Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Your country is desolate, your cities are burned with fire: your land, strangers devour it in your presence, and it is desolate, as overthrown by strangers.

Bible References


Isaiah 5:5
And now I will make known to you now what I do to my vineyard, taking away its hedge, and it was for consuming, breaking down its wall, and it was for a treading down.
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.
Isaiah 24:10
The city of desolation was broken down: every house was shut up from coining in.
Leviticus 26:34
Then shall the land delight with its Sabbaths, all the days of its desolation, and ye in the land of your enemies: then shall the land rest and delight with its Sabbaths.
Deuteronomy 28:51
And it shall eat the fruit of thy cattle, and the fruit of thy land till he destroyed thee: which shall not leave to thee grain, new wine or new oil, the offspring of thine oxen and the flocks of thy sheep, till his destroying thee.
2 Chronicles 28:5
And Jehovah his God will give him into the hand of the king of Aram; and they will strike upon him, and they will make captives from them a great captivity, and bring to Darmesek. And also he was given into the hand of the king of Israel, and he will strike upon him a great blow.
Psalm 107:34
A land of fruit to saltness, for the evil of those dwelling in it
Jeremiah 6:8
Be admonished, O Jerusalem, lest thy soul shall be alienated from thee; lest I shall set thee a desolation, a land not inhabited.


Isaiah 9:5
For every shoe of the shod with trembling, and a garment being rolled in bloods; and it was for burning the food of fire.
Isaiah 34:9
And its torrents turned to pitch, and its dust to sulphur, and its land to burning pitch.
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.


Isaiah 5:17
And the lambs feed according to their word, and the deserts of the fat ones shall strangers eat
Deuteronomy 28:33
The fruit of thy land and all thy labors, a people which thou knewest not shall eat: and thou wert only oppressed and broken all the days.
Lamentations 5:2
Our inheritance was turned to strangers, our houses to foreigners.
Ezekiel 30:12
And I gave the rivers dryness and I sold the land, into the hand of the evil: and I made the land desolate, and its fulness by the hand, of strangers: I Jehovah spake.
Hosea 7:9
Strangers consumed his strength, and he knew not: also grayness of hair was sprinkled upon him, and he knew not
Hosea 8:7
For they shall sow the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind: no stalk to it: the sprout shall not make flour: perhaps it will make, strangers will swallow it down.

General references

Numbers 31:10
And their cities with their dwellings, and all their walls they burnt in fire.
Deuteronomy 28:52
And he passed upon thee in all thy gates until the coming down of thy high and inaccessible fortresses which thou trustest in them in all thy land: and he passed upon thee in all thy gates in all thy land which Jehovah thy God gave to thee.
Isaiah 64:10
The cities of thy holy place were desert; Zion was a desert., Jerusalem a desolation.
Lamentations 5:2
Our inheritance was turned to strangers, our houses to foreigners.