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2690. katastrepho -- to overturn
... overturn, overthrow. Word Origin from kata and strepho Definition to overturn
NASB Word Usage overturned (2), ruins (1). overthrow. From ...
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1453. egeiro -- to waken, to raise up
... ie Rouse (literally, from sleep, from sitting or lying, from disease, from death;
or figuratively, from obscurity, inactivity, ruins, nonexistence) -- awake ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5856. i -- a ruin, heap of ruins
... 5855, 5856. i. 5857 . a ruin, heap of ruins. Transliteration: i Phonetic
Spelling: (ee) Short Definition: ruins. Word Origin from ...
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5327c. natsah -- to fall in ruins
... 5327b, 5327c. natsah. 5328 . to fall in ruins. Transliteration: natsah
Short Definition: waste. Word Origin a prim. root Definition ...
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7582. shaah -- to make a din or crash, crash into ruins
... shaah. 7583 . to make a din or crash, crash into ruins. Transliteration: shaah
Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-aw') Short Definition: devastated. Word Origin a prim. ...
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1530. gal -- a heap, wave, billow
... Word Origin from galal Definition a heap, wave, billow NASB Word Usage billows
(1), heap (13), heaps (2), rock garden (1), rock pile (1), ruins (1), stone ...
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2034b. harisah -- a ruin
... harisah. 2035 . a ruin. Transliteration: harisah Short Definition: ruins. Word
Origin from haras Definition a ruin NASB Word Usage ruins (1). 2034a, 2034b. ...
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4876. mashshuoth -- perhaps deceptions
... 4875, 4876. mashshuoth. 4877 . perhaps deceptions. Transliteration: mashshuoth
Phonetic Spelling: (mash-shoo-aw') Short Definition: ruins. ...
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7591. sheiyyah -- a ruin
... a ruin. Transliteration: sheiyyah Phonetic Spelling: (sheh-ee-yaw') Short Definition:
ruins. Word Origin from shaah Definition a ruin NASB Word Usage ruins (1). ...
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2723. chorbah -- waste, desolation, ruin
... 2722, 2723. chorbah. 2724 . waste, desolation, ruin. Transliteration: chorbah
Phonetic Spelling: (khor-baw') Short Definition: ruins. ...
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4384. makshelah -- something overthrown, a stumbling block
... 4383, 4384. makshelah. 4385 . something overthrown, a stumbling block.
Transliteration: makshelah Phonetic Spelling: (mak-shay-law') Short Definition: ...
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4355. makak -- to be low or humiliated
... be brought low, decay. A primitive root; to tumble (in ruins); figuratively, to
perish -- be brought low, decay. 4354, 4355. makak. 4356 . Strong's Numbers
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Among the Ruins
... Chapter 18. On the Isle of Man; City Road Chapel; Wesley Visits Lorg George
Gordon Among the Ruins. Thursday, 3.--- About noon I ...
// journal of john wesley/among the ruins.htm

What was Heard in the Basilica of Peace
... But Africa is full of Christian ruins, and chiefly of basilicas. Rome has
nothing equal to offer. And that is easily understood. ...
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The Great Confession - the Great Commission - the Great ...
... view back to Lake Merom and the Jordan-valley; forward, to the snowy peaks of Hermon;
east, to height on height, and west, to peaks now only crowned with ruins ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter xxxvii the great confession.htm

A Treatise to Prove that no one Can Harm the Man who Does not ...
... enquire what injustice is, and of what kind of things the material of it is wont
to be composed; also what human virtue is, and what it is which ruins it; and ...
/.../chrysostom/on the priesthood/a treatise to prove that.htm

The Cleansing of the Temple - the Sign,' which is not a Sign.
... of the ancient Capernaum, Kephar Nachum, or Tanchumin (the latter, perhaps, village
of consolation'), with what solemn interest would we wander over its ruins. ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter v the cleansing of.htm

