87 occurrences

'Destruction' in the Bible

And it came to pass as God destroyed the cities of the plain that God remembered Abraham and sent Lot out of the midst of the destruction when he overthrew the cities in the which Lot dwelt.

And the LORD hearkened to the voice of Israel and delivered up the Canaanite; and they utterly destroyed them and their cities, and he called the name of the place Hormah.

But the LORD thy God shall deliver them before thee and shall destroy them with a mighty destruction until they are destroyed.

The LORD shall send upon thee cursing, destruction and rebuke, in all that thou settest thine hand to do, until thou art destroyed and perish quickly because of the wickedness of thy doings, by which thou hast forsaken me.

They shall be consumed with hunger and devoured with burning heat and with bitter destruction; I will also send the teeth of beasts upon them, with the poison of serpents of the dust.

And it came to pass that after they had removed it, the hand of the LORD was against the city with a very great destruction. And he smote the men of that city from the smallest to the greatest, and they broke out with hemorrhoids.

So they sent and gathered together all the cardinals of the Philistines and said, Send away the ark of the God of Israel, and let it go again to his own place, that it not kill me and my people, for there was a deadly destruction throughout all the city, and the hand of God had become very heavy there.

And in those times there was no peace to him that went out, nor to him that came in, but great destruction upon all the inhabitants of the lands.

Therefore, he did evil in the sight of the LORD like the house of Ahab, for they were his counsellors, after the death of his father, to his destruction.

For how can I endure to see the evil that shall come unto my people? How can I endure to see the destruction of my nation?

Thus the Jews smote all their enemies with the stroke of the sword and slaughter and destruction and did what they would unto those that hated them.

Thou shalt be hid from the scourge of the tongue; neither shalt thou be afraid of destruction when it comes.

At destruction and famine thou shalt laugh; neither shalt thou be afraid of the beasts of the earth;

His strength shall be hungerbitten, and destruction shall be ready at his side.

How often is the lamp of the wicked put out and their destruction comes upon them, and God distributes sorrows upon them in his anger.

His eyes shall see his destruction, and he shall drink of the wrath of the Almighty.

That the wicked is reserved for the day of destruction, they shall be brought forth to the day of wrath.

Upon my right hand rise the youth; they push away my feet, and they raise up against me the ways of their destruction.

Is there no destruction for the wicked? And banishment for the workers of iniquity?

For I feared destruction from God, against whose highness I could have no power.

If I rejoiced at the destruction of the one that hated me or lifted up myself when evil found him;

Let destruction come upon him at unawares, and let his net that he has hid catch himself; into that very destruction let him fall.

nor for the pestilence that walks in darkness, nor for the destruction that wastes at noonday.

when what you have feared comes as destruction, and your calamity comes as a whirlwind; when tribulation and anguish come upon you.

And the destruction of the transgressors and of the sinners shall be together, and those that forsook the LORD shall be consumed.

Howl; for the day of the LORD is at hand; it shall come as destruction from the Almighty.

I will also make it a possession for the bittern and pools of water, and I will sweep it with brooms of destruction, saith the LORD of the hosts.

My heart shall cry out for Moab; his fugitives shall go up with weeping by the hill of Luhith unto Zoar, a heifer of three years; for in the way of Horonaim they shall raise up a cry of destruction.

In that day five cities in the land of Egypt shall speak the language of Canaan and swear to the LORD of the hosts; one shall be called The city of destruction.

Therefore I said, Leave me; I will weep bitterly; do not labour to comfort me of the destruction of the daughter of my people.

In the city is left desolation, and the gate is smitten with destruction.

Now therefore do not be mockers lest your bands be made strong: for I have heard from the Lord GOD of the hosts that consumption and destruction are determined upon the whole earth.

And your destruction shall be as the breaking of a potter's vessel that without mercy is broken to pieces so that there shall not be found in the bursting of it even a shard to take fire from the hearth or to take water from the well.

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

For thy waste and thy desolate places and the land of thy destruction, shall even now be too narrow by reason of the inhabitants, and those that destroyed thee shall be separated far away.

These two things are come unto thee; who shall be sorry for thee? desolation, and destruction, and the famine, and the sword. Who shall comfort thee?

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

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

Behold, my slaves shall rejoice by the joy of their heart, but ye shall cry for the sorrow of your heart and shall howl for the destruction of spirit.

Set up the banner in Zion: come together, do not delay: for I bring evil from the north wind, and a great destruction.

Destruction upon destruction is cried, for the whole land is destroyed; suddenly are my tents destroyed, and my curtains in a moment.

O ye sons of Benjamin, gather yourselves to flee out of the midst of Jerusalem and blow the shofar in Tekoa and set up as a sign smoke in Bethhaccerem; for evil appears out of the north wind and great destruction.

They treat also the destruction of the daughter of my people lightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace.

For they have treated the destruction of the daughter of my people lightly, saying, Peace, peace, when there is no peace.

For the destruction of the daughter of my people I am devastated; I am in darkness; astonishment has taken hold on me.

Let them be confounded that persecute me, but do not let me be confounded; let them be dismayed; but do not let me be dismayed: bring upon them the day of evil and destroy them with double destruction.

