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Exo 23:29 I will not drive them out from before you in one year, lest the land become desolate and the wild beasts multiply against you.
Lev 26:33 And I will scatter you among the nations, and I will unsheathe the sword after you, and your land shall be a desolation, and your cities shall be a waste.

Jos 8:28 So Joshua burned Ai and made it forever a heap of ruins, as it is to this day.
Isa 1:7 Your country lies desolate;
your cities are burned with fire;
in your very presence
foreigners devour your land;
it is desolate, as overthrown by foreigners.
Isa 6:11 Then I said “How long, O Lord?”
And he said:
Until cities lie waste
without inhabitant,
and houses without people,
and the land is a desolate waste,

Isa 17:9 In that day their strong cities will be like the deserted places of the wooded heights and the hilltops, which they deserted because of the children of Israel, and there will be desolation.

Isa 62:4 You shall no more be termed Forsaken
and your land shall no more be termed Desolate
but you shall be called My Delight Is in Her
and your land Married;
for the  Lord delights in you,
and your land shall be married.
Isa 64:10 Your holy cities have become a wilderness;
Zion has become a wilderness,
Jerusalem a desolation.

Jer 4:27 For thus says the  Lord, “The whole land shall be a desolation; yet I will not make a full end.

Jer 6:8 Be warned, O Jerusalem,
lest I turn from you in disgust,
lest I make you a desolation,
an uninhabited land.”
Jer 9:11 I will make Jerusalem a heap of ruins,
a lair of jackals,
and I will make the cities of Judah a desolation,
without inhabitant.”
Jer 10:22 A voice, a rumor! Behold, it comes!—
a great commotion out of the north country
to make the cities of Judah a desolation,
a lair of jackals.
Jer 12:10 Many shepherds have destroyed my vineyard;
they have trampled down my portion;
they have made my pleasant portion
a desolate wilderness.
Jer 12:11 They have made it a desolation;
desolate it mourns to me.
The whole land is made desolate,
but no man lays it to heart.
Jer 25:12 Then after seventy years are completed, I will punish the king of Babylon and that nation, the land of the Chaldeans, for their iniquity, declares the  Lord, making the land an everlasting waste.
Jer 32:43 Fields shall be bought in this land of which you are saying, ‘It is a desolation, without man or beast; it is given into the hand of the Chaldeans.’
Jer 34:22 Behold I will command, declares the  Lord, and will bring them back to this city. And they will fight against it and take it and burn it with fire. I will make the cities of Judah a desolation without inhabitant.”

Jer 44:6 Therefore my wrath and my anger were poured out and kindled in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem and they became a waste and a desolation, as at this day.
Jer 49:2 Therefore, behold, the days are coming,
declares the  Lord,
when I will cause the battle cry to be heard
against Rabbah of the Ammonites;
it shall become a desolate mound,
and its villages shall be burned with fire;
then Israel shall dispossess those who dispossessed him,
says the  Lord.
Jer 49:33 Hazor shall become a haunt of jackals,
an everlasting waste;
no man shall dwell there;
no man shall sojourn in her.”
Jer 50:13 Because of the wrath of the  Lord she shall not be inhabited
but shall be an utter desolation;
everyone who passes by Babylon shall be appalled,
and hiss because of all her wounds.
Jer 51:26 No stone shall be taken from you for a corner
and no stone for a foundation,
but you shall be a perpetual waste,
declares the  Lord.
Jer 51:62 and say, ‘O  Lord, you have said concerning this place that you will cut it off, so that nothing shall dwell in it, neither man nor beast, and it shall be desolate forever.’
Eze 6:14 And I will stretch out my hand against them and make the land desolate and waste, in all their dwelling places, from the wilderness to Riblah. Then they will know that I am the  Lord.”

Eze 7:27 The king mourns, the prince is wrapped in despair, and the hands of the people of the land are paralyzed by terror. According to their way I will do to them, and according to their judgments I will judge them, and they shall know that I am the  Lord.”

Eze 12:20 And the inhabited cities shall be laid waste, and the land shall become a desolation; and you shall know that I am the  Lord.”

