Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (n.) The act of falling or tumbling down; fall.
2. (n.) Such a change of anything as destroys it, or entirely defeats its object, or unfits it for use; destruction; overthrow; as, the ruin of a ship or an army; the ruin of a constitution or a government; the ruin of health or hopes.
3. (n.) That which is fallen down and become worthless from injury or decay; as, his mind is a ruin; especially, in the plural, the remains of a destroyed, dilapidated, or desolate house, fortress, city, or the like.
4. (n.) The state of being decayed, or of having become ruined or worthless; as, to be in ruins; to go to ruin.
5. (n.) That which promotes injury, decay, or destruction.
6. (n.) To bring to ruin; to cause to fall to pieces and decay; to make to perish; to bring to destruction; to bring to poverty or bankruptcy; to impair seriously; to damage essentially; to overthrow.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaRUIN
roo'-in (haricah, etc.; rhegma): "Ruin," the translation of haricah (Amos 9:11; compare Acts 15:16, where the Revised Version (British and American) Greek text, ta katestrammena), and of a number of other Hebrew words: in Luke 6:49 rhegma, "breakage," is used both in a literal sense (Isaiah 23:13; Isaiah 25:2, of fallen buildings; Ezekiel 27:27; 31:13, of a state or people; Luke 6:49, of a house, etc.) and with a moral significance (Proverbs 26:28). the Revised Version margin correctly renders mikhshol in Ezekiel 18:30 "stumblingblock" (the King James Version "ruin"), and the Revised Version (British and American) in Ezekiel 21:15 "stumblings" (the King James Version "ruins"). The Revised Version (British and American) has "ruins" for the King James Version "desolations" in Ezra 9:9, margin "waste places"; Psalm 74:3; "in their ruins" for "with their mattocks" (2 Chronicles 34:6, margin " `with their axes.' The Hebrew is obscure"); "midst of the ruin" for "desolation" (Job 30:14); "their ruin" for "their wickedness" (Proverbs 21:12). "Ruinous" is the translation of mappalah (Isaiah 17:1) and of natsah (2 Kings 19:25 Isaiah 37:26).
Greek4485. rhegma -- a fracture, hence a ruin
... a fracture, hence a ruin. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: rhegma Phonetic
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4430. ptoma -- a fall, hence a misfortune, ruin
3645. olothreuo -- to destroy, ruin.
3639. olethros -- destruction, death
684. apoleia -- destruction, loss
2679. kataskapto -- to dig down
5351. phtheiro -- to destroy, corrupt, spoil
5356. phthora -- destruction, corruption
4431. ptosis -- a fall
4933. suntereo -- to keep close, ie preserve
Strong's Hebrew4288. mechittah -- terror, destruction, ruin
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mechittah Phonetic Spelling: (mekh-it-taw') Short Definition: ruin. ...
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4658. mappeleth -- carcass, ruin, an overthrow
6365. pid -- ruin, disaster
7843. shachath -- perhaps to go to ruin
4596. mei -- perhaps ruin heap
4654. mappalah -- a ruin
4654b. mappelah -- a ruin
5754. avvah -- distortion, ruin
5856. i -- a ruin, heap of ruins
8395. tebusah -- a treading down, ruin, downfall
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ThesaurusRuin (135 Occurrences)
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Perdition (14 Occurrences)
Wreck (1 Occurrence)
Ruins (84 Occurrences)
Overthrown (44 Occurrences)
Timnah (12 Occurrences)
Rightfully (3 Occurrences)
Ruined (65 Occurrences)
Overthrow (48 Occurrences)
Zemaraim (2 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceRuin (135 Occurrences)
Matthew 7:13 "Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad the road which leads to ruin, and many there are who enter by it;
Luke 6:49 But he who hears, and doesn't do, is like a man who built a house on the earth without a foundation, against which the stream broke, and immediately it fell, and the ruin of that house was great."
Luke 11:17 And, knowing their thoughts, He said to them, "Every kingdom in which civil war rages goes to ruin: family attacks family and is overthrown.
Acts 18:6 But upon their opposing him with abusive language, he shook his clothes by way of protest, and said to them, "Your ruin will be upon your own heads. I am not responsible: in future I will go among the Gentiles."
Acts 20:26 Therefore I protest to you to-day that I am not responsible for the ruin of any one of you.
Romans 3:16 Ruin and misery mark their path;
Romans 14:15 If your brother is pained by the food you are eating, your conduct is no longer controlled by love. Take care lest, by the food you eat, you lead to ruin a man for whom Christ died.
