Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

Bible References

Of the

Lamentations 2:8
Jehovah purposed to destroy the walls of the daughter of Zion: he stretched out a line, he turned not back his hand from swallowing down: and the entrenchment will mourn, and the wall; together they languished.
1 Kings 9:7
And I cut off Israel from the face of the earth which I gave to them and the house which I consecrated to my name I will cast out from my face; and Israel was for a parable and for a derision among all peoples.
Psalm 74:2
Remember thine assembly thou didst purchase of old; thou didst redeem the rod of thine inheritance; this mount Zion thou didst dwell in it
Jeremiah 17:3
O my mountain in the field, thy strength, all thy treasures I will, give for plunder, thy heights for sin in all thy bounds.
Jeremiah 26:9
Wherefore didst thou prophesy in the name of Jehovah, saying, This house shall be as Shiloh, and this city shall be laid waste from none inhabiting? And all the people will be convoked together to Jeremiah in the house of Jehovah.
Jeremiah 52:13
And he will burn the house of Jehovah, and the king's house; and all the houses of Jerusalem, and every great house he burnt in fire:
Micah 3:12
For this, on account of you Zion shall be ploughed a field, and Jerusalem shall be ruins, and the mountain of the house for the heights of the forest.

The foxes

Isaiah 32:13
Upon the land of my people shall come up the thorn of the sharp point; so upon the houses of rejoicing of the exulting city.
Jeremiah 9:11
And I gave Jerusalem for heaps and a dwelling of jackals; and the cities of Judah I will give a desolation from none inhabiting.

General references

Isaiah 24:12
Desolation was left in the city, and the gate shall be struck in ruins.
Isaiah 64:10
The cities of thy holy place were desert; Zion was a desert., Jerusalem a desolation.
Ezekiel 12:20
And the cities being inhabited shall be laid waste, and the land shall be a desolation; and they knew that I am Jehovah.