63 Bible Verses about City

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Genesis 4:17

And Cain knew his wife, and she conceived, and bare Enoch, - Now it happened that he was building a city, so he called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch.

Genesis 10:10-12

So the beginning of his kingdom came to be Babel, and Erech, and Accad and Calneh, in the land of Shinar. From that land, went forth Asshur, - and he built Nineveh, and Rehoboth-ir, and Calah: and Resen, between Niveveh and Calah, - the same is the great city.

Numbers 32:34-36

And the sons of Gad built Dibon, and Ataroth, - and Aroer; and Atroth-shophan and Jazer, and Jogbehah; and Beth-nimrah, and Beth-haran, - fortified cities and folds for flocks.

Deuteronomy 9:1

Hear O Israel! thou art passing, to-day, over the Jordan, to go in to dispossess nations, greater and stronger than thou, - cities great and fortified into the heavens;

Joshua 10:20

And it came to pass, when Joshua and the sons of Israel had made an end of smiting them with a very great slaughter, until they were spent, then did, the remainder that were left of them, enter into the fortified cities.

Joshua 14:12

Now, therefore, give me this mountain, whereof Yahweh spake, on that day, - for, thou thyself, didst hear, on that day, that, Anakim, were there, and great cities fortified, if so be Yahweh be with me, then shall I dispossess them, as spake Yahweh.

Joshua 10:2

then feared they greatly, because Gibeon was, a great city, as one of the royal cities, - and because, it, was greater than Ai, and, all the men thereof, were mighty:

1 Samuel 27:5

Then said David unto Achish - If, I pray thee, I have found favour in thine eyes, let them give me a place in one of the cities in the country, that I may dwell there, - for why should thy servant dwell in the royal city, with thee?

1 Chronicles 11:7

And David dwelt in the citadel, - for this cause, did they call it, The City of David.

Deuteronomy 4:41-43

Then, did Moses set apart three cities, over the Jordan, - towards the rising of the sun: that the manslayer might flee thither who should slay his neighbour unawares, he, not having hated him, aforetime, - and might flee unto one of these cities, and live: namely Bezer, in the desert of the table-land, for the Reubenites, - and Ramoth in Gilead for the Gadites, and Golan in Bashan, for the Manassites.

Deuteronomy 19:1-13

When Yahweh thy God, shall cut off the nations whose land Yahweh thy God is giving thee, - and thou shalt dispossess them, and dwell in their cities and in their houses, three cities, shalt thou set apart for thee, - in the midst of thy land which Yahweh thy God is giving thee to possess. Thou shalt prepare for thee a way, and shalt divide into three parts the boundary of thy land which Yahweh thy God shall cause thee to inherit, - and it shall be that every manslayer shall flee thither.read more.
And, this, is the case of the manslayer, who shall flee thither and live, - Whoso shall smite his neighbour unwittingly, he, not having hated him aforetime; as when one entereth with his neighbour into a forest, to fell trees, and his hand fetcheth a stroke with the axe, to cut down the tree, and the head flieth off from the handle, and lighteth upon his neighbour, that he die, he, shall flee into one of these cities, and live; lest the blood redeemer pursue the manslayer because his heart is hot, and overtake him because the way is long, and he smite him so as to take away his life, - he not being worthy of death, seeing that he had not been hating him aforetime. For this cause, am I commanding thee saying, - Three cities, shalt thou set apart for thee. But, if Yahweh thy God should enlarge thy heralds, as he aware unto thy fathers, - and should give thee all the land, which he spake of giving unto thy fathers; because thou dost observe all this commandment to do it which I am commanding thee to-day, to love Yahweh thy God and to walk in his paths all the days, then shalt thou add unto thee yet three cities, unto these three; that innocent blood may not be sired in the midst of thy land, which Yahweh thy God is giving unto thee as an inheritance, - and so shed-blood be upon thee. But, when any man shall be hating his neighbour, and shall lie in wait for him and rise up against him, and smite him so as to take away his life that he dieth, - and shall then flee into one of these cities, then shall the elders of his city send and fetch him from thence, - and deliver him into the hand of the blood redeemer that he die; thine eye shall not look with pity upon him, - so shall thou consume the shedding of innocent blood out of Israel and it shah go well with thee.

