Isaiah 64:11
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English Standard Version
Our holy and beautiful house, where our fathers praised you, has been burned by fire, and all our pleasant places have become ruins.

King James Bible
Our holy and our beautiful house, where our fathers praised thee, is burned up with fire: and all our pleasant things are laid waste.

American Standard Version
Our holy and our beautiful house, where our fathers praised thee, is burned with fire; and all our pleasant places are laid waste.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The house of our holiness, and of our glory, where our fathers praised thee, is burnt with fire, and all our lovely things are turned into ruins.

English Revised Version
Our holy and our beautiful house, where our fathers praised thee, is burned with fire; and all our pleasant things are laid waste.

Webster's Bible Translation
Our holy and our beautiful house, where our fathers praised thee, is burned with fire: and all our pleasant things are laid waste.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The people who ask the question in Isaiah 64:5 do not regard themselves as worthy of redemption, as their self-righteousness has been so thoroughly put to shame. "We all became like the unclean thing, and all our virtues like a garment soiled with blood; and we all faded away together like the leaves; and our iniquities, like the storm they carried us away." The whole nation is like one whom the law pronounces unclean, like a leper, who has to cry "tâmē, tâmē "as he goes along, that men may get out of his way (Leviticus 13:45). Doing right in all its manifold forms (tsedâqōth, like Isaiah 33:15, used elsewhere of the manifestations of divine righteousness), which once made Israel well-pleasing to God (Isaiah 1:21), has disappeared and become like a garment stained with menstruous discharge (cf., Ezekiel 36:17); (lxx ὡς ῥάκος ἀποκαθημένης equals dâvâ, Isaiah 30:22; niddâh, Lamentations 1:17; temē'âh, Leviticus 15:33). ‛Iddı̄m (used thus in the plural in the Talmud also) signifies the monthly period (menstrua). In the third figure, that of fading falling foliage, the form vannâbhel is not kal ( equals vannibbōl or vannibbal; Ewald, 232, b), which would be an impossibility according to the laws of inflexion; still less is it niphal equals vanninnâbhel (which Kimchi suggests as an alternative); but certainly a hiphil. It is not, however, from nâbhēl equals vannabbel, "with the reduplication dropped to express the idea of something gradual," as Bttcher proposes (a new and arbitrary explanation in the place of one founded upon the simple laws of inflexion), but either from bâlal (compare the remarks on belı̄l in Isaiah 30:24, which hardly signifies "ripe barley" however), after the form ויּגל (from גּלל) ויּסך (from סכך), or from būl, after the form ויּקם, etc. In any case, therefore, it is a metaplastic formation, whether from bâlal or būl equals nâbhēl, like ויּשׂר (in 1 Chronicles 20:3, after the form ויּסר, from שּׂור equals נשׂר, or after the form ויּרע, from שׂרר equals נשׂר (compare the rabbinical explanation of the name of the month Bul from the falling of the leaves, in Buxtorf, Lex. talm. col. 271). The hiphil הבל or הביל is to be compared to האדים, to stream out red ( equals to be red); האריך, to make an extension ( equals to be long); השׁרישׁ, to strike root ( equals to root), etc., and signifies literally to produce a fading ( equals to fade away). In the fourth figure, עוננוּ (as it is also written in Isaiah 64:6 according to correct codices) is a defective plural (as in Jeremiah 14:7; Ezekiel 28:18; Daniel 9:13) for the more usual עונתינוּ (Isaiah 59:12). עון is the usual term applied to sin regarded as guilt, which produces punishment of itself. The people were robbed by their sins of all vital strength and energy, like dry leaves, which the guilt and punishment springing from sin carried off as a very easy prey.

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holy

2 Kings 25:9 And he burnt the house of the LORD, and the king's house, and all the houses of Jerusalem...

2 Chronicles 36:19 And they burnt the house of God, and broke down the wall of Jerusalem, and burnt all the palaces thereof with fire...

Psalm 74:5-7 A man was famous according as he had lifted up axes on the thick trees...

Jeremiah 52:13 And burned the house of the LORD, and the king's house; and all the houses of Jerusalem, and all the houses of the great men...

Lamentations 2:7 The LORD has cast off his altar, he has abhorred his sanctuary, he has given up into the hand of the enemy the walls of her palaces...

Ezekiel 7:20,21 As for the beauty of his ornament, he set it in majesty...

Ezekiel 24:21,25 Speak to the house of Israel, Thus said the Lord GOD; Behold, I will profane my sanctuary, the excellency of your strength...

Matthew 24:2 And Jesus said to them, See you not all these things? truly I say to you, There shall not be left here one stone on another...

where

1 Kings 8:14,56 And the king turned his face about, and blessed all the congregation of Israel: (and all the congregation of Israel stood;)...

2 Chronicles 6:4 And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, who has with his hands fulfilled that which he spoke with his mouth to my father David...

2 Chronicles 7:3,6 And when all the children of Israel saw how the fire came down, and the glory of the LORD on the house...

2 Chronicles 29:25-30 And he set the Levites in the house of the LORD with cymbals, with psalteries, and with harps, according to the commandment of David...

all our

Lamentations 1:7,10,11 Jerusalem remembered in the days of her affliction and of her miseries all her pleasant things that she had in the days of old...

Cross References
Deuteronomy 29:23
the whole land burned out with brimstone and salt, nothing sown and nothing growing, where no plant can sprout, an overthrow like that of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboiim, which the LORD overthrew in his anger and wrath--

2 Kings 25:9
And he burned the house of the LORD and the king's house and all the houses of Jerusalem; every great house he burned down.

Psalm 74:5
They were like those who swing axes in a forest of trees.

Isaiah 63:18
Your holy people held possession for a little while; our adversaries have trampled down your sanctuary.

Jeremiah 52:13
And he burned the house of the LORD, and the king's house and all the houses of Jerusalem; every great house he burned down.

Lamentations 1:7
Jerusalem remembers in the days of her affliction and wandering all the precious things that were hers from days of old. When her people fell into the hand of the foe, and there was none to help her, her foes gloated over her; they mocked at her downfall.

Lamentations 1:10
The enemy has stretched out his hands over all her precious things; for she has seen the nations enter her sanctuary, those whom you forbade to enter your congregation.

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