Burning Cities

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Genesis 19:24

Yahweh rained down from heaven upon Sodom and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from Yahweh.

Matthew 22:7

And the king was angry and sent his troops [and] destroyed those murderers and burned their city.

Numbers 31:10

They burned all their cities where they dwelled and all their camps with fire.

Judges 20:38

Now the appointed time for the men of Israel with the ambush was that they sent up for them a great amount of smoke from the city.

Judges 20:48

And the men of Israel returned to the descendants of Benjamin, and they put them to {the edge of the sword}, both the inhabitants of city and [the] animals that were found; they also set on fire all the cities that they found.

Deuteronomy 13:16

And [then] you shall gather all of its booty into the middle of its public square, and you shall burn the town and all [of] its war-booty totally for Yahweh your God, and it shall be {a pile of rubble forever}; it shall not be built again.

Joshua 6:24

And they burned the city and all that [was] in it with fire; they put only the silver and gold, and the items of copper and iron, [into] the treasury of the house of Yahweh.

Joshua 8:8

And when you capture the city you will set it on fire as Yahweh commanded. Look, I have commanded you."

Joshua 8:19

The moment he stretched out his hand, those in the ambush stood up quickly from their place and ran. And they went [into] the city and captured it, quickly setting the city ablaze with fire.

Joshua 8:28

So Joshua burned Ai and made it an everlasting heap of rubbish, a desolate place until this day.

Joshua 11:11

He struck all the people that [were] in it with {the edge of the sword}, utterly destroying them. {There was no one left who breathed}, and he burned Hazor with fire.

Joshua 11:13

Israel did not burn the cities standing on their mounds, except Hazor alone, [which] Joshua burned.

Jeremiah 50:32

And [the] arrogant [one] will stumble and fall, and there is no [one who] raises [him] up. And I will kindle a fire in his cities, and it will devour everything around him."

Hosea 8:14

Israel has forgotten his maker and built palaces, and Judah has multiplied fortified cities; but I will send fire on his cities and it will devour her strongholds.

Isaiah 1:7

Your country [is] desolate, your cities [are] burned [with] fire; [As for] your land, aliens are devouring it in your presence, and [it is] desolate, like devastation [by] foreigners.

Numbers 21:28

Because fire went out from Heshbon, a flame from the city of Sihon; it consumed Ar of Moab, the lords of the high places of Arnon.

Judges 18:27

And they took what Micah had made, and his priest, and they came to Laish, to a quiet and unsuspecting people, and {they put them to the sword} and burned the city with fire.

1 Samuel 30:1

{Now} when David and his men came [to] Ziklag on the third day, [the] Amalekites had raided [the] Negev and Ziklag. When they attacked Ziklag, they burned it with fire.

1 Samuel 30:3

When David and his men came to the city, {they saw}, and [it] was burned with fire, and their wives, their sons, and their daughters had been taken captive.

1 Samuel 30:14

We raided the Negev of the Kerethites and that [which belongs] to Judah and then the Negev of Caleb, and we burned Ziklag with fire."

1 Kings 9:16

Pharaoh, the king of Egypt, had gone up and captured Gezer and burnt it with fire. He had also killed the Canaanites who were living in the city and had given it as a dowry to his daughter, the wife of Solomon.

Jeremiah 49:2

{Therefore} look, days [are] coming," {declares} Yahweh, "and I will sound against Rabbah, the {Ammonites}, [the] alarm of [the] war, and it will become as a mound of desolation, and its daughters will burn in the fire. Then Israel will dispossess his dispossessors," says Yahweh.

Jeremiah 49:27

"And I will kindle a fire at the wall of Damascus, and it will devour the citadel fortresses of Ben-hadad."

Jeremiah 46:19

Pack [your] baggage for exile, O inhabitants of the daughter of Egypt, for Memphis will become as a horror, and it will be destroyed, {without} inhabitant.

Judges 9:49

So the whole army cut down each one branch for himself and followed Abimelech, and they put [them] against the vault and set the vault ablaze with fire on those [inside], so that all the men of the tower of Shechem died, about a thousand men and women.

Judges 9:52

Abimelech came up to the tower and fought against it, and he came near the entrance of the tower to burn it with fire.

Jeremiah 51:30

The warriors of Babylon have ceased to fight, they remain in the strongholds, their power has dried up, they have become as women. Her dwelling places are set on fire, her bars are broken.

Ezekiel 23:47

And an assembly must stone them [with] stones, and they must cut them down. With their swords they shall kill their sons and their daughters, and with fire they shall burn their houses.

Ezekiel 30:16

And I will set fire in Egypt, certainly Sin will writhe, and No will be breached, and Memphis [will] face enemies {daily}.

Ezekiel 30:14

And I will lay waste Pathros, and I will set fire in Zoan, and I will execute judgments in No.

Habakkuk 2:13

Look! [Is it] not from Yahweh of hosts that people labor for mere fire, and nations exhaust themselves for mere vanity?

Zechariah 9:4

Look! The Lord will drive it out and will hurl its outer ramparts into the sea, and it will be consumed by fire.

Luke 17:29

But on the day that Lot went out from Sodom, it rained fire and sulphur from heaven and destroyed [them] all.

Jeremiah 51:58

Thus says Yahweh of hosts: "The broad walls of Babylon will be utterly demolished, and her high gates will burn with fire, and [the] peoples will labor {for nothing}, and [the] nations {for fire}, and they will grow weary."

Revelation 18:9

And the kings of the earth will weep and mourn over her, those who committed sexual immorality and lived sensually with her, when they see the smoke of her burning,

Revelation 18:18

and began to cry out [when they] saw the smoke of her burning, saying, "Who [is] like the great city?"

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