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 shall not dwell in it; thou shalt plant a vineyard and thou shalt not lay it open.
Psalm 79:1
Chanting to Asaph. O God, the nations came into thine inheritance; they defiled thy holy temple; they set Jerusalem for ruins.
Isaiah 1:7
Your land made desolate, your cities burnt with fire, your land before your strangers eating it up, and made desolate, as the overthrow of strangers.
Isaiah 5:17
And the lambs feed according to their word, and the deserts of the fat ones shall strangers eat
Isaiah 63:18
For a little While the people of thy holy place possessed it: our adversaries trod down thy holy place.
Jeremiah 6:12
And their houses were turned to others, the fields and women together; for I will stretch out my hand upon the inhabitants of the earth, says Jehovah.
Ezekiel 7:21
And I gave it into the hands of strangers for plunder, and to the unjust of the earth for a spoil; and they profaned it
Zephaniah 1:13
And their wealth was for plunder, and their houses for desolation: and they built houses, and they inhabited not; and they planted vineyards, and they shall not drink their wine.