Deuteronomy 1:28

Whither, are, we, to go up? Our own brethren, have made our heart melt saying - A people greater and taller than we, cities large and walled-up into the heavens, - yea, moreover sons of Anakim, have we seen there.

Jonah 3:2-3

Arise, get thee unto Nineveh, the great city, - and cry against it the cry that I am bidding thee. So Jonah arose, and went his way unto Nineveh, according to the word of Yahweh, - Nineveh, being a city great before God, of three days' journey.

Deuteronomy 6:10

So shall it be, when Yahweh thy God shall bring thee into the land, which he sware to thy fathers - to Abraham to Isaac and to Jacob to give unto thee, - into cities great and goodly, which thou didst not build;

Nehemiah 7:4

Now, the city, was broad on both hands, and large, but, the people, were few in the midst thereof, - and the houses had not been built.

Jonah 4:11

And was not, I, to spare Nineveh, the great city, - wherein are more than twelve times ten thousand human beings, who cannot discern between their right hand and their left, besides much cattle?

Deuteronomy 3:5

All these, were fortified cities each with a high wall, folding gates and a bar, - besides country towns exceeding many.

Ezra 4:12

Be it known unto the king, - that, the Jews who came up from thee unto us, are come to Jerusalem, - the rebellious and wicked city, are they building, and, the walls, have they finished, and, the foundations, will they repair.

2 Corinthians 11:32-33

In Damascus, the governor under Aretas the king, was guarding the city of Damascenes, to apprehend me, - And, through a window, was I let down by the wall, and escaped his hands.

Deuteronomy 28:52

And he shall lay siege to thee in all thy gates, until thy high and fortified walls come down wherein thou wast trusting, in all thy land, - yea he will lay siege to thee in all thy gates, in all thy land which Yahweh thy God, hath given, unto thee.

Joshua 2:15

And she let them down with a cord through the window, - for, her house, was within the wall of the rampart, and, within the rampart, she was dwelling.

1 Kings 3:1

And Solomon contracted an alliance with Pharaoh king of Egypt, - and took the daughter of Pharaoh, and brought her into the city of David, until he had made an end of building his own house, and the house of Yahweh, and the wall of Jerusalem, round about.

1 Kings 4:13

Ben-geber, in Ramoth-gilead, - to him, belonged the towns of Jair, son of Manasseh, which are in Gilead, his, was the region of Argob which is in Bashan, sixty great cities, with walls and with bars of bronze;

2 Chronicles 33:14

And, after this, he built an outer wall to the city of David on the west of the Gihon in the ravine, even to the entering in through the fish-gate, and went round to Ophel, and carried it up very high, - and put captains of valour in all the fortified cities, throughout Judah.

Numbers 32:17

but, we, would arm ourselves promptly, before the sons of Israel, until that we have brought them into their place, - so should our little ones remain in the fortified cities, because of the inhabitants of the land.

2 Chronicles 11:5-12

And Rehoboam dwelt in Jerusalem, - and built cities for defence, in Judah; yea he built Bethlehem and Etam, and Tekoa; and Beth-zur and Soco, and Adullam;read more.
and Gath and Mareshah, and Ziph; and Adoraim and Lachish, and Azekah; and Zorah, and Aijalon and Hebron, which are in Judah and Benjamin, - as fortified cities. And he strengthened the fortified places, - and put therein captains, and stores of food, and oil and wine; and, in every several city, shields and spears, and made them exceedingly strong, - thus Judah and Benjamin remained his.

2 Chronicles 14:6

And he built cities of defence, in Judah, - for the land had quiet, nor was there near him any war, in these years, because Yahweh had given him rest.

2 Chronicles 17:2

and put forces in all the fortified cities of Judah, - and set garrisons in the land of Judah, and in the cities of Ephraim, which Asa his father had captured.

Jeremiah 4:5

Declare ye in Judah And in Jerusalem, let it be heard, And say, Blow ye a horn in the land, - Cry, with frill voice And say, Gather yourselves together, And let us enter the defenced cities.

2 Samuel 5:7

So then David captured the citadel of Zion, - the same, is the city of David.

