55 verses

Gen 14:15

(NIV)
During the night Abram divided his men to attack them and he routed them, pursuing them as far as Hobah, north of Damascus.
(ESV)
And he divided his forces against them by night, he and his servants, and defeated them and pursued them to Hobah, north of Damascus.

Gen 15:2

(NIV)
But Abram said, ‘Sovereign  Lord, what can you give me since I remain childless and the one who will inherit my estate is Eliezer of Damascus?’
(ESV)
But Abram said, “O Lord  God, what will you give me, for I continue childless, and the heir of my house is Eliezer of Damascus?”

2Sam 8:5

(NIV)
When the Arameans of Damascus came to help Hadadezer king of Zobah, David struck down twenty-two thousand of them.
(ESV)
And when the Syrians of Damascus came to help Hadadezer king of Zobah, David struck down 22,000 men of the Syrians.

2Sam 8:6

(NIV)
He put garrisons in the Aramean kingdom of Damascus, and the Arameans became subject to him and brought tribute. The  Lord gave David victory wherever he went.

(ESV)
Then David put garrisons in Aram of Damascus, and the Syrians became servants to David and brought tribute. And the  Lord gave victory to David wherever he went.

1Kgs 11:24

(NIV)
When David destroyed Zobah’s army, Rezon gathered a band of men around him and became their leader; they went to Damascus, where they settled and took control.
(ESV)
And he gathered men about him and became leader of a marauding band, after the killing by David. And they went to Damascus and lived there and made him king in Damascus.

1Kgs 15:18

(NIV)
Asa then took all the silver and gold that was left in the treasuries of the  Lord’s temple and of his own palace. He entrusted it to his officials and sent them to Ben-Hadad son of Tabrimmon, the son of Hezion, the king of Aram, who was ruling in Damascus.
(ESV)
Then Asa took all the silver and the gold that were left in the treasures of the house of the  Lord and the treasures of the king’s house and gave them into the hands of his servants. And King Asa sent them to Ben-hadad the son of Tabrimmon, the son of Hezion, king of Syria, who lived in Damascus, saying,

1Kgs 19:15

(NIV)
The  Lord said to him, ‘Go back the way you came, and go to the Desert of Damascus. When you get there, anoint Hazael king over Aram.
(ESV)
And the  Lord said to him, “Go, return on your way to the wilderness of Damascus. And when you arrive, you shall anoint Hazael to be king over Syria.

1Kgs 20:34

(NIV)
‘I will return the cities my father took from your father,’ Ben-Hadad offered. ‘You may set up your own market areas in Damascus, as my father did in Samaria.’

Ahab said, ‘On the basis of a treaty I will set you free.’ So he made a treaty with him, and let him go.

(ESV)
And Ben-hadad said to him, “The cities that my father took from your father I will restore, and you may establish bazaars for yourself in Damascus, as my father did in Samaria.” And Ahab said, “I will let you go on these terms.” So he made a covenant with him and let him go.

2Kgs 5:12

(NIV)
Are not Abana and Pharpar, the rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? Couldn’t I wash in them and be cleansed?’ So he turned and went off in a rage.

(ESV)
Are not Abana and Pharpar, the rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? Could I not wash in them and be clean?” So he turned and went away in a rage.

2Kgs 8:7

(NIV)
Elisha went to Damascus, and Ben-
Hadad king of Aram was ill. When the king was told, ‘The man of God has come all the way up here,’
(ESV)
Now Elisha came to Damascus. Ben-hadad the king of Syria was sick. And when it was told him, “The man of God has come here,”

2Kgs 8:9

(NIV)
Hazael went to meet Elisha, taking with him as a gift forty camel-loads of all the finest wares of Damascus. He went in and stood before him, and said, ‘Your son Ben-Hadad king of Aram has sent me to ask, “Will I recover from this illness?”’

(ESV)
So Hazael went to meet him, and took a present with him, all kinds of goods of Damascus, forty camelsloads. When he came and stood before him, he said, “Your son Ben-hadad king of Syria has sent me to you, saying, ‘Shall I recover from this sickness?’”

2Kgs 14:28

(NIV)
As for the other events of Jeroboam’s reign, all he did, and his military achievements, including how he recovered for Israel both Damascus and Hamath, which had belonged to Judah, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Israel?
(ESV)
Now the rest of the acts of Jeroboam and all that he did, and his might, how he fought, and how he restored Damascus and Hamath to Judah in Israel, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel?

2Kgs 16:9

(NIV)
The king of Assyria complied by attacking Damascus and capturing it. He deported its inhabitants to Kir and put Rezin to death.

