|New International Version (© 2011)|
Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, our homes to foreigners.
King James Bible
Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.
American Standard Version
Our inheritance is turned unto strangers, Our houses unto aliens.
Young's Literal Translation
Our inheritance hath been turned to strangers, Our houses to foreigners.
Lamentations 5:2 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Our inheritance is turned to strangers - The greater part of the Jews were either slain or carried away captive; and even those who were left under Gedaliah were not free, for they were vassals to the Chaldeans.
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Deuteronomy 28:30 You shall betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: you shall build an house, and you shall not dwell therein...
Psalm 79:1,2 O God, the heathen are come into your inheritance; your holy temple have they defiled; they have laid Jerusalem on heaps...
Isaiah 1:7 Your country is desolate, your cities are burned with fire: your land, strangers devour it in your presence, and it is desolate...
Isaiah 5:17 Then shall the lambs feed after their manner, and the waste places of the fat ones shall strangers eat.
Isaiah 63:18 The people of your holiness have possessed it but a little while: our adversaries have trodden down your sanctuary.
Jeremiah 6:12 And their houses shall be turned to others, with their fields and wives together...
Ezekiel 7:21,24 And I will give it into the hands of the strangers for a prey, and to the wicked of the earth for a spoil; and they shall pollute it...
Zephaniah 1:13 Therefore their goods shall become a booty, and their houses a desolation: they shall also build houses, but not inhabit them...
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Psalm 109:11 May a creditor seize all he has; may strangers plunder the fruits of his labor.
Isaiah 1:7 Your country is desolate, your cities burned with fire; your fields are being stripped by foreigners right before you, laid waste as when overthrown by strangers.
Jeremiah 17:4 Through your own fault you will lose the inheritance I gave you. I will enslave you to your enemies in a land you do not know, for you have kindled my anger, and it will burn forever."
Hosea 8:7 "They sow the wind and reap the whirlwind. The stalk has no head; it will produce no flour. Were it to yield grain, foreigners would swallow it up.
Hosea 8:8 Israel is swallowed up; now she is among the nations like something no one wants.
Zephaniah 1:13 Their wealth will be plundered, their houses demolished. Though they build houses, they will not live in them; though they plant vineyards, they will not drink the wine."