Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

General references

Bible References

Holy

2 Kings 25:9
He burned down the Lord's temple, the royal palace, and all the houses in Jerusalem, including every large house.
2 Chronicles 36:19
They burned down the Lord's temple and tore down the wall of Jerusalem. They burned all its fortified buildings and destroyed all its valuable items.
Psalm 74:5
They invade like lumberjacks swinging their axes in a thick forest.
Jeremiah 52:13
He burned down the Lord's temple, the royal palace, and all the houses in Jerusalem, including every large house.
Lamentations 2:7
(Zayin) The Lord rejected his altar and abhorred his temple. He handed over to the enemy her palace walls; the enemy shouted in the Lord's temple as if it were a feast day.
Ezekiel 7:20
They rendered the beauty of his ornaments into pride, and with it they made their abominable images -- their detestable idols. Therefore I will render it filthy to them.
Ezekiel 24:21
Say to the house of Israel, 'This is what the sovereign Lord says: Realize I am about to desecrate my sanctuary -- the source of your confident pride, the object in which your eyes delight, and your life's passion. Your very own sons and daughters whom you have left behind will die by the sword.
Matthew 24:2
And he said to them, "Do you see all these things? I tell you the truth, not one stone will be left on another. All will be torn down!"

Where

1 Kings 8:14
Then the king turned around and pronounced a blessing over the whole Israelite assembly as they stood there.
2 Chronicles 6:4
He said, "The Lord God of Israel is worthy of praise because he has fulfilled what he promised my father David.
2 Chronicles 7:3
When all the Israelites saw the fire come down and the Lord's splendor over the temple, they got on their knees with their faces downward toward the pavement. They worshiped and gave thanks to the Lord, saying, "Certainly he is good; certainly his loyal love endures!"
2 Chronicles 29:25
King Hezekiah stationed the Levites in the Lord's temple with cymbals and stringed instruments, just as David, Gad the king's prophet, and Nathan the prophet had ordered. (The Lord had actually given these orders through his prophets.)

All our

Lamentations 1:7
(Zayin) Jerusalem remembers, when she became a poor homeless person, all her treasures that she owned in days of old. When her people fell into an enemy's grip, none of her allies came to her rescue. Her enemies gloated over her; they sneered at her downfall.

General references

Ezekiel 12:20
The inhabited towns will be left in ruins and the land will be devastated. Then you will know that I am the Lord.'"
Matthew 23:38
Look, your house is left to you desolate!

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