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26 Bible Verses about Cities Under Attack

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Deuteronomy 20:10

"When you approach a city to fight against it, {you must offer it peace}.

Proverbs 21:22

To a city of warriors, the wise ascends, and he will bring down the stronghold--its object of trust.

Isaiah 14:17

who made [the] world like the desert and destroyed its cities, [who] would not let his prisoners go home?'

Deuteronomy 20:16

But from the cities of these peoples that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you as an inheritance, you shall not let anything live that breathes.

Ezekiel 19:7

And he knew their widows, and he devastated their cities, and [the] land was appalled, and {everyone in it} at the sound of his roar.

Leviticus 26:31

And I will lay your cities [in] ruins, and I will lay waste your sanctuaries; and I shall not smell your [sacrifices'] appeasing fragrance.

Micah 5:14

And I will uproot your Asherahs from among you, and I will destroy your cities.

Ezekiel 30:7

"And they will be desolate in the midst of desolate countries, and its cities will be in the midst of ruined cities.

2 Kings 3:19

and you shall defeat every fortified city, every choice city, and you shall fell every good tree. All of the springs of water you shall stop up, and every tract of good land you shall ruin with the stones."

2 Kings 3:25

The cities they tore down, [on] every good tract of land they threw stones until it was filled up, every spring of water they stopped up, and every good tree they felled. They let the stone walls at Kir Hareseth remain, but the slingers surrounded and attacked it.

Isaiah 27:10

For [the] fortified city [is] solitary, a settlement deserted and forsaken, like the wilderness; [the] calf grazes there, lies down there and destroys its branches.

Deuteronomy 2:36

From Aroer, which [is] on the edge of the wadi of Arnon and the city that [was] in the wadi on up to Gilead, [there] was not a city that was inaccessible to us; Yahweh our God gave {everything} {to us}.

Isaiah 19:18

On that day, there will be five cities in the land of Egypt that speak the {language} of Canaan and swear an oath to Yahweh of hosts. One will be called "City of the Sun."

Ezekiel 25:9

therefore, look! I [am] opening the side of Moab from the cities on its frontier, [the] glory of [the] land: Beth Jeshimoth, Baal Meon, and Kiriathaim.

Ezekiel 36:4

Therefore, mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord Yahweh; thus says the Lord Yahweh to the mountains and to the hills, to the river channels and to the valleys and to the ruins that [are] desolate and to the cities that [are] abandoned [and] that have become as plunder and as scorn for the remainder of the nations that [are] from all around.

Amos 4:8

So two [or] three cities wandered to one city to drink water and they were not satisfied, yet you did not return to me," [is] the declaration of Yahweh.

Numbers 31:10

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

Jeremiah 2:15

[The] young lions have roared against him, they have {raised} their voices. And they have made his land as horror; his cities are destroyed, {without} an inhabitant.

Isaiah 17:2-3

The cities of Aroer will be deserted; they will be for the flocks, and they will lie down and {no one will frighten} [them]. And [the] fortified city will disappear from Ephraim, and [the] kingdom from Damascus; and the remnant of Aram will be like the glory of the children of Israel," {declares} Yahweh of hosts.

Jeremiah 10:22

Listen, news: Look, [it is] coming, a great roar from [the] land of [the] north, to make the cities of Judah a desolation, a lair of jackals.

Jeremiah 14:18

If I go out [into] the field, then look, those slain by [the] sword. And if I enter the city, then look, the sickness of [the] famine. For both prophet and priest wander around through the land, {they do not know what is going on}.'"

Micah 5:11

And I will cut off the cities of your land, and I will demolish all your fortifications.

Revelation 16:19

And the great city was [split] into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell. And Babylon the great was remembered before God, to give her the cup of the wine of his furious wrath.

2 Samuel 17:13

[Even] if he withdraws to a city, all Israel will bring up ropes to that city, and they will drag him away to the valley until there [is] not even a pebble to be found."

2 Corinthians 11:26

[I have been] on journeys many times, in dangers from rivers, in dangers from robbers, in dangers from [my own] people, in dangers from the Gentiles, in dangers in the city, in dangers in the wilderness, in dangers at sea, in dangers because of false brothers,

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