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Torrey's New Topical Textbook

Sieges: Fenced Cities Invested By

2Ki 18:13

Sieges: Threatened as a Punishment

Deu 28:52

Sieges: Described As

Encamping against

2Sa 12:28; 2Ch 32:1

Pitching against

2Ki 25:1

Compassing about with armies

2Ki 6:14; Luk 21:20

Setting in array against

Jer 50:9

Being against round about

Jer 51:2

Sieges: Often Lasted for a Long Time

2Ki 17:5

Sieges: Great Noise and Tumult Of, Alluded To

Joe 2:5

Sieges: Those Engaged In

Built forts and mounts

Eze 4:2; 26:8

Dug a trench round the city

Luk 19:43

Invested the city on every side

Eze 23:24

Cut off all supplies

2Ki 19:24

Frequently laid ambushes

Jdg 9:34

Called upon the city to surrender

1Ki 20:2,3; 2Ki 18:18,20

Employed battering rams against the walls

Eze 4:2; 26:9

Cast arrows and other missiles into the city

2Ki 19:32

Often suffered much during

Eze 29:18

Sieges: The Jews forbidden to cut down fruit trees for the purpose of

Deu 20:19,20

Sieges: Extreme difficulty of taking cities by, alluded to

Pro 18:19

Sieges: Cities Invested By

Repaired and newly fortified beforehand

2Ch 32:5; Isa 22:9,10; Nah 3:14

Supplied with water beforehand

Nah 3:14

The inhabitants of, cut off beforehand supplies of water outside, useful to besiegers

2Ch 32:3,4

Were strictly shut up

Jos 6:1

Walls of, defended by the inhabitants

2Sa 11:20,21; 2Ki 18:26; 2Ch 32:18

Sometimes used ambushes or sorties

Jer 51:12

Often suffered from famine

2Ki 6:26-29; 25:3; Eze 6:12

Often suffered from pestilence

Jer 21:6; 32:24

Often demanded terms of peace

1Sa 11:1-3

Frequently taken by ambush

Jdg 9:43,44

Frequently taken by assault

Jos 10:35; 2Sa 12:29

Frequently helped by allies

1Sa 11:11; 23:5

Inhabitants of, exhorted to be courageous

2Ch 32:6-8

Sieges: Cities Taken By

Given up to pillage

Jer 50:26,27

Inhabitants of, often put to the sword

Jos 10:28,30,32,35; Jer 50:30

Frequently broken down

Jdg 9:45

Frequently destroyed by fire

Jos 8:19

Sometimes sown with salt

Jdg 9:45

Sometimes called after the name of the captor

2Sa 12:28

Sieges: Mentioned in Scripture


Jos 6:2-20


Jos 7:2-4; 8:1-19


Jos 10:28


Jos 10:29,30


Jos 10:31,32


Jos 10:34,35


Jos 10:36,37


Jos 10:38,39


Jdg 9:34,45


Jdg 9:50


1Sa 11:1


1Sa 23:1


1Sa 30:1,2


2Sa 11:1; 12:26-29


1Ki 16:15


1Ki 16:17


1Ki 20:1; 2Ki 6:24; 17:5


1Ki 22:4,29

Cities of Israel in Galilee

2Ki 15:29

Cities of Judah

2Ki 18:13


2Ki 24:10,11; 25:1,2

Sieges: Illustrative Of

The omnipresence of God

Psa 139:5

The judgments of God

Mic 5:1

Zion in her affliction

Isa 1:8


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