Hi-lite: Jeremiah 4:23
I beheld the earth, and, lo, it was without form, and void; and the heavens,
and they had no light.
24 I beheld the mountains, and, lo, they trembled, and all the hills moved lightly.
25 I beheld, and, lo, there was no man, and all the birds of the heavens were fled.
26 I beheld, and, lo, the fruitful place was a wilderness, and all the cities thereof were broken down at the presence of the LORD, and by his fierce anger.
27 For thus hath the LORD said, The whole land shall be desolate; yet will I not make a full end
ThIs must have happened after Genesis 1:1 because He says in Isaiah 45:18 that He didn't create the earth in vain but to be inhabited.
45:18 For thus saith the LORD that created
the heavens; God himself that formed the earth and made it; he hath established
it, he created it not in vain,
he formed it to be inhabited: I am the LORD; and there is none else
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