Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then will I pluck them up by the roots out of my land which I have given them; and this house, which I have sanctified for my name, will I cast out of my sight, and will make it to be a proverb and a byword among all nations.
2 Kings 17:20
And Jehovah will reject in all the seed of Israel, and will afflict them, and he will give them into the hand of plunderers, till he cast them from his face.
Also God will break thee down forever; he will take thee and sweep thee away from the tent, and root thee up from the land of the living. Silence.
And if they will not hear, tearing up and destroying, I tore up that nation, says Jehovah.
The moment I shall speak concerning a nation and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up and to tear down, and to destroy:
And it was as I watched over them to pluck up and to break down, and to destroy and to cut off, and to break in pieces; so will I watch over them to build and to plant, says Jehovah.
Thus shalt thou say to him, Thus said Jehovah, Behold, what I built I pulled down, and what I planted I plucked up, and all this land.
These are spots in your loves, feasting together fearlessly, taking care of themselves: clouds wanting water, carried about by winds; decayed trees, unfruitful, twice dead, uprooted;
And thou wert for an astonishment, for a parable, for a sharp saying in all the peoples where Jehovah shall lead thee there.
1 Kings 9:7
And I cut off Israel from the face of the earth which I gave to them and the house which I consecrated to my name I will cast out from my face; and Israel was for a parable and for a derision among all peoples.
And it will be that when Sanballat heard that we are building the wall, and it will kindle to him, and he will be greatly angry, and he will mock against the Jews.
Thou wilt set us a parable among the nations, a shaking of the head among the peoples.
And I gave them for maltreatment, and for evil to all the kingdoms of the earth, for a reproach and for a parable, and for a derision, and for a curse in, all the places which I shall thrust them away there.
All passing by the way clapped their hands at thee; they hissed, and they will nod their head at the daughter of Jerusalem: This the city, they will say; the complete splendor of joy to all the earth.
And I set this city for a desolation, and for hissing: every one passing over it shall be astonished and shall hiss over all her blows.
And many nations passed through this city, and they said a man to his neighbor, For what did Jehovah thus to this great city?
And all flesh saw that I Jehovah kindled it: it shall not be quenched.
Behold, your house is left to you desolate.