21 occurrences in 14 translations

'Destruction' in the Bible

But the city and everything in it are set apart to the Lord for destruction. Only Rahab the prostitute and everyone with her in the house will live, because she hid the men we sent.

But keep yourselves from the things set apart, or you will be set apart for destruction. If you take any of those things, you will set apart the camp of Israel for destruction and bring disaster on it.

They turned over everyone in the city for destruction and executed them, including both men and women, young and old, and oxen, sheep, and donkeys.

The Israelites, however, were unfaithful regarding the things set apart for destruction. Achan son of Carmi, son of Zabdi, son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took some of what was set apart, and the Lord's anger burned against the Israelites.

"Oh, Lord God," Joshua said, "why did You ever bring these people across the Jordan to hand us over to the Amorites for our destruction? If only we had been content to remain on the other side of the Jordan!

Israel has sinned. They broke my covenant that I commanded them by taking some of the things that had been turned over to destruction. They have stolen, have been deceitful, and have stored what they stole among their own belongings.

This is why the Israelites cannot stand against their enemies. They will turn their backs [and run] from their enemies, because they have been set apart for destruction. I will no longer be with you unless you remove from you what is set apart.

So get up and sanctify the people. Tell them, "Sanctify yourselves in preparation for tomorrow, because this is what the LORD God of Israel, says: "There are things turned over to destruction among you, Israel. You won't be able to defeat your enemies until you remove what has been turned over to destruction.

The one selected as having taken what has been turned over to destruction is to be incinerated, along with everything that pertains to him, because he has transgressed against the covenant of the LORD and committed an outrageous thing in Israel."'"

They took the things from the tent that had been turned over to destruction, brought them to Joshua and all of the Israelis, and laid them out in the presence of the LORD.

Then, after the destruction of all the people of Ai in the field and in the waste land where they went after them, and when all the people had been put to death without mercy, all Israel went back to Ai, and put to death all who were in it without mercy.

For Joshua did not take back his hand with the outstretched spear till the destruction of the people of Ai was complete.

And, answering Joshua, they said, Because it came to the ears of your servants that the Lord your God had given orders to his servant Moses to give you all this land, and to send destruction on all the people living in it, because of you; so, fearing greatly for our lives because of you, we have done this.

Now when Joshua and the children of Israel had come to the end of their war of complete destruction, and had put to death all but a small band who had got safely into the walled towns,

And again the Lord gave it and its king into the hands of Israel; and he put it and every person in it to the sword, till their destruction was complete; and he did to its king as he had done to the king of Jericho.

And all the goods taken from these towns, and their cattle, the children of Israel kept for themselves; but every man they put to death without mercy, till their destruction was complete, and there was no one living.

For the Lord made them strong in heart to go to war against Israel, so that he might give them up to the curse without mercy, and that destruction might come on them, as the Lord had given orders to Moses.

Wasn't Achan son of Zerah unfaithful regarding what was set apart for destruction, bringing wrath on the entire community of Israel? He was not the only one who perished because of his sin.' "

And the children of Israel were pleased about this; and they gave praise to God, and had no more thought of going to war against the children of Reuben and the children of Gad for the destruction of their land.

And you will see that, as all the good things which the Lord your God undertook to do for you, have come to you, so the Lord will send down on you all the evil things till he has made your destruction complete, and you are cut off from the good land which the Lord your God has given you.

And I took you into the lands of the Amorites on the other side of Jordan; and they made war on you, and I gave them into your hands and you took their land; and I sent destruction on them before you.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אבד 
'abad 
Usage: 184

אבדּון 
'abaddown 
Usage: 5

אבדן 
'abdan 
Usage: 1

אבדן 
'obdan 
Usage: 1

איד 
'eyd 
Usage: 24

דּכּא 
Dakka' 
Usage: 3

הריסוּת 
Hariycuwth 
Usage: 1

חבל חבל 
Chebel 
Usage: 62

חרבּה 
Chorbah 
Usage: 42

חרם חרם 
Cherem 
Usage: 38

כּיד 
Kiyd 
Usage: 1

מהוּמה 
M@huwmah 
Usage: 12

מחתּה 
M@chittah 
Usage: 11

משׁחית 
Mashchiyth 
Usage: 12

פּיד 
Piyd 
Usage: 3

קטב 
Qeteb 
Usage: 3

קטב 
Qoteb 
Usage: 1

קפדה 
Q@phadah 
Usage: 1

קרץ 
Qerets 
Usage: 1

שׁבר שׁבר 
Sheber 
Usage: 44

שׁברון 
Shibrown 
Usage: 2

שׁוד שׁד 
Shod 
Usage: 25

שׁאה שׁואה שׁוא 
Show' 
Usage: 13

שׁחית 
Sh@chiyth 
Usage: 2

שׁחת 
Shachath 
Usage: 23

שׁמד 
Shamad 
Usage: 90

תּבוּסה 
T@buwcah 
Usage: 1

ἀπώλεια 
Apoleia 
Usage: 18

καθαίρεσις 
Kathairesis 
Usage: 3

ὄλεθρος 
Olethros 
Usage: 4

σύντριμμα 
suntrimma 
Usage: 1



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