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Isaiah 5:5
Now I will tell you what I am about to do to My vineyard: I will remove its hedge, and it will be consumed; I will tear down its wall, and it will be trampled.
Isaiah 5:6
I will make it a wasteland. It will not be pruned or weeded; thorns and briers will grow up. I will also give orders to the clouds that rain should not fall on it.
Isaiah 5:9
In my hearing the LORD of Hosts [has taken an oath]: Indeed, many houses will become desolate, grand and lovely ones without inhabitants.
Isaiah 6:11
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,
Isaiah 24:10-12
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The city of chaos is shattered; every house is closed to entry.
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In the streets they cry for wine. All joy grows dark; earth's rejoicing goes into exile.
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Only desolation remains in the city; its gate has collapsed in ruins.
Leviticus 26:34
"Then the land will make up for its Sabbath [years] during the time it lies desolate, while you are in the land of your enemies. At that time the land will rest and make up for its Sabbaths.
Deuteronomy 28:51
They will eat the offspring of your livestock and your soil's produce until you are destroyed. They will leave you no grain, new wine, oil, young of your herds, or newborn of your flocks until they cause you to perish.
2 Chronicles 28:5
So the LORD his God handed Ahaz over to the king of Aram. He attacked him and took many captives to Damascus. Ahaz was also handed over to the king of Israel, who struck him with great force:
2 Chronicles 28:16-21
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At that time King Ahaz asked the king of Assyria for help.
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The Edomites came again, attacked Judah, and took captives.
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The Philistines also raided the cities of the Judean foothills and the Negev of Judah and captured Beth-shemesh, Aijalon, Gederoth, Soco and its villages, Timnah and its villages, Gimzo and its villages, and they lived there.
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For the LORD humbled Judah because of King Ahaz of Judah, who threw off restraint in Judah and was unfaithful to the LORD.
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Then Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria came against Ahaz; he oppressed him and did not give him support.
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Although Ahaz plundered the LORD's temple and the palace of the king and of the rulers and gave the plunder to the king of Assyria, it did not help him.
Psalm 107:34
and fruitful land into salty wasteland, because of the wickedness of its inhabitants.
Psalm 107:39
When they are diminished and are humbled by cruel oppression and sorrow,
Jeremiah 6:8
Be warned, Jerusalem, or I will be torn away from you; I will make you a desolation, a land devoid of inhabitant.
burned
Isaiah 9:5
For the trampling boot of battle and the bloodied garments of war will be burned as fuel for the fire.
Isaiah 34:9
[Edom's] streams will be turned into pitch, her soil into sulfur; her land will become burning pitch.
Jeremiah 2:15
The young lions have roared at him; they have roared loudly. They have laid waste his land. His cities are in ruins, without inhabitants.
strangers
Isaiah 5:17
Lambs will graze as [if in] their own pastures, and strangers will eat [among] the ruins of the rich.
Deuteronomy 28:33
A people you don't know will eat your soil's produce and everything you have labored for. You will only be oppressed and crushed continually.
Deuteronomy 28:43
The foreign resident among you will rise higher and higher above you, while you sink lower and lower.
Deuteronomy 28:48-52
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you will serve your enemies the LORD will send against you, in famine, thirst, nakedness, and a lack of everything. He will place an iron yoke on your neck until He has destroyed you.
49
The LORD will bring a nation from far away, from the ends of the earth, to swoop down on you like an eagle, a nation whose language you don't understand,
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a ruthless nation, showing no respect for the old and not sparing the young.
51
They will eat the offspring of your livestock and your soil's produce until you are destroyed. They will leave you no grain, new wine, oil, young of your herds, or newborn of your flocks until they cause you to perish.
52
They will besiege you within all your gates until your high and fortified walls, that you trust in, come down throughout your land. They will besiege you within all your gates throughout the land the LORD your God has given you.
Lamentations 5:2
Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, our houses to foreigners.
Ezekiel 30:12
I will make the streams dry and sell the land into the hands of evil men. I will bring desolation on the land and everything in it by the hands of foreigners. I, the LORD, have spoken.
Hosea 7:9
Foreigners consume his strength, but he does not notice. Even his hair is streaked with gray, but he does not notice.
Hosea 8:7
Indeed, they sow the wind and reap the whirlwind. There is no standing grain; what sprouts fails to yield flour. Even if they did, foreigners would swallow it up.