Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Yet the defenced city shall be desolate, and the habitation forsaken, and left like a wilderness: there shall the calf feed, and there shall he lie down, and consume the branches thereof.

Bible References

The defenced

Isaiah 5:9
In mine ears'saith Jehovah of hosts, Of a truth many houses shall be desolate, even great and fair, without inhabitant.
Isaiah 6:11
Then said I, Lord, how long? And he answered, Until cities be waste without inhabitant, and houses without man, and the land become utterly waste,
Isaiah 17:9
In that day shall their strong cities be as the forsaken places in the wood and on the mountain top, which were forsaken from before the children of Israel; and it shall be a desolation.
Isaiah 25:2
For thou hast made of a city a heap, of a fortified city a ruin, a palace of strangers to be no city; it shall never be built.
Isaiah 64:10
Thy holy cities are become a wilderness, Zion is become a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation.
Jeremiah 26:6
then will I make this house like Shiloh, and will make this city a curse to all the nations of the earth.
Lamentations 1:4
The ways of Zion do mourn, because none come to the solemn assembly; All her gates are desolate, her priests do sigh: Her virgins are afflicted, and she herself is in bitterness.
Lamentations 2:5
The Lord is become as an enemy, he hath swallowed up Israel; He hath swallowed up all her palaces, he hath destroyed his strongholds; And he hath multiplied in the daughter of Judah mourning and lamentation.
Lamentations 5:18
For the mountain of Zion, which is desolate: The foxes walk upon it.
Ezekiel 36:4
therefore, ye mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord Jehovah: Thus saith the Lord Jehovah to the mountains and to the hills, to the watercourses and to the valleys, to the desolate wastes and to the cities that are forsaken, which are become a prey and derision to the residue of the nations that are round about;
Micah 3:12
Therefore shall Zion for your sake be plowed as a field, and Jerusalem shall become heaps, and the mountain of the house as the high places of a forest.
Luke 19:43
For the days shall come upon thee, when thine enemies shall cast up a bank about thee, and compass thee round, and keep thee in on every side,
Luke 21:20
But when ye see Jerusalem compassed with armies, then know that her desolation is at hand.

There shall the

Isaiah 7:25
And all the hills that were digged with the mattock, thou shalt not come thither for fear of briers and thorns; but it shall be for the sending forth of oxen, and for the treading of sheep.
Isaiah 17:2
The cities of Aroer are forsaken; they shall be for flocks, which shall lie down, and none shall make them afraid.
Isaiah 32:13
Upon the land of my people shall come up thorns and briers; yea, upon all the houses of joy in the joyous city.

General references

Isaiah 17:9
In that day shall their strong cities be as the forsaken places in the wood and on the mountain top, which were forsaken from before the children of Israel; and it shall be a desolation.
Jeremiah 25:37
And the peaceable folds are brought to silence because of the fierce anger of Jehovah.
Ezekiel 20:34
and I will bring you out from the peoples, and will gather you out of the countries wherein ye are scattered, with a mighty hand, and with an outstretched arm, and with wrath poured out;
Ezekiel 34:15
I myself will be the shepherd of my sheep, and I will cause them to lie down, saith the Lord Jehovah.