He shall break down the house, its stones, and its timber, and all the house's mortar. He shall carry them out of the city into an unclean place.
He has lived in desolate cities, in houses which no one inhabited, which were ready to become heaps.
The house of the wicked will be overthrown, but the tent of the upright will flourish.
Yahweh will uproot the house of the proud, but he will keep the widow's borders intact.
Every wise woman builds her house, but the foolish one tears it down with her own hands.
You numbered the houses of Jerusalem, and you broke down the houses to fortify the wall.
For thus says Yahweh, the 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 mounds and against the sword;
2 Kings 25:9
He burnt the house of Yahweh, and the king's house; and all the houses of Jerusalem, even every great house, burnt he with fire.
and he burned the house of Yahweh, and the king's house; and all the houses of Jerusalem, even every great house, burned he with fire.
and behold, there came a great wind from the wilderness, and struck the four corners of the house, and it fell on the young men, and they are dead. I alone have escaped to tell you."
The rain came down, the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat on that house; and it fell -- and great was its fall."
They shall make a spoil of your riches, and make a prey of your merchandise; and they shall break down your walls, and destroy your pleasant houses; and they shall lay your stones and your timber and your dust in the midst of the waters.
For Israel has forgotten his Maker and built palaces; and Judah has multiplied fortified cities; but I will send a fire on his cities, and it will devour its fortresses."
I will strike the winter house with the summer house; and the houses of ivory will perish, and the great houses will have an end," says Yahweh.
"For, behold, Yahweh commands, and the great house will be smashed to pieces, and the little house into bits.
Their wealth will become a spoil, and their houses a desolation. Yes, they will build houses, but won't inhabit them. They will plant vineyards, but won't drink their wine.
He said, 'This is what I will do. I will pull down my barns, and build bigger ones, and there I will store all my grain and my goods.