21 They devoted(A) the city to the Lord and destroyed(B) with the sword every living thing in it—men and women, young and old, cattle, sheep and donkeys.

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28 “‘But nothing that a person owns and devotes[a](A) to the Lord—whether a human being or an animal or family land—may be sold or redeemed; everything so devoted is most holy(B) to the Lord.

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Footnotes

  1. Leviticus 27:28 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord.

17 Completely destroy[a] them—the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites—as the Lord your God has commanded you.

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 20:17 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.

They come from faraway lands,
    from the ends of the heavens(A)
the Lord and the weapons(B) of his wrath(C)
    to destroy(D) the whole country.

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The Lord’s Devastation of the Earth

24 See, the Lord is going to lay waste the earth(A)
    and devastate(B) it;
he will ruin its face
    and scatter(C) its inhabitants—

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The Lord is angry with all nations;
    his wrath(A) is on all their armies.
He will totally destroy[a](B) them,
    he will give them over to slaughter.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 34:2 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them; also in verse 5.

My sword(A) has drunk its fill in the heavens;
    see, it descends in judgment on Edom,(B)
    the people I have totally destroyed.(C)

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He will turn the hearts of the parents to their children,(A) and the hearts of the children to their parents; or else I will come and strike(B) the land with total destruction.”(C)

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