho
      Joshua 6:20
    • Handwriting on the wall of Belshazzar's palace
      Daniel 5:5,25-28

  • ILLUSTRATIVE
    • Of salvation
      Isaiah 26:1 ; 60:18
    • Of the protection of God
      Zechariah 2:5
    • Of those who afford protection
      1 Samuel 25:16 ; Isaiah 2:15
    • Of the Church as a protection to the nation
      Song of Solomon 8:9,10
    • Of ordinances as a protection to the Church
      Song of Solomon 2:9 ; Isaiah 5:5
    • Of the wealth of the rich in his own conceit
      Proverbs 18:11
    • (Brazen,) of prophets in their testimony against the wicked
      Jeremiah 15:20
    • (Bowing or tottering,) of the wicked under judgments
      Psalm 62:3 ; Isaiah 30:13
    • (Of partition,) of separation of Jews and Gentiles
      Ephesians 2:14
    • (Daubed with untempered mortar,) of the teaching of false Prophets
      Ezekiel 13:10-15
    • (Whited,) of hypocrites
      Acts 23:3

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Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Walls'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/ttt/w/walls.html. 1897.

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