Ezekiel 4:2
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New International Version
Then lay siege to it: Erect siege works against it, build a ramp up to it, set up camps against it and put battering rams around it.

New Living Translation
Show the city under siege. Build a wall around it so no one can escape. Set up the enemy camp, and surround the city with siege ramps and battering rams.

English Standard Version
And put siegeworks against it, and build a siege wall against it, and cast up a mound against it. Set camps also against it, and plant battering rams against it all around.

New American Standard Bible
"Then lay siege against it, build a siege wall, raise up a ramp, pitch camps and place battering rams against it all around.

King James Bible
And lay siege against it, and build a fort against it, and cast a mount against it; set the camp also against it, and set battering rams against it round about.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then lay siege against it: construct a siege wall, build a ramp, pitch military camps, and place battering rams against it on all sides.

International Standard Version
You are to lay siege against it, build a rampart around it, set a bulwark against it, encircle it with a berm, set up camps against it, and place battering rams around it.

NET Bible
Lay siege to it! Build siege works against it. Erect a siege ramp against it! Post soldiers outside it and station battering rams around it.

New Heart English Bible
and lay siege against it, and build forts against it, and cast up a mound against it; set camps also against it, and plant battering rams against it all around.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Set up a blockade against it, build attack walls around it, put up dirt ramps around it, have troops ready to attack it, and place battering rams all around it.

JPS Tanakh 1917
and lay siege against it, and build forts against it, and cast up a mound against it; set camps also against it, and set battering rams against it round about.

New American Standard 1977
“Then lay siege against it, build a siege wall, raise up a ramp, pitch camps, and place battering rams against it all around.

Jubilee Bible 2000
and lay siege against it and build a fort against it and cast a mount against it; set the camp also against it, and set battering rams against it round about.

King James 2000 Bible
And lay siege against it, and build a siege wall against it, and cast up a mound against it; set camps also against it, and place battering rams against it round about.

American King James Version
And lay siege against it, and build a fort against it, and cast a mount against it; set the camp also against it, and set battering rams against it round about.

American Standard Version
and lay siege against it, and build forts against it, and cast up a mound against it; set camps also against it, and plant battering rams against it round about.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And lay siege against it, and build forts, and cast up a mount, and set a camp against it, and place battering rams round about it.

Darby Bible Translation
and lay siege against it, and build forts against it, and cast a mound against it, and set camps against it, and place battering-rams against it round about.

English Revised Version
and lay siege against it, and build forts against it, and cast up a mount against it; set camps also against it, and plant battering rams against it round about.

Webster's Bible Translation
And lay siege against it, and build a fort against it, and cast a mount against it; set the camp also against it, and set battering rams against it on every side.

World English Bible
and lay siege against it, and build forts against it, and cast up a mound against it; set camps also against it, and plant battering rams against it all around.

Young's Literal Translation
and hast placed against it a siege, and builded against it a fortification, and poured out against it a mount, and placed against it camps, yea, set thou against it battering-rams round about.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
4:1-8 The prophet was to represent the siege of Jerusalem by signs. He was to lie on his left side for a number of days, supposed to be equal to the years from the establishment of idolatry. All that the prophet sets before the children of his people, about the destruction of Jerusalem, is to show that sin is the provoking cause of the ruin of that once flourishing city.
Study Bible
The Siege of Jerusalem Predicted
1"Now you son of man, get yourself a brick, place it before you and inscribe a city on it, Jerusalem. 2"Then lay siege against it, build a siege wall, raise up a ramp, pitch camps and place battering rams against it all around. 3"Then get yourself an iron plate and set it up as an iron wall between you and the city, and set your face toward it so that it is under siege, and besiege it. This is a sign to the house of Israel.…
Cross References
Luke 19:43
For the days will come upon you when your enemies will barricade you and surround you and hem you in on every side.

2 Samuel 20:15
They came and besieged him in Abel Beth-maacah, and they cast up a siege ramp against the city, and it stood by the rampart; and all the people who were with Joab were wreaking destruction in order to topple the wall.

Jeremiah 6:6
For thus says the LORD of hosts, "Cut down her trees And cast up a siege against Jerusalem. This is the city to be punished, In whose midst there is only oppression.

Jeremiah 33:4
"For thus says the LORD God of Israel concerning the houses of this city, and concerning the houses of the kings of Judah which are broken down to make a defense against the siege ramps and against the sword,

Ezekiel 5:2
"One third you shall burn in the fire at the center of the city, when the days of the siege are completed. Then you shall take one third and strike it with the sword all around the city, and one third you shall scatter to the wind; and I will unsheathe a sword behind them.

Ezekiel 21:22
"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.

Daniel 11:15
"Then the king of the North will come, cast up a siege ramp and capture a well-fortified city; and the forces of the South will not stand their ground, not even their choicest troops, for there will be no strength to make a stand.
Treasury of Scripture

And lay siege against it, and build a fort against it, and cast a mount against it; set the camp also against it, and set battering rams against it round about.

lay

Jeremiah 39:1,2 In the ninth year of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the tenth month, …

Jeremiah 52:4 And it came to pass in the ninth year of his reign, in the tenth …

Luke 19:42-44 Saying, If you had known, even you, at least in this your day…

battering rams. or, chief leaders

Ezekiel 21:22 At his right hand was the divination for Jerusalem, to appoint captains, …

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