Bible Verses About
Desolation





Jeremiah 44:2

Thus says the LORD of Armies, the God of Israel: You have seen all the evil that I have brought on Jerusalem, and on all the cities of Judah; and behold, this day they are a desolation, and no man dwells therein,

Jeremiah 44:22

so that the LORD could no longer bear, because of the evil of your doings, and because of the abominations which you have committed; therefore your land has become a desolation, and an astonishment, and a curse, without inhabitant, as it is this day.

Jeremiah 46:19

You daughter who dwells in Egypt, furnish yourself to go into captivity; for Memphis shall become a desolation, and shall be burnt up, without inhabitant.

Jeremiah 48:3

The sound of a cry from Horonaim, desolation and great destruction!

Jeremiah 48:9

Give wings to Moab, that she may fly and get her away: and her cities shall become a desolation, without any to dwell therein.

Jeremiah 49:33

Hazor shall be a dwelling place of jackals, a desolation forever: no man shall dwell there, neither shall any son of man live therein.

Jeremiah 50:23

How is the hammer of the whole earth cut apart and broken! how is Babylon become a desolation among the nations!

Jeremiah 51:29

The land trembles and is in pain; for the purposes of the LORD against Babylon do stand, to make the land of Babylon a desolation, without inhabitant.

Jeremiah 51:41

How is Sheshach taken! and the praise of the whole earth seized! how is Babylon become a desolation among the nations!

Jeremiah 51:43

Her cities are become a desolation, a dry land, and a desert, a land in which no man dwells, neither does any son of man pass thereby.

Job 30:3

They are gaunt from lack and famine. They gnaw the dry ground, in the gloom of waste and desolation.

Joel 3:19

Egypt will be a desolation, and Edom will be a desolate wilderness, for the violence done to the children of Judah, because they have shed innocent blood in their land.

Joshua 8:28

So Joshua burnt Ai, and made it a heap forever, even a desolation, to this day.

Lamentations 1:7

Jerusalem remembers in the days of her affliction and of her miseries all her pleasant things that were from the days of old: when her people fell into the hand of the adversary, and none did help her, The adversaries saw her, they did mock at her desolations.

Leviticus 26:31

I will lay your cities waste, and will bring your sanctuaries to desolation, and I will not take delight in the sweet fragrance of your offerings.

Leviticus 26:32

I will bring the land into desolation; and your enemies that dwell therein will be astonished at it.

Leviticus 26:33

I will scatter you among the nations, and I will draw out the sword after you: and your land will be a desolation, and your cities shall be a waste.

Luke 11:17

But he, knowing their thoughts, said to them, "Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation. A house divided against itself falls.

Luke 21:20

"But when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then know that its desolation is at hand.

Malachi 1:3

but Esau I hated, and made his mountains a desolation, and gave his heritage to the jackals of the wilderness."

Mark 13:14

But when you see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing where it ought not (let the reader understand), then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains,

Matthew 12:25

Knowing their thoughts, Jesus said to them, "Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and every city or house divided against itself will not stand.

Matthew 24:15

"When, therefore, you see the abomination of desolation, which was spoken of through Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place (let the reader understand),

Proverbs 3:25

Don't be afraid of sudden fear, neither of the desolation of the wicked, when it comes:

Psalms 46:8

Come, see the LORD's works, what desolations he has made in the earth.

Zephaniah 1:13

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.

Zephaniah 2:4

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

Zephaniah 2:9

Therefore as I live, says the LORD of Armies, the God of Israel, surely Moab will be as Sodom, and the children of Ammon as Gomorrah, a possession of nettles, and salt pits, and a perpetual desolation. The remnant of my people will plunder them, and the survivors of my nation will inherit them.

Zephaniah 2:13

He will stretch out his hand against the north, destroy Assyria, and will make Nineveh a desolation, as dry as the wilderness.

Zephaniah 2:14

Herds will lie down in the midst of her, all the animals of the nations. Both the pelican and the porcupine will lodge in its capitals. Their calls will echo through the windows. Desolation will be in the thresholds, for he has laid bare the cedar beams.

Zephaniah 2:15

This is the joyous city that lived carelessly, that said in her heart, "I am, and there is none besides me." How she has become a desolation, a place for animals to lie down in! Everyone who passes by her will hiss, and shake their fists.