Lamentations 5:2
New International Version
Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, our homes to foreigners.

New Living Translation
Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, our homes to foreigners.

English Standard Version
Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, our homes to foreigners.

Berean Study Bible
Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, our houses to foreigners.

New American Standard Bible
Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, Our houses to aliens.

New King James Version
Our inheritance has been turned over to aliens, And our houses to foreigners.

King James Bible
Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.

Christian Standard Bible
Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, our houses to foreigners.

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

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

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, our houses to foreigners.

International Standard Version
Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, and our homes to foreigners.

NET Bible
Our inheritance is turned over to strangers; foreigners now occupy our homes.

New Heart English Bible
Our inheritance is turned over to strangers, our houses to foreigners.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"The land we inherited has been turned over to strangers. Our homes have been turned over to foreigners.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Our inheritance is turned unto strangers, Our houses unto aliens.

New American Standard 1977
Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, Our houses to aliens.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.

King James 2000 Bible
Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.

American King James Version
Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.

American Standard Version
Our inheritance is turned unto strangers, Our houses unto aliens.

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

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

Darby Bible Translation
Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.

English Revised Version
Our inheritance is turned unto strangers, our houses unto aliens.

Webster's Bible Translation
Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.

World English Bible
Our inheritance is turned to strangers, Our houses to aliens.

Young's Literal Translation
Our inheritance hath been turned to strangers, Our houses to foreigners.
Study Bible
A Prayer for Restoration
1Remember, O LORD, what has happened to us. Look and see our disgrace! 2Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, our houses to foreigners. 3We have become fatherless orphans; our mothers are widows.…
Cross References
Psalm 109:11
May the creditor seize all he owns, and strangers plunder the fruits of his labor.

Isaiah 1:7
Your land is desolate, your cities are burned with fire; foreigners devour your fields before you--a desolation demolished by strangers.

Jeremiah 17:4
And you yourself will relinquish the inheritance that I gave you. I will enslave you to your enemies in a land you do not know, for you have kindled My anger; it will burn forever.

Hosea 8:7
Indeed, they sow the wind and reap the whirlwind. There is no standing grain; what sprouts fails to yield flour. Even if it should produce, the foreigners would swallow it up.

Hosea 8:8
Israel is swallowed up! Now they are among the nations like a worthless vessel.

Zephaniah 1:13
Their wealth will be plundered and their houses laid waste. They will build houses but not inhabit them, and plant vineyards but never drink their wine.

Treasury of Scripture

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

Deuteronomy 28:30
Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: thou shalt build an house, and thou shalt not dwell therein: thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not gather the grapes thereof.

Psalm 79:1,2
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…

Isaiah 1:7
Your country is desolate, your cities are burned with fire: your land, strangers devour it in your presence, and it is desolate, as overthrown by strangers.







Lexicon
Our inheritance
נַחֲלָתֵ֙נוּ֙ (na·ḥă·lā·ṯê·nū)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 5159: Something inherited, occupancy, an heirloom, an estate, patrimony, portion

has been turned over
נֶֽהֶפְכָ֣ה (ne·hep̄·ḵāh)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2015: To turn about, over, to change, overturn, return, pervert

to strangers,
לְזָרִ֔ים (lə·zā·rîm)
Preposition-l | Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 2114: To turn aside, to be a, foreigner, strange, profane, to commit adultery

our houses
בָּתֵּ֖ינוּ (bāt·tê·nū)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 1004: A house

to foreigners.
לְנָכְרִֽים׃ (lə·nā·ḵə·rîm)
Preposition-l | Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5237: Foreign, alien
(2) Turned.--Used here as in the sense of transferred.

Houses.--In Jer. Iii. 13, the Chaldaeans are said to have burnt the houses of Jerusalem, and those of the great men elsewhere; here, therefore, the "houses" spoken of are those of the farmers and peasants in the country.

Verse 2. - Our inheritance. The land had been "given" to Abraham (Genesis 13:25; 17:8), and was consequently inherited by Abraham's posterity. Our houses. Not as it the Chaldeans had actually taken up their abode in some of the houses of Jerusalem. The expressions are forcible, but inexact. The land was seized; the houses were destroyed (Jeremiah 52:13). 5:1-16 Is any afflicted? Let him pray; and let him in prayer pour out his complaint to God. The people of God do so here; they complain not of evils feared, but of evils felt. If penitent and patient under what we suffer for the sins of our fathers, we may expect that He who punishes, will return in mercy to us. They acknowledge, Woe unto us that we have sinned! All our woes are owing to our own sin and folly. Though our sins and God's just displeasure cause our sufferings, we may hope in his pardoning mercy, his sanctifying grace, and his kind providence. But the sins of a man's whole life will be punished with vengeance at last, unless he obtains an interest in Him who bare our sins in his own body on the tree.
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