the fortress
Isaiah 26:5
For He has humbled those who live in lofty places-- an inaccessible city. He brings it down; He brings it down to the ground; He throws it to the dust.
Jeremiah 51:58
This is what the LORD of Hosts says: Babylon's thick walls will be totally demolished, and her high gates consumed by fire. The peoples will have labored for nothing; the nations will exhaust themselves [only to feed] the fire.
Jeremiah 51:64
Then say, 'In the same way, Babylon will sink and never rise again because of the disaster I am bringing on her. They will grow weary.' " The words of Jeremiah end here.
2 Corinthians 10:4
since the weapons of our warfare are not fleshly, but are powerful through God for the demolition of strongholds. We demolish arguments
2 Corinthians 10:5
and every high-minded thing that is raised up against the knowledge of God, taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ.
Hebrews 11:30
By faith the walls of Jericho fell down after being encircled for seven days.
Revelation 18:21
Then a mighty angel picked up a stone like a large millstone and threw it into the sea, saying: In this way, Babylon the great city will be thrown down violently and never be found again.
to the dust
Isaiah 13:19-22
19
And Babylon, the jewel of the kingdoms, the glory of the pride of the Chaldeans, will be like Sodom and Gomorrah when God overthrew them.
20
It will never be inhabited or lived in from generation to generation; a nomad will not pitch his tent there, and shepherds will not let [their flocks] rest there.
21
But wild animals will lie down there, and owls will fill the houses. Ostriches will dwell there, and wild goats will leap about.
22
Hyenas will howl in the fortresses, and jackals, in the luxurious palaces. Babylon's time is almost up; her days are almost over.
Isaiah 14:23
"I will make her a swampland and a region for wild animals, and I will sweep her away with a broom of destruction." [This is] the declaration of the LORD of Hosts.