(A)He burned the house of the Lord (B)and the king’s house; all the houses of Jerusalem, that is, all the houses of the great, (C)he burned with fire.

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A Dirge and a Prayer for Israel, Destroyed by Enemies

A Psalm of Asaph.

79 O God, the [a]nations have come into (A)Your inheritance;
Your holy temple they have defiled;
(B)They have laid Jerusalem [b]in heaps.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 79:1 Gentiles
  2. Psalm 79:1 in ruins

For they have devoured Jacob,
And laid waste his dwelling place.

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(A)Your country is desolate,
Your cities are burned with fire;
Strangers devour your land in your presence;
And it is desolate, as overthrown by strangers.

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So the daughter of Zion is left (A)as a [a]booth in a vineyard,
As a hut in a garden of cucumbers,
(B)As a besieged city.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 1:8 shelter

13 He burned the house of the Lord and the king’s house; all the houses of Jerusalem, that is, all the houses of the great, he burned with fire.

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