For since I spoke out, I raised my voice crying, Violence and destruction; because the word of the LORD has been a reproach unto me and a derision, daily.

Egypt is like a very fair heifer, but destruction comes; it comes out of the north.

A voice of crying shall be from Horonaim, spoiling and great destruction.

For in the ascending road of Luhith he that weeps shall go up weeping; for in the descending road of Horonaim the enemies have heard a cry of destruction.

A sound of battle is in the land and of great destruction.

The sound of a cry comes from Babylon, and great destruction from the land of the Chaldeans!

Caph My eyes fail with tears; my bowels are troubled; my liver is poured upon the earth, for the destruction of the daughter of my people because the children and the sucklings faint in the streets of the city.

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

Pe My eyes stream with rivers of water for the destruction of the daughter of my people.

Jod The hands of the compassionate women have cooked their own children; they were their food in the destruction of the daughter of my people.

When I shall send upon them the evil arrows of famine, which shall be for their destruction and which I will send to destroy you, then I will increase the famine upon you and will destroy your sustenance of bread.

Destruction shall come upon destruction, and rumour shall be upon rumour; then they shall seek an answer from the prophet, but the law shall perish from the priest and counsel from the elders.

I will also make the hearts of many peoples sad when I shall bring thy destruction upon the Gentiles, into the countries which thou hast not known.

In one week (they are now seventy) he shall confirm the covenant by many: and at the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease, and because of the many abominations, desolation shall come, even until complete destruction shall be poured out upon the abominable people.

Woe unto them! for they have fled from me: destruction upon them! because they have rebelled against me; though I have ransomed them, yet they have spoken lies against me.

For, behold, they have left because of the destruction; Egypt shall gather them up, Memphis shall bury them: nettles shall possess in inheritance that which is desirable of their silver; thorns shall grow up in their dwellings.

I will ransom them from the power of Sheol; I will redeem them from death; O death, I will be thy end; O Sheol, I will be thy destruction. Repentance shall be hid from my eyes.

Alas for the day! for the day of the LORD is at hand, and it shall come as a destruction from the Almighty.

There is no cure for thy destruction; thy wound is grievous; all that hear thy story shall clap their hands over thee; for upon whom has not thy wickedness passed continually?

Why dost thou cause me to see iniquity and cause me to behold grievance and destruction and violence before me, in addition to those that raise up strife and contention?

For the violence of Lebanon shall fall upon thee and the destruction of the wild beasts shall break thee, because of the human blood, and of the robbery of the land, of the cities, and of all that dwell therein.

And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the LORD that there shall be the noise of a cry from the fish gate and a howling from the school and a great destruction from the hills.

And it shall come to pass in that day that a great destruction from the LORD shall be in them, for they shall lay hold each one on the hand of his neighbour, and his hand shall rise up against the hand of his neighbour.

Enter ye in at the narrow gate, for the way that leads to destruction is wide and spacious, and those who follow it are many;

let such a one be delivered unto Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.

Therefore I write these things being absent lest being present I should treat you with more severity, according to the power which the Lord has given me for edification, and not for destruction.

and if he condemned by destruction the cities of Sodom and Gomorrha, turning them into ashes, making them an example unto those that after should live without fear and reverence of God;

in almost all his epistles, speaking in them of these things, among which are some things that are hard to understand, which those that are ignorant and unstable twist, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
H6
אבד 
'abad 
Usage: 184

H11
אבדּון 
'abaddown 
Usage: 5

H12
אבדן 
'abdan 
Usage: 1

H13
אבדן 
'obdan 
Usage: 1

איד 
'eyd 
Usage: 24

דּכּא 
Dakka' 
Usage: 3

הריסוּת 
Hariycuwth 
Usage: 1

חבל חבל 
Chebel 
Usage: 62

חרבּה 
Chorbah 
Usage: 42

חרם חרם 
Cherem 
Usage: 38

כּיד 
Kiyd 
Usage: 1

מהוּמה 
M@huwmah 
Usage: 12

מחתּה 
M@chittah 
Usage: 11

משׁחית 
Mashchiyth 
Usage: 12

פּיד 
Piyd 
Usage: 3

קטב 
Qeteb 
Usage: 3

קטב 
Qoteb 
Usage: 1

קפדה 
Q@phadah 
Usage: 1

קרץ 
Qerets 
Usage: 1

שׁבר שׁבר 
Sheber 
Usage: 44

שׁברון 
Shibrown 
Usage: 2

שׁוד שׁד 
Shod 
Usage: 25

שׁאה שׁואה שׁוא 
Show' 
Usage: 13

שׁחית 
Sh@chiyth 
Usage: 2

שׁחת 
Shachath 
Usage: 23

שׁמד 
Shamad 
Usage: 90

תּבוּסה 
T@buwcah 
Usage: 1

ἀπώλεια 
Apoleia 
Usage: 18

καθαίρεσις 
Kathairesis 
Usage: 3

ὄλεθρος 
Olethros 
Usage: 4

σύντριμμα 
suntrimma 
Usage: 1