Lamentations 2:7
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New International Version
The Lord has rejected his altar and abandoned his sanctuary. He has given the walls of her palaces into the hands of the enemy; they have raised a shout in the house of the LORD as on the day of an appointed festival.

King James Bible
The Lord hath cast off his altar, he hath abhorred his sanctuary, he hath given up into the hand of the enemy the walls of her palaces; they have made a noise in the house of the LORD, as in the day of a solemn feast.

Darby Bible Translation
The Lord hath cast off his altar, he hath rejected his sanctuary; he hath given up into the hand of the enemy the walls of her palaces: they have made a noise in the house of Jehovah, as on the day of a set feast.

World English Bible
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: They have made a noise in the house of Yahweh, as in the day of a solemn assembly.

Young's Literal Translation
The Lord hath cast off His altar, He hath rejected His sanctuary, He hath shut up into the hand of the enemy The walls of her palaces, A noise they have made in the house of Jehovah Like a day of appointment.

Lamentations 2:7 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

They have made a noise in the house of the Lord - Instead of the silver trumpets of the sanctuary, nothing but the sounds of warlike instruments are to be heard.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

cast off

Lamentations 2:1 How has the LORD covered the daughter of Zion with a cloud in his anger, and cast down from heaven to the earth the beauty of Israel...

Leviticus 26:31,44 And I will make your cities waste, and bring your sanctuaries to desolation, and I will not smell the smell of your sweet odors...

Psalm 78:59-61 When God heard this, he was wroth, and greatly abhorred Israel...

Isaiah 64:10,11 Your holy cities are a wilderness, Zion is a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation...

Jeremiah 7:12-14 But go you now to my place which was in Shiloh, where I set my name at the first...

Jeremiah 26:6,18 Then will I make this house like Shiloh, and will make this city a curse to all the nations of the earth...

Jeremiah 51:13 O you that dwell on many waters, abundant in treasures, your end is come, and the measure of your covetousness.

Ezekiel 7:20-22 As for the beauty of his ornament, he set it in majesty...

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

Micah 3:12 Therefore shall Zion for your sake be plowed as a field, and Jerusalem shall become heaps...

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...

Acts 6:13,14 And set up false witnesses, which said, This man ceases not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law...

given up Heb. shut up

Lamentations 2:5 The LORD was as an enemy: he has swallowed up Israel, he has swallowed up all her palaces: he has destroyed his strong holds...

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...

Jeremiah 32:29 And the Chaldeans, that fight against this city, shall come and set fire on this city, and burn it with the houses...

Jeremiah 33:3,4 Call to me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you know not...

Jeremiah 39:8 And the Chaldeans burned the king's house, and the houses of the people, with fire, and broke down the walls of Jerusalem.

Ezekiel 7:24 Why I will bring the worst of the heathen, and they shall possess their houses: I will also make the pomp of the strong to cease...

Amos 2:5 But I will send a fire on Judah, and it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem.

they have

Psalm 72:4 He shall judge the poor of the people, he shall save the children of the needy, and shall break in pieces the oppressor.

Psalm 74:3-8 Lift up your feet to the perpetual desolations; even all that the enemy has done wickedly in the sanctuary...

Ezekiel 7:21,22 And I will give it into the hands of the strangers for a prey, and to the wicked of the earth for a spoil; and they shall pollute it...

Library
Watch-Night Service
"Ye virgin souls, arise! With all the dead awake; Unto salvation wise; Oil in your vessels take: Upstarting at the MIDNIGHT CRY, Behold Your heavenly bridegroom nigh." Two brethren then offered prayer for the Church and the World, that the new year might be clothed with glory by the spread of the knowledge of Jesus.--Then followed the EXPOSITION Psalm 90:1-22 "Lord, thou hast been our dwelling place in all generations. Yea Jehovah, WE, they children, can say that thou hast been our home, our safe
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 2: 1856

Departure from Ireland. Death and Burial at Clairvaux.
[Sidenote: 1148, May (?)] 67. (30). Being asked once, in what place, if a choice were given him, he would prefer to spend his last day--for on this subject the brothers used to ask one another what place each would select for himself--he hesitated, and made no reply. But when they insisted, he said, "If I take my departure hence[821] I shall do so nowhere more gladly than whence I may rise together with our Apostle"[822]--he referred to St. Patrick; "but if it behoves me to make a pilgrimage, and
H. J. Lawlor—St. Bernard of Clairvaux's Life of St. Malachy of Armagh

Cross References
Leviticus 26:31
I will turn your cities into ruins and lay waste your sanctuaries, and I will take no delight in the pleasing aroma of your offerings.

Psalm 74:3
Turn your steps toward these everlasting ruins, all this destruction the enemy has brought on the sanctuary.

Psalm 74:4
Your foes roared in the place where you met with us; they set up their standards as signs.

Psalm 78:59
When God heard them, he was furious; he rejected Israel completely.

Psalm 89:39
You have renounced the covenant with your servant and have defiled his crown in the dust.

Isaiah 64:11
Our holy and glorious temple, where our ancestors praised you, has been burned with fire, and all that we treasured lies in ruins.

Jeremiah 21:4
This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: I am about to turn against you the weapons of war that are in your hands, which you are using to fight the king of Babylon and the Babylonians who are outside the wall besieging you. And I will gather them inside this city.

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