1 Kings 8:1 New King James Version (NKJV)
The Ark Brought into the Temple
8 Now Solomon assembled the elders of Israel and all the heads of the tribes, the chief fathers of the children of Israel, to King Solomon in Jerusalem, that they might bring up the ark of the covenant of the Lord from the City of David, which is Zion.
1 Chronicles 11:5 New King James Version (NKJV)
5 But the inhabitants of Jebus said to David, “You shall not come in here!” Nevertheless David took the stronghold of Zion (that is, the City of David).
2 Chronicles 5:2 New King James Version (NKJV)
The Ark Brought into the Temple
2 Now Solomon assembled the elders of Israel and all the heads of the tribes, the chief fathers of the children of Israel, in Jerusalem, that they might bring the ark of the covenant of the Lord up from the City of David, which is Zion.
Psalm 74:2-4 New King James Version (NKJV)
2 Remember Your congregation, which You have purchased of old,
Isaiah 10 New King James Version (NKJV)
Assyria Shall Be Broken
10 “Woe to those who decree unrighteous decrees,
For all this His anger is not turned away,
Arrogant Assyria Also Judged
5 “Woe to Assyria, the rod of My anger
12 Therefore it shall come to pass, when the Lord has [b]performed all His work on Mount Zion and on Jerusalem, that He will say, “I will punish the fruit of the arrogant heart of the king of Assyria, and the glory of his haughty looks.”
13 For he says:
“By the strength of my hand I have done it,
15 Shall the ax boast itself against him who chops with it?
The Returning Remnant of Israel
20 And it shall come to pass in that day
24 Therefore thus says the Lord God of hosts: “O My people, who dwell in Zion, do not be afraid of the Assyrian. He shall strike you with a rod and lift up his staff against you, in the manner of Egypt. 25 For yet a very little while and the indignation will cease, as will My anger in their destruction.” 26 And the Lord of hosts will [f]stir up a scourge for him like the slaughter of Midian at the rock of Oreb; as His rod was on the sea, so will He lift it up in the manner of Egypt.
27 It shall come to pass in that day
28 He has come to Aiath,
33 Behold, the Lord,
Isaiah 29:8 New King James Version (NKJV)
8 It shall even be as when a hungry man dreams,
Isaiah 31:4-9 New King James Version (NKJV)
God Will Deliver Jerusalem
4 For thus the Lord has spoken to me:
“As a lion roars,
6 Return to Him against whom the children of Israel have deeply revolted. 7 For in that day every man shall throw away his idols of silver and his idols of gold—sin, which your own hands have made for yourselves.
8 “Then Assyria shall fall by a sword not of man,
Isaiah 37:32 New King James Version (NKJV)
32 For out of Jerusalem shall go a remnant,
Isaiah 64:10-11 New King James Version (NKJV)
10 Your holy cities are a wilderness,
Isaiah 66:8 New King James Version (NKJV)
8 Who has heard such a thing?
Jeremiah 26:18 New King James Version (NKJV)
18 “Micah of Moresheth prophesied in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah, and spoke to all the people of Judah, saying, ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts:
Lamentations 1-2 New King James Version (NKJV)
Jerusalem in Affliction
1 How lonely sits the city
2 She weeps bitterly in the night,
3 Judah has gone into captivity,
4 The roads to Zion mourn
5 Her adversaries have become [d]the master,
6 And from the daughter of Zion
7 In the days of her affliction and roaming,
8 Jerusalem has sinned gravely,
9 Her uncleanness is in her skirts;
12 “Is it nothing to you, all you who [l]pass by?
13 “From above He has sent fire into my bones,
14 “The yoke of my transgressions was [m]bound;
15 “The Lord has trampled underfoot all my mighty men in my midst;
16 “For these things I weep;
17 Zion [n]spreads out her hands,
18 “The Lord is righteous,
19 “I called for my lovers,
20 “See, O Lord, that I am in distress;
21 “They have heard that I sigh,
22 “Let all their wickedness come before You,
God’s Anger with Jerusalem
2 How the Lord has covered the daughter of Zion
2 The Lord has swallowed up and has not pitied
3 He has cut off in fierce anger
4 Standing like an enemy, He has bent His bow;
5 The Lord was like an enemy.
6 He has done violence to His [s]tabernacle,
7 The Lord has spurned His altar,
8 The Lord has [u]purposed to destroy
10 The elders of the daughter of Zion
11 My eyes fail with tears,
12 They say to their mothers,
13 How shall I console[aa] you?
14 Your prophets have seen for you
15 All who [ab]pass by clap their hands at you;
16 All your enemies have opened their mouth against you;
17 The Lord has done what He purposed;
18 Their heart cried out to the Lord,
19 “Arise, cry out in the night,
20 “See, O Lord, and consider!
21 “Young and old lie
22 “You have invited as to a feast day
Lamentations 4:11 New King James Version (NKJV)
11 The Lord has fulfilled His fury,
Amos 6:1 New King James Version (NKJV)
Warnings to Zion and Samaria
6 Woe to you who are at ease in Zion,