New Living Translation
You survey the houses and tear some down for stone to strengthen the walls.
King James Bible
And ye have numbered the houses of Jerusalem, and the houses have ye broken down to fortify the wall.
Darby Bible Translation
and ye have numbered the houses of Jerusalem, and have broken down the houses to fortify the wall;
World English Bible
You numbered the houses of Jerusalem, and you broke down the houses to fortify the wall.
Young's Literal Translation
And the houses of Jerusalem ye did number, And ye break down the houses to fence the wall.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
22:10 Numbered - That they might exactly know their own strength. The houses - Which stood upon or without the walls, and so gave their enemies advantage, and hindered the fortifying the city.
CHAPTERS I-XXXIX Isaiah is the most regal of the prophets. His words and thoughts are those of a man whose eyes had seen the King, vi. 5. The times in which he lived were big with political problems, which he met as a statesman who saw the large meaning of events, and as a prophet who read a divine purpose in history. Unlike his younger contemporary Micah, he was, in all probability, an aristocrat; and during his long ministry (740-701 B.C., possibly, but not probably later) he bore testimony, as …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
You inspect the breaks in the walls of Jerusalem. You store up water in the lower pool.
Between the city walls, you build a reservoir for water from the old pool. But you never ask for help from the One who did all this. You never considered the One who planned this long ago.
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