New Living Translation
How briefly your holy people possessed your holy place, and now our enemies have destroyed it.
King James Bible
The people of thy holiness have possessed it but a little while: our adversaries 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.
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.
Isaiah 63:18 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
63:18 People - The people set apart for his servants. A little while - Comparatively to the promise, which was for ever. Sanctuary - The temple.
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They will be killed by the sword or sent away as captives to all the nations of the world. And Jerusalem will be trampled down by the Gentiles until the period of the Gentiles comes to an end.
I will make your cities desolate and destroy your places of pagan worship. I will take no pleasure in your offerings that should be a pleasing aroma to me.
Walk through the awful ruins of the city; see how the enemy has destroyed your sanctuary.
Sometimes it seems as though we never belonged to you, as though we had never been known as your people.
The holy and beautiful Temple where our ancestors praised you has been burned down, and all the things of beauty are destroyed.
"Many rulers have ravaged my vineyard, trampling down the vines and turning all its beauty into a barren wilderness.
Then I heard two holy ones talking to each other. One of them asked, "How long will the events of this vision last? How long will the rebellion that causes desecration stop the daily sacrifices? How long will the Temple and heaven's army be trampled on?"
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