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12 Bible Verses about City Squares

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Revelation 21:16

The city lies in a square, its length being the same as its width. And he measured the city with his reed -- "12,000 stadia (about 1,500 miles); its length and width and height are the same.

Genesis 19:2

And he said, My lords, turn aside, I beg of you, into your servant's house and spend the night and bathe your feet. Then you can arise early and go on your way. But they said, No, we will spend the night in the square.

Judges 19:15

And they turned aside there to go in and lodge at Gibeah. And the Levite went in and sat down in the open square of the city, for no man took them into his house to spend the night.

Judges 19:20

And the old man said, Peace be to you, but leave all your wants to me; only do not lodge in the street.

Esther 4:6

So Hathach went out to Mordecai in the open square of the city, which was in front of the king's gate.

Job 29:7

When I went out to the gate of the city, when I prepared my seat in the street [the broad place for the council at the city's gate],

Ezekiel 16:24

You have built also for yourself a vaulted chamber (brothel) and have made a high place [of idol worship] in every street.

Ezekiel 16:31

In that you build your vaulted place (brothel) at the head of every street and make your high place at every crossing. But you were not like a harlot because you scorned pay.

Jeremiah 5:1

Run to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now and take notice! Seek in her broad squares to see if you can find a man [as Abraham sought in Sodom], one who does justice, who seeks truth, sincerity, and faithfulness; and I will pardon [Jerusalem -- "for one uncompromisingly righteous person].

Amos 5:16

Therefore thus says the Lord, the God of hosts, the Lord: There shall be wailing in all the broad ways, and in all the streets they shall say, Alas! Alas! And they shall call the farmers to mourning and such as are skilled in lamentation to wailing.

Nahum 2:4

The chariots rage in confusion in the streets; they run to and fro [in wild terror] in the broad ways. They flash with steel [making them appear like torches]; they rush [in various directions] like forked lightnings.

Daniel 9:25

Know therefore and understand that from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem until [the coming of] the Anointed One, a Prince, shall be seven weeks [of years] and sixty-two weeks [of years]; it shall be built again with [city] square and moat, but in troublous times.

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