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How is the gold become dim! how is the most fine gold changed! the stones of the sanctuary are poured out in the top of every street.
How is the gold
2 Kings 25:9
And he had the house of the Lord and the king's house and all the houses of Jerusalem, even every great house, burned with fire;
The upright town has become untrue; there was a time when her judges gave right decisions, when righteousness had a resting-place in her, but now she is full of those who take men's lives.
How great is your fall from heaven, O shining one, son of the morning! How are you cut down to the earth, low among the dead bodies!
They will put out their silver into the streets, and their gold will be as an unclean thing; their silver and their gold will not be able to keep them safe in the day of the wrath of the Lord; they will not get their desire or have food for their need: because it has been the cause of their falling into sin.
Up! give cries in the night, at the starting of the night-watches; let your heart be flowing out like water before the face of the Lord, lifting up your hands to him for the life of your young children who are falling down, feeble for need of food, at the top of every street.
And he had the house of the Lord and the king's house and all the houses of Jerusalem, even every great house, burned with fire:
But he, answering, said to them, See you not all these things? truly I say to you that here there will not be one stone resting on another, which will not be pulled down.
And Jesus said to him, Do you see these great buildings? there is not one stone here resting on another which will not be overturned.
And some were talking about the Temple, how it was made fair with beautiful stones and with offerings, but he said,