New Living Translation
You inspect the breaks in the walls of Jerusalem. You store up water in the lower pool.
King James Bible
Ye have seen also the breaches of the city of David, that they are many: and ye gathered together the waters of the lower pool.
Darby Bible Translation
and ye have seen the breaches of the city of David, that they are many; and ye have gathered together the waters of the lower pool;
World English Bible
You saw the breaches of the city of David, that they were many; and you gathered together the waters of the lower pool.
Young's Literal Translation
And the breaches of the city of David ye have seen, For they have become many, And ye gather the waters of the lower pool,
Isaiah 22:9 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
22:9 Seen - That is, observed in order to the reparation of them. The waters - That you might both deprive the enemy of water, and supply the city with it.
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
2 Kings 20:20
The rest of the events in Hezekiah's reign, including the extent of his power and how he built a pool and dug a tunnel to bring water into the city, are recorded in [The Book of the History of the Kings of Judah.]
Next to him was Nehemiah son of Azbuk, the leader of half the district of Beth-zur. He rebuilt the wall from a place across from the tombs of David's family as far as the water reservoir and the House of the Warriors.
You survey the houses and tear some down for stone to strengthen the walls.
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