Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And the fortress of the high fort of thy walls shall he bring down, lay low, and bring to the ground, even to the dust.

Bible References

The fortress

Isaiah 26:5
For he hath brought down the inhabitants of the height the city exalted, - He layeth it low, Layeth it low even to the ground, Levelleth it, even to the dust:
Jeremiah 51:58
Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts - The broad walls of Babylon, shall be laid utterly bare, And, her lofty gates, with fire, shall be burned, - And peoples shall labour for emptiness, And populations, for the fire, shall weary themselves.
2 Corinthians 10:4
For, the weapons of our warfare, are not fleshly, but mighty, by God, unto a pulling down of strongholds, -
Hebrews 11:30
By faith, the walls of Jericho, fell, having been surrounded for seven days.
Revelation 18:21
And one mighty messenger lifted a stone, as it were a great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying - Thus, with main force, shall be cast down, Babylon the great city, - and in nowise be found any more;

To the dust

Isaiah 13:19
Thus shall Babylon - The most lovely of kingdoms, The majestic beauty of the Chaldees - Become as in the divine overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah.
Isaiah 14:23
And will make her a possession for the bittern, And marshes of water, - And will sweep it with the besom of destruction, Declareth Yahweh of hosts.