152 occurrences in 13 translations

'Desolation' in the Bible

I cast them not out from before thee in one year, lest the land be a desolation, and the beast of the field hath multiplied against thee;

And I will make your cities waste, and bring your sanctuaries unto desolation, and I will not smell the savour of your sweet odours.

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And I will bring the land into desolation: and your enemies which dwell therein shall be astonished at it.

And you I scatter among nations, and have drawn out after you a sword, and your land hath been a desolation, and your cities are a waste.

Then doth the land enjoy its sabbaths -- all the days of the desolation, and ye in the land of your enemies -- then doth the land rest, and hath enjoyed its sabbaths;

all the days of the desolation it resteth that which it hath not rested in your sabbaths in your dwelling on it.

And -- the land is left of them, and doth enjoy its sabbaths, in the desolation without them, and they accept the punishment of their iniquity, because, even because, against My judgments they have kicked, and My statutes hath their soul loathed,

We threw them down; Heshbon has been destroyed as far as Dibon. We caused desolation as far as Nophah, which reaches as far as Medeba.

You'll become a desolation and a proverb, and you'll be mocked among the people where the LORD will drive you."

And Joshua burnt Ai, and made it an heap for ever, even a desolation unto this day.

Later, her brother Absalom asked her, "Has Amnon, that brother of yours, raped you? Then keep quiet about your half-brother for now, my sister. Stop taking this so personally." From that time on, Tamar lived in continuous desolation within her brother Absalom's house.

Hast thou not heard from afar, it I made, From days of old that I formed it? Now I have brought it in, And it becometh a desolation, Ruinous heaps are fenced cities,

Because thine heart was tender, and thou hast humbled thyself before the LORD, when thou heardest what I spake against this place, and against the inhabitants thereof, that they should become a desolation and a curse, and hast rent thy clothes, and wept before me; I also have heard thee, saith the LORD.

Therefore the wrath of Jehovah has been upon Judah and Jerusalem, and he has delivered them to vexation, to desolation, and to hissing, as ye see with your eyes.

And be not ye like your fathers, and like your brethren, which trespassed against the LORD God of their fathers, who therefore gave them up to desolation, as ye see.

This fulfilled the word of the Lord through Jeremiah and the land enjoyed its Sabbath rest all the days of the desolation until 70 years were fulfilled.

For the company of the godless is desolation, and fire consumes the tents of those who bribe.

With want and with famine gloomy, Those fleeing to a dry place, Formerly a desolation and waste,

They came upon me as a wide breaking in of waters: in the desolation they rolled themselves upon me.

Meet him doth desolation -- he knoweth not, And his net that he hid catcheth him, For desolation he falleth into it.

Come, observe the mighty works of the LORD, who causes desolation in the earth.

And they who for desolation seek my soul, Go in to the lower parts of the earth.

Let their habitation and their encampment be a desolation; let no one dwell in their tents.

Surely thou didst set them in slippery places; in desolation thou shalt cause them to fall.

How are they brought into desolation, as in a moment! they are utterly consumed with terrors.

When your fear cometh as desolation, and your destruction cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish cometh upon you.

Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the desolation of the wicked, when it cometh.

Your land is desolate, your cities burned with fire; before your very eyes foreigners devour your fields- a desolation overthrown by foreigners.

And the Daughter of Zion [Jerusalem] is left like a [deserted] booth in a vineyard, like a lodge in a garden of cucumbers, like a besieged city [spared, but in the midst of desolation].

By the weapons of Jehovah of Hosts Do not many houses a desolation become? Great and good without inhabitant!

And I say, 'Till when, O Lord?' And He saith, 'Surely till cities have been wasted without inhabitant, And houses without man, And the ground be wasted -- a desolation,

And [because of the desolation brought on by the invaders] in that day, a man will [be so poor that he will] keep alive only a young milk cow and two sheep.

And what will ye do in the day of visitation, and in the desolation which shall come from far? to whom will ye flee for help? and where will ye leave your glory?

Look, the day of the Lord is coming- cruel, with rage and burning anger- to make the earth a desolation and to destroy the sinners on it.

In that day shall his strong cities be as a forsaken bough, and an uppermost branch, which they left because of the children of Israel: and there shall be desolation.

This desolation will continue until new life is poured out on us from heaven. Then the desert will become an orchard and the orchard will be considered a forest.

But pelican and hedgehog will possess it, And owl and raven will dwell in it; And He will stretch over it the line of desolation And the plumb line of emptiness.

Therefore shall evil come upon thee; thou shalt not know from whence it riseth: and mischief shall fall upon thee; thou shalt not be able to put it off: and desolation shall come upon thee suddenly, which thou shalt not know.

