New Living Translation
The enemy has plundered her completely, taking every precious thing she owns. She has seen foreigners violate her sacred Temple, the place the LORD had forbidden them to enter.
King James Bible
The adversary hath spread out his hand upon all her pleasant things: for she hath seen that the heathen entered into her sanctuary, whom thou didst command that they should not enter into thy congregation.
Darby Bible Translation
The adversary hath spread out his hand upon all her precious things; for she hath seen the nations enter into her sanctuary, concerning whom thou didst command that they should not enter into thy congregation.
World English Bible
The adversary has spread out his hand on all her pleasant things: for she has seen that the nations are entered into her sanctuary, concerning whom you commanded that they should not enter into your assembly.
Young's Literal Translation
His hand spread out hath an adversary On all her desirable things, For she hath seen -- Nations have entered her sanctuary, Concerning which Thou didst command, 'They do not come into the assembly to thee.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:10 Pleasant things - Has laid violent hands on them. The things of the sanctuary were always pleasant things to those that feared God.
The book familiarly known as the Lamentations consists of four elegies (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 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
"No Ammonite or Moabite or any of their descendants for ten generations may be admitted to the assembly of the LORD.
There your enemies shouted their victorious battle cries; there they set up their battle standards.
A psalm of Asaph. O God, pagan nations have conquered your land, your special possession. They have defiled your holy Temple and made Jerusalem a heap of ruins.
Your holy cities are destroyed. Zion is a wilderness; yes, Jerusalem is a desolate ruin.
The holy and beautiful Temple where our ancestors praised you has been burned down, and all the things of beauty are destroyed.
Listen to the people who have escaped from Babylon, as they tell in Jerusalem how the LORD our God has taken vengeance against those who destroyed his Temple.
"We are ashamed," the people say. "We are insulted and disgraced because the LORD's Temple has been defiled by foreigners."
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