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
Yahweh hath devised to lay in ruins, the wall of the daughter of Zion, he hath stretched out a line, he hath not turned back his hand from swallowing up, - Thus hath he caused to mourn - rampart and wall, together, have they languished!
1 Kings 9:7
then will I cut off Israel, from the face of the soil, which I have given unto them, and, the house which I have hallowed for my Name, will I suffer to be carried away from before me, - and Israel shall become a byword and a mockery, among all the peoples;
Psalm 74:2
Remember thine own assembly thou didst acquire aforetime, Thou didst redeem the tribe of thine own inheritance, Mount Zion, wherein thou didst take up thy habitation.
Jeremiah 17:3
O my mountain in the field Thy substance all thy treasures, for a prey, will I give: Thy high places for sin, within all thy bounds.
Jeremiah 26:9
Why hast thou prophesied in the name of Yahweh, saying, Like Shiloh, shall this house become, And this city, shall be desolate, without inhabitant? And all the people, were gathered together unto Jeremiah in the house of Yahweh,
Jeremiah 52:13
and he burned the house of Yahweh and the house of the king, - yea all the houses of Jerusalem even every great man's house, burned he with fire;
Micah 3:12
Wherefore, for your sake, Zion, as a field, shall be ploughed, and, Jerusalem, unto heaps of ruins, shall be turned, - and, the mountain of the house, shall be like mounds in a jungle.

The foxes

Isaiah 32:13
Over the soil of my people, thorns and briars shall grow, - Yea over all houses of joy, thou city exultant!
Jeremiah 9:11
Thus will I give up Jerusalem To heaps, A habitation for jackals, - And the cities of Judah, will I give up to desolation, without inhabitant.

General references

Isaiah 24:12
There is left in the city. desolation, - And to ruins, have been broken the gate.
Isaiah 64:10
Thy holy cities, have become a wilderness, - Zion, a wilderness, hath become, Jerusalem, a desolation!
Ezekiel 12:20
Yea the cities that are inhabited I shall be laid waste, And the land, shall become m astonish- men, - So shall ye know that, I am Yahweh.