A Great victory
... Few things in this world are so inspiring to the traveler and at the same
time so depressing as a city or temple in ruins. I remember ...
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The Conversion of Constantine.
... Constantine's mother, Helena, though in her eightieth year, set off to the ruins
of Jerusalem to try to trace out the places hallowed by our Saviour's suffering ...
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Yezidees, or Worshippers of the Devil.
... "The passage of the Tigris transferred me from Mesopotamia into Assyria, and I stood
upon the ruins of Nineveh, 'that great city,' where the prophet Jonah ...
/.../hayward/the book of religions/yezidees or worshippers of the.htm

The Temples and the Gods of Chaldaea
... Chaldaean cities: the resemblance of their ruins to natural mounds caused by their
exclusive use of brick as a building material"Their city walls: the ...
/.../chapter iithe temples and the.htm

The Siege and Taking of Gamala.
... although they saw the houses subsiding, they were compelled to leap upon the tops
of them; so that a great many were ground to powder by these ruins, and a ...
/.../chapter 1 the siege and.htm

Ruins (84 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Ruins (84 Occurrences). ... I will again build the tabernacle
of David, which has fallen. I will again build its ruins. ...
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Shushan (19 Occurrences)
... It is the modern Shush, on the northwest of Shuster. Once a magnificent city, it
is now an immense mass of ruins. Here Daniel saw one of his visions (Dan. ...
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Owl (11 Occurrences)
... Europe. It is found frequenting the ruins of Egypt and also of the Holy Land.
"Its cry is a loud, prolonged, and very powerful hoot. ...
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Troas (6 Occurrences)
... The ruins of Troas extend over many miles, the site being now mostly covered
with a forest of oak trees. The modern name of the ...
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Ruin (135 Occurrences)
... the like. 4. (n.) The state of being decayed, or of having become ruined or
worthless; as, to be in ruins; to go to ruin. 5. (n.) That ...
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Sardis (3 Occurrences)
... Among the ruins there now stands a small village called Sert, a corruption
of its ancient name. The ruins may be reached by rail ...
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... It is identified with the modern village of Um-Keis, which is surrounded by very
extensive ruins, all bearing testimony to the splendour of ancient Gadara. ...
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... Gerasa itself is probably represented by the ruins of Kurseh on the South
side of Wady Semak, just where it opens on the seashore. ...
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Gerasenes (3 Occurrences)
... Gerasa itself is probably represented by the ruins of Kurseh on the South
side of Wady Semak, just where it opens on the seashore. ...
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Perga (3 Occurrences)
... 2. The Ruins: The ruins of Perga are now called Murtana. The walls, which are flanked
with towers, show the city to have been quadrangular in shape. ...
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Bible Concordance
Ruins (84 Occurrences)

Acts 15:16 'After these things I will return. I will again build the tabernacle of David, which has fallen. I will again build its ruins. I will set it up,

1 Corinthians 15:33 Don't be deceived! "Evil companionships corrupt good morals."
(See RSV)

2 Timothy 2:14 Bring all this to men's remembrances, solemnly charging them in the presence of God not to waste time in wrangling about mere words, a course which is altogether unprofitable and tends only to the ruin of the hearers.

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.
(See NIV)

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.
(See NIV)

Joshua 8:28 The border of the children of Reuben was the bank of the Jordan. This was the inheritance of the children of Reuben according to their families, the cities and its villages.

1 Kings 9:8 Though this house is so high, yet shall everyone who passes by it be astonished, and shall hiss; and they shall say,'Why has Yahweh done thus to this land, and to this house?'

