Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

A fruitful land into barrenness, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein.

Bible References

A fruitful

Genesis 13:10
And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of the Jordan that it was thoroughly watered, before Jehovah had destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah; as the garden of Jehovah, like the land of Egypt, as one goes to Zoar.
Genesis 19:25
and overthrew those cities, and all the plain, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and what grew upon the ground.
Deuteronomy 29:23
that the whole ground thereof is brimstone and salt, and burning, that it is not sown, nor beareth, and no grass groweth in it, like the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboim, which Jehovah overthrew in his anger and in his fury:
Isaiah 32:13
Upon the land of my people shall come up thistles and briars, yea, upon all the houses of joy in the joyous city.

Barrenness

Genesis 14:3
All these were joined in the vale of Siddim, which is the salt sea.
Ezekiel 47:11
But its marshes and its pools shall not be healed; they shall be given up to salt.

General references

Genesis 19:25
and overthrew those cities, and all the plain, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and what grew upon the ground.
Isaiah 42:15
I will lay waste mountains and hills, and dry up all their herbs; and I will make the rivers islands, and I will dry up the pools.
Jeremiah 5:25
Your iniquities have turned away these things, and your sins have withholden from you what is good.