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Destruction

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Destruction Of All Creatures

Genesis 6:7

The LORD said, "I will blot out man whom I have created from the face of the land, from man to animals to creeping things and to birds of the sky; for I am sorry that I have made them."

Destruction Of Babylon

Jeremiah 51:55

For the LORD is going to destroy Babylon, And He will make her loud noise vanish from her. And their waves will roar like many waters; The tumult of their voices sounds forth.

Destruction Of Cities

Leviticus 26:31

'I will lay waste your cities as well and will make your sanctuaries desolate, and I will not smell your soothing aromas.

Destruction Of Countries

Isaiah 1:7

Your land is desolate, Your cities are burned with fire, Your fields--strangers are devouring them in your presence; It is desolation, as overthrown by strangers.

Destruction Of Houses

Leviticus 14:45

"He shall therefore tear down the house, its stones, and its timbers, and all the plaster of the house, and he shall take them outside the city to an unclean place.

Destruction Of Jerusalem

2 Kings 21:12

therefore thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, 'Behold, I am bringing such calamity on Jerusalem and Judah, that whoever hears of it, both his ears will tingle.

Destruction Of Jerusalem's Wall

2 Chronicles 36:19

Then they burned the house of God and broke down the wall of Jerusalem, and burned all its fortified buildings with fire and destroyed all its valuable articles.

Destruction Of Plants

Jeremiah 1:10

"See, I have appointed you this day over the nations and over the kingdoms, To pluck up and to break down, To destroy and to overthrow, To build and to plant."

Destruction Of Satan's Works

Zephaniah 1:4

"So I will stretch out My hand against Judah And against all the inhabitants of Jerusalem And I will cut off the remnant of Baal from this place, And the names of the idolatrous priests along with the priests.

Destruction Of Strongholds

Isaiah 23:11

He has stretched His hand out over the sea, He has made the kingdoms tremble; The LORD has given a command concerning Canaan to demolish its strongholds.

Destruction Of The Church

Acts 8:3

But Saul began ravaging the church, entering house after house, and dragging off men and women, he would put them in prison.

Destruction Of The Temple

1 Kings 9:8

"And this house will become a heap of ruins; everyone who passes by will be astonished and hiss and say, 'Why has the LORD done thus to this land and to this house?'

Destruction Of The World

2 Peter 3:6

through which the world at that time was destroyed, being flooded with water.

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1 Corinthians 10:9-10

Nor let us try the Lord, as some of them did, and were destroyed by the serpents. Nor grumble, as some of them did, and were destroyed by the destroyer.

1 Corinthians 5:5

I have decided to deliver such a one to Satan for the destruction of his flesh, so that his spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.

Proverbs 31:8

Open your mouth for the mute, For the rights of all the unfortunate.

2 Peter 2:12

But these, like unreasoning animals, born as creatures of instinct to be captured and killed, reviling where they have no knowledge, will in the destruction of those creatures also be destroyed,

Philippians 3:18-19

For many walk, of whom I often told you, and now tell you even weeping, that they are enemies of the cross of Christ, whose end is destruction, whose god is their appetite, and whose glory is in their shame, who set their minds on earthly things.

1 Thessalonians 5:3

While they are saying, "Peace and safety!" then destruction will come upon them suddenly like labor pains upon a woman with child, and they will not escape.

Matthew 7:13

"Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it.

Ecclesiastes 3:3

A time to kill and a time to heal; A time to tear down and a time to build up.

Jeremiah 1:10

"See, I have appointed you this day over the nations and over the kingdoms, To pluck up and to break down, To destroy and to overthrow, To build and to plant."

Numbers 21:2-3

So Israel made a vow to the LORD and said, "If You will indeed deliver this people into my hand, then I will utterly destroy their cities." The LORD heard the voice of Israel and delivered up the Canaanites; then they utterly destroyed them and their cities. Thus the name of the place was called Hormah.

Judges 1:17

Then Judah went with Simeon his brother, and they struck the Canaanites living in Zephath, and utterly destroyed it. So the name of the city was called Hormah.

Proverbs 10:14

Wise men store up knowledge, But with the mouth of the foolish, ruin is at hand.

Isaiah 59:7

Their feet run to evil, And they hasten to shed innocent blood; Their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity, Devastation and destruction are in their highways.

Jeremiah 48:3

"The sound of an outcry from Horonaim, 'Devastation and great destruction!'

Lamentations 3:47

Panic and pitfall have befallen us, Devastation and destruction;

Ezekiel 12:20

"The inhabited cities will be laid waste and the land will be a desolation. So you will know that I am the LORD."'"

Isaiah 28:22

And now do not carry on as scoffers, Or your fetters will be made stronger; For I have heard from the Lord GOD of hosts Of decisive destruction on all the earth.

Ezekiel 23:33

'You will be filled with drunkenness and sorrow, The cup of horror and desolation, The cup of your sister Samaria.

Proverbs 5:14

"I was almost in utter ruin In the midst of the assembly and congregation."