1 Kings 18:30 Elijah said to all the people, "Come near to me;" and all the people came near to him. He repaired the altar of Yahweh that was thrown down.
(See NIV)

2 Kings 19:25 Hast thou not heard? long ago I made it, in ancient times I fashioned it; now have I brought it to pass, yea, it is done; that fortified cities should be laid waste into ruinous heaps.
(See RSV)

1 Chronicles 20:1 It happened, at the time of the return of the year, at the time when kings go out to battle, that Joab led forth the army, and wasted the country of the children of Ammon, and came and besieged Rabbah. But David stayed at Jerusalem. Joab struck Rabbah, and overthrew it.
(See NIV)

2 Chronicles 34:6 So did he in the cities of Manasseh and Ephraim and Simeon, even to Naphtali, around in their ruins.

Ezra 9:9 For we are bondservants; yet our God has not forsaken us in our bondage, but has extended loving kindness to us in the sight of the kings of Persia, to give us a reviving, to set up the house of our God, and to repair its ruins, and to give us a wall in Judah and in Jerusalem.

Nehemiah 1:3 And they said to me, Those who remain, that are left of the captivity there in the province, are in great affliction and reproach; and the wall of Jerusalem is in ruins, and its gates are burned with fire.

Nehemiah 2:3 I said to the king, Let the king live forever: why should not my face be sad, when the city, the place of my fathers' tombs, lies waste, and its gates are consumed with fire?
(See NIV)

Nehemiah 2:13 And I went out by night by the valley-gate, even toward the jackal-fountain, and to the dung-gate; and I viewed the walls of Jerusalem, which were in ruins, and its gates were consumed with fire.

Nehemiah 2:17 Then said I to them, You see the evil case that we are in, how Jerusalem lies waste, and its gates are burned with fire: come, and let us build up the wall of Jerusalem, that we be no more a reproach.

Job 3:14 with kings and counselors of the earth, who built up waste places for themselves;

Job 15:28 He has lived in desolate cities, in houses which no one inhabited, which were ready to become heaps.

Job 30:14 As through a wide breach they come; in the midst of the ruin they roll themselves upon me.
(See NIV)

Job 30:24 Surely none shall put forth his hand to a ruinous heap, neither because of these things shall help come in one's calamity,

Psalms 9:6 The enemy is overtaken by endless ruin. The very memory of the cities which you have overthrown has perished.

Psalms 73:18 Truly thou settest them in slippery places, thou castest them down in ruins.

Psalms 74:3 Lift up your feet to the perpetual ruins, all the evil that the enemy has done in the sanctuary.

Psalms 79:1 A Psalm by Asaph. God, the nations have come into your inheritance. They have defiled your holy temple. They have laid Jerusalem in heaps.

Psalms 89:40 Thou hast broken down all his fences; Thou hast brought his strongholds to ruin.

Psalms 102:6 I am like a pelican of the wilderness. I have become as an owl of the waste places.
(See NIV)

Psalms 109:10 Let his children be wandering beggars. Let them be sought from their ruins.

Proverbs 19:3 By his foolish behaviour a man's ways are turned upside down, and his heart is bitter against the Lord.

Proverbs 24:31 And it was all full of thorns, and covered with waste plants, and its stone wall was broken down.
(See NIV)

Proverbs 29:4 A king, by right rule, makes the land safe; but one full of desires makes it a waste.
(See RSV)

Ecclesiastes 4:5 The fool folds his hands together and ruins himself.

Isaiah 3:6 For a man shall take hold of his brother of the house of his father: 'Thou hast a mantle, be thou our ruler, and let this ruin be under thy hand.'

Isaiah 5:17 Then the lambs will graze as in their pasture, and strangers will eat the ruins of the rich.

Isaiah 17:1 The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap.

Isaiah 24:12 In the city is left desolation, and the gate is smitten unto ruin.

Isaiah 37:26 Hast thou not heard? Long ago I made it, in ancient times I fashioned it; now have I brought it to pass, yea, it is done; that fortified cities should be laid waste into ruinous heaps.
(See RSV)

Isaiah 44:26 that confirmeth the word of his servant, and performeth the counsel of his messengers; that saith to Jerusalem, Thou shalt be inhabited; and to the cities of Judah, Ye shall be built up, and I will raise up their ruins;

Isaiah 49:19 Because thy wastes, and thy desolate places, And the land of thy ruins, Surely now are straitened because of inhabitants, And far off have been those consuming thee.

