Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The Lord hath cast off his altar, he hath abhorred his sanctuary, he hath given up into the hand of the enemy the walls of her palaces; they have made a noise in the house of the LORD, as in the day of a solemn feast.

Bible References

Cast off

Lamentations 2:1
(Alef) Alas! The Lord has covered Daughter Zion with his anger. He has thrown down the splendor of Israel from heaven to earth; he did not protect his temple when he displayed his anger.
Leviticus 26:31
I will lay your cities waste and make your sanctuaries desolate, and I will refuse to smell your soothing aromas.
Psalm 78:59
God heard and was angry; he completely rejected Israel.
Isaiah 64:10
Your chosen cities have become a desert; Zion has become a desert, Jerusalem is a desolate ruin.
Jeremiah 7:12
So, go to the place in Shiloh where I allowed myself to be worshiped in the early days. See what I did to it because of the wicked things my people Israel did.
Jeremiah 26:6
If you do not obey me, then I will do to this temple what I did to Shiloh. And I will make this city an example to be used in curses by people from all the nations on the earth.'"
Jeremiah 52:13
He burned down the Lord's temple, the royal palace, and all the houses in Jerusalem, including every large house.
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.
Micah 3:12
Therefore, because of you, Zion will be plowed up like a field, Jerusalem will become a heap of ruins, and the Temple Mount will become a hill overgrown with brush!
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!"
Acts 6:13
They brought forward false witnesses who said, "This man does not stop saying things against this holy place and the law.

Given up

Lamentations 2:5
(He) The Lord, like an enemy, destroyed Israel. He destroyed all her palaces; he ruined her fortified cities. He made everyone in Daughter Judah mourn and lament.
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.
Jeremiah 32:29
The Babylonian soldiers that are attacking this city will break into it and set it on fire. They will burn it down along with the houses where people have made me angry by offering sacrifices to the god Baal and by pouring out drink offerings to other gods on their rooftops.
Jeremiah 33:3
Call on me in prayer and I will answer you. I will show you great and mysterious things which you still do not know about.'
Jeremiah 39:8
The Babylonians burned down the royal palace, the temple of the Lord, and the people's homes, and they tore down the wall of Jerusalem.
Ezekiel 7:24
I will bring the most wicked of the nations and they will take possession of their houses. I will put an end to the arrogance of the strong, and their sanctuaries will be desecrated.
Amos 2:5
So I will set Judah on fire, and it will consume Jerusalem's fortresses."

They have

Psalm 72:4
He will defend the oppressed among the people; he will deliver the children of the poor and crush the oppressor.
Psalm 74:3
Hurry and look at the permanent ruins, and all the damage the enemy has done to the temple!
Ezekiel 7:21
I will give it to foreigners as loot, to the world's wicked ones as plunder, and they will desecrate it.

General references

Isaiah 64:10
Your chosen cities have become a desert; Zion has become a desert, Jerusalem is a desolate ruin.
Lamentations 3:3
He repeatedly attacks me, he turns his hand against me all day long.
Ezekiel 9:7
He said to them, "Defile the temple and fill the courtyards with corpses. Go!" So they went out and struck people down throughout the city.

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