Verses with the word destroy in the Apocrypha (59 verses):
1 Esdras 4:44
And to send away all the vessels that were taken away out of Jerusalem, which Cyrus set apart, when he vowed to destroy Babylon, and to send them again thither.
1 Esdras 6:33
The Lord therefore, whose name is there called upon, utterly destroy every king and nation, that stretcheth out his hand to hinder or endamage that house of the Lord in Jerusalem.
1 Esdras 8:88
Mightest not thou be angry with us to destroy us, till thou hadst left us neither root, seed, nor name?
2 Esdras 5:9
And salt waters shall be found in the sweet, and all friends shall destroy one another; then shall wit hide itself, and understanding withdraw itself into his secret chamber,
2 Esdras 8:14
If therefore thou shalt destroy him which with so great labour was fashioned, it is an easy thing to be ordained by thy commandment, that the thing which was made might be preserved.
2 Esdras 8:29
Let it not be thy will to destroy them which have lived like beasts; but to look upon them that have clearly taught thy law.
2 Esdras 13:38
And shall lay before them their evil thoughts, and the torments wherewith they shall begin to be tormented, which are like unto a flame: and he shall destroy them without labour by the law which is like unto me.
2 Esdras 15:11
But I will bring them with a mighty hand and a stretched out arm, and smite Egypt with plagues, as before, and will destroy all the land thereof.
2 Esdras 15:19
A man shall have no pity upon his neighbour, but shall destroy their houses with the sword, and spoil their goods, because of the lack of bread, and for great tribulation.
2 Esdras 15:60
And in the passage they shall rush on the idle city, and shall destroy some portion of thy land, and consume part of thy glory, and shall return to Babylon that was destroyed.
2 Esdras 16:22
For many of them that dwell upon earth shall perish of famine; and the other, that escape the hunger, shall the sword destroy.
Then they decreed to destroy all flesh, that did not obey the commandment of his mouth.
Yet he did cast down their frontiers, and cut down their groves: for he had decreed to destroy all the gods of the land, that all nations should worship Nabuchodonosor only, and that all tongues and tribes should call upon him as god.
He will send his power, and will destroy them from the face of the earth, and their God shall not deliver them: but we his servants will destroy them as one man; for they are not able to sustain the power of our horses.
For if he will not help us within these five days, he hath power to defend us when he will, even every day, or to destroy us before our enemies.
Then sent Ozias to Betomasthem, and to Bebai, and Chobai, and Cola and to all the coasts of Israel, such as should tell the things that were done, and that all should rush forth upon their enemies to destroy them.
Wisdom of Solomon 11:19
Whereof not only the harm might dispatch them at once, but also the terrible sight utterly destroy them.
Wisdom of Solomon 12:3
For it was thy will to destroy by the hands of our fathers both those old inhabitants of thy holy land,
Wisdom of Solomon 12:8
Nevertheless even those thou sparedst as men, and didst send wasps, forerunners of thine host, to destroy them by little and little.
Wisdom of Solomon 12:9
Not that thou wast unable to bring the ungodly under the hand of the righteous in battle, or to destroy them at once with cruel beasts, or with one rough word:
Wisdom of Solomon 16:19
And at another time it burneth even in the midst of water above the power of fire, that it might destroy the fruits of an unjust land.
Wisdom of Solomon 16:22
But snow and ice endured the fire, and melted not, that they might know that fire burning in the hail, and sparkling in the rain, did destroy the fruits of the enemies.
A wicked soul shall destroy him that hath it, and shall make him to be laughed to scorn of his enemies.
The congregation of the wicked is like tow wrapped together: and the end of them is a flame of fire to destroy them.
Who shall set a watch before my mouth, and a seal of wisdom upon my lips, that I fall not suddenly by them, and that my tongue destroy me not?
Raise up indignation, and pour out wrath: take away the adversary, and destroy the enemy.
For they entreated him evil, who nevertheless was a prophet, sanctified in his mother's womb, that he might root out, and afflict, and destroy; and that he might build up also, and plant.
Additions to Esther 10:8
And the nations were those that were assembled to destroy the name of the Jews:
Additions to Esther 13:15
And now, O Lord God and King, spare thy people: for their eyes are upon us to bring us to nought; yea, they desire to destroy the inheritance, that hath been thine from the beginning.
Additions to Esther 13:17
Hear my prayer, and be merciful unto thine inheritance: turn our sorrow into joy, that we may live, O Lord, and praise thy name: and destroy not the mouths of them that praise thee, O Lord.
