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 Jehovah of hosts hath said, Many houses shall assuredly become a desolation, great and excellent ones, without inhabitant.
Isaiah 6:11
And I said, Lord, how long? And he said, Until the cities be wasted, without inhabitant, and the houses without man, and the land become an utter desolation,
Isaiah 17:9
In that day shall his strong cities be as the forsaken tract in the woodland, and the mountain-top which they forsook before the children of Israel; and there shall be desolation.
Isaiah 25:2
For thou hast made of the city a heap, of the fortified town a ruin, the palace of strangers to be no city; it shall never be built up.
Isaiah 64:10
Thy holy cities are become a wilderness, Zion is 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 sigh, her virgins are in grief; and as for her, she 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 hath multiplied in the daughter of Judah mourning and lamentation.
Lamentations 5:18
Because of the mountain of Zion, which is desolate: foxes walk over 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 water-courses and to the valleys, to the desolate wastes and to the cities that are forsaken, which are become a prey and a derision to the remnant of the nations that are round about,
Micah 3:12
Therefore shall Zion for your sake be ploughed 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 days shall come upon thee, that thine enemies shall make a palisaded mound about thee, and shall close thee around, and keep thee in on every side,
Luke 21:20
But when ye see Jerusalem encompassed with armies, then know that its desolation is drawn nigh.

There shall the

Isaiah 7:25
And all mountains that have been dug up with the hoe thither will they not come, from fear of briars and thorns; and they shall be for the sending forth of oxen, and for the treading of small cattle.
Isaiah 17:2
The cities of Aroer are forsaken: they shall be for flocks; and they shall lie down and there shall be none to make them afraid.
Isaiah 32:13
Upon the land of my people shall come up thistles and briars, yea, upon all the houses of joy in the joyous city.

General references

Isaiah 17:9
In that day shall his strong cities be as the forsaken tract in the woodland, and the mountain-top which they forsook before the children of Israel; and there shall be desolation.
Jeremiah 25:37
and the peaceable enclosures shall be desolated, 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 fury poured out;
Ezekiel 34:15
I will myself feed my flock, and I will cause them to lie down, saith the Lord Jehovah.