Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Our holy and our beautiful house, where our fathers praised thee, is burned up with fire: and all our pleasant things are laid waste.

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2 Kings 25:9
And he burnt the house of LORD, and the king's house. And all the houses of Jerusalem, even every great house, he burnt with fire.
2 Chronicles 36:19
And they burnt the house of God, and broke down the wall of Jerusalem, and burnt all the palaces of it with fire, and destroyed all the good vessels of it.
Psalm 74:5
They seemed as men who lifted up axes upon a thicket of trees.
Jeremiah 52:13
And he burned the house of LORD, and the king's house, and all the houses of Jerusalem. Even every great house, he burned with fire.
Lamentations 2:7
LORD has cast off his altar. He has abhorred his sanctuary. He has given up the walls of her palaces into the hand of the enemy. They have made a noise in the house of LORD, as in the day of a solemn assembly.
Ezekiel 7:20
As for the beauty of his ornament, he set it in majesty, but they made the images of their abominations, [and] their detestable things in it. Therefore I have made it as an unclean thing to them.
Ezekiel 24:21
Speak to the house of Israel, Thus says lord LORD: Behold, I will profane my sanctuary, the pride of your power, the desire of your eyes, and that which your soul has compassion. And your sons and your daughters whom ye have left b
Matthew 24:2
But Jesus said to them, Do ye not see all these things? Truly I say to you, there will be left here, no, not a stone upon a stone, that will not be thrown down.


1 Kings 8:14
And the king turned his face around, and blessed all the assembly of Israel. And all the assembly of Israel stood.
2 Chronicles 6:4
And he said, Blessed be LORD, the God of Israel, who spoke with his mouth to David my father, and has with his hands fulfilled it, saying,
2 Chronicles 7:3
And all the sons of Israel looked on when the fire came down, and the glory of LORD was upon the house. And they bowed themselves with their faces to the ground upon the pavement, and worshipped, and gave thanks to LORD, [saying],
2 Chronicles 29:25
And he set the Levites in the house of LORD with cymbals, with psalteries, and with harps, according to the commandment of David, and of Gad the king's seer, and Nathan the prophet. For the commandment was of LORD by his prophets.

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Ezekiel 12:20
And the cities that are inhabited shall be laid waste, and the land shall be a desolation. And ye shall know that I am LORD.
Matthew 23:38
Behold, your house is left to you desolate.