Psalm 74:7
New International Version
They burned your sanctuary to the ground; they defiled the dwelling place of your Name.

New Living Translation
They burned your sanctuary to the ground. They defiled the place that bears your name.

English Standard Version
They set your sanctuary on fire; they profaned the dwelling place of your name, bringing it down to the ground.

Berean Study Bible
They have burned Your sanctuary to the ground; they have defiled the dwelling place of Your Name.

King James Bible
They have cast fire into thy sanctuary, they have defiled by casting down the dwelling place of thy name to the ground.

New King James Version
They have set fire to Your sanctuary; They have defiled the dwelling place of Your name to the ground.

New American Standard Bible
They have burned Your sanctuary to the ground; They have defiled the dwelling place of Your name.

NASB 1995
They have burned Your sanctuary to the ground; They have defiled the dwelling place of Your name.

NASB 1977
They have burned Thy sanctuary to the ground; They have defiled the dwelling place of Thy name.

Amplified Bible
They have burned Your sanctuary to the ground; They have profaned the dwelling place of Your name.

Christian Standard Bible
They set your sanctuary on fire; they utterly desecrated the dwelling place of your name.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They set Your sanctuary on fire; they utterly desecrated the dwelling place of Your name.

American Standard Version
They have set thy sanctuary on fire; They have profaned the dwelling-place of thy name by casting it to the ground.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
They took and burned your holy place with fire and they defiled the Tabernacle of your Name in the land.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
They have burnt thy sanctuary with fire to the ground; they have profaned the habitation of thy name.

Contemporary English Version
They burned down your temple and badly disgraced it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They have set fire to thy sanctuary: they have defiled the dwelling place of thy name on the earth.

English Revised Version
They have set thy sanctuary on fire; they have profaned the dwelling place of thy name even to the ground.

Good News Translation
They wrecked your Temple and set it on fire; they desecrated the place where you are worshiped.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They burned your holy place to the ground. They dishonored the place where you live among us.

International Standard Version
They burned your sanctuary to the ground, desecrating your dwelling place.

JPS Tanakh 1917
They have set Thy sanctuary on fire; They have profaned the dwelling-place of Thy name even to the ground.

Literal Standard Version
They have sent Your sanctuary into fire, They defiled the Dwelling Place of Your Name to the earth,

NET Bible
They set your sanctuary on fire; they desecrate your dwelling place by knocking it to the ground.

New Heart English Bible
They have burned your sanctuary to the ground. They have profaned the dwelling place of your Name.

World English Bible
They have burned your sanctuary to the ground. They have profaned the dwelling place of your Name.

Young's Literal Translation
They have sent into fire Thy sanctuary, to the earth they polluted the tabernacle of Thy name,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Why Have You Rejected Us Forever?
6and smashing all the carvings with hatchets and picks. 7They have burned Your sanctuary to the ground; they have defiled the dwelling place of Your Name. 8They said in their hearts, “We will crush them completely.” They burned down every place where God met us in the land.…

Cross References
2 Kings 25:9
He burned down the house of the LORD, the royal palace, and all the houses of Jerusalem--every significant building.

Psalm 79:1
The nations, O God, have invaded Your inheritance; they have defiled Your holy temple and reduced Jerusalem to rubble.

Psalm 89:39
You have renounced the covenant with Your servant and sullied his crown in the dust.

Psalm 137:7
Remember, O LORD, the sons of Edom on the day Jerusalem fell: "Destroy it," they said, "tear it down to its foundations!"

Jeremiah 19:13
The houses of Jerusalem and the houses of the kings of Judah will be defiled like that place, Topheth--all the houses on whose rooftops they burned incense to all the host of heaven and poured out drink offerings to other gods."

Lamentations 2:2
Without pity the Lord has swallowed up all the dwellings of Jacob. In His wrath He has demolished the fortified cities of the Daughter of Judah. He brought to the ground and defiled her kingdom and its princes.


Treasury of Scripture

They have cast fire into your sanctuary, they have defiled by casting down the dwelling place of your name to the ground.

cast fire into thy sanctuary.

2 Kings 25:9
And he burnt the house of the LORD, and the king's house, and all the houses of Jerusalem, and every great man's house burnt he with fire.

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

Matthew 22:7
But when the king heard thereof, he was wroth: and he sent forth his armies, and destroyed those murderers, and burned up their city.

defiled

Psalm 89:39
Thou hast made void the covenant of thy servant: thou hast profaned his crown by casting it to the ground.

Ezekiel 24:21
Speak unto the house of Israel, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will profane my sanctuary, the excellency of your strength, the desire of your eyes, and that which your soul pitieth; and your sons and your daughters whom ye have left shall fall by the sword.

dwelling

Exodus 20:24
An altar of earth thou shalt make unto me, and shalt sacrifice thereon thy burnt offerings, and thy peace offerings, thy sheep, and thine oxen: in all places where I record my name I will come unto thee, and I will bless thee.

Deuteronomy 12:5
But unto the place which the LORD your God shall choose out of all your tribes to put his name there, even unto his habitation shall ye seek, and thither thou shalt come:

1 Kings 8:20
And the LORD hath performed his word that he spake, and I am risen up in the room of David my father, and sit on the throne of Israel, as the LORD promised, and have built an house for the name of the LORD God of Israel.









(7) They have cast fire into.--Literally, They have cast into fire thy sanctuary. Probably a hyperbolic expression, and purporting to express the vastness of the conflagration. Others compare with the English "set on fire," and French mettre a feu.

We learn from 1 Maccabees 4:38, and Josephus, Antt. xii., 7:6, that Judas Maccabaeus, in coming to restore the Temple, found that the gates had been burnt.

Verse 7. - They have cast tire into thy sanctuary; or, they have set thy sanctuary fire (Revised Version). The temple of Solomon was burnt by Nebuchadnezzar (2 Kings 25:9; 2 Chronicles 36:19). That of Zerubbabel was never burnt, but was entirely rebuilt, and on a much larger scale, by Herod the Great. That of Herod the Great was burnt in the siege by Titus. They have defiled by casting down the dwelling place of thy Name to the ground (comp. Lamentations 2:6; Lamentations 4:1). The very foundations of the second temple had to be laid by Zerubbabel (Ezra 3:6, 12).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
They have burned
שִׁלְח֣וּ (šil·ḥū)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 7971: To send away, for, out

Your sanctuary
מִקְדָּשֶׁ֑ךָ (miq·dā·še·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 4720: A consecrated thing, place, a palace, sanctuary, asylum

{to the ground};
לָ֝אָ֗רֶץ (lā·’ā·reṣ)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

they have defiled
חִלְּל֥וּ (ḥil·lə·lū)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 2490: To bore, to wound, to dissolve, to profane, to break, to begin, to play

the dwelling place
מִֽשְׁכַּן־ (miš·kan-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4908: A residence, the Tabernacle

of Your name.
שְׁמֶֽךָ׃ (šə·me·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 8034: A name


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