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    ·The walls protecting Judah will fall [L He removed defenses/covering from Judah; C “He” could be the Lord or the invading army].

·At that time [L In that day] the people of Jerusalem ·depended on [looked to]
    the weapons kept at the ·Palace [L house] of the Forest [C probably the royal armory; 1 Kin. 7:2–5; 10:16–17].
You saw that the walls of Jerusalem
    had many ·cracks that needed repairing [breaches; breaks].
    You stored up water in the lower pool [C preparation for a siege].
10 You ·counted [surveyed] the houses of Jerusalem,
    and you tore down houses to ·repair the walls with their stones [L strengthen/fortify the wall].

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