7 occurrences in 13 translations

'Desolation' in the Bible

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.

That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of destruction and desolation, a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and blackness,

For Gaza will be forsaken, and Ashkelon a desolation. They will drive out Ashdod at noonday, and Ekron will be rooted up.

Therefore, as I live, says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, Moab shall become like Sodom and the Ammonites like Gomorrah, a land possessed by nettles and wild vetches and salt pits, and a perpetual desolation. The remnant of My people shall make a prey of them and what is left of My nation shall possess them.

And [the Lord] will stretch out His hand against the north and destroy Assyria and will make Nineveh a desolation, dry as the desert.

And flocks shall lie down in the midst of her, all the beasts of the Gentiles; both the cormorant and the bittern shall lodge in her thresholds; their voice shall sing in the windows; desolation shall be in the gates: for her cedar work shall be uncovered.

This is the self-assured city that lives in security, that thinks to herself: I am, and there is no one besides me. What a desolation she has become, a place for wild animals to lie down! Everyone who passes by her jeers and shakes his fist.

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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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