New International Version
You have broken through all his walls and reduced his strongholds to ruins.
King James Bible
Thou hast broken down all his hedges; thou hast brought his strong holds to ruin.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou hast broken down all his hedges; thou hast brought his strongholds to ruin.
World English Bible
You have broken down all his hedges. You have brought his strongholds to ruin.
Young's Literal Translation
Thou hast broken down all his hedges, Thou hast made his fenced places a ruin.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou hast broken down all his hedges - Thou hart permitted the land to be stripped of all defense; there is not even one strong place in the hands of thy people.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O Lord, in the light of Thy countenance.'--PSALM lxxxix. 15. The Psalmist has just been setting forth, in sublime language, the glories of the divine character--God's strength, His universal sway, the justice and judgment which are the foundation of His Throne, the mercy and truth which go as heralds before His face. A heathen singing of any of his gods would have gone on to describe the form and features of the god or goddess who …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The People's Christ
Second Sunday in Lent
Why have you broken down its walls so that all who pass by pick its grapes?
Now I will tell you what I am going to do to my vineyard: I will take away its hedge, and it will be destroyed; I will break down its wall, and it will be trampled.
Without pity the Lord has swallowed up all the dwellings of Jacob; in his wrath he has torn down the strongholds of Daughter Judah. He has brought her kingdom and its princes down to the ground in dishonor.
The Lord is like an enemy; he has swallowed up Israel. He has swallowed up all her palaces and destroyed her strongholds. He has multiplied mourning and lamentation for Daughter Judah.
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