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26 Bible Verses about Cities Under Attack

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Deuteronomy 20:10

When thou approachest unto a city to fight against it, thou shalt proclaim peace unto it.

Proverbs 21:22

A wise man scaleth the city of the mighty, and casteth down the strength of the confidence thereof.

Isaiah 14:17

that made the world as a wilderness, and overthrew the cities thereof; that dismissed not his prisoners homewards?

Deuteronomy 20:16

But of the cities of these peoples which Jehovah thy God giveth thee for an inheritance, thou shalt save alive nothing that breatheth,

Ezekiel 19:7

And he knew their desolate palaces, and he laid waste their cities, so that the land was desolate, and all it contained, by the noise of his roaring.

Leviticus 26:31

And I will lay waste your cities and desolate your sanctuaries; and I will not smell your sweet odours.

Micah 5:14

And I will pluck up thine Asherahs out of the midst of thee, and I will destroy thy cities.

Ezekiel 30:7

And they shall be desolated in the midst of the countries that are desolated, and her cities shall be in the midst of the cities that are wasted.

2 Kings 3:19

And ye shall smite every fortified city, and every choice city, and shall fell every good tree, and stop all wells of water, and mar every good piece of land with stones.

2 Kings 3:25

And they beat down the cities, and on every good piece of land cast every man his stone and filled it, and they stopped every well of water, and felled every good tree, until they left only the stones at Kirhareseth; and the slingers went about it, and smote it.

Isaiah 27:10

For the fortified city is solitary, a habitation abandoned and forsaken like a wilderness; there shall the calf feed, and there shall he lie down, and consume its boughs.

Deuteronomy 2:36

From Aroer, which is on the bank of the river Arnon, and the city that is in the ravine even to Gilead, there was not one city too strong for us: Jehovah our God delivered all before us.

Isaiah 19:18

In that day shall there be five cities in the land of Egypt speaking the language of Canaan, and swearing by Jehovah of hosts: one shall be called, The city of Heres.

Ezekiel 25:9

therefore behold, I will open the side of Moab from the cities, from his cities even to the last of them, the glory of the country, Beth-jeshimoth, Baal-meon, and Kirjathaim,

Ezekiel 36:4

therefore, ye mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord Jehovah. Thus saith the Lord Jehovah to the mountains and to the hills, to the water-courses and to the valleys, to the desolate wastes and to the cities that are forsaken, which are become a prey and a derision to the remnant of the nations that are round about,

Amos 4:8

And two, three, cities wandered unto one city, to drink water, and were not satisfied: yet have ye not returned unto me, saith Jehovah.

Numbers 31:10

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

Jeremiah 2:15

The young lions roared against him, they gave forth their voice, and they made his land desolate: his cities are burned, without inhabitant.

Isaiah 17:2-3

The cities of Aroer are forsaken: they shall be for flocks; and they shall lie down and there shall be none to make them afraid. The fortress also shall cease from Ephraim, and the kingdom from Damascus, and the remnant of Syria: they shall be as the glory of the children of Israel, saith Jehovah of hosts.

Jeremiah 10:22

The voice of a rumour! Behold, it cometh, and a great commotion out of the north country, to make the cities of Judah a desolation, a dwelling-place of jackals.

Jeremiah 14:18

If I go forth into the field, behold the slain with the sword! and if I enter into the city, behold them that pine away with famine! For both prophet and priest shall go about into a land that they know not.

Micah 5:11

And I will cut off the cities of thy land, and overthrow all thy strongholds.

Revelation 16:19

And the great city was divided into three parts; and the cities of the nations fell: and great Babylon was remembered before God to give her the cup of the wine of the fury of his wrath.

2 Samuel 17:13

And if he withdraw into a city, then shall all Israel bring ropes to that city, and we will draw it into the torrent, until there be not one small stone found there.

2 Corinthians 11:26

in journeyings often, in perils of rivers, in perils of robbers, in perils from my own race, in perils from the nations, in perils in the city, in perils in the desert, in perils on the sea, in perils among false brethren;

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