16 occurrences in 13 translations

'City' in the Bible

Thus says the Lord: For three transgressions of Gaza [a city in Philistia] and for four [for multiplied delinquencies], I will not reverse the punishment of it or revoke My word concerning it, because [as slave traders] they carried away captive the whole [Jewish] population [of defenseless Judean border villages, of which none was spared, none left behind] and delivered them up to Edom [for the slave trade].

So I will set Gaza's city wall on fire; fire will consume her fortresses.

So I will set fire to Tyre's city wall; fire will consume her fortresses."

So I will set fire to Rabbah's city wall; fire will consume her fortresses. War cries will be heard on the day of battle; a strong gale will blow on the day of the windstorm.

Even those who are strong of heart among the mighty will flee away naked from the city on that day. [This is] the declaration of Yahweh!"

Shall a trumpet be blown in the city, and the people not be afraid? shall there be evil in a city, and the LORD hath not done it?

Proclaim on the citadels in Ashdod and on the citadels in the land of Egypt: Assemble on the mountains of Samaria and see the great turmoil in the city and the acts of oppression within it.

And also I have withholden the rain from you, when there were yet three months to the harvest: and I caused it to rain upon one city, and caused it not to rain upon another city: one piece was rained upon, and the piece whereupon it rained not withered.

So two or three cities wandered unto one city, to drink water; but they were not satisfied: yet have ye not returned unto me, saith the LORD.

For thus saith the Lord GOD; The city that went out by a thousand shall leave an hundred, and that which went forth by an hundred shall leave ten, to the house of Israel.

They hate the one who convicts [the guilty] at the city gate and despise the one who speaks with integrity.

Hate what is wrong, love what is right! Promote justice at the city gate! Maybe the Lord, the God who commands armies, will have mercy on those who are left from Joseph.

Cross over to Calneh and look around, then go on to that great city of Hamath, and from there go down to Gath of the Philistines. Are you better than these kingdoms? Or is their territory more extensive than yours?

The Lord GOD hath sworn by himself, saith the LORD the God of hosts, I abhor the excellency of Jacob, and hate his palaces: therefore will I deliver up the city with all that is therein.

Therefore thus saith the LORD; Thy wife shall be an harlot in the city, and thy sons and thy daughters shall fall by the sword, and thy land shall be divided by line; and thou shalt die in a polluted land: and Israel shall surely go into captivity forth of his land.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
מדהבה 
Madhebah 
Usage: 1

עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

עיר המּלח 
`Iyr ham-Melach 
city of Salt
Usage: 1

ער 
`ar 
Usage: 2

קריה קריא 
Qirya' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 9

קריה 
Qiryah 
Usage: 31

קרית הארבּע קרית ארבּע 
Qiryath `Arba` 
Usage: 7

קרת 
Qereth 
Usage: 5

שׁער 
Sha`ar 
Usage: 374

πόλις 
Polis 
Usage: 132

πολιτάρχης 
Politarches 
ruler of the city
Usage: 2



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