'Ruin' in the Bible
"The enemy said, "I'll pursue them, I'll overtake them, I'll divide the spoil. I'll satisfy my anger on them, I'll draw my sword, and my hand will bring them to ruin.'
Then you are to attack every fortified city and every significant city. Cut down every significant tree, fill in all of the water springs, and ruin every prime piece of land with stones."
You have certainly set them in slippery places; you will make them fall to their ruin.
You have broken through all his walls; you have laid his fortresses in ruin.
To the upright, the way of the LORD is a place of safety, but it's a place of ruin to those who practice evil.
A large population is a king's glory, but a shortage of people is a ruler's ruin.
A father's ruin is a foolish son, and a wife's quarreling is like dripping water that never stops.
The righteous God considers the house of the wicked, bringing the wicked to ruin.
for the LORD will plead their case and ruin the lives of those who ruin them.
A lying tongue hates its victims, and a flattering mouth causes ruin.
A king brings stability to a land through justice, but a man who takes bribes brings it to ruin.
"Look at the land of the Chaldeans! This is a people that no longer exist; Assyria destined her for desert creatures. They raised up her siege towers, they stripped her fortresses bare and turned her into a ruin.
For you have made the city a heap of rubble, the fortified city into a ruin; the foreigners' citadel is no longer a city it will never be rebuilt!
"These twin things have come upon you (who can feel sorry for you?): ruin and destruction, famine and the sword who can console you?
Their feet rush to evil, and they are quick to shed innocent blood. Their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; ruin, destruction, and violence are in their paths.
"This is what the LORD says: "In the same way I'll ruin the pride of Judah and the pride of Jerusalem.
But if you don't listen to these words, I swear," declares the LORD, "that this house will become a ruin."'"
Jerusalem, the cities of Judah, its kings and officials to make them into a ruin, an object of horror and scorn, and a curse, as it is this day;
"Micah of Moresheth prophesied during the reign of Hezekiah king of Judah to all the people of Judah, "This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "Zion will be a plowed field, and Jerusalem a ruin. The Temple Mount will be a wooded hill."'
Don't listen to them! Serve the king of Babylon and you'll live. Why should this city become a ruin?
"This is what the LORD says: "You are saying about this place, "It is a ruin without people and without animals." Yet in the cities of Judah and the streets of Jerusalem which are desolate places without inhabitants and without animals, there will again be heard
"This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "In this place that is now a ruin without people or animals, and in all its towns there will again be pasture for shepherds resting their flocks.
My wrath and my anger were poured out, and they burned in the cities of Judah and the streets of Jerusalem so that they have become a ruin and a desolate place, as is the case today.'
The LORD could no longer bear it because of your evil deeds and the repulsive things that you did. So your land has become a ruin and an object of horror and ridicule without an inhabitant, as is the case today.
Prepare your baggage for exile, daughter living in Egypt, for Memphis will become a desolate place. It will become a ruin without inhabitant.
Panic and pitfalls beset us, along with devastation and ruin.
A ruin! A ruin! I'm bringing about ruin!' But this also will not happen until he who has authority over it arrives, because I'll give it to him."
and the land of Egypt will be turned into a desolate ruin. Then you will know that I am the LORD. Because Egypt said, "The Nile is mine. I made it!"
Then I'll turn the land into a desolate ruin and her arrogant strength will come to an abrupt end. The mountains of Israel will become so desolate that no one will be able to travel over them."
I'm going to turn your cities into ghost towns, and you will become a ruin. Then you will learn that I am the LORD.
I'm turning Mount Seir over to ruin and desolation. I'm going to eliminate everyone who comes and goes,
Woe to them because they have run away from me. Ruin to them because they have sinned against me. Even though I redeemed them, they spread lies against me.
It is he who is raining sudden destruction upon the strong like lightning, so that ruin comes upon the fortress.
drinking wine from bowls, anointing themselves with the choicest of oils, but not grieving on the occasion of Joseph's ruin
"Therefore I will make you ill when I attack you; I will bring you to ruin because of your offenses.
"And the LORD will attack the north, destroying Assyria. He will turn Nineveh into a desolate ruin, as dry as a desert wilderness.
Flocks will lie down in her midst, along with animals of every kind. Desert owls and screeching owls will nest at the top of the pillars, hooting through the vacant windows, "Ruin sits at these doorsills,' for he will expose even the cedar framework.
Ruin and misery characterize their lives.
But people who want to get rich keep toppling into temptation and are trapped by many stupid and harmful desires that plunge them into destruction and ruin.
They must be silenced, because they are the kind of people who ruin whole families by teaching what they should not teach in order to make money in a shameful way.