Lamentations 5:2
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New American Standard Bible
Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, Our houses to aliens.

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

Darby 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.

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Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Turned - "transferred." The inheritance was the land of Canaan Leviticus 20:24.

Aliens - Or, "foreigners:" i. e. the Chaldaeans upon their conquest of the country.

Lamentations 5:2 Parallel Commentaries

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Lamentations
The book familiarly known as the Lamentations consists of four elegies[1] (i., ii., iii., iv.) and a prayer (v.). The general theme of the elegies is the sorrow and desolation created by the destruction of Jerusalem[2] in 586 B.C.: the last poem (v.) is a prayer for deliverance from the long continued distress. The elegies are all alphabetic, and like most alphabetic poems (cf. Ps. cxix.) are marked by little continuity of thought. The first poem is a lament over Jerusalem, bereft, by the siege,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Psalm 109:11
Let the creditor seize all that he has, And let strangers plunder the product of his labor.

Isaiah 1:7
Your land is desolate, Your cities are burned with fire, Your fields-- strangers are devouring them in your presence; It is desolation, as overthrown by strangers.

Jeremiah 17:4
And you will, even of yourself, let go of your inheritance That I gave you; And I will make you serve your enemies In the land which you do not know; For you have kindled a fire in My anger Which will burn forever.

Hosea 8:7
For they sow the wind And they reap the whirlwind. The standing grain has no heads; It yields no grain. Should it yield, strangers would swallow it up.

Hosea 8:8
Israel is swallowed up; They are now among the nations Like a vessel in which no one delights.

Zephaniah 1:13
"Moreover, their wealth will become plunder And their houses desolate; Yes, they will build houses but not inhabit them, And plant vineyards but not drink their wine."

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