1 Corinthians 8:11 Why, your knowledge becomes the ruin of the weak believer--your brother, for whom Christ died!
1 Timothy 6:9 But those who are determined to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, such as drown men in ruin and destruction.
2 Timothy 2:14 Bring all this to men's remembrances, solemnly charging them in the presence of God not to waste time in wrangling about mere words, a course which is altogether unprofitable and tends only to the ruin of the hearers.
2 Peter 3:16 That is what he says in all his letters, when speaking in them of these things. In those letters there are some statements hard to understand, which ill-taught and unprincipled people pervert, just as they do the rest of the Scriptures, to their own ruin.
Revelation 17:16 The ten horns which you saw, and the beast, these will hate the prostitute, and will make her desolate, and will make her naked, and will eat her flesh, and will burn her utterly with fire.
Revelation 18:17 For in an hour such great riches are made desolate.' Every shipmaster, and everyone who sails anywhere, and mariners, and as many as gain their living by sea, stood far away,
Revelation 18:19 They cast dust on their heads, and cried, weeping and mourning, saying,'Woe, woe, the great city, in which all who had their ships in the sea were made rich by reason of her great wealth!' For in one hour is she made desolate.
Numbers 11:15 If you treat me this way, please kill me right now, if I have found favor in your sight; and don't let me see my wretchedness."
Numbers 22:32 And the Angel of Jehovah said to him, Wherefore hast thou smitten thine ass these three times? behold, it was I who came forth to withstand thee, for the way thou walkest in is for ruin before me.
Numbers 24:20 He looked at Amalek, and took up his parable, and said, "Amalek was the first of the nations, But his latter end shall come to destruction."
Numbers 24:24 But ships shall come from the coast of Kittim. They shall afflict Asshur, and shall afflict Eber. He also shall come to destruction."
Deuteronomy 11:4 and what he did to the army of Egypt, to their horses, and to their chariots; how he made the water of the Red Sea to overflow them as they pursued after you, and how Yahweh has destroyed them to this day;
Deuteronomy 13:16 You shall gather all its spoil into the midst of its street, and shall burn with fire the city, and all its spoil every whit, to Yahweh your God: and it shall be a heap forever; it shall not be built again.
Deuteronomy 28:20 Yahweh will send on you cursing, confusion, and rebuke, in all that you put your hand to do, until you are destroyed, and until you perish quickly; because of the evil of your doings, by which you have forsaken me.
Deuteronomy 28:63 It shall happen that as Yahweh rejoiced over you to do you good, and to multiply you, so Yahweh will rejoice over you to cause you to perish, and to destroy you; and you shall be plucked from off the land where you go in to possess it.
2 Samuel 15:14 David said to all his servants who were with him at Jerusalem, "Arise, and let us flee; for else none of us shall escape from Absalom. Make speed to depart, lest he overtake us quickly, and bring down evil on us, and strike the city with the edge of the sword."
2 Samuel 16:8 Yahweh has returned on you all the blood of the house of Saul, in whose place you have reigned! Yahweh has delivered the kingdom into the hand of Absalom your son! Behold, you are caught by your own mischief, because you are a man of blood!"
2 Kings 3:19 You shall strike every fortified city, and every choice city, and shall fell every good tree, and stop all springs of water, and mar every good piece of land with stones.'"
2 Chronicles 22:7 But his coming to Joram was from God the complete ruin of Ahaziah. And when he had come, he went out with Jehoram against Jehu the son of Nimshi, whom Jehovah had anointed to cut off the house of Ahab.
2 Chronicles 28:23 For he sacrificed to the gods of Damascus, which struck him; and he said, Because the gods of the kings of Syria helped them, therefore will I sacrifice to them, that they may help me. But they were the ruin of him, and of all Israel.
2 Chronicles 34:11 even to the carpenters and to the builders gave they it, to buy cut stone, and timber for couplings, and to make beams for the houses which the kings of Judah had destroyed.
Esther 6:13 Haman recounted to Zeresh his wife and all his friends everything that had happened to him. Then his wise men and Zeresh his wife said to him, "If Mordecai, before whom you have begun to fall, is of Jewish descent, you will not prevail against him, but you will surely fall before him."
