Lamentations 5:2
Good News Translation
Our property is in the hands of strangers; foreigners are living in our homes.

Contemporary English Version
Foreigners and strangers have taken our land and our homes.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Our inheritance is turned to aliens: our houses to strangers.

New American Bible
Our heritage is turned over to strangers, our homes, to foreigners.

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

Deuteronomy 28:30 Mayst thou take a wife, and another sleep with her. Mayst thou build a house, and not dwell therein. Mayest thou plant a vineyard and not gather the vintage thereof.

Psalm 79:1,2 A psalm for Asaph. O God, the heathens are come into thy inheritance, they have defiled thy holy temple: they have made Jerusalem as a place to keep fruit. . . .

Isaiah 1:7 Your land is desolate, your cities are burnt with fire: your country strangers devour before your face, and it shall be desolate as when wasted by enemies.

Isaiah 5:17 And the lambs shall feed according to their order, and strangers shall eat the deserts turned into fruitfulness.

Isaiah 63:18 They have possessed thy holy people as nothing: our enemies have trodden down thy sanctuary.

Jeremiah 6:12 And their houses shall be turned over to others, with their lands and their wives together: for I will stretch forth my hand upon the inhabitants of the land, saith the Lord.

Ezekiel 7:21,24 And I will give it into the hands of strangers for spoil, and to the wicked of the earth for a prey, and they shall defile it. . . .

Zephaniah 1:13 And their strength shall become a booty, and their houses as a desert: and they shall build houses, and shall not dwell in them: and they shall plant vineyards, and shall not drink the wine of them.

Context
A Prayer for Restoration
1Remember, O Lord, what is come upon us: consider and behold our reproach. 2Our inheritance is turned to aliens: our houses to strangers.3We are become orphans without a father: our mothers are as widows.…
Cross References
Psalm 109:11
May the usurer search all his substance: and let strangers plunder his labours.

Isaiah 1:7
Your land is desolate, your cities are burnt with fire: your country strangers devour before your face, and it shall be desolate as when wasted by enemies.

Jeremiah 17:4
And thou shalt be left stripped of thy inheritance, which I gave thee: and I will make thee serve thy enemies in a land which thou knowest not: because thou hast kindled a fire in my wrath, it shall burn for ever.

Hosea 8:7
For they shall sow wind, and reap a whirlwind, there is no standing stalk in it, the bud shall yield no meal; and if it should yield, strangers shall eat it.

Hosea 8:8
Israel is swallowed up: now is he become among the nations like an unclean vessel.

Zephaniah 1:13
And their strength shall become a booty, and their houses as a desert: and they shall build houses, and shall not dwell in them: and they shall plant vineyards, and shall not drink the wine of them.

Additional Translations
Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, our houses to foreigners.Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.

Our inheritance is turned unto strangers, Our houses unto aliens.

Our inheritance has been turned away to aliens, our houses to strangers:

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

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

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

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

Our inheritance hath been turned to strangers, Our houses to foreigners.
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