These two things are come unto thee; who shall be sorry for thee? desolation, and destruction, and the famine, and the sword: by whom shall I comfort thee?

Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood: their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; desolation and destruction are in their paths.

Violence shall no more be heard in thy land, desolation nor destruction within thy borders; but thou shalt call thy walls Salvation, and thy gates Praise.

It shall no longer be said of you, "Forsaken," and it shall no longer be said of your land, "Desolation!" but {you will} be called "My Delight [Is] In Her," and your land, "Married," for Yahweh delights in you, and your land shall be married.

Thy holy cities are a wilderness, Zion is a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation.

Against him roar do young lions, They have given forth their voice, And make his land become a desolation, His cities have been burnt without inhabitant.

Gone up hath a lion from his thicket, And a destroyer of nations hath journeyed, He hath come forth from his place To make thy land become a desolation, Thy cities are laid waste, without inhabitant.

For this is what the Lord says: The whole land will be a desolation, but I will not finish it off.

An appalling and horrible thing [bringing desolation and destruction] has come to pass in the land:

Be warned, Jerusalem, or I will be torn away from you; I will make you a desolation, a land devoid of inhabitant.

And I have caused to cease from cities of Judah, And from streets of Jerusalem, The voice of joy, and the voice of gladness, Voice of bridegroom, and voice of bride, For the land doth become a desolation!

I will make Jerusalem a heap of rubble, a jackals' den. I will make the cities of Judah a desolation, an uninhabited place.

A voice of a report, lo, it hath come, Even a great shaking from the north country, To make the cities of Judah a desolation, A habitation of dragons.

Many shepherds did destroy My vineyard, They have trodden down My portion, They have made My desirable portion Become a wilderness -- a desolation.

They have made it a desolation. It mourns, desolate, before Me. All the land is desolate, but no one takes it to heart.

And they will not break bread for [the] mourning ceremony for them, to comfort him because of [the] dead. And they will not give drink to them, [the] cup of desolation, for their fathers, or for their mothers.

To make their land become a desolation, A hissing age-during, Every passer by it is astonished, And bemoaneth with his head.

and I have made this city for a desolation, and for a hissing, every passer by it is astonished, and doth hiss for all its plagues.

But if ye will not hear these words, I swear by myself, saith the LORD, that this house shall become a desolation.

I am going to send for all the families of the north'-[this is] the Lord's declaration-'and [send for] My servant Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and I will bring them against this land, against its residents, and against all these surrounding nations, and I will completely destroy them and make them a desolation, a derision, and ruins forever.

And this whole land shall be a desolation, and an astonishment; and these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.

"Then when the seventy years have passed, I'll judge the king of Babylon and that nation, declares the LORD, I'll judge the land of the Chaldeans for their iniquity and I'll make it a desolation forever.

To wit, Jerusalem, and the cities of Judah, and the kings thereof, and the princes thereof, to make them a desolation, an astonishment, an hissing, and a curse; as it is this day;

He has left His den like a lion, for their land has become a desolation because of the sword of the oppressor, because of His burning anger.

Hearken not unto them; serve the king of Babylon, and live: wherefore should this city become a desolation?

I will pursue them with sword, famine, and plague. I will make them a horror to all the kingdoms of the earth-a curse and a desolation, an object of scorn and a disgrace among all the nations where I will have banished them.

Fields will be bought in this land about which you are saying: It's a desolation without man or beast; it has been handed over to the Chaldeans!

"This is what the Lord says: In this place which you say is a ruin, without man or beast-that is, in Judah's cities and Jerusalem's streets that are a desolation without man, without inhabitant, and without beast-there will be heard again

Behold, I will command, saith the LORD, and cause them to return to this city; and they shall fight against it, and take it, and burn it with fire: and I will make the cities of Judah a desolation without an inhabitant.

Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Ye have seen all the evil that I have brought upon Jerusalem, and upon all the cities of Judah; and, behold, this day they are a desolation, and no man dwelleth therein,

and poured out is My fury, and Mine anger, and it burneth in cities of Judah, and in streets of Jerusalem, and they are for a waste, for a desolation, as at this day.

So that the LORD could no longer bear, because of the evil of your doings, and because of the abominations which ye have committed; therefore is your land a desolation, and an astonishment, and a curse, without an inhabitant, as at this day.

They have cried there: Pharaoh king of Egypt is a desolation, Passed by hath the appointed time.

Pack your bags for exile, inhabitant of Daughter Egypt! For Memphis will become a desolation, uninhabited ruins.

The sound of a cry from Horonaim, desolation and great destruction!