Esther 9:24 because Haman the son of Hammedatha, the Agagite, the enemy of all the Jews, had plotted against the Jews to destroy them, and had cast "Pur," that is the lot, to consume them, and to destroy them;
Job 2:3 Yahweh said to Satan, "Have you considered my servant Job? For there is none like him in the earth, a blameless and an upright man, one who fears God, and turns away from evil. He still maintains his integrity, although you incited me against him, to ruin him without cause."
Job 22:19 The righteous see it, and are glad. The innocent ridicule them,
Job 30:14 As through a wide breach they come, in the midst of the ruin they roll themselves in.
Job 30:24 Surely none shall put forth his hand to a ruinous heap, neither because of these things shall help come in one's calamity,
Job 31:29 If I rejoice at the ruin of my hater, And stirred up myself when evil found him,
Psalms 9:6 The enemy is overtaken by endless ruin. The very memory of the cities which you have overthrown has perished.
Psalms 35:4 Let those who seek after my soul be disappointed and brought to dishonor. Let those who plot my ruin be turned back and confounded.
Psalms 35:8 Let destruction come on him unawares. Let his net that he has hidden catch himself. Let him fall into that destruction.
Psalms 38:12 They also who seek after my life lay snares. Those who seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and meditate deceits all day long.
Psalms 40:14 Let them be disappointed and confounded together who seek after my soul to destroy it. Let them be turned backward and brought to dishonor who delight in my hurt.
Psalms 52:5 God will likewise destroy you forever. He will take you up, and pluck you out of your tent, and root you out of the land of the living. Selah.
Psalms 55:11 Destructive forces are within her. Threats and lies don't depart from her streets.
Psalms 64:8 Their own tongues shall ruin them. All who see them will shake their heads.
Psalms 70:2 Let them be disappointed and confounded who seek my soul. Let those who desire my ruin be turned back in disgrace.
Psalms 73:18 Surely thou settest them in slippery places: Thou castest them down to destruction.
Psalms 89:40 You have broken down all his hedges. You have brought his strongholds to ruin.
Psalms 140:11 Let not the man of evil tongue be established in the earth: evil shall hunt the man of violence to his ruin.
Psalms 146:9 The Lord takes care of those who are in a strange land; he gives help to the widow and to the child who has no father; but he sends destruction on the way of sinners.
Proverbs 3:25 Have no fear of sudden danger, or of the storm which will come on evil-doers:
Proverbs 5:14 I have come to the brink of utter ruin, in the midst of the gathered assembly."
Proverbs 10:8 The wise-hearted man will let himself be ruled, but the man whose talk is foolish will have a fall.
Proverbs 10:10 He who makes signs with his eyes is a cause of trouble, but he who makes a man see his errors is a cause of peace.
Proverbs 10:14 Wise men lay up knowledge, but the mouth of the foolish is near ruin.
Proverbs 10:15 The rich man's wealth is his strong city: The destruction of the poor is their poverty.
Proverbs 10:29 The way of Jehovah is a stronghold to the upright; But it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity.
Proverbs 12:12 The wicked desireth the prey of evil men; but the root of the righteous yieldeth fruit.
Proverbs 13:3 He who guards his mouth guards his soul. One who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.
Proverbs 13:15 Wise behaviour gets approval, but the way of the false is their destruction.
Proverbs 14:28 In the multitude of people is the king's glory; But in the want of people is the destruction of the prince.
Proverbs 18:7 A fool's mouth is his destruction, And his lips are the snare of his soul.
Proverbs 18:24 A man of many companions may be ruined, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
Proverbs 19:3 By his foolish behaviour a man's ways are turned upside down, and his heart is bitter against the Lord.
Proverbs 19:13 A foolish son is the destruction of his father; and the bitter arguments of a wife are like drops of rain falling without end.
Proverbs 21:12 The Righteous One considers the house of the wicked, and brings the wicked to ruin.
Proverbs 21:15 It is joy to the righteous to do justice; But it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity.
Proverbs 24:22 For their calamity shall rise suddenly; and who knoweth the ruin of them both?
Proverbs 26:28 A lying tongue hates those it hurts; and a flattering mouth works ruin.
Proverbs 31:3 Do not give your strength to women, or your ways to that which is the destruction of kings.
Ecclesiastes 7:16 Be not given overmuch to righteousness and be not over-wise. Why let destruction come on you?
Song of Songs 2:15 Take for us the foxes, the little foxes, which do damage to the vines; our vines have young grapes.
Isaiah 1:28 But the ruin of the transgressors and of the sinners shall be together; and they that forsake Jehovah shall be consumed.