Proverbs 10:15

The rich man's wealth is his fortress, The ruin of the poor is their poverty.

Daniel 8:24

"His power will be mighty, but not by his own power, And he will destroy to an extraordinary degree And prosper and perform his will; He will destroy mighty men and the holy people.

Micah 2:10

"Arise and go, For this is no place of rest Because of the uncleanness that brings on destruction, A painful destruction.

Habakkuk 1:3

Why do You make me see iniquity, And cause me to look on wickedness? Yes, destruction and violence are before me; Strife exists and contention arises.

Galatians 2:18

"For if I rebuild what I have once destroyed, I prove myself to be a transgressor.

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The call of God » Rejection of, leads to » Destruction

Matthew 22:3-7

"And he sent out his slaves to call those who had been invited to the wedding feast, and they were unwilling to come. "Again he sent out other slaves saying, 'Tell those who have been invited, "Behold, I have prepared my dinner; my oxen and my fattened livestock are all butchered and everything is ready; come to the wedding feast."' "But they paid no attention and went their way, one to his own farm, another to his business, read more.
and the rest seized his slaves and mistreated them and killed them. "But the king was enraged, and he sent his armies and destroyed those murderers and set their city on fire.

Calves of jeroboam » Predictions respecting » Destruction

Hosea 10:8

Also the high places of Aven, the sin of Israel, will be destroyed; Thorn and thistle will grow on their altars; Then they will say to the mountains, "Cover us!" And to the hills, "Fall on us!"

Hosea 8:6

For from Israel is even this! A craftsman made it, so it is not God; Surely the calf of Samaria will be broken to pieces.

Day » A time of judgment called a day of » Destruction

Job 21:30

"For the wicked is reserved for the day of calamity; They will be led forth at the day of fury.

eternal Death » Is called » Destruction

Destruction » Sudden

Proverbs 24:22

For their calamity will rise suddenly, And who knows the ruin that comes from both of them?

Proverbs 6:15

Therefore his calamity will come suddenly; Instantly he will be broken and there will be no healing.

Isaiah 30:13

Therefore this iniquity will be to you Like a breach about to fall, A bulge in a high wall, Whose collapse comes suddenly in an instant,

Ecclesiastes 9:12

Moreover, man does not know his time: like fish caught in a treacherous net and birds trapped in a snare, so the sons of men are ensnared at an evil time when it suddenly falls on them.

Destruction » Example of

Luke 17:29

but on the day that Lot went out from Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven and destroyed them all.

Numbers 21:3

The LORD heard the voice of Israel and delivered up the Canaanites; then they utterly destroyed them and their cities. Thus the name of the place was called Hormah.

Deuteronomy 2:34

"So we captured all his cities at that time and utterly destroyed the men, women and children of every city. We left no survivor.

Deuteronomy 3:6

"We utterly destroyed them, as we did to Sihon king of Heshbon, utterly destroying the men, women and children of every city.

Joshua 6:21

They utterly destroyed everything in the city, both man and woman, young and old, and ox and sheep and donkey, with the edge of the sword.

More verses: Joshua 8:26 Joshua 11:20

Destruction » Who shall not be destroyed

Genesis 18:23-32

Abraham came near and said, "Will You indeed sweep away the righteous with the wicked? "Suppose there are fifty righteous within the city; will You indeed sweep it away and not spare the place for the sake of the fifty righteous who are in it? "Far be it from You to do such a thing, to slay the righteous with the wicked, so that the righteous and the wicked are treated alike. Far be it from You! Shall not the Judge of all the earth deal justly?" read more.
So the LORD said, "If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare the whole place on their account." And Abraham replied, "Now behold, I have ventured to speak to the Lord, although I am but dust and ashes. "Suppose the fifty righteous are lacking five, will You destroy the whole city because of five?" And He said, "I will not destroy it if I find forty-five there." He spoke to Him yet again and said, "Suppose forty are found there?" And He said, "I will not do it on account of the forty." Then he said, "Oh may the Lord not be angry, and I shall speak; suppose thirty are found there?" And He said, "I will not do it if I find thirty there." And he said, "Now behold, I have ventured to speak to the Lord; suppose twenty are found there?" And He said, "I will not destroy it on account of the twenty." Then he said, "Oh may the Lord not be angry, and I shall speak only this once; suppose ten are found there?" And He said, "I will not destroy it on account of the ten."

Jeremiah 46:28

"O Jacob My servant, do not fear," declares the LORD, "For I am with you For I will make a full end of all the nations Where I have driven you, Yet I will not make a full end of you; But I will correct you properly And by no means leave you unpunished."

Deuteronomy 4:30-31

"When you are in distress and all these things have come upon you, in the latter days you will return to the LORD your God and listen to His voice. "For the LORD your God is a compassionate God; He will not fail you nor destroy you nor forget the covenant with your fathers which He swore to them.

