Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

No foot of man shall pass through it, nor foot of beast shall pass through it, neither shall it be inhabited forty years.

Bible References

Foot of man

Ezekiel 30:10
‘Thus says the Lord God,
I will also make the hordes of Egypt cease
By the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon.
Ezekiel 31:12
Alien tyrants of the nations have cut it down and left it; on the mountains and in all the valleys its branches have fallen and its boughs have been broken in all the ravines of the land. And all the peoples of the earth have gone down from its shade and left it.
Ezekiel 32:13
“I will also destroy all its cattle from beside many waters;
And the foot of man will not muddy them anymore
And the hoofs of beasts will not muddy them.
Ezekiel 33:28
I will make the land a desolation and a waste, and the pride of her power will cease; and the mountains of Israel will be desolate so that no one will pass through.
Ezekiel 36:28
You will live in the land that I gave to your forefathers; so you will be My people, and I will be your God.
Jeremiah 43:11
He will also come and strike the land of Egypt; those who are meant for death will be given over to death, and those for captivity to captivity, and those for the sword to the sword.

Forty

2 Chronicles 36:21
to fulfill the word of the Lord by the mouth of Jeremiah, until the land had enjoyed its sabbaths. All the days of its desolation it kept sabbath until seventy years were complete.
Isaiah 23:15
Now in that day Tyre will be forgotten for seventy years like the days of one king. At the end of seventy years it will happen to Tyre as in the song of the harlot:
Jeremiah 25:11
This whole land will be a desolation and a horror, and these nations will serve the king of Babylon seventy years.
Jeremiah 29:10
“For thus says the Lord, ‘When seventy years have been completed for Babylon, I will visit you and fulfill My good word to you, to bring you back to this place.
Daniel 9:2
in the first year of his reign, I, Daniel, observed in the books the number of the years which was revealed as the word of the Lord to Jeremiah the prophet for the completion of the desolations of Jerusalem, namely, seventy years.