Eze 14:15If I cause wild beasts to pass through the land, and they ravage it, and it be made desolate, so that no one may pass through because of the beasts,
Eze 14:16 even if these three men were in it, as I live, declares the Lord  God, they would deliver neither sons nor daughters. They alone would be delivered, but the land would be desolate.

Eze 15:8 And I will make the land desolate, because they have acted faithlessly, declares the Lord  God.”

Eze 23:33 you will be filled with drunkenness and sorrow.
A cup of horror and desolation,
the cup of your sister Samaria;
Eze 29:9 and the land of Egypt shall be a desolation and a waste. Then they will know that I am the  Lord.

Because you said, ‘The Nile is mine, and I made it,’
Eze 29:10 therefore behold, I am against you and against your streams, and I will make the land of Egypt an utter waste and desolation from Migdol to Syene, as far as the border of Cush.
Eze 29:12 And I will make the land of Egypt a desolation in the midst of desolated countries, and her cities shall be a desolation forty years among cities that are laid waste. I will scatter the Egyptians among the nations, and disperse them through the countries.

Eze 32:15 When I make the land of Egypt desolate,
and when the land is desolate of all that fills it,
when I strike down all who dwell in it,
then they will know that I am the  Lord.
Eze 33:28 And I will make the land a desolation and a waste, and her proud might shall come to an end, and the mountains of Israel shall be so desolate that none will pass through.
Eze 33:29 Then they will know that I am the  Lord, when I have made the land a desolation and a waste because of all their abominations that they have committed.

Eze 35:3 and say to it, Thus says the Lord  God: Behold, I am against you, Mount Seir, and I will stretch out my hand against you, and I will make you a desolation and a waste.
Eze 35:4 I will lay your cities waste, and you shall become a desolation, and you shall know that I am the  Lord.
Eze 35:7 I will make Mount Seir a waste and a desolation, and I will cut off from it all who come and go.
Eze 35:9 I will make you a perpetual desolation, and your cities shall not be inhabited. Then you will know that I am the  Lord.

Eze 35:14 Thus says the Lord  God: While the whole earth rejoices, I will make you desolate.
Eze 35:15 As you rejoiced over the inheritance of the house of Israel, because it was desolate, so I will deal with you; you shall be desolate, Mount Seir, and all Edom, all of it. Then they will know that I am the  Lord.

Eze 36:34 And the land that was desolate shall be tilled, instead of being the desolation that it was in the sight of all who passed by.
Joe 2:3 Fire devours before them,
and behind them a flame burns.
The land is like the garden of Eden before them,
but behind them a desolate wilderness,
and nothing escapes them.
Joe 2:20 “I will remove the northerner far from you,
and drive him into a parched and desolate land,
his vanguard into the eastern sea,
and his rear guard into the western sea;
the stench and foul smell of him will rise,
for he has done great things.
Joe 3:19 Egypt shall become a desolation
and Edom a desolate wilderness,
for the violence done to the people of Judah,
because they have shed innocent blood in their land.
Mic 1:7 All her carved images shall be beaten to pieces,
all her wages shall be burned with fire,
and all her idols I will lay waste,
for from the fee of a prostitute she gathered them,
and to the fee of a prostitute they shall return.
Mic 7:13 But the earth will be desolate
because of its inhabitants,
for the fruit of their deeds.
Zep 1:13 Their goods shall be plundered,
and their houses laid waste.
Though they build houses,
they shall not inhabit them;
though they plant vineyards,
they shall not drink wine from them.”
Zep 2:4 For Gaza shall be deserted,
and Ashkelon shall become a desolation;
Ashdod’s people shall be driven out at noon,
and Ekron shall be uprooted.
Zep 2:9 Therefore as I live,” declares the  Lord of hosts,
the God of Israel,
Moab shall become like Sodom,
and the Ammonites like Gomorrah,
a land possessed by nettles and salt pits,
and a waste forever.
The remnant of my people shall plunder them,
and the survivors of my nation shall possess them.”
Zep 2:13 And he will stretch out his hand against the north
and destroy Assyria,
and he will make Nineveh a desolation,
a dry waste like the desert.
Mal 1:3 but Esau I have hated. I have laid waste his hill country and left his heritage to jackals of the desert.”
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