Isaiah 51:3 For the Lord has given comfort to Zion: he has made glad all her broken walls; making her waste places like Eden, and changing her dry land into the garden of the Lord; joy and delight will be there, praise and the sound of melody.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 52:9 Give sounds of joy, make melody together, waste places of Jerusalem: for the Lord has given comfort to his people, he has taken up the cause of Jerusalem.
(See NIV)

Isaiah 58:12 And your sons will be building again the old waste places: you will make strong the bases of old generations: and you will be named, He who puts up the broken walls, and, He who makes ready the ways for use.

Isaiah 61:4 And they will be building again the old broken walls, and will make new the old waste places, and will put up again the towns which have been waste for long generations.

Isaiah 64:11 In view of all this, will you still do nothing, O Lord? will you keep quiet, and go on increasing our punishment?

Jeremiah 2:15 The young lions have made an outcry against him with a loud voice: they have made his land waste; his towns are burned up, with no one living in them.
(See RSV)

Jeremiah 4:7 A lion has gone up from his secret place in the woods, and one who makes waste the nations is on his way; he has gone out from his place, to make your land unpeopled, so that your towns will be made waste, with no man living in them.

Jeremiah 4:20 News is given of destruction on destruction; all the land is made waste: suddenly my tents, straight away my curtains, are made waste.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 4:26 I beheld, and, lo, the fruitful field was a wilderness, and all the cities thereof were broken down at the presence of the LORD, and before His fierce anger.

Jeremiah 9:11 And I will make Jerusalem a mass of broken stones, the living-place of jackals; and I will make the towns of Judah a waste, with no man living there.

Jeremiah 9:19 For a voice of wailing is heard out of Zion, How are we ruined! we are greatly confounded, because we have forsaken the land, because they have cast down our dwellings.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 26:18 Micah the Morashtite prophesied in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah; and he spoke to all the people of Judah, saying, Thus says Yahweh of Armies: Zion shall be plowed as a field, and Jerusalem shall become heaps, and the mountain of the house as the high places of a forest.

Jeremiah 30:18 Thus says Yahweh: Behold, I will turn again the captivity of Jacob's tents, and have compassion on his dwelling places; and the city shall be built on its own hill, and the palace shall be inhabited after its own manner.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 44:2 Thus says Yahweh 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 44:6 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.
(See NIV)

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.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 49:2 Therefore, behold, the days come, says Yahweh, that I will cause an alarm of war to be heard against Rabbah of the children of Ammon; and it shall become a desolate heap, and her daughters shall be burned with fire: then shall Israel possess those who did possess him, says Yahweh.
(See NIV)

Jeremiah 49:13 For I have sworn by myself, says Yahweh, that Bozrah shall become an astonishment, a reproach, a waste, and a curse; and all its cities shall be perpetual wastes.

Jeremiah 51:37 Babylon shall become heaps, a dwelling place for jackals, an astonishment, and a hissing, without inhabitant.

Lamentations 2:5 The Lord is become as an enemy, he has swallowed up Israel; He has swallowed up all her palaces, he has destroyed his strongholds; He has multiplied in the daughter of Judah mourning and lamentation.
(See RSV)

Lamentations 2:6 He has violently taken away his tabernacle, as if it were of a garden; he has destroyed his place of assembly: Yahweh has caused solemn assembly and Sabbath to be forgotten in Zion, Has despised in the indignation of his anger the king and the priest.
(See RSV)

Lamentations 2:8 Yahweh has purposed to destroy the wall of the daughter of Zion; He has stretched out the line, he has not withdrawn his hand from destroying; He has made the rampart and wall to lament; they languish together.
(See RSV)

Ezekiel 13:4 O Israel, thy prophets have been like foxes in the waste places.

