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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 the ears of Jehovah of armies, If not many houses shall be for desolation, great and good from none dwelling.
Isaiah 24:1
Behold, Jehovah emptying the earth and making it waste, and subverting its face, and scattering its inhabitants.
Isaiah 25:2
For thou didst set from a city to a heap, a fortified city to ruins: a palace of strangers from a city; it shall not be built forever.
Isaiah 27:10
For the fortified city was separated, the habitation being cast out and forsaken as the desert: there shall the Isaiah 27:calf feed, and there he shall lie down, and there he finished its branches.
2 Kings 25:9
And he will burn the house of Jehovah, and the king's house, and all the houses of Jerusalem, and every great house he burnt in fire.
Luke 21:20
And when ye see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then know that its devastation has drawn near.


Isaiah 13:19
And Babel the glory of kingdoms, the beauty of the Chaldees' grandeur was as God overthrowing Sodom and Gomorrah.
Isaiah 34:11
And the pelican and the hedgehog shall possess it; the ibis and the raven shall dwell in it: and he stretched out upon it the line of desolation and the stones of emptiness.
Revelation 18:2
And he cried with a great, strong voice, saying, She fell, Babylon the great fell, and became the dwelling of devils, and the prison of every unclean spirit, and the prison of every unclean and detested bird.

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Isaiah 24:12
Desolation was left in the city, and the gate shall be struck in ruins.
Jeremiah 25:37
And the dwellings of peace were destroyed from the face of the burning of the anger of Jehovah.