Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Because of the mountain of Zion, which is desolate, the foxes walk upon it.

Bible References

Of the

Lamentations 2:8
The Lord determined to destroy
The wall of the daughter of Zion.
He has stretched out a line,
He has not restrained His hand from destroying,
And He has caused rampart and wall to lament;
They have languished together.
1 Kings 9:7
then I will cut off Israel from the land which I have given them, and the house which I have consecrated for My name, I will cast out of My sight. So Israel will become a proverb and a byword among all peoples.
Psalm 74:2
Remember Your congregation, which You have purchased of old,
Which You have redeemed to be the tribe of Your inheritance;
And this Mount Zion, where You have dwelt.
Jeremiah 17:3
O mountain of Mine in the countryside,
I will give over your wealth and all your treasures for booty,
Your high places for sin throughout your borders.
Jeremiah 26:9
Why have you prophesied in the name of the Lord saying, ‘This house will be like Shiloh and this city will be desolate, without inhabitant’?” And all the people gathered about Jeremiah in the house of the Lord.
Jeremiah 52:13
He burned the house of the Lord, the king’s house and all the houses of Jerusalem; even every large house he burned with fire.
Micah 3:12
Therefore, on account of you
Zion will be plowed as a field,
Jerusalem will become a heap of ruins,
And the mountain of the temple will become high places of a forest.

The foxes

Isaiah 32:13
For the land of my people in which thorns and briars shall come up;
Yea, for all the joyful houses and for the jubilant city.
Jeremiah 9:11
“I will make Jerusalem a heap of ruins,
A haunt of jackals;
And I will make the cities of Judah a desolation, without inhabitant.”

General references

Isaiah 24:12
Desolation is left in the city
And the gate is battered to ruins.
Isaiah 64:10
Your holy cities have become a wilderness,
Zion has become a wilderness,
Jerusalem a desolation.
Ezekiel 12:20
The inhabited cities will be laid waste and the land will be a desolation. So you will know that I am the Lord.”’”