Nehemiah 1:3

And they said unto me, The remnant who are left of the captivity, there in the province, are in great misfortune and reproach, the wall of Jerusalem, is broken down, and, the gates thereof, are burned with fire.

Jeremiah 51:58

Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts - The broad walls of Babylon, shall be laid utterly bare, And, her lofty gates, with fire, shall be burned, - And peoples shall labour for emptiness, And populations, for the fire, shall weary themselves.

Deuteronomy 20:12

But if it will not make peace with thee, but will make war with thee, then shalt thou lay siege to it;

1 Kings 16:17-18

So Omri, and all Israel with him, went up from Gibbethon, - and laid siege against Tirzah. And it came to pass, when Zimri saw that the city was captured, that he entered into the citadel of the house of the king, - and burned over him the house of the king, with fire, and died:

2 Kings 25:1-4

And it came to pass, in the ninth year of his reign, in the tenth month, on the tenth day of the month, that Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came - he and all his force, against Jerusalem, and encamped against it, - and they built against it a siege wall, round about. And the city came into the siege, - until the eleventh year of King Zedekiah. On the ninth of the month, when the famine had become severe in the city, - and there had come to be no bread for the people of the land,read more.
then was the city broken up, and all the men of war fled by night by way of the gate between the two walls, which is by the garden of the king, the Chaldeans being near the city round about, - and he went the way of the Waste Plain;

Isaiah 13:19

Thus shall Babylon - The most lovely of kingdoms, The majestic beauty of the Chaldees - Become as in the divine overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah.

Jeremiah 32:24-25

Lo! the earthworks! they have entered the city, to capture it, And the city, hath been given into the hand of the Chaldeans, who are fighting against it, because of the sword and the famine and the pestilence, - And so what thou didst speak, hath come to pass, And there thou art looking on! Yet, thou thyself, saidst unto me, O My Lord, Yahweh, Buy thee the field for silver And take in attestation, witnesses, - Whereas, the city, hath been given into the hand of the Chaldeans!

Amos 5:9

Him who flasheth force on the strong, - and, force, on the fortress, alighteth!

Psalm 48:1-2

Great is Yahweh, and worthy to be mightily praised, In the city of our God, His holy mountain.

1 Kings 11:36

Nevertheless, go his son, will I give one tribe, - to the end there may remain a lamp unto David my servant always before me, in Jerusalem, the city that I have chosen for myself, to put my Name there.

1 Kings 14:21

And, Rehoboam, son of Solomon, reigned in Judah, - forty-one years old, was Rehoboam when he began to reign, and seventeen years, reigned he in Jerusalem, the city which Yahweh had chosen to put his Name there, out of all the tribes of Israel, and, his mother's name, was Naamah, the Ammonitess.

Nehemiah 11:1

And the rulers of the people dwelt in Jerusalem, - and, the rest of the people, cast lots, to bring in one out of ten to dwell in Jerusalem, the holy city, and nine parts in other cities.

Isaiah 52:1

Awake, awake, Put on thy strength, O Zion, - Fur on thy beautiful garments, O Jerusalem - thou holy city, For there shah not again come into thee any more the uncircumcised and unclean.

Jeremiah 25:29

For lo! with the city on which my Name hath been called, am I making a beginning of sending calamity, And shall, ye, be held, guiltless? Ye shall not be held guiltless: For a sword, am I proclaiming against all the inhabitants of the earth, Declareth Yahweh of hosts.

Daniel 9:16

O Lord! according to all thy righteousness, I beseech thee, let thine anger and thine indignation turn away from thy city Jerusalem, thy holy mountain, - for, by reason of our sins, and by reason of the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem and thy people, have become a reproach, to all who are round about us.

Matthew 5:35

Nor by the earth, because it is his, footstool; nor by Jerusalem, because, it is the, city, of the Great King;

Leviticus 25:29-30

And, when, any man, selleth a dwelling-house in a walled city, then shall his right of redemption remain until the completion of a year after he sold it, - for, a year of days, shall his right of redemption remain. But, if it be not redeemed before the end of a full year, then shall the house that is in the city that hath walls be confirmed, beyond recovery, to him who bought it, unto his generations, - it shall not go out in the jubilee.

