Destruction Of Cities

Most Relevant Verses

Leviticus 26:31

I will reduce your cities to ruins and devastate your sanctuaries. I will not smell the pleasing aroma of your sacrifices.

Ezekiel 35:4

I will turn your cities into ruins,
and you will become a desolation.
Then you will know that I am Yahweh.

Micah 5:14

I will pull up the Asherah poles from among you
and demolish your cities.

Numbers 21:2-3

Then Israel made a vow to the Lord, “If You will deliver this people into our hands, we will completely destroy their cities.” The Lord listened to Israel’s request, the Canaanites were defeated, and Israel completely destroyed them and their cities. So they named the place Hormah.

Micah 5:11

I will remove the cities of your land
and tear down all your fortresses.

Ezekiel 6:6

Wherever you live the cities will be in ruins and the high places will be desolate, so that your altars will lie in ruins and be desecrated, your idols smashed and obliterated, your incense altars cut down, and your works wiped out.

Jeremiah 48:8

The destroyer will move against every town;
not one town will escape.
The valley will perish,
and the plain will be annihilated,
as the Lord has said.

Jeremiah 5:17

They will consume your harvest and your food.
They will consume your sons and your daughters.
They will consume your flocks and your herds.
They will consume your vines and your fig trees.
They will destroy with the sword
your fortified cities in which you trust.

Isaiah 26:5

For He has humbled those who live in lofty places—
an inaccessible city.
He brings it down; He brings it down to the ground;
He throws it to the dust.

Isaiah 32:19

But hail will level the forest,
and the city will sink into the depths.

Ezekiel 12:20

The inhabited cities will be destroyed, and the land will become a desolation. Then you will know that I am Yahweh.”

Isaiah 6:11

Then I said, “Until when, Lord?” And He replied:Until cities lie in ruins without inhabitants,
houses are without people,
the land is ruined and desolate,

Zephaniah 3:6

I have cut off nations;
their corner towers are destroyed.
I have laid waste their streets,
with no one to pass through.
Their cities lie devastated,
without a person, without an inhabitant.

Isaiah 25:2

For You have turned the city into a pile of rocks,
a fortified city, into ruins;
the fortress of barbarians is no longer a city;
it will never be rebuilt.

Jeremiah 2:15

The young lions have roared at him;
they have roared loudly.
They have laid waste his land.
His cities are in ruins, without inhabitants.

Isaiah 24:10

The city of chaos is shattered;
every house is closed to entry.

Isaiah 24:12

Only desolation remains in the city;
its gate has collapsed in ruins.

Jeremiah 4:26

I looked, and the fertile field was a wilderness.
All its cities were torn down
because of the Lord
and His burning anger.

2 Kings 19:25

Have you not heard?
I designed it long ago;
I planned it in days gone by.
I have now brought it to pass,
and you have crushed fortified cities
into piles of rubble.

Isaiah 37:26

Have you not heard?
I designed it long ago;
I planned it in days gone by.
I have now brought it to pass,
and you have crushed fortified cities
into piles of rubble.

Ezekiel 19:7

He devastated their strongholds
and destroyed their cities.
The land and everything in it shuddered
at the sound of his roaring.

Amos 4:11

I overthrew some of you
as I overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah,
and you were like a burning stick
snatched from a fire,
yet you did not return to Me—
this is the Lord’s declaration.

Genesis 13:10

Lot looked out and saw that the entire Jordan Valley as far as Zoar was well watered everywhere like the Lord’s garden and the land of Egypt. This was before the Lord destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.

Genesis 18:24

What if there are 50 righteous people in the city? Will You really sweep it away instead of sparing the place for the sake of the 50 righteous people who are in it?

2 Peter 2:6

and if He reduced the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to ashes and condemned them to ruin, making them an example to those who were going to be ungodly;

Genesis 19:29

So it was, when God destroyed the cities of the plain, He remembered Abraham and brought Lot out of the middle of the upheaval when He demolished the cities where Lot had lived.

Genesis 19:15

At daybreak the angels urged Lot on: “Get up! Take your wife and your two daughters who are here, or you will be swept away in the punishment of the city.”

Genesis 19:21

And he said to him, “All right, I’ll grant your request about this matter too and will not demolish the town you mentioned.

Numbers 31:10

Then they burned all the cities where the Midianites lived, as well as all their encampments,

Deuteronomy 3:6

We completely destroyed them, as we had done to Sihon king of Heshbon, destroying the men, women, and children of every city.

Judges 8:9

He also told the men of Penuel, “When I return in peace, I will tear down this tower!”

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