(ESV)
And the king of Assyria listened to him. The king of Assyria marched up against Damascus and took it, carrying its people captive to Kir, and he killed Rezin.

2Kgs 16:10

(NIV)
Then King Ahaz went to Damascus to meet Tiglath-Pileser king of Assyria. He saw an altar in Damascus and sent to Uriah the priest a sketch of the altar, with detailed plans for its construction.
(ESV)
When King Ahaz went to Damascus to meet Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria, he saw the altar that was at Damascus. And King Ahaz sent to Uriah the priest a model of the altar, and its pattern, exact in all its details.

2Kgs 16:11

(NIV)
So Uriah the priest built an altar in accordance with all the plans that King Ahaz had sent from Damascus and finished it before King Ahaz returned.
(ESV)
And Uriah the priest built the altar; in accordance with all that King Ahaz had sent from Damascus, so Uriah the priest made it, before King Ahaz arrived from Damascus.

2Kgs 16:12

(NIV)
When the king came back from Damascus and saw the altar, he approached it and presented offerings on it.
(ESV)
And when the king came from Damascus, the king viewed the altar. Then the king drew near to the altar and went up on it

1Chr 18:5

(NIV)
When the Arameans of Damascus came to help Hadadezer king of Zobah, David struck down twenty-two thousand of them.
(ESV)
And when the Syrians of Damascus came to help Hadadezer king of Zobah, David struck down 22,000 men of the Syrians.

1Chr 18:6

(NIV)
He put garrisons in the Aramean kingdom of Damascus, and the Arameans became subject to him and brought him tribute. The  Lord gave David victory wherever he went.

(ESV)
Then David put garrisons in Syria of Damascus, and the Syrians became servants to David and brought tribute. And the  Lord gave victory to David wherever he went.

2Chr 16:2

(NIV)
Asa then took the silver and gold out of the treasuries of the  Lord’s temple and of his own palace and sent it to Ben-Hadad king of Aram, who was ruling in Damascus.
(ESV)
Then Asa took silver and gold from the treasures of the house of the  Lord and the king’s house and sent them to Ben-hadad king of Syria, who lived in Damascus, saying,

2Chr 24:23

(NIV)
At the turn of the year, the army of Aram marched against Joash; it invaded Judah and Jerusalem and killed all the leaders of the people. They sent all the plunder to their king in Damascus.
(ESV)
At the end of the year the army of the Syrians came up against Joash. They came to Judah and Jerusalem and destroyed all the princes of the people from among the people and sent all their spoil to the king of Damascus.

2Chr 28:5

(NIV)
Therefore the  Lord his God delivered him into the hands of the king of Aram. The Arameans defeated him and took many of his people as prisoners and brought them to Damascus.

He was also given into the hands of the king of Israel, who inflicted heavy casualties on him.
(ESV)
Therefore the  Lord his God gave him into the hand of the king of Syria, who defeated him and took captive a great number of his people and brought them to Damascus. He was also given into the hand of the king of Israel, who struck him with great force.

2Chr 28:23

(NIV)
He offered sacrifices to the gods of Damascus, who had defeated him; for he thought, ‘Since the gods of the kings of Aram have helped them, I will sacrifice to them so that they will help me.’ But they were his downfall and the downfall of all Israel.

(ESV)
For he sacrificed to the gods of Damascus that had defeated him and said, “Because the gods of the kings of Syria helped them, I will sacrifice to them that they may help me.” But they were the ruin of him and of all Israel.

Song 7:4

(NIV)
Your neck is like an ivory tower.
Your eyes are the pools of Heshbon
by the gate of Bath Rabbim.
Your nose is like the tower of Lebanon
looking towards Damascus.
(ESV)
Your neck is like an ivory tower.
Your eyes are pools in Heshbon,
by the gate of Bath-rabbim.
Your nose is like a tower of Lebanon,
which looks toward Damascus.

Isa 7:8

(NIV)
for the head of Aram is Damascus,
and the head of Damascus is only Rezin.
Within sixty-five years
Ephraim will be too shattered to be a people.
(ESV)
For the head of Syria is Damascus,
and the head of Damascus is Rezin.
And within sixty-five years
Ephraim will be shattered from being a people.

Isa 8:4

(NIV)
For before the boy knows how to say “My father” or “My mother”, the wealth of Damascus and the plunder of Samaria will be carried off by the king of Assyria.’

(ESV)
for before the boy knows how to cry ‘My father’ or ‘My mother,’ the wealth of Damascus and the spoil of Samaria will be carried away before the king of Assyria.”

