Turn your steps toward these everlasting ruins,(A)
    all this destruction the enemy has brought on the sanctuary.

Your foes roared(B) in the place where you met with us;
    they set up their standards(C) as signs.
They behaved like men wielding axes
    to cut through a thicket of trees.(D)
They smashed all the carved(E) paneling
    with their axes and hatchets.
They burned your sanctuary to the ground;
    they defiled(F) the dwelling place(G) of your Name.(H)

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18 For a little while(A) your people possessed your holy place,
    but now our enemies have trampled(B) down your sanctuary.(C)

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11 Our holy and glorious temple,(A) where our ancestors praised you,
    has been burned with fire,
    and all that we treasured(B) lies in ruins.

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The Lord has rejected his altar
    and abandoned his sanctuary.(A)
He has given the walls of her palaces(B)
    into the hands of the enemy;
they have raised a shout in the house of the Lord
    as on the day of an appointed festival.(C)

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21 Say to the people of Israel, ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says: I am about to desecrate my sanctuary(A)—the stronghold in which you take pride,(B) the delight of your eyes,(C) the object of your affection. The sons and daughters(D) you left behind will fall by the sword.(E)

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“The high places(A) of Isaac will be destroyed
    and the sanctuaries(B) of Israel will be ruined;
    with my sword I will rise against the house of Jeroboam.(C)

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