1. Fenced cities invested by. 2Ki 18:13.
2. Threatened as a punishment. De 28:52.
3. Described as
b. Pitching against. 2Ki 25:1.
d. Setting in array against. Jer 50:9.
e. Being against round about. Jer 51:2.
4. Often lasted for a long time. 2Ki 17:5.
5. Great noise and tumult of, alluded to. Joe 2:5.
6. Those engaged in
b. Dug a trench round the city. Lu 19:43.
c. Invested the city on every side. Eze 23:24.
d. Cut off all supplies. 2Ki 19:24.
e. Frequently laid ambushes. Jdj 9:34.
h. Cast arrows and other missiles into the city. 2Ki 19:32.
i. Often suffered much during. Eze 29:18.
8. Extreme difficulty of taking cities by, alluded to. Pr 18:19.
9. Cities invested by
b. Supplied with water beforehand. Na 3:14.
d. Were strictly shut up. Jos 6:1.
f. Sometimes used ambushes or sorties. Jer 51:12.
i. Often demanded terms of peace. 1Sa 11:1-3.
m. Inhabitants of, exhorted to be courageous. 2Ch 32:6-8.
10. Cities taken by
c. Frequently broken down. Jdj 9:45.
d. Frequently destroyed by fire. Jos 8:19.
e. Sometimes sown with salt. Jdj 9:45.
f. Sometimes called after the name of the captor. 2Sa 12:28.
11. Mentioned in scripture
a. Jericho. Jos 6:2-20.
c. Makkedah. Jos 10:28.
j. Thebez. Jdj 9:50.
k. Jabesh-gilead. 1Sa 11:1.
l. Keilah. 1Sa 23:1.
o. Gibbethon. 1Ki 16:15.
p. Tirzah. 1Ki 16:17.
s. Cities of Israel in Galilee. 2Ki 15:29.
t. Cities of Judah. 2Ki 18:13.
12. Illustrative Of
a. The omnipresence of God. Ps 139:5.
b. The judgments of God. Mic 5:1.
c. Zion in her affliction. Isa 1:8.