Deserts Used Figuratively

Most Relevant Verses

Jeremiah 2:31

[Evil] generation, pay attention to the word of the Lord! Have I been a wilderness to Israel or a land of dense darkness? Why do My people claim: We will go where we want; we will no longer come to You?

Isaiah 35:6

Then the lame will leap like a deer, and the tongue of the mute will sing for joy, for water will gush in the wilderness, and streams in the desert;

Jeremiah 50:12

your mother will be utterly humiliated; she who bore you will be put to shame. Look! She will lag behind all the nations- a dry land, a wilderness, an Arabah.

Lamentations 4:3

Even jackals offer [their] breasts to nurse their young, but my dear people have become cruel like ostriches in the wilderness.

Hosea 2:3

Otherwise, I will strip her naked and expose her as she was on the day of her birth. I will make her like a desert and like a parched land, and I will let her die of thirst.

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