Verses with the word destruction in the Apocrypha (49 verses):
2 Esdras 1:16
And triumphed not in my name for the destruction of your enemies, but ever to this day do ye yet murmur.
2 Esdras 4:28
But as concerning the things whereof thou askest me, I will tell thee; for the evil is sown, but the destruction thereof is not yet come.
2 Esdras 7:38
And Samuel and David for the destruction: and Solomon for them that should come to the sanctuary:
2 Esdras 7:61
That there should not be such heaviness in their destruction, as shall be joy over them that are persuaded to salvation.
2 Esdras 8:38
For indeed I will not think on the disposition of them which have sinned before death, before judgment, before destruction:
2 Esdras 10:10
For out of her came all at the first, and out of her shall all others come, and, behold, they walk almost all into destruction, and a multitude of them is utterly rooted out.
2 Esdras 10:48
But whereas she said unto thee, That my son coming into his marriage chamber happened to have a fail, and died: this was the destruction that came to Jerusalem.
2 Esdras 15:5
Behold, saith the Lord, I will bring plagues upon the world; the sword, famine, death, and destruction.
2 Esdras 15:15
For the sword and their destruction draweth nigh, and one people shall stand up and fight against another, and swords in their hands.
2 Esdras 15:26
For the Lord knoweth all them that sin against him, and therefore delivereth he them unto death and destruction.
2 Esdras 15:49
I will send plagues upon thee; widowhood, poverty, famine, sword, and pestilence, to waste thy houses with destruction and death.
2 Esdras 16:2
Gird up yourselves with cloths of sack and hair, bewail your children, and be sorry; for your destruction is at hand.
Now therefore, my son, love thy brethren, and despise not in thy heart thy brethren, the sons and daughters of thy people, in not taking a wife of them: for in pride is destruction and much trouble, and in lewdness is decay and great want: for lewdness is the mother of famine.
But before he died he heard of the destruction of Nineve, which was taken by Nabuchodonosor and Assuerus: and before his death he rejoiced over Nineve.
And cried to the God of Israel all with one consent earnestly, that he would not give their children for a prey, and their wives for a spoil, and the cities of their inheritance to destruction, and the sanctuary to profanation and reproach, and for the nations to rejoice at.
For now we have no helper: but God hath sold us into their hands, that we should be thrown down before them with thirst and great destruction.
Likewise Holofernes said unto her. God hath done well to send thee before the people, that strength might be in our hands and destruction upon them that lightly regard my lord.
For now is the time to help thine inheritance, and to execute thine enterprizes to the destruction of the enemies which are risen against us.
As the Lord liveth, who hath kept me in my way that I went, my countenance hath deceived him to his destruction, and yet hath he not committed sin with me, to defile and shame me.
Wisdom of Solomon 1:12
Seek not death in the error of your life: and pull not upon yourselves destruction with the works of your hands.
Wisdom of Solomon 1:13
For God made not death: neither hath he pleasure in the destruction of the living.
Wisdom of Solomon 1:14
For he created all things, that they might have their being: and the generations of the world were healthful; and there is no poison of destruction in them, nor the kingdom of death upon the earth:
Wisdom of Solomon 3:3
And their going from us to be utter destruction: but they are in peace.
Wisdom of Solomon 5:7
We wearied ourselves in the way of wickedness and destruction: yea, we have gone through deserts, where there lay no way: but as for the way of the Lord, we have not known it.
Wisdom of Solomon 18:7
So of thy people was accepted both the salvation of the righteous, and destruction of the enemies.
Wisdom of Solomon 18:13
For whereas they would not believe any thing by reason of the enchantments; upon the destruction of the firstborn, they acknowledged this people to be the sons of God.
Wisdom of Solomon 18:15
Thine Almighty word leaped down from heaven out of thy royal throne, as a fierce man of war into the midst of a land of destruction,
Wisdom of Solomon 18:20
Yea, the tasting of death touched the righteous also, and there was a destruction of the multitude in the wilderness: but the wrath endured not long.
A furious man cannot be justified; for the sway of his fury shall be his destruction.
Sit not at all with another man's wife, nor sit down with her in thine arms, and spend not thy money with her at the wine; lest thine heart incline unto her, and so through thy desire thou fall into destruction.
A thief is better than a man that is accustomed to lie: but they both shall have destruction to heritage.
Lest mine ignorances increase, and my sins abound to my destruction, and I fall before mine adversaries, and mine enemy rejoice over me, whose hope is far from thy mercy.
Gold hath been the ruin of many, and their destruction was present.
There be spirits that are created for vengeance, which in their fury lay on sore strokes; in the time of destruction they pour out their force, and appease the wrath of him that made them.
Teeth of wild beasts, and scorpions, serpents, and the sword punishing the wicked to destruction.
Woe be unto you, ungodly men, which have forsaken the law of the most high God! for if ye increase, it shall be to your destruction:
All that are of the earth shall turn to earth again: so the ungodly shall go from a curse to destruction.
Who broughtest kings to destruction, and honorable men from their bed:
For thou art my defender and helper, and has preserved my body from destruction, and from the snare of the slanderous tongue, and from the lips that forge lies, and has been mine helper against mine adversaries:
For thou savedst me from destruction, and deliveredst me from the evil time: therefore will I give thanks, and praise thee, and bless they name, O Lord.
Ye were sold to the nations, not for [your] destruction: but because ye moved God to wrath, ye were delivered unto the enemies.
My children, suffer patiently the wrath that is come upon you from God: for thine enemy hath persecuted thee; but shortly thou shalt see his destruction, and shalt tread upon his neck.
Additions to Esther 16:13
Having by manifold and cunning deceits sought of us the destruction, as well of Mardocheus, who saved our life, and continually procured our good, as also of blameless Esther, partaker of our kingdom, with their whole nation.
Additions to Esther 16:15
But we find that the Jews, whom this wicked wretch hath delivered to utter destruction, are no evildoers, but live by most just laws:
Additions to Esther 16:23
That both now and hereafter there may be safety to us and the well affected Persians; but to those which do conspire against us a memorial of destruction.
Bel and the Dragon 1:42
And he drew him out, and cast those that were the cause of his destruction into the den: and they were devoured in a moment before his face.
1 Maccabees 2:49
Now when the time drew near that Mattathias should die, he said unto his sons, Now hath pride and rebuke gotten strength, and the time of destruction, and the wrath of indignation:
1 Maccabees 4:32
Make them to be of no courage, and cause the boldness of their strength to fall away, and let them quake at their destruction:
2 Maccabees 6:12
Now I beseech those that read this book, that they be not discouraged for these calamities, but that they judge those punishments not to be for destruction, but for a chastening of our nation.