Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

Bible References

General references

Deuteronomy 28:30
Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her; thou shalt build a house, and thou shalt not dwell therein; thou shalt plant a vineyard and shalt not gather the grapes thereof.
Psalm 79:1
O God, the Gentiles are come into thine inheritance; they have defiled the temple of thy holiness; they have laid Jerusalem on heaps.
Isaiah 1:7
Your country is desolate; your cities are burned with fire: your land, strangers devour it in your presence, and it is desolate, as overthrown by strangers.
Isaiah 5:17
Then the lambs shall be fed after their manner, and strangers shall eat the fat ones that are forsaken.
Isaiah 63:18
The people of thy holiness have possessed the promised land but a little while: our adversaries have trodden down thy sanctuary.
Jeremiah 6:12
And their houses shall be turned unto others, with their fields and wives together; for I will stretch out my hand upon the inhabitants of the land, saith the LORD.
Ezekiel 7:21
And I gave it into the hands of the strangers for a prey and to the wicked of the earth for a spoil; and they shall pollute it.
Zephaniah 1:13
Therefore their goods shall become a spoil, and their houses a desolation: they shall build houses, but not inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, but not drink the wine thereof.