Ezekiel 21:15 I have set the point of the sword against all their gates, that their heart may faint, and their ruins be multiplied: ah! it is made bright, it is wrapped up for the slaughter.

Ezekiel 26:2 Son of man, because Tyre has said against Jerusalem, Aha, she is broken: the gate of the peoples; she is turned to me; I shall be replenished, now that she is laid waste:
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 26:20 then will I bring you down with those who descend into the pit, to the people of old time, and will make you to dwell in the lower parts of the earth, in the places that are desolate of old, with those who go down to the pit, that you be not inhabited; and I will set glory in the land of the living:

Ezekiel 33:27 You shall tell them, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: As I live, surely those who are in the waste places shall fall by the sword; and him who is in the open field will I give to the animals to be devoured; and those who are in the strongholds and in the caves shall die of the pestilence.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 35:4 I will lay your cities waste, and you shall be desolate; and you shall know that I am Yahweh.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 36:4 therefore, you mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord Yahweh: Thus says the Lord Yahweh to the mountains and to the hills, to the watercourses and to the valleys, to the desolate wastes and to the cities that are forsaken, which are become a prey and derision to the residue of the nations that are all around;
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 36:10 and I will multiply men on you, all the house of Israel, even all of it; and the cities shall be inhabited, and the waste places shall be built;
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 36:33 Thus says the Lord Yahweh: In the day that I cleanse you from all your iniquities, I will cause the cities to be inhabited, and the waste places shall be built.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 36:35 And they shall say: This land that was desolate is become like the garden of Eden; and the waste and desolate and ruined cities are fortified and inhabited.
(See NIV)

Ezekiel 38:12 to take the spoil and to take the prey; to turn your hand against the waste places that are now inhabited, and against the people who are gathered out of the nations, who have gotten livestock and goods, who dwell in the middle of the earth.
(See NIV)

Daniel 2:5 The king answered the Chaldeans, The thing is gone from me: if you don't make known to me the dream and its interpretation, you shall be cut in pieces, and your houses shall be made a dunghill.
(See RSV)

Daniel 3:29 Therefore I make a decree, that every people, nation, and language, which speak anything evil against the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, shall be cut in pieces, and their houses shall be made a dunghill; because there is no other god who is able to deliver after this sort.
(See RSV)

Joel 1:17 The seeds rot under their clods. The granaries are laid desolate. The barns are broken down, for the grain has withered.
(See NIV)

Amos 9:11 In that day I will raise up the tent of David who is fallen, and close up its breaches, and I will raise up its ruins, and I will build it as in the days of old;

Micah 1:6 Therefore I will make Samaria like a rubble heap of the field, like places for planting vineyards; and I will pour down its stones into the valley, and I will uncover its foundations.
(See NAS)

Micah 3:12 Therefore Zion for your sake will be plowed like a field, and Jerusalem will become heaps of rubble, and the mountain of the temple like the high places of a forest.

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?"
(See NIV)

Zephaniah 1:3 I will sweep away man and animal. I will sweep away the birds of the sky, the fish of the sea, and the heaps of rubble with the wicked. I will cut off man from the surface of the earth, says Yahweh.
(See NAS)

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.
(See NIV)

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.

Haggai 1:4 "Is it a time for you yourselves to dwell in your paneled houses, while this house lies waste?
(See RSV)

Haggai 1:9 "You looked for much, and, behold, it came to little; and when you brought it home, I blew it away. Why?" says Yahweh of Armies, "Because of my house that lies waste, while each of you is busy with his own house.
(See RSV)

Malachi 1:4 Whereas Edom says, "We are beaten down, but we will return and build the waste places;" thus says Yahweh of Armies, "They shall build, but I will throw down; and men will call them'The Wicked Land,' even the people against whom Yahweh shows wrath forever."



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