'Ruined' in the Bible
And the Lord did this. Thick swarms of flies went into Pharaoh’s palace and his officials’ houses. Throughout Egypt the land was ruined because of the swarms of flies.
with the kings and counselors of the earth,who rebuilt ruined cities for themselves,
he will dwell in ruined cities,in abandoned houses destined to become piles of rubble.
My days have slipped by;my plans have been ruined,even the things dear to my heart.
He tears me down on every side so that I am ruined.He uproots my hope like a tree.
Yet no one would stretch out his handagainst a ruined manwhen he cries out to him for helpbecause of his distress.
Thistles had come up everywhere,weeds covered the ground,and the stone wall was ruined.
Then I said:Woe is me for I am ruinedbecause I am a man of unclean lipsand live among a people of unclean lips,and because my eyes have seen the King,the Lord of Hosts.
Then I said, “Until when, Lord?” And He replied:Until cities lie in ruins without inhabitants,houses are without people,the land is ruined and desolate,
An oracle against Damascus:Look, Damascus is no longer a city.It has become a ruined heap.
They will rebuild the ancient ruins;they will restore the former devastations;they will renew the ruined cities,the devastations of many generations.
Look, he advances like clouds;his chariots are like a storm.His horses are swifter than eagles.Woe to us, for we are ruined!
So I went to the Euphrates and dug up the underwear and got it from the place where I had hidden it, but it was ruined—of no use at all.
For this is what the Lord God says: “When I make you a ruined city like other deserted cities, when I raise up the deep against you so that the mighty waters cover you,
I will make the land of Egypt a desolation among desolate lands, and its cities will be a desolation among ruined cities for 40 years. I will disperse the Egyptians among the nations and scatter them across the countries.
They will be desolateamong desolate lands,and their cities will lieamong ruined cities.
Then they will say, ‘This land that was desolate has become like the garden of Eden. The cities that were once ruined, desolate, and destroyed are now fortified and inhabited.’
So the ruined cities will be filled with a flock of people, just as the flock of sheep for sacrifice is filled in Jerusalem during its appointed festivals. Then they will know that I am Yahweh.”
I will restore the fortunes of My people Israel.They will rebuild and occupy ruined cities,plant vineyards and drink their wine,make gardens and eat their produce.
In that day one will take up a taunt against you,and lament mournfully, saying,“We are totally ruined!He measures out the allotted land of my people.How He removes it from me!He allots our fields to traitors.”
For the Lord will restore the majesty of Jacob,yes, the majesty of Israel,though ravagers have ravaged themand ruined their vine branches.
“You expected much, but then it amounted to little. When you brought the harvest to your house, I ruined it. Why?” This is the declaration of the Lord of Hosts. “Because My house still lies in ruins, while each of you is busy with his own house.
And no one puts new wine into old wineskins. Otherwise, the skins burst, the wine spills out, and the skins are ruined. But they put new wine into fresh wineskins, and both are preserved.”
And no one puts new wine into old wineskins. Otherwise, the new wine will burst the skins, it will spill, and the skins will be ruined.
Then the weak person, the brother for whom Christ died, is ruined by your knowledge.