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26 Bible Verses about Cities Under Attack

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Deuteronomy 20:10

When thou comest near to a city to fight against it, then proclaim peace unto it.

Proverbs 21:22

The wise man took the city of the mighty and cast down its strength in which it trusted.

Isaiah 14:17

that made the world as a wilderness and destroyed the cities thereof; that did not open the prison to his prisoners?

Deuteronomy 20:16

Only of the cities of these peoples, which the LORD thy God gives thee for an inheritance, thou shalt save alive nothing that breathes;

Ezekiel 19:7

And he knew their widows, and he laid waste their cities; and the land was desolate, and the fullness thereof, by the voice of his roaring.

Leviticus 26:31

And I will make your cities waste and bring your sanctuaries unto desolation, and I will not smell the aroma of your suave incense.

Micah 5:14

And I will pluck up thy groves out of the midst of thee; so will I destroy thy cities.

Ezekiel 30:7

And they shall be made desolate among the countries that are destroyed, and her cities shall be among the cities that are wasted.

2 Kings 3:19

And ye shall smite every fenced city and every choice city and shall fell every good tree and stop every fountain 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 each man cast his stone and filled it, and they stopped all the fountains of water and felled all the good trees until they left their stones only in Kirharaseth, for the slingers went about it and smote it.

Isaiah 27:10

Otherwise the defenced city shall be made desolate, and the habitation shall be forsaken and left like a wilderness: there shall the calf feed, and there shall he lie down and consume the branches thereof.

Deuteronomy 2:36

From Aroer, which is by the brink of the river of Arnon, and from the city that is by the river even unto Gilead, there was not one city escaped us; the LORD our God delivered all of them before us.

Isaiah 19:18

In that day five cities in the land of Egypt shall speak the language of Canaan and swear to the LORD of the hosts; one shall be called The city of destruction.

Ezekiel 25:9

therefore, behold, I will open the side of Moab from the cities, from his cities which are on his frontiers, the desirable lands of Bethjeshimoth and Baalmeon and Kiriathaim,

Ezekiel 36:4

Therefore, ye mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord GOD: Thus hath the Lord GOD said to the mountains and to the hills, to the rivers and to the valleys, to the ruins and the desolate wastes, and to the cities that are forsaken which became a prey and derision to the residue of the Gentiles that are round about,

Amos 4:8

So two or three cities wandered unto one city to drink water, but they were not satisfied, yet ye have not returned unto me, said the LORD.

Numbers 31:10

And they burnt all their cities in which they dwelt and all their palaces with fire.

Jeremiah 2:15

The young lions roared upon him and yelled, and they made his land waste: his cities are deserted without inhabitant.

Isaiah 17:2-3

The cities of Aroer are forsaken; they shall be for flocks, which shall lie down, and none shall make them afraid. The succour of Ephraim shall cease, and the kingdom from Damascus and the remnant of Syria; they shall be as the glory of the sons of Israel, saith the LORD of the hosts.

Jeremiah 10:22

Behold, the voice of the rumour is come, and a great commotion out of the land of the north wind to make the cities of Judah desolate and a den of dragons.

Jeremiah 14:18

If I go forth into the field, then behold the slain with the sword! and if I enter into the city, then behold those that are sick with famine! for both the prophet and the priest walked around in circles in the land, and they did not know it.

Micah 5:11

and I will cause all the cities of thy land to be destroyed, and I will cause all thy fortresses to be destroyed:

Revelation 16:19

And the great city was divided into three parts, and the cities of the Gentiles fell; and Babylon the great came in remembrance before God, to give unto her the cup of the wine of the fierceness of his wrath.

2 Samuel 17:13

Moreover, if he goes into a city, then all Israel shall bring ropes to that city, and we will draw it into the river until not even one small stone is found there.

2 Corinthians 11:26

in journeyings often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by those of my nation, in perils of the Gentiles, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren;

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