New Living Translation
First he will destroy your mainland villages. Then he will attack you by building a siege wall, constructing a ramp, and raising a roof of shields against you.
King James Bible
He shall slay with the sword thy daughters in the field: and he shall make a fort against thee, and cast a mount against thee, and lift up the buckler against thee.
Darby Bible Translation
He shall slay with the sword thy daughters in the field, and he shall make forts against thee, and cast up a mound against thee, and lift up the target against thee;
World English Bible
He shall kill your daughters in the field with the sword; and he shall make forts against you, and cast up a mound against you, and raise up the buckler against you.
Young's Literal Translation
Thy daughters in the field by sword he slayeth, And he hath made against thee a fort, And hath poured out against thee a mount, And hath raised against thee a buckler.
Ezekiel 26:8 Parallel
CommentaryEzekiel 26:8 Parallel Commentaries
Before long your enemies will build ramparts against your walls and encircle you and close in on you from every side.
"See how the siege ramps have been built against the city walls! Through war, famine, and disease, the city will be handed over to the Babylonians, who will conquer it. Everything has happened just as you said.
So on January 15, during the ninth year of Zedekiah's reign, King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon led his entire army against Jerusalem. They surrounded the city and built siege ramps against its walls.
The omen in his right hand says, 'Jerusalem!' With battering rams his soldiers will go against the gates, shouting for the kill. They will put up siege towers and build ramps against the walls.
and its mainland villages will be destroyed by the sword. Then they will know that I am the LORD.
He will pound your walls with battering rams and demolish your towers with sledgehammers.
They scoff at kings and princes and scorn all their fortresses. They simply pile ramps of earth against their walls and capture them!
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