New International Version
he will inhabit ruined towns and houses where no one lives, houses crumbling to rubble.
King James Bible
And he dwelleth in desolate cities, and in houses which no man inhabiteth, which are ready to become heaps.
Darby Bible Translation
And he dwelleth in desolate cities, in houses that no man inhabiteth, which are destined to become heaps.
World English Bible
He has lived in desolate cities, in houses which no one inhabited, which were ready to become heaps.
Young's Literal Translation
And he inhabiteth cities cut off, houses not dwelt in, That have been ready to become heaps.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He dwelleth in desolate cities - It is sometimes the fate of a tyrant to be obliged to take up his habitation in some of those cities which have been ruined by his wars, and in a house so ruinous as to be ready to fall into heaps. Ancient and modern history afford abundance of examples to illustrate this.
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Give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.--PSA. 97:12. The heavens are not clean in his sight. How much more abominable and filthy is man, which drinketh iniquity like water?--Yea, the stars are not pure in his sight. How much less man, that is a worm? Who is like unto thee, O Lord, among the gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness?--Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord of hosts. As he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; because it is written, Be ye holy; …
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with kings and rulers of the earth, who built for themselves places now lying in ruins,
Woe to you who add house to house and join field to field till no space is left and you live alone in the land.
The LORD Almighty has declared in my hearing: "Surely the great houses will become desolate, the fine mansions left without occupants.
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