Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Wherefore I will bring the worst of the heathen, and they shall possess their houses: I will also make the pomp of the strong to cease; and their holy places shall be defiled.

Their holy places shall be defiled

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I will bring

Ezekiel 21:31
And I will pour out my indignation upon thee. I will blow upon thee with the fire of my wrath, and I will deliver thee into the hand of brutish men, skilful to destroy.
Ezekiel 28:7
therefore, behold, I will bring strangers upon thee, the terrible of the nations, and they shall draw their swords against the beauty of thy wisdom, and they shall defile thy brightness.
Psalm 106:41
And he gave them into the hand of the nations. And those who hated them ruled over them.
Jeremiah 12:12
Destroyers have come upon all the bare heights in the wilderness. For the sword of LORD devours from the one end of the land even to the other end of the land. No flesh has peace.
Habakkuk 1:6
For, lo, I raise up the Chaldeans, that bitter and hasty nation, who march through the breadth of the earth to possess dwelling-places that are not theirs.

They shall

Jeremiah 6:12
And their houses shall be turned to others, their fields and their wives together. For I will stretch out my hand upon the inhabitants of the land, says LORD.
Lamentations 5:2
Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.

I will also

Ezekiel 33:28
And I will make the land a desolation and an astonishment. And the pride of her power shall cease. And the mountains of Israel shall be desolate, so that none shall pass through.
Isaiah 5:14
Therefore Sheol has enlarged its desire, and opened its mouth without measure. And their glory, and their multitude, and their pomp, and he who rejoices among them, descend [into it].

Their holy places shall be defiled

Ezekiel 21:2
Son of man, set thy face toward Jerusalem, and drop [thy word] toward the sanctuaries, and prophesy against the land of Israel.
2 Chronicles 7:19
But if ye turn away, and forsake my statutes and my commandments which I have set before you, and shall go and serve other gods, and worship them,
Psalm 83:12
who said, Let us take to ourselves in possession the habitations of God.

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Lamentations 5:2
Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.