Lamentations 5 :2

Lamentations 5 :2 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.

King James Version (KJV)

Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Our inheritance is turned unto strangers, Our houses unto aliens.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Our heritage is given up to men of strange lands, our houses to those who are not our countrymen.

Webster's Revision

Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.

World English Bible

Our inheritance is turned to strangers, Our houses to aliens.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Our inheritance is turned unto strangers, our houses unto aliens.

Definitions for Lamentations 5 :2

Clarke's Commentary on Lamentations 5 :2

Our inheritance is turned to strangers - The greater part of the Jews were either slain or carried away captive; and even those who were left under Gedaliah were not free, for they were vassals to the Chaldeans.

Barnes' Commentary on Lamentations 5 :2

Turned - "transferred." The inheritance was the land of Canaan Leviticus 20:24.

Aliens - Or, "foreigners:" i. e. the Chaldaeans upon their conquest of the country.

Wesley's Commentary on Lamentations 5 :2

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