Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The boar out of the wood wastes it, and the wild beast of the field devours it.
the Syrians before, and the Philistines behind; and they shall devour Israel with open mouth. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still.
All that found them have devoured them; and their adversaries said, We are not guilty because they have sinned against the LORD, the habitation of justice, even the LORD, the hope of their fathers.
Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon has devoured me; he has crushed me; he has made me an empty vessel, he has swallowed me up like a dragon; he has filled his belly with my delicates; he has cast me out.
And I am very sore displeased with the Gentiles that are at ease; for I was but a little displeased, and they helped forward the affliction.
2 Chronicles 36:21
to fulfil the word of the LORD by the mouth of Jeremiah until the land had fulfilled her sabbaths; for all the time of her desolation she rested until the seventy years were fulfilled.
Behold, the LORD makes the earth empty and makes it naked and turns it upside down and scatters abroad its inhabitants.
Thy holy cities are a wilderness, Zion is a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation.
For thy slaves love her stones and have compassion on the dust thereof.