Isa 10:9

(NIV)
“Has not Kalno fared like Carchemish?
Is not Hamath like Arpad,
and Samaria like Damascus?
(ESV)
Is not Calno like Carchemish?
Is not Hamath like Arpad?
Is not Samaria like Damascus?

Isa 17:1

(NIV)
A prophecy against Damascus:

‘See, Damascus will no longer be a city
but will become a heap of ruins.
(ESV)
An oracle concerning Damascus.

Behold, Damascus will cease to be a city
and will become a heap of ruins.

Isa 17:3

(NIV)
The fortified city will disappear from Ephraim,
and royal power from Damascus;
the remnant of Aram will be
like the glory of the Israelites,’
declares the  Lord Almighty.
(ESV)
The fortress will disappear from Ephraim,
and the kingdom from Damascus;
and the remnant of Syria will be
like the glory of the children of Israel,

declares the  Lord of hosts.

Jer 49:23

(NIV)
Concerning Damascus:

‘Hamath and Arpad are dismayed,
for they have heard bad news.
They are disheartened,
troubled like the restless sea.
(ESV)
Concerning Damascus:

Hamath and Arpad are confounded,
for they have heard bad news;
they melt in fear,
they are troubled like the sea that cannot be quiet.

Jer 49:24

(NIV)
Damascus has become feeble,
she has turned to flee
and panic has gripped her;
anguish and pain have seized her,
pain like that of a woman in labour.
(ESV)
Damascus has become feeble she turned to flee,
and panic seized her;
anguish and sorrows have taken hold of her,
as of a woman in labor.

Jer 49:27

(NIV)
‘I will set fire to the walls of Damascus;
it will consume the fortresses of Ben-Hadad.’
(ESV)
And I will kindle a fire in the wall of Damascus,
and it shall devour the strongholds of Ben-hadad.”

Ezek 27:18

(NIV)
‘“Damascus did business with you because of your many products and great wealth of goods. They offered wine from Helbon, wool from Zahar
(ESV)
Damascus did business with you for your abundant goods, because of your great wealth of every kind; wine of Helbon and wool of Sahar

Ezek 47:16

(NIV)
Berothah and Sibraim (which lies on the border between Damascus and Hamath), as far as Hazer Hattikon, which is on the border of Hauran.
(ESV)
Berothah, Sibraim (which lies on the border between Damascus and Hamath), as far as Hazer-hatticon, which is on the border of Hauran.

Ezek 47:17

(NIV)
The boundary will extend from the sea to Hazar Enan, along the northern border of Damascus, with the border of Hamath to the north. This will be the northern boundary.
(ESV)
So the boundary shall run from the sea to Hazar-enan, which is on the northern border of Damascus, with the border of Hamath to the north. This shall be the north side.

Ezek 47:18

(NIV)
‘On the east side the boundary will run between Hauran and Damascus, along the Jordan between Gilead and the land of Israel, to the Dead Sea and as far as Tamar. This will be the eastern boundary.
(ESV)
“On the east side, the boundary shall run between Hauran and Damascus; along the Jordan between Gilead and the land of Israel; to the eastern sea and as far as Tamar. This shall be the east side.

Ezek 48:1

(NIV)
‘These are the tribes, listed by name: at the northern frontier, Dan will have one portion; it will follow the Hethlon road to Lebo Hamath; Hazar Enan and the northern border of Damascus next to Hamath will be part of its border from the east side to the west side.

(ESV)
These are the names of the tribes: Beginning at the northern extreme, beside the way of Hethlon to Lebo-hamath, as far as Hazar-enan (which is on the northern border of Damascus over against Hamath), and extending from the east side to the west Dan, one portion.

Amos 1:3

(NIV)
This is what the  Lord says:

‘For three sins of Damascus,
even for four, I will not relent.
Because she threshed Gilead
with sledges having iron teeth,
(ESV)
Thus says the  Lord:

“For three transgressions of Damascus,
and for four I will not revoke the punishment
because they have threshed Gilead
with threshing sledges of iron.

Amos 1:5

(NIV)
I will break down the gate of Damascus;
I will destroy the king who is in the Valley of Aven
and the one who holds the sceptre in Beth Eden.
The people of Aram will go into exile to Kir,’
says the  Lord.
(ESV)
I will break the gate-bar of Damascus,
and cut off the inhabitants from the Valley of Aven
and him who holds the scepter from Beth-eden;
and the people of Syria shall go into exile to Kir,”

says the  Lord.

Amos 5:27

(NIV)
Therefore I will send you into exile beyond Damascus,’
says the  Lord, whose name is God Almighty.
(ESV)
and I will send you into exile beyond Damascus,” says the  Lord, whose name is the God of hosts.