Additions to Esther 14:9
That they will abolish the thing that thou with thy mouth hast ordained, and destroy thine inheritance, and stop the mouth of them that praise thee, and quench the glory of thy house, and of thine altar,
Then said Daniel unto him, Well; thou hast also lied against thine own head: for the angel of God waiteth with the sword to cut thee in two, that he may destroy you.
Bel and the Dragon 1:29
So they came to the king, and said, Deliver us Daniel, or else we will destroy thee and thine house.
Prayer of Manassheh 1:1
O Lord, Almighty God of our fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and of their righteous seed;
1 Maccabees 3:20
They come against us in much pride and iniquity to destroy us, and our wives and children, and to spoil us:
1 Maccabees 3:35
To wit, that he should send an army against them, to destroy and root out the strength of Israel, and the remnant of Jerusalem, and to take away their memorial from that place;
1 Maccabees 3:39
And with them he sent forty thousand footmen, and seven thousand horsemen, to go into the land of Juda, and to destroy it, as the king commanded.
1 Maccabees 3:42
Now when Judas and his brethren saw that miseries were multiplied, and that the forces did encamp themselves in their borders: for they knew how the king had given commandment to destroy the people, and utterly abolish them;
1 Maccabees 3:52
And lo, the heathen are assembled together against us to destroy us: what things they imagine against us, thou knowest.
1 Maccabees 3:58
And Judas said, arm yourselves, and be valiant men, and see that ye be in readiness against the morning, that ye may fight with these nations, that are assembled together against us to destroy us and our sanctuary:
1 Maccabees 4:10
Now therefore let us cry unto heaven, if peradventure the Lord will have mercy upon us, and remember the covenant of our fathers, and destroy this host before our face this day:
1 Maccabees 5:2
Wherefore they thought to destroy the generation of Jacob that was among them, and thereupon they began to slay and destroy the people.
1 Maccabees 5:9
Then the heathen that were at Galaad assembled themselves together against the Israelites that were in their quarters, to destroy them; but they fled to the fortress of Dathema.
1 Maccabees 5:10
And sent letters unto Judas and his brethren, The heathen that are round about us are assembled together against us to destroy us:
1 Maccabees 5:27
And that they were shut up in the rest of the cities of the country of Galaad, and that against to morrow they had appointed to bring their host against the forts, and to take them, and to destroy them all in one day.
1 Maccabees 6:12
But now I remember the evils that I did at Jerusalem, and that I took all the vessels of gold and silver that were therein, and sent to destroy the inhabitants of Judea without a cause.
1 Maccabees 6:19
Wherefore Judas, purposing to destroy them, called all the people together to besiege them.
1 Maccabees 7:26
Then the king sent Nicanor, one of his honourable princes, a man that bare deadly hate unto Israel, with commandment to destroy the people.
1 Maccabees 7:42
Even so destroy thou this host before us this day, that the rest may know that he hath spoken blasphemously against thy sanctuary, and judge thou him according to his wickedness.
1 Maccabees 8:9
Moreover how the Grecians had determined to come and destroy them;
1 Maccabees 12:49
Then sent Tryphon an host of footmen and horsemen into Galilee, and into the great plain, to destroy all Jonathan's company.
1 Maccabees 12:53
Then all the heathen that were round about then sought to destroy them: for said they, They have no captain, nor any to help them: now therefore let us make war upon them, and take away their memorial from among men.
1 Maccabees 13:1
Now when Simon heard that Tryphon had gathered together a great host to invade the land of Judea, and destroy it,
1 Maccabees 13:6
Doubtless I will avenge my nation, and the sanctuary, and our wives, and our children: for all the heathen are gathered to destroy us of very malice.
1 Maccabees 13:20
And after this came Tryphon to invade the land, and destroy it, going round about by the way that leadeth unto Adora: but Simon and his host marched against him in every place, wheresoever he went.
1 Maccabees 14:31
Their enemies prepared to invade their country, that they might destroy it, and lay hands on the sanctuary:
1 Maccabees 16:13
Wherefore his heart being lifted up, he thought to get the country to himself, and thereupon consulted deceitfully against Simon and his sons to destroy them.
1 Maccabees 16:22
Hereof when he heard, he was sore astonished: so he laid hands on them that were come to destroy him, and slew them; for he knew that they sought to make him away.
2 Maccabees 15:2
Nevertheless the Jews that were compelled to go with him said, O destroy not so cruelly and barbarously, but give honour to that day, which he, that seeth all things, hath honoured with holiness above all other days.