'Ruin' in the Bible
And the Angel of Jehovah said to him, Wherefore hast thou smitten thine ass these three times? behold, it was I who came forth to withstand thee, for the way thou walkest in is for ruin before me.
But his coming to Joram was from God the complete ruin of Ahaziah. And when he had come, he went out with Jehoram against Jehu the son of Nimshi, whom Jehovah had anointed to cut off the house of Ahab.
And he sacrificed to the gods of Damascus, which had smitten him; and he said, Since the gods of the kings of Syria help them, I will sacrifice to them, that they may help me. But they were the ruin of him, and of all Israel.
Thou hast broken down all his hedges; thou hast brought his strongholds to ruin.
Let not the man of evil tongue be established in the earth: evil shall hunt the man of violence to his ruin.
In the multitude of people is the king's glory; but in the lack of people is the ruin of a prince.
A man of many friends will come to ruin but there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.
One that is righteous wisely considereth the house of the wicked: he overthroweth the wicked to their ruin.
It is joy to a righteous man to do what is right; but it is ruin for the workers of iniquity.
For their calamity shall rise suddenly; and who knoweth the ruin of them both?
A lying tongue hateth those that are injured by it, and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.
But the ruin of the transgressors and of the sinners shall be together; and they that forsake Jehovah shall be consumed.
When a man shall take hold of his brother, in his father's house, and shall say: Thou hast clothing; be our chief, and let this ruin be under thy hand;
Behold the land of the Chaldeans: this people did not exist; the Assyrian founded it for the dwellers in the desert: they set up their towers, they destroyed the palaces thereof; he brought it to ruin.
desolation remaineth in the city, and the gate is smitten, a ruin.
For thou hast made of the city a heap, of the fortified town a ruin, the palace of strangers to be no city; it shall never be built up.
In the days of her affliction and of her wanderings, since her people fell into the hand of an adversary, and none did help her, Jerusalem remembereth all her precious things which she had in the days of old: the adversaries have seen her, they mock at her ruin.
Mine eyes are consumed with tears, my bowels are troubled; my liver is poured upon the earth, because of the ruin of the daughter of my people; because infant and suckling swoon in the streets of the city.
What shall I take to witness for thee? what shall I liken unto thee, daughter of Jerusalem? What shall I equal to thee, that I may comfort thee, virgin daughter of Zion? For thy ruin is great as the sea: who will heal thee?
Fear and the pit are come upon us, devastation and ruin.
Mine eye runneth down with streams of water for the ruin of the daughter of my people.
The hands of pitiful women have boiled their own children: they were their meat in the ruin of the daughter of my people.
I will not punish your daughters when they play the harlot, nor your daughters-in-law for their committing adultery; for they themselves go aside with harlots, and they sacrifice with prostitutes: and the people that doth not understand shall come to ruin.
That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of ruin and desolation, a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and gross darkness,
ruin and misery are in their ways,
But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many unwise and hurtful lusts, which plunge men into destruction and ruin.