Isaiah 65:8-10

Thus says the LORD, "As the new wine is found in the cluster, And one says, 'Do not destroy it, for there is benefit in it,' So I will act on behalf of My servants In order not to destroy all of them. "I will bring forth offspring from Jacob, And an heir of My mountains from Judah; Even My chosen ones shall inherit it, And My servants will dwell there. "Sharon will be a pasture land for flocks, And the valley of Achor a resting place for herds, For My people who seek Me.

Jeremiah 30:10-11

'Fear not, O Jacob My servant,' declares the LORD, 'And do not be dismayed, O Israel; For behold, I will save you from afar And your offspring from the land of their captivity And Jacob will return and will be quiet and at ease, And no one will make him afraid. 'For I am with you,' declares the LORD, 'to save you; For I will destroy completely all the nations where I have scattered you, Only I will not destroy you completely But I will chasten you justly And will by no means leave you unpunished.'

More verses: Amos 9:7-8

Destruction » Utter

Malachi 4:1

"For behold, the day is coming, burning like a furnace; and all the arrogant and every evildoer will be chaff; and the day that is coming will set them ablaze," says the LORD of hosts, "so that it will leave them neither root nor branch."

Luke 3:9

"Indeed the axe is already laid at the root of the trees; so every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire."

Revelation 18:21

Then a strong angel took up a stone like a great millstone and threw it into the sea, saying, "So will Babylon, the great city, be thrown down with violence, and will not be found any longer.

Isaiah 34:2

For the LORD'S indignation is against all the nations, And His wrath against all their armies; He has utterly destroyed them, He has given them over to slaughter.

More verses: Jeremiah 25:9

Destruction » Why people are destroyed

Genesis 6:5-7

Then the LORD saw that the wickedness of man was great on the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. The LORD was sorry that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved in His heart. The LORD said, "I will blot out man whom I have created from the face of the land, from man to animals to creeping things and to birds of the sky; for I am sorry that I have made them."

Isaiah 5:13

Therefore My people go into exile for their lack of knowledge; And their honorable men are famished, And their multitude is parched with thirst.

Jeremiah 48:42

"Moab will be destroyed from being a people Because he has become arrogant toward the LORD.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge Because you have rejected knowledge, I also will reject you from being My priest Since you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children.

Destruction » What destroys people

Proverbs 11:3

The integrity of the upright will guide them, But the crookedness of the treacherous will destroy them.

Proverbs 18:7

A fool's mouth is his ruin, And his lips are the snare of his soul.

Proverbs 21:7

The violence of the wicked will drag them away, Because they refuse to act with justice.

1 Timothy 6:7-9

For we have brought nothing into the world, so we cannot take anything out of it either. If we have food and covering, with these we shall be content. But those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful desires which plunge men into ruin and destruction.

Destruction » When sudden destruction shall come

1 Thessalonians 5:1-3

Now as to the times and the epochs, brethren, you have no need of anything to be written to you. For you yourselves know full well that the day of the Lord will come just like a thief in the night. While they are saying, "Peace and safety!" then destruction will come upon them suddenly like labor pains upon a woman with child, and they will not escape.

Destruction » What precedes destruction

Destruction » A large amount

Ecclesiastes 9:18

Wisdom is better than weapons of war, but one sinner destroys much good.

Destruction » Who studies destruction

Proverbs 24:1-2

Do not be envious of evil men, Nor desire to be with them; For their minds devise violence, And their lips talk of trouble.

Destruction » Who shall destroy many

Daniel 8:23-25

"In the latter period of their rule, When the transgressors have run their course, A king will arise, Insolent and skilled in intrigue. "His power will be mighty, but not by his own power, And he will destroy to an extraordinary degree And prosper and perform his will; He will destroy mighty men and the holy people. "And through his shrewdness He will cause deceit to succeed by his influence; And he will magnify himself in his heart, And he will destroy many while they are at ease. He will even oppose the Prince of princes, But he will be broken without human agency.

Destruction » Who seeks destruction

Destruction » Who destroys their own soul

Proverbs 6:32

The one who commits adultery with a woman is lacking sense; He who would destroy himself does it.

Destruction » The way that leads to destruction

Matthew 7:13

"Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it.

Hell » Future punishment » Destruction » From presence of God

Judgments » Different kinds of » Destruction

Isaiah 11:4

But with righteousness He will judge the poor, And decide with fairness for the afflicted of the earth; And He will strike the earth with the rod of His mouth, And with the breath of His lips He will slay the wicked.

Job 31:3

"Is it not calamity to the unjust And disaster to those who work iniquity?

Proverbs 2:22

But the wicked will be cut off from the land And the treacherous will be uprooted from it.

Pride » Is followed by » Destruction

Prosperity » Perils of » Destruction

Proverbs 1:32

"For the waywardness of the naive will kill them, And the complacency of fools will destroy them.

Redemption » Is from » Destruction

Psalm 103:4

Who redeems your life from the pit, Who crowns you with lovingkindness and compassion;



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