New Living Translation
A person without self-control is like a city with broken-down walls.
King James Bible
He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is broken down, and without walls.
Darby Bible Translation
He that hath no rule over his own spirit is as a city broken down, without walls.
World English Bible
Like a city that is broken down and without walls is a man whose spirit is without restraint.
Young's Literal Translation
A city broken down without walls, Is a man without restraint over his spirit!
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LibraryWherefore Christ Undertook a Method of Setting us Free So Painful and Laborious, when a Word from Him, or an Act of his Will, Would Alone
Wherefore Christ undertook a method of setting us free so painful and laborious, when a word from Him, or an act of His will, would alone have sufficed. 19. Then he labours to teach and persuade us that the devil could not and ought not to have claimed for himself any right over man, except by the permission of God, and that, without doing any injustice to the devil, God could have called back His deserter, if He wished to show him mercy, and have rescued him by a word only, as though any one denies …
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2 Chronicles 32:5
Then Hezekiah worked hard at repairing all the broken sections of the wall, erecting towers, and constructing a second wall outside the first. He also reinforced the supporting terraces in the City of David and manufactured large numbers of weapons and shields.
They said to me, "Things are not going well for those who returned to the province of Judah. They are in great trouble and disgrace. The wall of Jerusalem has been torn down, and the gates have been destroyed by fire."
Better to be patient than powerful; better to have self-control than to conquer a city.
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