Zech 9:1

(NIV)

A prophecy:

The word of the  Lord is against the land of Hadrak
and will come to rest on Damascus –
for the eyes of all people and all the tribes of Israel
are on the  Lord
(ESV)
The oracle of the word of the  Lord is against the land of Hadrach
and Damascus is its resting place.
For the  Lord has an eye on mankind
and on all the tribes of Israel,

Acts 9:2

(NIV)
and asked him for letters to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any there who belonged to the Way, whether men or women, he might take them as prisoners to Jerusalem.
(ESV)
and asked him for letters to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.

Acts 9:3

(NIV)
As he neared Damascus on his journey, suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him.
(ESV)
Now as he went on his way, he approached Damascus, and suddenly a light from heaven shone around him.

Acts 9:8

(NIV)
Saul got up from the ground, but when he opened his eyes he could see nothing. So they led him by the hand into Damascus.
(ESV)
Saul rose from the ground, and although his eyes were opened he saw nothing. So they led him by the hand and brought him into Damascus.

Acts 9:10

(NIV)
In Damascus there was a disciple named Ananias. The Lord called to him in a vision, ‘Ananias!’

‘Yes, Lord,’ he answered.

(ESV)
Now there was a disciple at Damascus named Ananias. The Lord said to him in a vision, Ananias.” And he saidHere I am, Lord.”

Acts 9:19

(NIV)
and after taking some food, he regained his strength.

Saul spent several days with the disciples in Damascus.
(ESV)
and taking food, he was strengthened.

For some days he was with the disciples at Damascus.

Acts 9:22

(NIV)
Yet Saul grew more and more powerful and baffled the Jews living in Damascus by proving that Jesus is the Messiah.

(ESV)
But Saul increased all the more in strength, and confounded the Jews who lived in Damascus by proving that Jesus was the Christ.

Acts 9:27

(NIV)
But Barnabas took him and brought him to the apostles. He told them how Saul on his journey had seen the Lord and that the Lord had spoken to him, and how in Damascus he had preached fearlessly in the name of Jesus.
(ESV)
But Barnabas took him and brought him to the apostles and declared to them how on the road he had seen the Lord, who spoke to him, and how at Damascus he had preached boldly in the name of Jesus.

Acts 22:5

(NIV)
as the high priest and all the Council can themselves testify. I even obtained letters from them to their associates in Damascus, and went there to bring these people as prisoners to Jerusalem to be punished.

(ESV)
as the high priest and the whole council of elders can bear me witness. From them I received letters to the brothers, and I journeyed toward Damascus to take those also who were there and bring them in bonds to Jerusalem to be punished.

Acts 22:6

(NIV)
‘About noon as I came near Damascus, suddenly a bright light from heaven flashed around me.
(ESV)
As I was on my way and drew near to Damascus, about noon a great light from heaven suddenly shone around me.

Acts 22:10

(NIV)
‘“What shall I do, Lord?” I asked.

‘“Get up,” the Lord said,“and go into Damascus. There you will be told all that you have been assigned to do.”
(ESV)
And I saidWhat shall I do, Lord?’ And the Lord said to me, Rise, and go into Damascus, and there you will be told all that is appointed for you to do.’

Acts 22:11

(NIV)
My companions led me by the hand into Damascus, because the brilliance of the light had blinded me.

(ESV)
And since I could not see because of the brightness of that light, I was led by the hand by those who were with me, and came into Damascus.

Acts 26:12

(NIV)
‘On one of these journeys I was going to Damascus with the authority and commission of the chief priests.
(ESV)
In this connection I journeyed to Damascus with the authority and commission of the chief priests.

Acts 26:20

(NIV)
First to those in Damascus, then to those in Jerusalem and in all Judea, and then to the Gentiles, I preached that they should repent and turn to God and demonstrate their repentance by their deeds.
(ESV)
but declared first to those in Damascus then in Jerusalem and throughout all the region of Judea, and also to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, performing deeds in keeping with their repentance.

2Cor 11:32

(NIV)
In Damascus the governor under King Aretas had the city of the Damascenes guarded in order to arrest me.
(ESV)
At Damascus, the governor under King Aretas was guarding the city of Damascus in order to seize me,

Gal 1:17

(NIV)
I did not go up to Jerusalem to see those who were apostles before I was, but I went into Arabia. Later I returned to Damascus.

(ESV)
nor did I go up to Jerusalem to those who were apostles before me, but I went away into Arabia, and returned again to Damascus.

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