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Psalms 74:7

    Psalms 74:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    They have cast fire into thy sanctuary, they have defiled by casting down the dwelling place of thy name to the ground.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

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

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    They have set thy sanctuary on fire; They have profaned the dwelling-place of thy name by casting it to the ground.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    They have put on fire your holy place; they have made the place of your name unclean, pulling it down to the earth.

    Webster's Revision

    They have set thy sanctuary on fire; They have profaned the dwelling-place of thy name by casting it to the ground.

    World English Bible

    They have burned your sanctuary to the ground. They have profaned the dwelling place of your Name.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    They have set thy sanctuary on fire; they have profaned the dwelling place of thy name even to the ground.

    Definitions for Psalms 74:7

    Cast - Worn-out; old; cast-off.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 74:7

    They have cast fire into thy sanctuary - Into the temple to destroy it. Literally, "They have cast thy sanctuary into the fire." The meaning is, that they had burned it down. This was actually done by the Chaldeans, 2 Kings 25:9; 2 Chronicles 36:19.

    They have defiled by casting down the dwelling-place of thy name to the ground - The place where thy name dwelt or was recorded Exodus 20:24; that is, the place where God's name was known, or where he was worshipped. The literal meaning is, "To the earth they have defiled the dwelling of thy name?" The idea is, that they had defiled or polluted the temple by throwing it to the ground; by making it a heap of ruins; by making it undistinguishable from common earth.