Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.

Bible References

General references

Deuteronomy 28:30
"You'll be engaged to a woman, but another man will rape her. You'll build a house, but you won't live in it. You'll plant a vineyard, but you won't harvest it.
Psalm 79:1
God, nations have invaded your land to desecrate your holy Temple, to destroy Jerusalem,
Isaiah 1:7
"Your country lies desolate; your cities have been incinerated. Before your very eyes, foreigners are devouring your land they've brought devastation on it, while the land is overthrown by foreigners.
Isaiah 5:17
Then the lambs will graze in their pasture; fatlings and foreigners will eat among the waste places of the rich."
Isaiah 63:18
Your holy people took possession for a little while, but now our enemies have trampled down your sanctuary.
Jeremiah 6:12
Their houses will be turned over to others their fields and wives together when I stretch out my hand against those who live in the land," declares the LORD.
Ezekiel 7:21
I'll give it as plunder into the control of strangers and as the spoils of war to the wicked who will invade the land to profane it.
Zephaniah 1:13
Therefore their possessions will be seized as plunder and their homes left in ruins. They may build houses, but they won't live in them. They may plant vineyards, but they won't drink their wine."

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