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Torrey's Topical Textbook

Sieges

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  • Fenced cities invested by
    2 Kings 18:13

  • Threatened as a punishment
    Deuteronomy 28:52

  • DESCRIBED AS
    • Encamping against
      2 Samuel 12:28 ; 2 Chronicles 32:1
    • Pitching against
      2 Kings 25:1
    • Compassing about with armies
      2 Kings 6:14 ; Luke 21:20
    • Setting in array against
      Jeremiah 50:9
    • Being against round about
      Jeremiah 51:2

  • Often lasted for a long time
    2 Kings 17:5

  • Great noise and tumult of, alluded to
    Joel 2:5

  • THOSE ENGAGED IN
    • Built forts and mounts
      Ezekiel 4:2 ; 26:8
    • Dug a trench round the city
      Luke 19:43
    • Invested the city on every side
      Ezekiel 23:24
    • Cut off all supplies
      2 Kings 19:24
    • Frequently laid ambushes
      Judges 9:34
    • Called upon the city to surrender
      1 Kings 20:2,3 ; 2 Kings 18:18,20
    • Employed battering rams against the walls
      Ezekiel 4:2 ; 26:9
    • Cast arrows and other missiles into the city
      2 Kings 19:32
    • Often suffered much during
      Ezekiel 29:18

  • The Jews forbidden to cut down fruit trees for the purpose of
    Deuteronomy 20:19,20

  • Extreme difficulty of taking cities by, alluded to
    Proverbs 18:19

  • CITIES INVESTED BY
    • Repaired and newly fortified beforehand
      2 Chronicles 32:5 ; Isaiah 22:9,10 ; Nahum 3:14
    • Supplied with water beforehand
      Nahum 3:14
    • The inhabitants of, cut off beforehand supplies of water Outside, useful to besiegers
      2 Chronicles 32:3,4
    • Were strictly shut up
      Joshua 6:1
    • Walls of, defended by the inhabitants
      2 Samuel 11:20,21 ; 2 Kings 18:26 ; 2 Chronicles 32:18
    • Sometimes used ambushes or sorties
      Jeremiah 51:12
    • Often suffered from famine
      2 Kings 6:26-29 ; 25:3 ; Ezekiel 6:12
    • Often suffered from pestilence
      Jeremiah 21:6 ; 32:24
    • Often demanded terms of peace
      1 Samuel 11:1-3
    • Frequently taken by ambush
      Judges 9:43,44
    • Frequently taken by assault
      Joshua 10:35 ; 2 Samuel 12:29
    • Frequently helped by allies
      1 Samuel 11:11 ; 23:5
    • Inhabitants of, exhorted to be courageous
      2 Chronicles 32:6-8

  • CITIES TAKEN BY
    • Given up to pillage
      Jeremiah 50:26,27
    • Inhabitants of, often put to the sword
      Joshua 10:28,30,32,35 ; Jeremiah 50:30
    • Frequently broken down
      Judges 9:45
    • Frequently destroyed by fire
      Joshua 8:19
    • Sometimes sown with salt
      Judges 9:45
    • Sometimes called after the name of the captor
      2 Samuel 12:28

  • MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE
    • Jericho
      Joshua 6:2-20
    • Ai
      Joshua 7:2-4 ; 8:1-19
    • Makkedah
      Joshua 10:28
    • Libnah
      Joshua 10:29,30
    • Lachish
      Joshua 10:31,32
    • Eglon
      Joshua 10:34,35
    • Hebron
      Joshua 10:36,37
    • Debir
      Joshua 10:38,39
    • Shechem
      Judges 9:34,45
    • Thebez
      Judges 9:50
    • Jabesh-gilead
      1 Samuel 11:1
    • Keilah
      1 Samuel 23:1
    • Ziklag
      1 Samuel 30:1,2
    • Rabbah
      2 Samuel 11:1 ; 12:26-29
    • Gibbethon
      1 Kings 16:15
    • Tirzah
      1 Kings 16:17
    • Samaria
      1 Kings 20:1 ; 2 Kings 6:24 ; 17:5
    • Ramoth-gilead
      1 Kings 22:4,29
    • Cities of Israel in Galilee
      2 Kings 15:29
    • Cities of Judah
      2 Kings 18:13
    • Jerusalem
      2 Kings 24:10,11 ; 25:1,2

  • Illustrative Of
    • The omnipresence of God
      Psalm 139:5
    • The judgments of God
      Micah 5:1
    • Zion in her affliction
      Isaiah 1:8

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Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Sieges'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/ttt/s/sieges.html. 1897.

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