5 The king strengthened the city's defenses by repairing the wall, building towers on it, and building an outer wall. In addition, he repaired the defenses built on the land that was filled in on the east side of the old part of Jerusalem. He also had a large number of spears and shields made.

References for 2 Chronicles 32:5

    • a 32:5 - [Some ancient translations] building towers on it; [Hebrew] building on the towers.