Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

A Psalm of Asaph.
O God, the nations have invaded Your inheritance;
They have defiled Your holy temple;
They have laid Jerusalem in ruins.

King James Version

{A Psalm of Asaph.} O God, the heathen are come into thine inheritance; thy holy temple have they defiled; they have laid Jerusalem on heaps.

Holman Bible

A psalm of Asaph.God, the nations have invaded Your inheritance,
desecrated Your holy temple,
and turned Jerusalem into ruins.

International Standard Version

God, nations have invaded your land to desecrate your holy Temple, to destroy Jerusalem,

A Conservative Version

O God, the nations have come into thine inheritance. They have defiled thy holy temple. They have laid Jerusalem in heaps.

American Standard Version

O God, the nations are come into thine inheritance; Thy holy temple have they defiled; They have laid Jerusalem in heaps.

Amplified

O God, the nations have invaded [the land of Your people] Your inheritance;
They have defiled Your sacred temple;
They have laid Jerusalem in ruins.

Bible in Basic English

O God, the nations have come into your heritage; they have made your holy Temple unclean; they have made Jerusalem a mass of broken walls.

Darby Translation

{A Psalm of Asaph.} O God, the nations are come into thine inheritance: thy holy temple have they defiled; they have laid Jerusalem in heaps.

Julia Smith Translation

Chanting to Asaph. O God, the nations came into thine inheritance; they defiled thy holy temple; they set Jerusalem for ruins.

King James 2000

[A Psalm of Asaph.] O God, the nations have come into your inheritance; your holy temple have they defiled; they have laid Jerusalem in ruins.

Lexham Expanded Bible

O God, [the] nations have entered your inheritance; they have defiled your holy temple; they have reduced Jerusalem to ruins.

Modern King James verseion

A Psalm of Asaph. O God, the nations have come into Your inheritance; they have defiled Your holy temple; they have laid Jerusalem in heaps.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{A Psalm of Asaph} O God, the heathen are come into thine inheritance; thy holy temple have they defiled, and made Jerusalem a heap of stones.

NET Bible

A psalm of Asaph. O God, foreigners have invaded your chosen land; they have polluted your holy temple and turned Jerusalem into a heap of ruins.

New Heart English Bible

God, the nations have come into your inheritance. They have defiled your holy temple. They have laid Jerusalem in heaps.

The Emphasized Bible

O God, nations, Have entered thine inheritance, Have profaned thy holy temple, - Have laid Jerusalem in heaps:

Webster

A Psalm of Asaph. O God, the heathen have come into thy inheritance; thy holy temple have they defiled; they have laid Jerusalem on heaps.

World English Bible

God, the nations have come into your inheritance. They have defiled your holy temple. They have laid Jerusalem in heaps.

Youngs Literal Translation

A Psalm of Asaph. O God, nations have come into Thy inheritance, They have defiled Thy holy temple, They made Jerusalem become heaps,

References

Context Readings

Faith Amid Confusion

1 A Psalm of Asaph.
O God, the nations have invaded Your inheritance;
They have defiled Your holy temple;
They have laid Jerusalem in ruins.
2 The dead bodies of thy slaves they have given to be food unto the fowls of the heavens, the flesh of thy saints unto the beasts of the earth.



Cross References

2 Chronicles 36:19

And they burnt the house of God and broke down the wall of Jerusalem and burnt all its palaces with fire and destroyed all its desirable vessels.

Jeremiah 26:18

Micah the Morasthite prophesied in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah and spoke to all the people of Judah, saying, Thus hath the LORD of the hosts said; Zion shall be plowed like a field, and Jerusalem shall become heaps, and the temple mount as the high places of a forest.

Lamentations 1:10

Jod The enemy has spread out his hand upon all her precious things, and she saw the Gentiles enter into her sanctuary, whom thou didst command that they should not enter into thy congregation.

Micah 3:12

Therefore for your sake Zion shall be plowed as a field, and Jerusalem shall become heaps of ruins and the mountain of the house as the high places of the forest.

Exodus 15:17

Thou shalt bring them in and plant them in the mountain of thine inheritance, in the place of thy dwelling which thou hast made ready, O LORD, in the Sanctuary of the Lord, which thy hands have established.

2 Chronicles 36:17

Therefore, he brought upon them the king of the Chaldees, who slew their young men with the sword in the house of their sanctuary and had no compassion upon young man or maiden, old man, or him that stooped for age; he gave them all into his hands.

Jeremiah 52:13

and burned the house of the LORD and the king's house and all the houses of Jerusalem, and every great house he burned with fire:

2 Kings 21:12-16

therefore, thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Behold, I am bringing such evil upon Jerusalem and Judah, that whoever hears of it, both his ears shall tingle.

2 Kings 24:13

And he carried out of there all the treasures of the house of the LORD and the treasures of the king's house and cut in pieces all the vessels of gold which Solomon, king of Israel, had made in the temple of the LORD, as the LORD had said.

2 Kings 25:4-10

And the city was broken up, and all the men of war fled by night by the way of the gate between the two walls, which is by the king's garden, with the Chaldees round about the city; and they went by the way of the plain.

2 Chronicles 36:3-4

And the king of Egypt put him down at Jerusalem and condemned the land in one hundred talents of silver and a talent of gold.

2 Chronicles 36:6-7

And Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, came up against him and bound him with fetters of brass; he carried him to Babylon.

Psalm 74:1-4

O God, why hast thou cast us off for ever? Why does thine anger smoke against the sheep of thy pasture?

Psalm 74:7-8

They have set fire to thy sanctuaries; they have defiled the tabernacle of thy name in the earth.

Psalm 78:71

from following the ewes great with young, he brought him to feed Jacob his people and Israel his inheritance.

Psalm 80:12-13

Why hast thou then broken down her hedges, so that all those who pass by the way pluck her?

Isaiah 47:6

I was wroth with my people; I have profaned my inheritance and given them into thine hand; thou didst show them no mercy; upon the ancient thou hast very heavily laid thy yoke.

Jeremiah 39:8

And the Chaldeans burned the king's house and the houses of the people with fire and broke down the walls of Jerusalem.

Ezekiel 7:20-21

Because they turned the glory of his ornament into pride and made in her the images of their abominations of their statues; therefore I have set it far from them.

Ezekiel 9:7

And he said unto them, Defile the house and fill the courts with the slain; go forth. And they went forth and slew in the city.

Luke 21:24

And they shall fall by the edge of the sword and shall be led away captive into all nations, and Jerusalem shall be trodden down of the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.

Revelation 11:2

But leave out the court which is within the temple and measure it not, for it is given unto the Gentiles, and the holy city shall they tread under foot forty-two months.

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