And he discovered the [a]covering of Judah: and thou didst look in that day to the armor of the house of the forest.

And ye have seen [b]the breaches of the city of David: for they were many, and ye gathered the waters of the lower pool.

10 And ye numbered the houses [c]of Jerusalem, and the houses have ye broken down to fortify the wall,

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 22:8 The secret place where the armor was: to wit, in the house of the forest, 1 Kings 7:2.
  2. Isaiah 22:9 Ye forfeited the ruinous places which were neglected in times of peace: meaning, the whole City, and the City of David, which was within the compass of the other.
  3. Isaiah 22:10 Either to pull down such as might hurt, or else to know what men they were able to make.

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