Isaiah 63:18
New International Version
For a little while your people possessed your holy place, but now our enemies have trampled down your sanctuary.

New Living Translation
How briefly your holy people possessed your holy place, and now our enemies have destroyed it.

English Standard Version
Your holy people held possession for a little while; our adversaries have trampled down your sanctuary.

Berean Study Bible
For a short while Your people possessed Your holy place, but our enemies have trampled Your sanctuary.

New American Standard Bible
Your holy people possessed Your sanctuary for a little while, Our adversaries have trodden it down.

King James Bible
The people of thy holiness have possessed it but a little while: our adversaries have trodden down thy sanctuary.

Christian Standard Bible
Your holy people had a possession for a little while, but our enemies have trampled down your sanctuary.

Contemporary English Version
For a little while, your temple belonged to us; and now our enemies have torn it down.

Good News Translation
We, your holy people, were driven out by our enemies for a little while; they trampled down your sanctuary.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Your holy people had a possession for a little while, but our enemies have trampled down Your sanctuary.

International Standard Version
Your holy people took possession for a little while, but now our enemies have trampled down your sanctuary.

NET Bible
For a short time your special nation possessed a land, but then our adversaries knocked down your holy sanctuary.

New Heart English Bible
Your holy people possessed it but a little while: our adversaries have trodden down your sanctuary.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Your holy people possessed the land for a little while. Our enemies have trampled on your holy place.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thy holy people they have well nigh driven out, Our adversaries have trodden down Thy sanctuary.

New American Standard 1977
Thy holy people possessed Thy sanctuary for a little while, Our adversaries have trodden it down.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The people of thy holiness have possessed the promised land but a little while: our adversaries have trodden down thy sanctuary.

King James 2000 Bible
The people of your holiness have possessed it but a little while: our adversaries have trodden down your sanctuary.

American King James Version
The people of your holiness have possessed it but a little while: our adversaries have trodden down your sanctuary.

American Standard Version
Thy holy people possessed it but a little while: our adversaries have trodden down thy sanctuary.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
that we may inherit a small part of thy holy mountain.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They have possessed thy holy people as nothing: our enemies have trodden down thy sanctuary.

Darby Bible Translation
Thy holy people have possessed [it] but a little while: our adversaries have trodden down thy sanctuary.

English Revised Version
Thy holy people possessed it but a little while: our adversaries have trodden down thy sanctuary.

Webster's Bible Translation
The people of thy holiness have possessed it but a little while: our adversaries have trodden down thy sanctuary.

World English Bible
Your holy people possessed [it] but a little while: our adversaries have trodden down your sanctuary.

Young's Literal Translation
For a little while did Thy holy people possess, Our adversaries have trodden down Thy sanctuary.
Study Bible
A Prayer for Mercy
17Why, O LORD, do You make us stray from Your ways and harden our hearts from fearing You? Return, for the sake of Your servants, the tribes of Your heritage. 18For a short while Your people possessed Your holy place, but our enemies have trampled Your sanctuary. 19We have become like those You never ruled, like those not called by Your name.…
Cross References
Luke 21:24
They will fall by the edge of the sword and be led captive into all the nations. And Jerusalem will be trodden down by the Gentiles, until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.

Leviticus 26:31
I will reduce your cities to rubble and lay waste to your sanctuaries, and I will refuse to smell the pleasing aroma of your sacrifices.

Psalm 74:3
Turn Your steps to the everlasting ruins, to everything in the sanctuary the enemy has destroyed.

Isaiah 63:19
We have become like those You never ruled, like those not called by Your name.

Isaiah 64:11
Our holy and beautiful temple, where our fathers praised You, has been burned with fire, and all that was dear to us lies in ruins.

Jeremiah 12:10
Many shepherds have destroyed My vineyard; they have trampled My plot of land. They have turned My pleasant field into a desolate wasteland.

Daniel 8:13
Then I heard a holy one speaking, and another holy one said to him, "How long until the fulfillment of the vision of the daily sacrifice, the rebellion that causes desolation, and the surrender of the sanctuary and of the host to be trampled?"

Amos 7:9
The high places of Isaac will be deserted, and the sanctuaries of Israel will be laid waste; and I will rise up against the house of Jeroboam with My sword."

Treasury of Scripture

The people of your holiness have possessed it but a little while: our adversaries have trodden down your sanctuary.

people

Isaiah 62:12
And they shall call them, The holy people, The redeemed of the LORD: and thou shalt be called, Sought out, A city not forsaken.

Exodus 19:4-6
Ye have seen what I did unto the Egyptians, and how I bare you on eagles' wings, and brought you unto myself…

Deuteronomy 7:6
For thou art an holy people unto the LORD thy God: the LORD thy God hath chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, above all people that are upon the face of the earth.

our

Isaiah 64:11,12
Our holy and our beautiful house, where our fathers praised thee, is burned up with fire: and all our pleasant things are laid waste…

Psalm 74:3-7
Lift up thy feet unto the perpetual desolations; even all that the enemy hath done wickedly in the sanctuary…

Lamentations 1:10
The adversary hath spread out his hand upon all her pleasant things: for she hath seen that the heathen entered into her sanctuary, whom thou didst command that they should not enter into thy congregation.







Lexicon
For a short while
לַמִּצְעָ֕ר (lam·miṣ·‘ār)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4705: Petty, a short

Your people
עַם־ (‘am-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

possessed
יָרְשׁ֖וּ (yā·rə·šū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 3423: To occupy, to seize, to rob, to inherit, to expel, to impoverish, to ruin

Your holy place,
קָדְשֶׁ֑ךָ (qāḏ·še·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6944: A sacred place, thing, sanctity

but our enemies
צָרֵ֕ינוּ (ṣā·rê·nū)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 6862: Narrow, a tight place, a pebble, an opponent

have trampled
בּוֹסְס֖וּ (bō·ws·sū)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 947: To tread down, trample

Your sanctuary.
מִקְדָּשֶֽׁךָ׃ (miq·dā·še·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4720: A consecrated thing, place, a palace, sanctuary, asylum
(18) The people of thy holiness . . .--Better, For a little while have they possessed thy sanctuary, or, with a various reading, thy holy mountain. The plea is addressed to Jehovah, on the ground of His promise that the inheritance was to be an everlasting one. Compared with that promise, the period of possession, from Joshua and David to the fall of the monarchy, was but as a "little while." (Comp. Psalm 90:4.) The seeming failure of the promise was aggravated by the fact that the enemies of Israel had trodden down the sanctuary.

Verse 18. - The people of thy holiness; or, thy holy people (comp. Isaiah 62:9; Isaiah 63:15: 64:11). Some critics read har, "mountain," instead of ' am, "people," and translate, "But for a little while have they" (i.e. thy servants) "had possession of thy holy mountain." The general meaning is the same in either case. "Israel, God's people, has held Palestine but for a little while" - a few centuries - and now the heathen have been allowed to make themselves masters of it, (comp. Ezra 10:8). 63:15-19 They beseech him to look down on the abject condition of their once-favoured nation. Would it not be glorious to his name to remove the veil from their hearts, to return to the tribes of his inheritance? The Babylonish captivity, and the after-deliverance of the Jews, were shadows of the events here foretold. The Lord looks down upon us in tenderness and mercy. Spiritual judgments are more to be dreaded than any other calamities; and we should most carefully avoid those sins which justly provoke the Lord to leave men to themselves and to their deceiver. Our Redeemer from everlasting is thy name; thy people have always looked upon thee as the God to whom they might appeal. The Lord will hear the prayers of those who belong to him, and deliver them from those not called by his name.
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