When he tears down, nobody rebuilds; when he incarcerates, nobody escapes.
But know today that the LORD your God is going ahead of you as a consuming fire. He will destroy and subdue them before you. He will dispossess and destroy them quickly, just as the LORD told you.
2 Kings 6:33
While he was still talking with them, the messenger arrived to see him and delivered the king's message to Elisha, "Look! This evil has come from the LORD! Why should I wait for the LORD anymore?"
Raise a standard in the direction of Zion. Flee! Don't stand around! For I'm bringing calamity from the north, along with great destruction.
Say this to him: "This is what the LORD says: "Look! What I've built I'm about to tear down, and what I've planted I'm about to pull up and this will involve the entire land."
The LORD planned to destroy the walls of cherished Zion. He measured them with his line. He did not withhold his hand from destruction. He made both ramparts and defensive walls mourn; they languish together.
Your hands formed and fashioned me, but then you have destroyed me all at once on all sides.
You have deserted me," declares the LORD. "You keep going backward. I'll reach out my hand and destroy you. I'm tired of showing compassion.
Wail out loud, because the Day of the LORD is near. It will come like destruction from the Almighty!
That day will be filled with wrath, a day of trouble and tribulation, a day of desolation and devastation, a day of doom and gloom, a day of clouds and shadows,
Never let your mouth cause you to sin and don't proclaim in the presence of the angel, "My promise was a mistake," for why should God be angry at your excuse and destroy what you've undertaken?
I'm also going to turn you into a waste and an object of insult among the nations that surround you and in front of every person who passes by.
Oh, no! For the Day of the LORD approaches, and like destruction from the Almighty, it will come!
It is he who is raining sudden destruction upon the strong like lightning, so that ruin comes upon the fortress.
You keep Omri's statutes and observe the customs of the house of Ahab. Because you live according to their advice, I'll make you desolate and turn your inhabitants into an object of scorn. Therefore you will bear the shame of my people."
1 Corinthians 1:19
For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the intelligence of the intelligent I will reject."
1 Corinthians 6:13
Food is for the stomach, and the stomach is for food, but God will make them both unnecessary. The body is not meant for sexual immorality but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body.
There is only one Lawgiver and Judge the one who can save and destroy. So who are you to judge your neighbor?
For this is what the LORD says: "The entire land will be devastated, but I won't completely destroy it.
1 Corinthians 3:17
If anyone destroys God's sanctuary, God will destroy him, for God's sanctuary is holy. And you are that sanctuary!