New American Standard Bible
"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.
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.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Lift up the buckler - i. e., set a wall of shields, under cover of which the walls could be approached.
"For the days will come upon you when your enemies will throw up a barricade against you, and surround you and hem you in on every side,
Behold, the siege ramps have reached the city to take it; and the city is given into the hand of the Chaldeans who fight against it, because of the sword, the famine and the pestilence; and what You have spoken has come to pass; and behold, You see it.
Now it came about in the ninth year of his reign, on the tenth day of the tenth month, that Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came, he and all his army, against Jerusalem, camped against it and built a siege wall all around it.
"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.
'Also her daughters who are on the mainland will be slain by the sword, and they will know that I am the LORD.'"
"The blow of his battering rams he will direct against your walls, and with his axes he will break down your towers.
"They mock at kings And rulers are a laughing matter to them. They laugh at every fortress And heap up rubble to capture it.
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