New American Standard Bible
"The blow of his battering rams he will direct against your walls, and with his axes he will break down your towers.
King James Bible
And he shall set engines of war against thy walls, and with his axes he shall break down thy towers.
Darby Bible Translation
and he shall set his engines of attack against thy walls, and with his spikes he shall break down thy towers.
World English Bible
He shall set his battering engines against your walls, and with his axes he shall break down your towers.
Young's Literal Translation
And a battering-ram before him he placeth against thy walls, And thy towers he breaketh by his weapons.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Engines of war - Or, his battering ram. "axes" swords. They who would break flown the towers, rush on with their swords to slay the defenders.
"Into his right hand came the divination, 'Jerusalem,' to set battering rams, to open the mouth for slaughter, to lift up the voice with a battle cry, to set battering rams against the gates, to cast up ramps, to build a siege wall.
'They will destroy the walls of Tyre and break down her towers; and I will scrape her debris from her and make her a bare rock.
"He will slay your daughters on the mainland with the sword; and he will make siege walls against you, cast up a ramp against you and raise up a large shield against you.
"Because of the multitude of his horses, the dust raised by them will cover you; your walls will shake at the noise of cavalry and wagons and chariots when he enters your gates as men enter a city that is breached.
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