Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Because the palaces shall be forsaken; the multitude of the city shall be left; the forts and towers shall be for dens for ever, a joy of wild asses, a pasture of flocks;

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The palaces

Isaiah 5:9
In mine ears, said Yahweh of hosts, - Verily, houses in abundance, shall become, a desolation, Large and fair, without inhabitant;
Isaiah 24:1
Lo! Yahweh emptying the earth and laying it waste, - And he will overturn the face thereof, And scatter them who dwell therein.
Isaiah 25:2
For thou hast made, of a citadel, a mound, of a defenced city, a ruin, - palaces for foreigners to be no city, To times age-abiding, shall it not be built.
Isaiah 27:10
For the fortified city, is solitary, The dwelling forsaken and left as a wilderness, - There, shall the calf feed, And, there, lie down And shall consume the branches thereof:
2 Kings 25:9
and burned the house of Yahweh, and the house of the king, - yea, all the houses of Jerusalem, even every great man's house, burned he with fire.
Luke 21:20
But whensoever ye shall see Jerusalem, encompassed by armies, then, know, that her desolation hath drawn near.


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 34:11
That the vomiting pelican and the bittern may possess it: And the great owl and the raven, dwell therein; Then will he stretch out over it The line of desolation, and The plummet of emptiness.
Revelation 18:2
And he cried out, with a mighty voice, saying - Fallen! fallen! is Babylon the Great, and hath become a habitation of demons, and a prison of every impure spirit, and a prison of every impure and hated bird;

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Isaiah 24:12
There is left in the city. desolation, - And to ruins, have been broken the gate.
Jeremiah 25:37
Then shall be silenced the prosperous pastures, - Because of the fierceness of the anger of Yahweh.