Bible Verses About Sieges

    Fenced cities invested by  2Ki 18:13
    Threatened as a punishment  De 28:52
    Described as
      Encamping against.  2Sa 12:28; 2Ch 32:1
      Pitching against.  2Ki 25:1
      Compassing about with armies.  2Ki 6:14; Lu 21:20
      Setting in array against.  Jer 50:9
      Being against round about.  Jer 51:2
    Often lasted for a long time  2Ki 17:5
    Great noise and tumult of, alluded to  Joe 2:5
    Those engaged in
      Built forts and mounts.  Eze 4:2; 26:8
      Dug a trench round the city.  Lu 19:43
      Invested the city on every side.  Eze 23:24
      Cut off all supplies.  2Ki 19:24
      Frequently laid ambushes.  Jdj 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
    The Jews forbidden to cut down fruit trees for the purpose of  De 20:19,20
    Extreme difficulty of taking cities by, alluded to  Pr 18:19
    Cities invested by
      Repaired and newly fortified beforehand.  2Ch 32:5; Isa 22:9,10; Na 3:14
      Supplied with water beforehand.  Na 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.  Jdj 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
    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.  Jdj 9:45
      Frequently destroyed by fire.  Jos 8:19
      Sometimes sown with salt.  Jdj 9:45
      Sometimes called after the name of the captor.  2Sa 12:28
    Mentioned in scripture
      Jericho.  Jos 6:2-20
      Ai.  Jos 7:2-4; 8:1-19
      Makkedah.  Jos 10:28
      Libnah.  Jos 10:29,30
      Lachish.  Jos 10:31,32
      Eglon.  Jos 10:34,35
      Hebron.  Jos 10:36,37
      Debir.  Jos 10:38,39
      Shechem.  Jdj 9:34,45
      Thebez.  Jdj 9:50
      Jabesh-gilead.  1Sa 11:1
      Keilah.  1Sa 23:1
      Ziklag.  1Sa 30:1,2
      Rabbah.  2Sa 11:1; 12:26-29
      Gibbethon.  1Ki 16:15
      Tirzah.  1Ki 16:17
      Samaria.  1Ki 20:1; 2Ki 6:24; 17:5
      Ramoth-gilead.  1Ki 22:4,29
      Cities of Israel in Galilee.  2Ki 15:29
      Cities of Judah.  2Ki 18:13
      Jerusalem.  2Ki 24:10,11; 25:1,2
    Illustrative Of
      The omnipresence of God.  Ps 139:5
      The judgments of God.  Mic 5:1
      Zion in her affliction.  Isa 1:8