Isaiah 63:18

“The people of thy holiness have possessed it but a little while: our adversaries have trodden down thy sanctuary.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The people of thy holinesse haue possessed it but a little while: our aduersaries haue troden downe thy Sanctuarie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Your holy people possessed Your sanctuary for a little while, Our adversaries have trodden {it} down.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thy holy people possessed `it' but a little while: our adversaries have trodden down thy sanctuary.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Why have evil men gone over your holy place, so that it has been crushed under the feet of our haters?
- Basic English Bible

Thy holy people have possessed [it] but a little while: our adversaries have trodden down thy sanctuary.
- Darby Bible

The people of thy holiness have possessed it but a little while: our adversaries have trodden down thy sanctuary.
- Webster's Bible

Your holy people possessed [it] but a little while: our adversaries have trodden down your sanctuary.
- World English Bible

For a little while did Thy holy people possess, Our adversaries have trodden down Thy sanctuary.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thy holy people they have well nigh driven out, our adversaries have trodden down Thy sanctuary.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 63:18


63:18 People - The people set apart for his servants. A little while - Comparatively to the promise, which was for ever. Sanctuary - The temple.


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