Isaiah 3:6 Indeed a man shall take hold of his brother in the house of his father, saying, "You have clothing, you be our ruler, and let this ruin be under your hand."
Isaiah 7:5 Because Aram has made evil designs against you, saying,
Isaiah 10:3 And what will ye do in the day of visitation, and in the desolation which shall come from far? to whom will ye flee for help? and where will ye leave your glory?
Isaiah 15:1 The burden of Moab. For in a night Ar of Moab is laid waste, and brought to nought; for in a night Kir of Moab is laid waste, and brought to nought.
Isaiah 15:5 My heart is crying out for Moab; her people go in flight to Zoar, and to Eglath-shelishiyah: for they go up with weeping by the slope of Luhith; on the way to Horonaim they send up a cry of destruction.
Isaiah 17:1 The burden of Damascus: "Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it will be a ruinous heap.
Isaiah 23:13 Behold, the land of the Chaldeans. This people was not. The Assyrians founded it for those who dwell in the wilderness. They set up their towers. They overthrew its palaces. They made it a ruin.
Isaiah 24:1 See, the Lord is making the earth waste and unpeopled, he is turning it upside down, and sending the people in all directions.
Isaiah 24:12 In the city is left desolation, and the gate is smitten with destruction.
Isaiah 25:2 For you have made a city into a heap, a fortified city into a ruin, a palace of strangers to be no city. It will never be built.
Isaiah 26:14 The dead will not come back to life: their spirits will not come back to earth; for this cause you have sent destruction on them, so that the memory of them is dead.
Isaiah 30:28 His breath is as an overflowing stream that reaches even to the neck, to sift the nations with the sieve of destruction; and a bridle that leads to ruin will be in the jaws of the peoples.
Isaiah 32:7 The designs of the false are evil, purposing the destruction of the poor man by false words, even when he is in the right.
Isaiah 47:11 Therefore shall evil come upon thee; thou shalt not know the dawning thereof: and mischief shall fall upon thee; thou shalt not be able to put it away: and desolation shall come upon thee suddenly, which thou knowest not.
Isaiah 51:19 These two things have come on you; who will be weeping for you? wasting and destruction; death from need of food, and from the sword; how may you be comforted?
Isaiah 54:14 In righteousness shalt thou be established: thou shalt be far from oppression, for thou shalt not fear; and from terror, for it shall not come near thee.
Isaiah 54:16 See, I have made the iron-worker, blowing on the burning coals, and making the instrument of war by his work; and I have made the waster for destruction.
Isaiah 59:7 Their feet go quickly to evil, and they take delight in the death of the upright; their thoughts are thoughts of sin; wasting and destruction are in their ways.
Isaiah 60:18 Violent acts will no longer be seen in your land, wasting or destruction in your limits; but your walls will be named, Salvation, and your doors Praise.
Isaiah 64:11 In view of all this, will you still do nothing, O Lord? will you keep quiet, and go on increasing our punishment?
Jeremiah 7:6 If you are not cruel to the man from a strange country, and to the child without a father, and to the widow, and do not put the upright to death in this place, or go after other gods, causing damage to yourselves:
Jeremiah 7:34 And in the towns of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem, I will put an end to the laughing voices, the voice of joy and the voice of the newly-married man and the voice of the bride: for the land will become a waste.
Jeremiah 12:10 Many shepherds have destroyed my vineyard, they have trodden my portion under foot, they have made my pleasant portion a desolate wilderness.
Jeremiah 13:9 Thus says Yahweh, After this manner will I mar the pride of Judah, and the great pride of Jerusalem.
Jeremiah 17:17 Be not a terror unto me: thou art my refuge in the day of evil.
Jeremiah 19:7 I will make void the counsel of Judah and Jerusalem in this place; and I will cause them to fall by the sword before their enemies, and by the hand of those who seek their life: and their dead bodies will I give to be food for the birds of the sky, and for the animals of the earth.
Jeremiah 22:5 But if you will not hear these words, I swear by myself, says Yahweh, that this house shall become a desolation.
Jeremiah 25:9 behold, I will send and take all the families of the north, says Yahweh, and I will send to Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, my servant, and will bring them against this land, and against its inhabitants, and against all these nations around; and I will utterly destroy them, and make them an astonishment, and a hissing, and perpetual desolations.
Jeremiah 25:11 This whole land shall be a desolation, and an astonishment; and these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.
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