|The Message (MSG)
||New International Version (NIV)
14 Store up water for the siege. Shore up your defenses. Get down to basics: Work the clay and make bricks.
14 Draw water for the siege, strengthen your defenses! Work the clay, tread the mortar, repair the brickwork!
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