Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


In all your dwellingplaces the cities shall be laid waste, and the high places shall be desolate; that your altars may be laid waste and made desolate, and your idols may be broken and cease, and your images may be cut down, and your works may be abolished.

Bible References

All your

Isaiah 6:11
And saying, How long, O Lord? And he will say, Till when the cities were laid waste from not being inhabited, and the houses from not a man, and the land shall be laid waste with desolation.
Jeremiah 9:19
For a voice of lamentation was heard from Zion: How were we laid waste! we were greatly ashamed, for we forsook the land, and cast away our dwellings
Zephaniah 3:7
I said, Surely thou wilt fear me, thou wilt receive instruction; and her dwelling shall not be cut off, all that I reviewed over her but they rose early, they corrupted all their doings.

The cities

Ezekiel 5:14
And I will give thee for a waste, and for a reproach among the nations which are round about thee, before the eyes of all passing by.
Isaiah 24:1
Behold, Jehovah emptying the earth and making it waste, and subverting its face, and scattering its inhabitants.
Isaiah 32:13
Upon the land of my people shall come up the thorn of the sharp point; so upon the houses of rejoicing of the exulting city.
Isaiah 64:10
The cities of thy holy place were desert; Zion was a desert., Jerusalem a desolation.
Jeremiah 2:15
Upon him the young lions roared, they gave their voice, they will set his land for a desolation: his cities were burned from not being inhabited.
Jeremiah 9:11
And I gave Jerusalem for heaps and a dwelling of jackals; and the cities of Judah I will give a desolation from none inhabiting.
Jeremiah 10:22
Behold, a voice of tidings coming, and a great shaking from the land of the north, to set the cities of Judah a desolation, a dwelling of jackals.
Jeremiah 34:22
Behold me commanding, says Jehovah; and I turned them back to this city, and they warred against it and took it, and burnt it in fire: and the cities of Judah will I give to desolation from none inhabiting.
Micah 3:12
For this, on account of you Zion shall be ploughed a field, and Jerusalem shall be ruins, and the mountain of the house for the heights of the forest.
Zephaniah 1:2
Taking away, I will take away all from off the face of the earth, says Jehovah
Zephaniah 3:6
I cut off the nations: their pinnacles were desolate: I laid waste their streets from none passing by; their cities were destroyed from not a man, from not an inhabitant

And the

Ezekiel 16:39
And I gave thee into their hand, and they pulled down thy brothel, and they broke down thy heights, and they stripped thee of thy garments, and they took all thy glory, and they left thee naked and nakedness.
Leviticus 26:30
And I laid waste your high places, and I cut off your images, and I gave your carcasses upon the carcasses of your blocks, and my soul abhorred you.
Jeremiah 17:3
O my mountain in the field, thy strength, all thy treasures I will, give for plunder, thy heights for sin in all thy bounds.
Hosea 10:8
And the heights of vanity were destroyed, the sin of Israel: the thorn and weeds shall come up upon their altars; and they said to the mountains, Cover us; and to the hills, Fall upon us.

Your altars

Ezekiel 30:13
Thus said the Lord Jehovah: And I destroyed the blocks, and I caused their nothings to cease from Noph; and a prince of the land of Egypt shall be no more: and I gave fear in the land of Egypt.
Isaiah 2:18
And the nothings he shall cause to wholly pass away.
Isaiah 27:9
Therefore by this the iniquity of Jacob shall be expiated; and this all the fruit to remove his sin; in his setting all the stones of the altar as stones of lime broken in pieces, the statues and images shall not stand up.
Hosea 10:2
Their heart was divided; now shall they be guilty: he will break down their altars, he shall lay waste their images
Micah 1:7
And all her carved images shall be beaten down, and all her gifts shall be burnt in fire, and all her images I will set a desolation: for she gathered from the gift of a harlot, and they shall turn back even to the gift of a harlot
Micah 5:13
And I cut off thy carved images and thy statues from the midst of thee; and thou shalt no more worship the work of thy hands.
Zephaniah 1:3
I will take away man and cattle; I will take away the birds of the heavens, and the fish of the sea, and the stumbling blocks with. the unjust; and I cut off man from the face of the earth, says Jehovah.
Zechariah 13:2
And it was in that day, says Jehovah of armies, I will cut off the names of the images from the land, and they shall be remembered no more: and also I will cause the prophets and the unclean spirit to pass out of the land.

Your works

Psalm 115:8
They making them shall be as they; all that trusted in them.
Isaiah 1:31
And the strong was for tow, and his work for a spark, and they two were burnt together, and none quenching.
Habakkuk 2:18
What profited the carved image that he forming it carved it? the molten image and he teaching falsehood, that the former of his forming trusted upon it to make nothings being dumb?