Bible Verses About
Waste





Isaiah 19:5

The waters will fail from the sea, and the river will be wasted and become dry.

Isaiah 23:1

The burden of Tyre. Howl, you ships of Tarshish! For it is laid waste, so that there is no house, no entering in. From the land of Kittim it is revealed to them.

Isaiah 23:14

Howl, you ships of Tarshish, for your stronghold is laid waste!

Isaiah 24:1

Behold, the LORD makes the earth empty, makes it waste, turns it upside down, and scatters its inhabitants.

Isaiah 24:3

The earth will be utterly emptied and utterly laid waste; for the LORD has spoken this word.

Isaiah 34:10

It won't be quenched night nor day. Its smoke will go up forever. From generation to generation, it will lie waste. No one will pass through it forever and ever.

Isaiah 44:26

who confirms the word of his servant, and performs the counsel of his messengers; who says of Jerusalem, 'She will be inhabited;' and of the cities of Judah, 'They will be built,' and 'I will raise up its waste places;'

Isaiah 45:18

For thus says the LORD who created the heavens, the God who formed the earth and made it, who established it and didn't create it a waste, who formed it to be inhabited: "I am the LORD; and there is no other.

Isaiah 49:17

Your children make haste; your destroyers and those who made you waste shall go forth from you.

Isaiah 49:19

"For, as for your waste and your desolate places, and your land that has been destroyed, surely now you shall be too small for the inhabitants, and those who swallowed you up shall be far away.

Isaiah 51:3

For the LORD has comforted Zion; he has comforted all her waste places, and has made her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of the LORD; joy and gladness shall be found therein, thanksgiving, and the voice of melody.

Isaiah 52:9

Break forth into joy, sing together, you waste places of Jerusalem; for the LORD has comforted his people, he has redeemed Jerusalem.

Isaiah 54:16

"Behold, I have created the smith who blows the fire of coals, and brings forth a weapon for his work; and I have created the waster to destroy.

Isaiah 58:12

Those who shall be of you shall build the old waste places; you shall raise up the foundations of many generations; and you shall be called The repairer of the breach, The restorer of paths to dwell in.

Isaiah 60:12

For that nation and kingdom that will not serve you shall perish; yes, those nations shall be utterly wasted.

Isaiah 61:4

They shall build the old wastes, they shall raise up the former desolations, and they shall repair the waste cities, the desolations of many generations.

Isaiah 64:11

Our holy and our beautiful house, where our fathers praised you, is burned with fire; and all our pleasant places are laid waste.

Jeremiah 2:15

The young lions have roared at him, and yelled. They have made his land waste. His cities are burned up, without inhabitant.

Jeremiah 4:7

A lion is gone up from his thicket, and a destroyer of nations; he is on his way, he is gone forth from his place, to make your land desolate, that your cities be laid waste, without inhabitant.

Jeremiah 4:20

Destruction on destruction is cried; for the whole land is laid waste: suddenly are my tents destroyed, [and] my curtains in a moment.

Jeremiah 4:23

I saw the earth, and, behold, it was waste and void; and the heavens, and they had no light.

Jeremiah 7:34

Then will I cause to cease from the cities of Judah, and from the streets of Jerusalem, the voice of mirth and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride; for the land shall become a waste.

Jeremiah 10:25

Pour out your wrath on the nations that don't know you, and on the families that don't call on your name: for they have devoured Jacob, yes, they have devoured him and consumed him, and have laid waste his habitation.

Jeremiah 25:36

A voice of the cry of the shepherds, and the wailing of the principal of the flock! for the LORD lays waste their pasture.

Jeremiah 33:10

Thus says the LORD: Yet again there shall be heard in this place, about which you say, It is waste, without man and without animal, even in the cities of Judah, and in the streets of Jerusalem, that are desolate, without man and without inhabitant and without animal,

Jeremiah 33:12

Thus says the LORD of Armies: Yet again shall there be in this place, which is waste, without man and without animal, and in all its cities, a habitation of shepherds causing their flocks to lie down.

Jeremiah 44:6

Therefore my wrath and my anger was poured forth, and was kindled in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem; and they are wasted and desolate, as it is this day.

Jeremiah 48:1

Of Moab. Thus says the LORD of Armies, the God of Israel: Woe to Nebo! for it is laid waste; Kiriathaim is disappointed, it is taken; Misgab is put to shame and broken down.

