Burning Cities

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Genesis 19:24

And Jehovah rained on Sodom and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from Jehovah out of heaven,

Matthew 22:7

And when the king heard of it he was wroth, and having sent his forces, destroyed those murderers and burned their city.

Numbers 31:10

and all their cities in their settlements and all their encampments they burned with fire.

Judges 20:38

Now the appointed signal between the men of Israel and the men in ambush was that when they made a great cloud of smoke rise up out of the city

Judges 20:48

And the men of Israel turned back against the Benjaminites, and smote them with the edge of the sword, men and beasts and all that they found. And all the towns which they found they set on fire.

Deuteronomy 13:16

And all the spoil of it shalt thou gather into the midst of the open place thereof, and shalt burn the city with fire, and all the spoil thereof, wholly to Jehovah thy God; and it shall be a heap for ever; it shall not be built again.

Joshua 6:24

And they burned the city with fire, and all that was therein; only the silver, and the gold, and the vessels of copper and of iron, they put into the treasury of the house of Jehovah.

Joshua 8:8

And it shall be when ye have taken the city, that ye shall set the city on fire; according to the word of Jehovah shall ye do. See, I have commanded you.

Joshua 8:19

And the ambush arose quickly from their place, and they ran when he stretched out his hand, and came into the city, and took it, and hasted and set the city on fire.

Joshua 8:28

And Joshua burned Ai, and made it an everlasting heap of desolation to this day.

Joshua 11:11

And they smote all the souls that were therein with the edge of the sword, destroying them utterly: there was not any left to breathe; and he burned Hazor with fire.

Joshua 11:13

Only, all the cities that stood still upon their hills Israel did not burn, save Hazor alone, which Joshua burned.

Jeremiah 50:32

and the proud one shall stumble and fall, and none shall raise him up; yea, I will kindle a fire in his cities, and it shall devour all that are round about him.

Hosea 8:14

For Israel hath forgotten his Maker, and buildeth temples; and Judah hath multiplied fenced cities: but I will send a fire upon his cities, and it shall devour the palaces thereof.

Isaiah 1:7

Your country is desolate; your cities are burned with fire; your land, strangers eat it up in your presence, and it is desolate, as overthrown by strangers.

Numbers 21:28

For there went forth fire from Heshbon, a flame from the city of Sihon; It consumed Ar of Moab, the lords of the high places of the Arnon.

Judges 18:27

And taking what Micah had made, and the priest who belonged to him, the Danites came to La'ish, to a people quiet and unsuspecting, and smote them with the edge of the sword, and burned the city with fire.

1 Samuel 30:1

And it came to pass, when David and his men came to Ziklag on the third day, that the Amalekites had made a raid upon the south, and upon Ziklag, and smitten Ziklag and burned it with fire;

1 Samuel 30:3

And David and his men came to the city, and behold, it was burnt with fire; and their wives, and their sons, and their daughters were taken captives.

1 Samuel 30:14

We made a raid against the south of the Cherethites, and against what belongs to Judah, and against the south of Caleb; and we burned Ziklag with fire.

1 Kings 9:16

Pharaoh king of Egypt had gone up and taken Gezer, and burned it with fire, and slain the Canaanites that dwelt in the city, and given it as a dowry to his daughter, Solomon's wife.

Jeremiah 49:2

Therefore behold, days come, saith Jehovah, that I will cause the clamour of war to be heard in Rabbah of the children of Ammon; and it shall be a desolate heap; and her towns shall be burned with fire; and Israel shall possess them that possessed him, saith Jehovah.

Jeremiah 49:27

And I will kindle a fire in the wall of Damascus, and it shall consume the palaces of Ben-Hadad.

Jeremiah 46:19

Thou, inhabitress, daughter of Egypt, furnish for thyself a captive's baggage, for Noph shall be a desolation and shall be ruined, so that none shall dwell therein.

Judges 9:49

So every one of the people cut down his bundle and following Abim'elech put it against the stronghold, and they set the stronghold on fire over them, so that all the people of the Tower of Shechem also died, about a thousand men and women.

Judges 9:52

And Abim'elech came to the tower, and fought against it, and drew near to the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

Jeremiah 51:30

The mighty men of Babylon have ceased to fight, they are sitting in the fortresses; their might hath failed, they are become as women: they have set her dwelling places on fire; her bars are broken.

Ezekiel 23:47

And the assemblage shall stone them with stones, and despatch them with their swords; they shall kill their sons and their daughters, and burn their houses with fire.

Ezekiel 30:16

And I will set a fire in Egypt: Sin shall be in great anguish, and No shall be rent asunder, and at Noph there shall be enemies in open day.

Ezekiel 30:14

And I will make Pathros desolate, and will set a fire in Zoan, and will execute judgment in No.

Habakkuk 2:13

Behold, is it not of Jehovah of hosts that the peoples labour for the fire, and the nations weary themselves in vain?

Zechariah 9:4

Behold, the Lord will take possession of her, and he will smite her power in the sea; and she shall be devoured with fire.

Luke 17:29

but on the day that Lot went out from Sodom, it rained fire and sulphur from heaven, and destroyed all of them:

Jeremiah 51:58

Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: The broad walls of Babylon shall be utterly laid bare, and her high gates shall be burned with fire; so that the peoples will have laboured in vain, and the nations for the fire: and they shall be weary.

Revelation 18:9

And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication, and lived luxuriously with her, shall weep and wail over her, when they see the smoke of her burning,

Revelation 18:18

and cried, seeing the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like to the great city?

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