Bill Mounce

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-, -, -, ἠρήμωμαι, ἠρημώθην
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(pass.) to be brought to ruin, laid waste
to lay waste, make desolate, bring to ruin, Mt. 12:25; Lk. 11:17; Rev. 17:16; 18:17, 19*

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Matthew 12:25 But he knew their thoughts and said to them, “Every kingdom divided against itself is brought (erēmoutai | ἐρημοῦται | pres pass ind 3 sg) to ruin, and no city or house divided against itself will stand.
Luke 11:17 But he, knowing their thoughts, said to them, “Every kingdom divided against itself is laid (erēmoutai | ἐρημοῦται | pres pass ind 3 sg) waste, and a house divided against a house falls.
Revelation 17:16 As for the ten horns that you saw, they and the beast will hate the prostitute and make her desolate (ērēmōmenēn | ἠρημωμένην | perf pass ptcp acc sg fem) and naked. They will devour her flesh and burn her up with fire,
Revelation 18:17 For in a single hour such great wealth has been brought to ruin.” (ērēmōthē | ἠρημώθη | aor pass ind 3 sg) And every sea captain and everyone who travels by sea, sailors and those who make their living from the sea, stood at a distance
Revelation 18:19 And they threw dust on their heads and cried out as they wept and mourned, saying, “Alas, alas, O great city by which all who had ships at sea grew rich from her prosperity! For in a single hour she has been brought to ruin (ērēmōthē | ἠρημώθη | aor pass ind 3 sg).