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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Bible References


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.
2 Chronicles 36:19
and they burned the house of God, and threw down the wall of Jerusalem, - and, all the palaces thereof, burned they with fire, and, all the precious vessels thereof, he destroyed;
Psalm 74:5
One used to be known according as he carried up high - into the thicket of trees - the axes;
Jeremiah 52:13
and he 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;
Lamentations 2:7
My Lord hath rejected his altar, hath abhorred his sanctuary, hath delivered, into the hand of the foe, the walls of her castles, - A voice, have they uttered in the house of Yahweh, as on the day of an appointed assembly.
Ezekiel 7:20
While the beauty of his own ornament he had in majesty placed, Then the images, of their abominations. Their detestable things, Made they therein, - For this cause have I delivered it up to them for removal;
Ezekiel 24:21
Say to the house of Israel thus, saith My Lord. Yahweh, Behold me! profaning my sanctuary. The pride of your strength, The delight of your eyes And the object of the tender regard of your soul,- And your sons and your daughters whom ye have left behind, by the sword, shall fall.
Matthew 24:2
But, he, answering, said unto them - Are ye not beholding all these things? Verily, I say unto you - in no wise, shall there be left here, stone upon stone, which shall not be thrown down.


1 Kings 8:14
And the king turned about his face, and blessed all the convocation of Israel, - while all the convocation of Israel was standing;
2 Chronicles 6:4
and he said, Blessed be Yahweh, God of Israel, who spake with his mouth, unto David my father,-and, with his hand, hath fulfilled, saying:
2 Chronicles 7:3
and, all the sons of Israel, seeing the descending of the fire and the glory of Yahweh upon the house, then knelt they down with their faces toward the ground, upon the pavement, and bowed themselves in prostration, and gave thanks unto Yahweh, For he is good, For, age-abiding, is his lovingkindness.
2 Chronicles 29:25
And he caused the Levites to stand in the house of Yahweh, with cymbals and with harps and with lyres, by the commandment of David, and of Gad the seer of the king, and of Nathan the prophet, - for, by the hand of Yahweh, came the commandment by the hand of his prophets.

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Lamentations 1:7
Jerusalem hath remembered in the days of her humiliation and her fleeings - all her precious things, which have existed from the days of old, - Now that her people have been falling into the hand of the adversary, with none to help her, the adversaries have seen her, have mocked over her sabbath-keepings.

General references

Ezekiel 12:20
Yea the cities that are inhabited I shall be laid waste, And the land, shall become m astonish- men, - So shall ye know that, I am Yahweh.
Matthew 23:38
Lo! your house is left to you;