New Living Translation
I will tear down your walls and demolish your defenses.
King James Bible
And I will cut off the cities of thy land, and throw down all thy strong holds:
Darby Bible Translation
And I will cut off the cities of thy land, and overthrow all thy strongholds.
World English Bible
I will cut off the cities of your land, and will tear down all your strongholds.
Young's Literal Translation
And I have cut off the cities of thy land, And I have thrown down all thy fortresses,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:11 The cities - Cut off the occasion of fortifying their cities, thou shalt need no other defence than what I am to thee.
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For more than a thousand years the Jewish people had awaited the Saviour's coming. Upon this event they had rested their brightest hopes. In song and prophecy, in temple rite and household prayer, they had enshrined His name. And yet at His coming they knew Him not. The Beloved of heaven was to them "as a root out of a dry ground;" He had "no form nor comeliness;" and they saw in Him no beauty that they should desire Him. "He came unto His own, and His own received Him not." Isa. 53:2; John 1:11. …
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Your country lies in ruins, and your towns are burned. Foreigners plunder your fields before your eyes and destroy everything they see.
For the LORD of Heaven's Armies has a day of reckoning. He will punish the proud and mighty and bring down everything that is exalted.
Then I said, "Lord, how long will this go on?" And he replied, "Until their towns are empty, their houses are deserted, and the whole country is a wasteland;
Without mercy the Lord has destroyed every home in Israel. In his anger he has broken down the fortress walls of beautiful Jerusalem. He has brought them to the ground, dishonoring the kingdom and its rulers.
Now the terrors of war will rise among your people. All your fortifications will fall, just as when Shalman destroyed Beth-arbel. Even mothers and children were dashed to death there.
With blinding speed and power he destroys the strong, crushing all their defenses.
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