Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

How doth the city sit solitary, that was full of people! how is she become as a widow! she that was great among the nations, and princess among the provinces, how is she become tributary!

General references

Bible References

How doth

Isaiah 14:12
How art thou fallen from heaven, Lucifer, son of the morning! Thou art cut down to the ground, that didst prostrate the nations!
Jeremiah 50:23
How is the hammer of the whole earth cut asunder and broken! How is Babylon become an astonishment among the nations!
Zephaniah 2:15
This is the rejoicing city that dwelt in security, that said in her heart, I am, and there is none else beside me: how is she become a desolation, a couching-place for beasts! Every one that passeth by her shall hiss, shall wave his hand.
Revelation 18:16
saying, Woe, woe, the great city, which was clothed with fine linen and purple and scarlet, and had ornaments of gold and precious stones and pearls!

Sit

Lamentations 2:10
The elders of the daughter of Zion sit upon the ground, they keep silence; they have cast dust upon their heads, they have girded themselves with sackcloth: the virgins of Jerusalem hang down their head to the ground.
Isaiah 3:26
and her gates shall lament and mourn; and, stripped, she shall sit upon the ground.
Isaiah 50:5
The Lord Jehovah hath opened mine ear, and I was not rebellious; I turned not away back.
Isaiah 52:2
Shake thyself from the dust; arise, sit down, Jerusalem: loose thyself from the bands of thy neck, captive daughter of Zion.
Jeremiah 9:11
And I will make Jerusalem heaps, a dwelling-place of jackals; and I will make the cities of Judah a desolation, without inhabitant.
Ezekiel 26:16
And all the princes of the sea shall come down from their thrones, and lay aside their robes, and put off their broidered garments: they shall clothe themselves with trembling, they shall sit upon the ground, and shall tremble every moment, and be astonied because of thee.

Full

Psalm 122:4
Whither the tribes go up, the tribes of Jah, a testimony to Israel, to give thanks unto the name of Jehovah.
Isaiah 22:2
Thou that wast full of stir, a town of tumult, a joyous city: thy slain men are not slain with the sword, nor dead in battle.
Zechariah 8:4
Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: There shall yet old men and old women sit in the streets of Jerusalem, each one with his staff in his hand for multitude of days.

As a

Isaiah 47:8
And now hear this, thou voluptuous one, that dwellest carelessly, that sayest in thy heart, It is I, and there is none but me; I shall not sit as a widow, neither shall I know loss of children:
Isaiah 54:4
Fear not, for thou shalt not be ashamed; neither be thou confounded, for thou shalt not be put to shame: for thou shalt forget the shame of thy youth, and shalt not remember the reproach of thy widowhood any more.
Revelation 18:7
So much as she has glorified herself and lived luxuriously, so much torment and grief give to her. Because she says in her heart, I sit a queen, and I am not a widow; and I shall in no wise see grief:

Great

1 Kings 4:21
And Solomon ruled over all kingdoms from the river to the land of the Philistines, and as far as the border of Egypt: they brought presents, and served Solomon all the days of his life.
2 Chronicles 9:26
And he ruled over all the kings from the river as far as the land of the Philistines, and up to the border of Egypt.
Ezra 4:20
And there have been mighty kings over Jerusalem, who have ruled over all beyond the river; and tribute, tax, and toll were paid to them.

General references

Isaiah 24:12
desolation remaineth in the city, and the gate is smitten, a ruin.
Isaiah 64:10
Thy holy cities are become a wilderness, Zion is a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation.