He burned the LORD's temple, the king's palace, and all the houses of Jerusalem; he burned down all the great houses.
Your adversaries roared in the meeting place where You met with us. They set up their emblems as signs.
It was like men in a thicket of trees, wielding axes,
then smashing all the carvings with hatchets and picks.
They set Your sanctuary on fire; they utterly desecrated the dwelling place of Your name.
They said in their hearts, "Let us oppress them relentlessly." They burned down every place throughout the land where God met with us.
[A psalm of Asaph.] God, the nations have invaded Your inheritance, desecrated Your holy temple, and turned Jerusalem into ruins.
for they have devoured Jacob and devastated his homeland.
Your holy cities have become a wilderness; Zion has become a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation.
Our holy and beautiful temple, where our fathers praised You, has been burned with fire, and all that was dear to us lies in ruins.
Do not trust deceitful words, chanting: This is the temple of the LORD, the temple of the LORD, the temple of the LORD.
what I did to Shiloh I will do to the house that is called by My name-- the house in which you trust-- the place that I gave you and your ancestors.
He burned the LORD's temple, the king's palace, all the houses of Jerusalem, and all the houses of the nobles.
How the gold has become tarnished, the fine gold become dull! The stones of the temple lie scattered at the corner of every street.
Therefore, because of you, Zion will be plowed like a field, Jerusalem will become ruins, and the hill of the temple mount will be a thicket.
"These things that you see-- the days will come when not one stone will be left on another that will not be thrown down!"
The whole Chaldean army [with] the commander of the guards tore down the walls surrounding Jerusalem.
Nebuzaradan, the commander of the guards, deported the rest of the people who were left in the city, the deserters who had defected to the king of Babylon, and the rest of the population.
The whole Chaldean army with the commander of the guards tore down all the walls surrounding Jerusalem.
Nebuzaradan, the commander of the guards, deported some of the poorest of the people, as well as the rest of the people who were left in the city, the deserters who had defected to the king of Babylon, and the rest of the craftsmen.