New International Version
I will turn my face away from the people, and robbers will desecrate the place I treasure. They will enter it and will defile it.
King James Bible
My face will I turn also from them, and they shall pollute my secret place: for the robbers shall enter into it, and defile it.
Darby Bible Translation
And I will turn my face from them; and they shall profane my secret [place]; and the violent shall enter into it, and profane it.
World English Bible
My face will I turn also from them, and they shall profane my secret [place]; and robbers shall enter into it, and profane it.
Young's Literal Translation
And I have turned My face from them, And they have polluted My hidden place, Yea, come into it have destroyers, and polluted it.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The robbers shall enter into it - The Chaldeans shall not only destroy the city; but they shall enter the temple, deface it, plunder it, and burn it to the ground.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
robbers. or, burglars
LibraryMotives to Holy Mourning
Let me exhort Christians to holy mourning. I now persuade to such a mourning as will prepare the soul for blessedness. Oh that our hearts were spiritual limbecs, distilling the water of holy tears! Christ's doves weep. They that escape shall be like doves of the valleys, all of them mourning, every one for his iniquity' (Ezekiel 7:16). There are several divine motives to holy mourning: 1 Tears cannot be put to a better use. If you weep for outward losses, you lose your tears. It is like a shower …
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12
"And There is None that Calleth Upon Thy Name, that Stirreth up Himself to Take Hold on Thee,"
Like a wind from the east, I will scatter them before their enemies; I will show them my back and not my face in the day of their disaster."
For they have forsaken me and made this a place of foreign gods; they have burned incense in it to gods that neither they nor their ancestors nor the kings of Judah ever knew, and they have filled this place with the blood of the innocent.
The houses in Jerusalem and those of the kings of Judah will be defiled like this place, Topheth--all the houses where they burned incense on the roofs to all the starry hosts and poured out drink offerings to other gods.'"
And the nations will know that the people of Israel went into exile for their sin, because they were unfaithful to me. So I hid my face from them and handed them over to their enemies, and they all fell by the sword.
I dealt with them according to their uncleanness and their offenses, and I hid my face from them.
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