Bible Verses About Cities

Cities.
    First mention of  Ge 4:17
    Designed for habitations  Ps 107:7,36
    Often built to perpetuate a name  Ge 11:4
    Often founded and enlarged by blood and rapine  Mic 3:10; Hab 2:12
    Built
      Of brick and slime.  Ge 11:3
      Of stone and wood.  Ps 102:14; Eze 26:12
      Of brick and mortar.  Ex 1:11,14
      On solid foundations.  Ezr 6:3; Re 21:14
      With compactness.  Ps 122:3
      Often of a square form.  Re 21:16
      Beside rivers.  Ps 46:4; 137:1
      On hills.  Mt 5:14; Lu 4:29; Re 17:9
      In plains.  Ge 11:2,4; 13:12
      In desert places.  2Ch 8:4; Ps 107:35,36
      In pleasant situations.  2Ki 2:19; Ps 48:2
    Arranged in streets and lanes  Nu 22:39; Zec 8:5; Lu 14:21
    Entered through gates  Ge 34:24; Ne 13:19,22
    Surrounded with walls  De 1:28; 3:5
    Often fortified by nature  Ps 125:2; Isa 33:16
    Often fortified by art  2Ch 11:5-10,23; Ps 48:12,13; Jer 4:5; Da 11:15
    Sometimes had suburbs  Nu 35:2; Jos 21:3
    Were called for
      The family of the founder.  Ge 4:17; Jdj 18:29
      The proprietor of the land.  1Ki 16:24
      The country in which built.  Da 4:29,30
    Numerous  Jos 15:21; 1Ch 2:22; Jer 2:28
    Densely inhabited  Jon 4:11; Na 3:8
    Often great and goodly  Ge 10:12; De 6:10; Da 4:30; Jon 3:3
    Often of great antiquity  Ge 10:11,12
    Often insignificant  Ge 19:20; Ec 9:14
    Different kinds of
      Royal.  Nu 21:26; Jos 10:2; 2Sa 12:26
      Fenced.  Jos 10:20; Isa 36:1
      Treasure.  Ex 1:11
      Commercial.  Isa 23:11; Eze 27:3
      Chariot.  2Ch 1:14; 9:25
      Store.  2Ch 8:4,6
      Levitical.  Le 25:32,33; Nu 35:7,8
      Refuge.  Nu 35:6
    Inhabitants of, called citizens  Ac 21:39
    Prosperity of, increased by commerce  Ge 49:13; De 33:18,19; Eze 28:5
    Artificial mode of supplying water to  2Ki 18:17; 20:20
    Infested by dogs  1Ki 14:11; Ps 59:6,14
    Under governors  2Ch 33:14; 2Co 11:32
    Provided with judges  De 16:18; 2Ch 19:5
    Protected at night by watchmen  Ps 127:1; Song 5:7; Isa 21:11
    Furnished with stores  2Ch 11:11,12
    Garrisoned in war  2Ch 17:2,19
    Often had citadels  Jdj 9:51
    A great defence to a country  2Ch 11:5
    Afforded refuge in times of danger  Jer 8:14-16
    Often deserted on the approach of an enemy  1Sa 31:7; Jer 4:20
    Were frequently
      Stormed.  Jos 8:3-7; Jdj 9:44
      Besieged.  De 28:52; 2Ki 19:24,25
      Pillaged.  Isa 13:16; Jer 20:5
      Wasted by pestilence.  1Sa 5:11
      Wasted by famine.  Jer 52:6; Am 4:6
      Depopulated.  Isa 17:9; Eze 26:19
      Burned.  Jdj 20:38,40; Isa 1:7
      Made heaps of ruins.  Isa 25:2
      Razed and sown with salt.  Jdj 9:45
    Difficulty of taking, alluded to  Pr 18:19; Jer 1:18,19
    Perishable nature of  Heb 13:14
    Illustrative of
      Saints.  Mt 5:14
      Visible church.  Song 3:2,3; Re 11:2
      Church triumphant.  Re 21:2; 22:19
      Heavenly inheritance.  Heb 11:16
      The apostasy.  Re 16:10; 17:18
      Riches.  Pr 10:15