Ezekiel 4:2
Good News Translation
Then, to represent a siege, put trenches, earthworks, camps, and battering rams all around it.

Contemporary English Version
Then prepare to attack the brick as if it were a real city. Build a dirt mound and a ramp up to the top and surround the brick with enemy camps. On every side put large wooden poles as though you were going to break down the gate to the city.

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.

New American Bible
Lay siege to it: build up siege works, raise a ramp against it, pitch camps and set up battering rams all around it.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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.

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Jeremiah 39:1,2 In the ninth year of Sedecias king of Juda, in the tenth month, came Nabuchodonosor king of Babylon, and all his army to Jerusalem, and they besieged it. . . .

Jeremiah 52:4 And it came to pass in the ninth year of his reign, in the tenth month, the tenth day of the month, that Nabuchodonosor the king of Babylon came, he and all his army, against Jerusalem, and they besieged it, and built forts against it round about.

Luke 19:42-44 If thou also hadst known, and that in this thy day, the things that are to thy peace: but now they are hidden from thy eyes. . . .

battering rams.

Ezekiel 21:22 On his right hand was the divination for Jerusalem, to set battering rams, to open the mouth in slaughter, to lift up the voice in howling, to set engines against the gates, to cast up a mount, to build forts.

Context
A Sign of Jerusalem's Siege
1And thou, O son of man, take thee a tile, and lay it before thee: and draw upon it the plan of the city of Jerusalem. 2And 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.3And take unto thee an iron pan, and set it for a wall of iron between thee and the city: and set thy face resolutely against it, and it shall be besieged, and thou shalt lay siege against it: it is a sign to the house of Israel.…
Cross References
Luke 19:43
For the days shall come upon thee: and thy enemies shall cast a trench about thee and compass thee round and straiten thee on every side,

2 Samuel 20:15
And they came, and besieged him in Abela, and in Bethmaacha, and they cast up works round the city, and the city was besieged: and all the people that were with Joab, laboured to throw down the walls.

Jeremiah 6:6
For thus saith the Lord of hosts: Hew down her trees, cast up a trench about Jerusalem: this is the city to be visited, all oppression is in the midst of her.

Jeremiah 33:4
For thus saith the Lord the God of Israel to the houses of this city, and to the houses of the king of Juda, which are destroyed, and to the bulwarks, and to the sword.

Ezekiel 5:2
A third part thou shalt burn with fire in the midst of the city, according to the fulfilling of the days of the siege: and thou shalt take a third part, and cut it in pieces with the knife all round about: and the other third part thou shalt scatter in the wind, and I will draw out the sword after them.

Ezekiel 21:22
On his right hand was the divination for Jerusalem, to set battering rams, to open the mouth in slaughter, to lift up the voice in howling, to set engines against the gates, to cast up a mount, to build forts.

Daniel 11:15
And the king of the north shall come, and shall cast up a mount, and shall take the best fenced cities: and the arms of the south shall not withstand, and his chosen ones shall rise up to resist, and they shall not have strength.

Additional Translations
Then lay siege against it: Construct a siege wall, build a ramp to it, set up camps against it, and place battering rams around it on all sides.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.

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.

And thou shalt besiege it, and build works against it, and throw up a mound round about it, and pitch camps against it, and set up engines round about.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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