Jeremiah 48:15

Moab is laid waste, and they are gone up into his cities, and his chosen young men are gone down to the slaughter, says the King, whose name is the LORD of Armies.

Jeremiah 48:20

Moab is disappointed; for it is broken down: wail and cry; tell it by the Arnon, that Moab is laid waste.

Jeremiah 49:3

Wail, Heshbon, for Ai is laid waste; cry, you daughters of Rabbah, clothe yourself in sackcloth: lament, and run back and forth among the fences; for Malcam shall go into captivity, his priests and his princes together.

Jeremiah 49:13

For I have sworn by myself, says the LORD, that Bozrah shall become an astonishment, a reproach, a waste, and a curse; and all its cities shall be perpetual wastes.

Jeremiah 51:55

For the LORD lays Babylon waste, and destroys out of her the great voice; and their waves roar like many waters; the noise of their voice is uttered:

Job 3:14

with kings and counselors of the earth, who built up waste places for themselves;

Job 6:18

The caravans that travel beside them turn aside. They go up into the waste, and perish.

Job 14:11

As the waters fail from the sea, and the river wastes and dries up,

Job 30:3

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

Job 38:27

to satisfy the waste and desolate ground, to cause the tender grass to spring forth?

Joel 1:7

He has laid my vine waste, and stripped my fig tree. He has stripped its bark, and thrown it away. Its branches are made white.

Joel 1:10

The field is laid waste. The land mourns, for the grain is destroyed, The new wine has dried up, and the oil languishes.

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 26:33

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 13:7

He said to the vine dresser, 'Behold, these three years I have come looking for fruit on this fig tree, and found none. Cut it down. Why does it waste the soil?'

Luke 15:13

Not many days after, the younger son gathered all of this together and traveled into a far country. There he wasted his property with riotous living.

Malachi 1:4

Whereas Edom says, "We are beaten down, but we will return and build the waste places;" thus says the LORD of Armies, "They shall build, but I will throw down; and men will call them 'The Wicked Land,' even the people against whom the LORD shows wrath forever."

Mark 9:18

and wherever it seizes him, it throws him down, and he foams at the mouth, and grinds his teeth, and wastes away. I asked your disciples to cast it out, and they weren't able."

Mark 14:4

But there were some who were indignant among themselves, saying, "Why has this ointment been wasted?

Matthew 26:8

But when his disciples saw this, they were indignant, saying, "Why this waste?

Nahum 2:10

She is empty, void, and waste. The heart melts, the knees knock together, their bodies and faces have grown pale.

Nahum 3:7

It will happen that all those who look at you will flee from you, and say, 'Nineveh is laid waste! Who will mourn for her?' Where will I seek comforters for you?"

Nehemiah 2:3

I said to the king, "Let the king live forever! Why shouldn't my face be sad, when the city, the place of my fathers' tombs, lies waste, and its gates have been consumed with fire?"

Nehemiah 2:17

Then I said to them, "You see the evil case that we are in, how Jerusalem lies waste, and its gates are burned with fire. Come, let us build up the wall of Jerusalem, that we won't be disgraced."

Numbers 21:30

We have shot at them. Heshbon has perished even to Dibon. We have laid waste even to Nophah, Which reaches to Medeba."

Numbers 24:22

Nevertheless Kain shall be wasted, until Asshur carries you away captive."

Psalms 6:7

My eye wastes away because of grief. It grows old because of all my adversaries.

Psalms 31:9

Have mercy on me, the LORD, for I am in distress. My eye, my soul, and my body waste away with grief.

Psalms 31:10

For my life is spent with sorrow, my years with sighing. My strength fails because of my iniquity. My bones are wasted away.

Psalms 32:3

When I kept silence, my bones wasted away through my groaning all day long.

Psalms 91:6

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

Psalms 102:6

I am like a pelican of the wilderness. I have become as an owl of the waste places.

Psalms 106:14

but gave in to craving in the desert, and tested God in the wasteland.

Psalms 107:34

and a fruitful land into a salt waste, for the wickedness of those who dwell in it.

Psalms 107:40

He pours contempt on princes, and causes them to wander in a trackless waste.

Zephaniah 3:6

I have cut off nations. Their battlements are desolate. I have made their streets waste, so that no one passes by. Their cities are destroyed, so that there is no man, so that there is no inhabitant.