Jeremiah 1:18

I, therefore - lo! I have set thee to-day as a fortified city, and as a pillar of iron and as walls of bronze, over all the land, - against the kings of Judah, against her princes, against her priests and against the people of the land.

Hebrews 11:16

But, now, after a better one, are they reaching, that is, a heavenly; wherefore God is not ashamed of them, to be invoked as, their God, - for he hath prepared for them, a city.

Hebrews 12:22

But ye have approached - unto Zion's mountain, and unto the city of a Living God, a heavenly Jerusalem, - and unto myriads of messengers,

Hebrews 13:14

For we have not here an abiding city, but, unto that which is to be, are we seeking our way.

Revelation 22:1-5

And he pointed out to me a river of water of life, bright as crystal, issuing forth out of the throne of God and of the Lamb, in the midst of the broadway thereof. And, on this side of the river and on that, was a tree of life, bearing twelve crops of fruit, every several month, yielding its fruit; and, the leaves of the tree, were for the healing of the nations, And, no curse, shall there be, any more; and, the throne of God and of the Lamb, shall be, therein, - and his servants will render divine service unto him,read more.
and they shall see his face, and, his name, shall be upon their foreheads. And, night, shall be, no more; and they have no need of the light of a lamp or the light of a sun, because, the Lord, God, will give them light, - and they shall reign unto the ages of ages.

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Carchemish » Babylonian » city

Isaiah 10:9

Is not, Calno, like Carchemish? Is not, Hamath, like Arpad? Is not, Samaria, like Damascus?

2 Chronicles 35:20

After all this - when Josiah had prepared the house, Neco king of Egypt came up,-to fight against Carchemish, by Euphrates, and Josiah went forth against him.

Jeremiah 46:2

Of Egypt, Concerning the force of Pharaoh-necho, king of Egypt, which was by the river Euphrates, in Carchemish, - which Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, smote, in the fourth year of Jehoiakim son of Josiah, king of Judah: -

Holy » city

Isaiah 52:1

Awake, awake, Put on thy strength, O Zion, - Fur on thy beautiful garments, O Jerusalem - thou holy city, For there shah not again come into thee any more the uncircumcised and unclean.

Nehemiah 11:1

And the rulers of the people dwelt in Jerusalem, - and, the rest of the people, cast lots, to bring in one out of ten to dwell in Jerusalem, the holy city, and nine parts in other cities.

Isaiah 1:26

That I may restore thy Judges as at the first, and thy Counsellors as at the beginning, - After that, shalt thou he called Righteous citadel, Trusty city, -

Isaiah 48:2

For of the holy city, do they call themselves, And on the God of Israel, do they stay themselves, - Yahweh of hosts, is his name.

More verses: Joel 3:17

Memphis » Celebrated » city » Egypt

Hosea 9:6

For, though they have gone from destruction, yet, Egypt, shall gather them, Memphis, shall bury them, - as for their silver favorites! thistles, shall possess them, thorns in their tents.

Topics on City

Ai, The City

Joshua 7:2

And Joshua sent men from Jericho to Ai which was beside Beth-aven on the east side of Bethel, and spake unto them saying, Go up and spy out the land. So the men went up, and spied out Ai.

Alexandria The City

Acts 6:9

But there rose up certain of those out of the synagogue which is called the synagogue of them of Libertium and Cyrene and Alexandria, and certain of them from Cilicia and Asia, - disputing with Stephen;

City Of David

1 Chronicles 11:5

And the inhabitants of Jebus said unto David, Thou shalt not come in hither, - But David captured the citadel of Zion, the same, is the city of David.

City Of God

Psalm 48:1-3

Great is Yahweh, and worthy to be mightily praised, In the city of our God, His holy mountain.

City Squares

Revelation 21:16

And, the city, four-square, lieth, and, the length thereof, is as great as the breadth. And he measured the city, with the reed, - twelve thousand furlongs: the length, and the breadth, and the height thereof, are, equal.

Holy City

Nehemiah 11:1

And the rulers of the people dwelt in Jerusalem, - and, the rest of the people, cast lots, to bring in one out of ten to dwell in Jerusalem, the holy city, and nine parts in other cities.

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