Matthew 23:38
New International Version
Look, your house is left to you desolate.

New Living Translation
And now, look, your house is abandoned and desolate.

English Standard Version
See, your house is left to you desolate.

Berean Study Bible
Look, your house is left to you desolate.

Berean Literal Bible
Behold, your house is left to you desolate!

New American Standard Bible
"Behold, your house is being left to you desolate!

King James Bible
Behold, your house is left unto you desolate.

Christian Standard Bible
See, your house is left to you desolate.

Contemporary English Version
And now your temple will be deserted.

Good News Translation
And so your Temple will be abandoned and empty.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
See, your house is left to you desolate.

International Standard Version
Look! Your house is left abandoned!

NET Bible
Look, your house is left to you desolate!

New Heart English Bible
Look, your house is left to you desolate.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Behold, your house is left to you desolate!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Your house will be abandoned, deserted.

New American Standard 1977
“Behold, your house is being left to you desolate!

Jubilee Bible 2000
Behold, your house is left unto you desolate.

King James 2000 Bible
Behold, your house is left unto you desolate.

American King James Version
Behold, your house is left to you desolate.

American Standard Version
Behold, your house is left unto you desolate.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold, you house shall be left to you, desolate.

Darby Bible Translation
Behold, your house is left unto you desolate;

English Revised Version
Behold, your house is left unto you desolate.

Webster's Bible Translation
Behold, your house is left to you desolate.

Weymouth New Testament
See, your house will now be left to you desolate!

World English Bible
Behold, your house is left to you desolate.

Young's Literal Translation
Lo, left desolate to you is your house;
Study Bible
Lament over Jerusalem
37O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones those sent to her, how often I have longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you were unwilling! 38Look, your house is left to you desolate. 39For I tell you that you will not see Me again until you say, ‘Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord.’”…
Cross References
1 Kings 9:7
then I will cut off Israel from the land I have given them, and this temple that I have sanctified for My name I will banish from My presence. Then Israel will become an object of scorn and ridicule among all peoples.

Psalm 69:25
May their place be deserted; let there be no one to dwell in their tents.

Isaiah 5:9
I heard the LORD of Hosts declare: "Surely many houses will become desolate, great mansions left unoccupied.

Jeremiah 22:5
But if you do not obey these words, then I swear by Myself, declares the LORD, that this house will become a pile of rubble.'"

Zephaniah 3:6
"I have cut off the nations; their corner towers are destroyed. I have made their streets deserted with no one to pass through. Their cities are laid waste, with no man, no inhabitant.

Treasury of Scripture

Behold, your house is left to you desolate.

Matthew 24:2
And Jesus said unto them, See ye not all these things? verily I say unto you, There shall not be left here one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down.

2 Chronicles 7:20,21
Then will I pluck them up by the roots out of my land which I have given them; and this house, which I have sanctified for my name, will I cast out of my sight, and will make it to be a proverb and a byword among all nations…

Psalm 69:24
Pour out thine indignation upon them, and let thy wrathful anger take hold of them.







Lexicon
Look,
ἰδοὺ (idou)
Verb - Aorist Imperative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2400: See! Lo! Behold! Look! Second person singular imperative middle voice of eido; used as imperative lo!

your
ὑμῶν (hymōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

house
οἶκος (oikos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3624: A dwelling; by implication, a family.

is left
ἀφίεται (aphietai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 863: From apo and hiemi; to send forth, in various applications.

to you
ὑμῖν (hymin)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

desolate.
ἔρημος (erēmos)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2048: Lonesome, i.e. waste.
(38) Your house.--The word "desolate" is omitted in some of the best MSS. The words "your house" may refer either generally to the whole polity of Israel, or more specifically to the "house" in which they gloried, the Temple, which was the joy of their hearts. It had been the house of God, but He, as represented by His Son, was now leaving it for ever. It was their house now, not His. We must remember that the words were spoken as our Lord was "departing from the Temple" (Matthew 24:1), never to reappear there.

Verse 38. - Your house. The temple or Jerusalem, no longer God's habitation. This betokens not only Christ's solemn departure from the sacred precincts; but the withdrawal of God's Spirit from the Jewish Church and nation. Unto you. Henceforward ye shall have it all to yourselves; my Father and I forsake it; we give it up altogether to you. Desolate. The word is omitted by some few uncials, but retained by א, C, D, etc., most cursives, the Vulgate, etc. The protecting wing is withdrawn, the Divine presence removed, and the house is indeed deserted (ἔρημος); (comp. Psalm 59:25; Jeremiah 12:7). 23:34-39 Our Lord declares the miseries the inhabitants of Jerusalem were about to bring upon themselves, but he does not notice the sufferings he was to undergo. A hen gathering her chickens under her wings, is an apt emblem of the Saviour's tender love to those who trust in him, and his faithful care of them. He calls sinners to take refuge under his tender protection, keeps them safe, and nourishes them to eternal life. The present dispersion and unbelief of the Jews, and their future conversion to Christ, were here foretold. Jerusalem and her children had a large share of guilt, and their punishment has been signal. But ere long, deserved vengeance will fall on every church which is Christian in name only. In the mean time the Saviour stands ready to receive all who come to him. There is nothing between sinners and eternal happiness, but their proud and unbelieving unwillingness.
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