Psalm 83:12
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New International Version
who said, "Let us take possession of the pasturelands of God."

King James Bible
Who said, Let us take to ourselves the houses of God in possession.

Darby Bible Translation
For they have said, Let us take to ourselves God's dwelling-places in possession.

World English Bible
who said, "Let us take possession of God's pasturelands."

Young's Literal Translation
Who have said, 'Let us occupy for ourselves The comely places of God.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Let us take to ourselves the houses of God in possession - Nearly the words spoken by the confederates when they came to attack Jehoshaphat. They come (says the king in address to God) to cast us out of thy possession which thou hast given us to inherit. See 2 Chronicles 20:11.

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Psalm 83:4 They have said, Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation; that the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance.

Psalm 74:7,8 They have cast fire into your sanctuary, they have defiled by casting down the dwelling place of your name to the ground...

2 Chronicles 20:11 Behold, I say, how they reward us, to come to cast us out of your possession, which you have given us to inherit.

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Period ii. The Church from the Permanent Division of the Empire Until the Collapse of the Western Empire and the First Schism Between the East and the West, or Until About A. D. 500
In the second period of the history of the Church under the Christian Empire, the Church, although existing in two divisions of the Empire and experiencing very different political fortunes, may still be regarded as forming a whole. The theological controversies distracting the Church, although different in the two halves of the Graeco-Roman world, were felt to some extent in both divisions of the Empire and not merely in the one in which they were principally fought out; and in the condemnation
Joseph Cullen Ayer Jr., Ph.D.—A Source Book for Ancient Church History

Being Made Archbishop of Armagh, He Suffers Many Troubles. Peace Being Made, from Being Archbishop of Armagh He Becomes Bishop of Down.
[Sidenote: 1129] 19. (12). Meanwhile[365] it happened that Archbishop Cellach[366] fell sick: he it was who ordained Malachy deacon, presbyter and bishop: and knowing that he was dying he made a sort of testament[367] to the effect that Malachy ought to succeed him,[368] because none seemed worthier to be bishop of the first see. This he gave in charge to those who were present, this he commanded to the absent, this to the two kings of Munster[369] and to the magnates of the land he specially enjoined
H. J. Lawlor—St. Bernard of Clairvaux's Life of St. Malachy of Armagh

Cross References
2 Chronicles 20:11
See how they are repaying us by coming to drive us out of the possession you gave us as an inheritance.

Psalm 132:13
For the LORD has chosen Zion, he has desired it for his dwelling, saying,

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