New International Version
They rush upon the city; they run along the wall. They climb into the houses; like thieves they enter through the windows.
King James Bible
They shall run to and fro in the city; they shall run upon the wall, they shall climb up upon the houses; they shall enter in at the windows like a thief.
Darby Bible Translation
They spread themselves over the city; they run upon the wall; they climb up into the houses; they enter in by the windows like a thief.
World English Bible
They rush on the city. They run on the wall. They climb up into the houses. They enter in at the windows like thieves.
Young's Literal Translation
In the city they run to and fro, On the wall they run, Into houses they go up by the windows, They go in as a thief.
Joel 2:9 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They shall not be wounded - They have hard scales like a coat of mail; but the expression refers to the utter uselessness of all means to prevent their depredations. See Shaw's account above.
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"Very truly I tell you Pharisees, anyone who does not enter the sheep pen by the gate, but climbs in by some other way, is a thief and a robber.
They will fill your houses and those of all your officials and all the Egyptians--something neither your parents nor your ancestors have ever seen from the day they settled in this land till now.'" Then Moses turned and left Pharaoh.
Death has climbed in through our windows and has entered our fortresses; it has removed the children from the streets and the young men from the public squares.
They do not jostle each other; each marches straight ahead. They plunge through defenses without breaking ranks.
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