17 Bible Verses about Destruction Of Houses
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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.
“He has lived in desolate cities,
In houses no one would inhabit,
Which are destined to become ruins.
The house of the wicked will be destroyed,
But the tent of the upright will flourish.
The Lord will tear down the house of the proud,
But He will establish the boundary of the widow.
The wise woman builds her house,
But the foolish tears it down with her own hands.
Then you counted the houses of Jerusalem
And tore down houses to fortify the wall.
For thus says the Lord God of Israel concerning the houses of this city, and concerning the houses of the kings of Judah which are broken down to make a defense against the siege ramps and against the sword,
He burned the house of the Lord, the king’s house, and all the houses of Jerusalem; even every great house he burned with fire.
He burned the house of the Lord, the king’s house and all the houses of Jerusalem; even every large house he burned with fire.
and behold, a great wind came from across the wilderness and struck the four corners of the house, and it fell on the young people and they died, and I alone have escaped to tell you.”
The rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and slammed against that house; and it fell—and great was its fall.”
Also they will make a spoil of your riches and a prey of your merchandise, break down your walls and destroy your pleasant houses, and throw your stones and your timbers and your debris into the water.
For Israel has forgotten his Maker and built palaces;
And Judah has multiplied fortified cities,
But I will send a fire on its cities that it may consume its palatial dwellings.
“I will also smite the winter house together with the summer house;
The houses of ivory will also perish
And the great houses will come to an end,”
Declares the Lord.
For behold, the Lord is going to command that the great house be smashed to pieces and the small house to fragments.
“Moreover, their wealth will become plunder
And their houses desolate;
Yes, they will build houses but not inhabit them,
And plant vineyards but not drink their wine.”
Then he said, ‘This is what I will do: I will tear down my barns and build larger ones, and there I will store all my grain and my goods.