For the ascent of Luhith with weeping, Go up doth weeping, For in the descent of Horonaim Adversaries a cry of desolation have heard.

Make Moab a salt marsh, for she will run away; her towns will become a desolation, without inhabitant.

From the cry for help of Heshbon, up to Elealeh, up to Jahaz, they give their voice, from Zoar up to Horonaim, [up to] Eglath-shelishiyah, for even the waters of Nimrim have become as a desolation.

Therefore, lo, days are coming, An affirmation of Jehovah, And I have sounded unto Rabbah of the sons of Ammon a shout of battle, And it hath been for a heap -- a desolation, And her daughters with fire are burnt, And Israel hath succeeded its heirs, Said hath Jehovah.

For I have sworn by myself, saith the LORD, that Bozrah shall become a desolation, a reproach, a waste, and a curse; and all the cities thereof shall be perpetual wastes.

Also Edom shall be a desolation: every one that goeth by it shall be astonished, and shall hiss at all the plagues thereof.

And Hazor shall be a dwelling for dragons, and a desolation for ever: there shall no man abide there, nor any son of man dwell in it.

For come up against her hath a nation from the north, It maketh her land become a desolation, And there is not an inhabitant in it. From man even unto beast, They have moved, they have gone.

Because of the Lord's wrath, she will not be inhabited; she will become a desolation, every bit of her. Everyone who passes through Babylon will be horrified and scoff because of all her wounds.

How is the hammer of the whole earth cut asunder and broken! how is Babylon become a desolation among the nations!

They will not take from you a stone for a corner, and a stone for a foundation, for you will be {an everlasting desolation}," {declares} Yahweh.

And the land shall tremble and sorrow: for every purpose of the LORD shall be performed against Babylon, to make the land of Babylon a desolation without an inhabitant.

Babylon will become a heap of rubble, a jackals' den, a desolation and an object of scorn, without inhabitant.

How is Sheshach taken! and the praise of the whole earth seized! how is Babylon become a desolation among the nations!

Her cities are a desolation, a dry land, and a wilderness, a land wherein no man dwelleth, neither doth any son of man pass thereby.

and hast said: Jehovah, Thou, Thou hast spoken concerning this place, to cut it off, that there is none dwelling in it, from man even unto cattle, for it is a desolation age-during.

My ways He is turning aside, and He pulleth me in pieces, He hath made me a desolation.

Fear and a snare is come upon us, desolation and destruction.

'Moreover, I will make you a desolation and a reproach among the nations which surround you, in the sight of all who pass by.

And I have stretched out my hand against them, And have made the land a desolation, Even a desolation from the wilderness to Diblath, In all their dwellings, And they have known that I am Jehovah!'

The king shall mourn, and the prince shall be clothed with desolation, and the hands of the people of the land shall be troubled: I will do unto them after their way, and according to their deserts will I judge them; and they shall know that I am the LORD.

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

If an evil beast I cause to pass through the land, and it hath bereaved, and it hath been a desolation, without any passing through because of the beast --

these three men in its midst: I live -- an affirmation of the Lord Jehovah -- neither sons nor daughters do they deliver; they alone are delivered, and the land is a desolation.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלמנה 
'almanah 
Usage: 54

אשׁם אשׁם 
'asham 
Usage: 35

אשׁמן 
'ashman 
Usage: 1

בּדד 
Badad 
Usage: 11

בּתּה 
Battah 
Usage: 1

גּלמוּד 
Galmuwd 
Usage: 4

חרב חרב 
Charab 
Usage: 40

חרב 
Chareb 
Usage: 10

חרב 
Choreb 
Usage: 16

חרבּה 
Chorbah 
Usage: 42

יחיד 
Yachiyd 
Usage: 12

יצת 
Yatsath 
Usage: 29

ישׁם 
Yasham 
Usage: 4

כּחד 
Kachad 
Usage: 32

משׁאה משׁואה 
M@show'ah 
Usage: 3

משׁמּה 
M@shammah 
Usage: 7

נקה 
Naqah 
Usage: 44

שׁאה 
Sha'ah 
Usage: 6

שׁאת 
She'th 
Usage: 1

שׁוד שׁד 
Shod 
Usage: 25

שׁאה שׁואה שׁוא 
Show' 
Usage: 13

שׁמּה 
Shammah 
Usage: 39

שׁמם 
Shamem 
Usage: 89

שׁמם 
Shamem 
Usage: 3

שׁממה שׁממה 
Sh@mamah 
Usage: 57

ἔρημος 
Eremos 
Usage: 41

ἐρημόω 
Eremoo 
Usage: 3

ἐρήμωσις 
Eremosis 
Usage: 0

μονόω 
Monoo 
Usage: 1



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