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Matthew 23:38 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Behold, your house is left unto you desolate.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Behold, your house is left unto you desolate.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Behold, your house is being left to you desolate!
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Behold, your house is left to you desolate.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Behold, your house is left unto you desolate;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Lo! your house is left to you;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Lo, left desolate to you is your house;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Behold, your house shall be left to you, desolate.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Behold, your house is left vnto you desolate.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— Lo, your house is left unto you desolate.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— Behold, your house is left to you desolate!

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Behold, 2400
{2400} Prime
Second person singular imperative middle voice of G1492; used as imperative lo!.
<5628> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Imperative (See G5794)
Count - 459
your 5216
{5216} Prime
Genitive case of G5210; of (from or concerning) you.
house 3624
{3624} Prime
Of uncertain affinity; a dwelling (more or less extensive, literally or figuratively); by implication a family (more or less related, literally or figuratively).
is left 863
{0863} Prime
From G0575 and ἵημι [[hiemi]] (to send; an intensive form of εἶμι [[eimi]] (to go)); to send forth, in various applications.
<5743> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 271
unto you 5213
{5213} Prime
Irregular dative case of G5210; to (with or by) you.
desolate. 2048
{2048} Prime
Of uncertain affinity; lonesome, that is, (by implication) waste (usually as a noun, G5561 being implied).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Matthew 23:38

_ _ Behold, your house — the temple, beyond all doubt; but their house now, not the Lord’s. See on Matthew 22:7.

_ _ is left unto you desolate — deserted, that is, of its Divine Inhabitant. But who is that? Hear the next words:

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 23:34-39.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Matthew 23:38

Behold your house — The temple, which is now your house, not God's: Is left unto you — Our Lord spake this as he was going out of it for the last time: Desolate — Forsaken of God and his Christ, and sentenced to utter destruction.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Matthew 24:2 And Jesus said unto them, See ye not all these things? verily I say unto you, There shall not be left here one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down.
2 Chronicles 7:20-21 Then will I pluck them up by the roots out of my land which I have given them; and this house, which I have sanctified for my name, will I cast out of my sight, and will make it [to be] a proverb and a byword among all nations. ... And this house, which is high, shall be an astonishment to every one that passeth by it; so that he shall say, Why hath the LORD done thus unto this land, and unto this house?
Psalms 69:24 Pour out thine indignation upon them, and let thy wrathful anger take hold of them.
Isaiah 64:10-12 Thy holy cities are a wilderness, Zion is a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation. ... Wilt thou refrain thyself for these [things], O LORD? wilt thou hold thy peace, and afflict us very sore?
Jeremiah 7:9-14 Will ye steal, murder, and commit adultery, and swear falsely, and burn incense unto Baal, and walk after other gods whom ye know not; ... Therefore will I do unto [this] house, which is called by my name, wherein ye trust, and unto the place which I gave to you and to your fathers, as I have done to Shiloh.
Daniel 9:26 And after threescore and two weeks shall Messiah be cut off, but not for himself: and the people of the prince that shall come shall destroy the city and the sanctuary; and the end thereof [shall be] with a flood, and unto the end of the war desolations are determined.
Zechariah 11:1-2 Open thy doors, O Lebanon, that the fire may devour thy cedars. ... Howl, fir tree; for the cedar is fallen; because the mighty are spoiled: howl, O ye oaks of Bashan; for the forest of the vintage is come down.
Zechariah 11:6 For I will no more pity the inhabitants of the land, saith the LORD: but, lo, I will deliver the men every one into his neighbour's hand, and into the hand of his king: and they shall smite the land, and out of their hand I will not deliver [them].
Zechariah 14:1-2 Behold, the day of the LORD cometh, and thy spoil shall be divided in the midst of thee. ... For I will gather all nations against Jerusalem to battle; and the city shall be taken, and the houses rifled, and the women ravished; and half of the city shall go forth into captivity, and the residue of the people shall not be cut off from the city.
Mark 13:14 But when ye shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing where it ought not, (let him that readeth understand,) then let them that be in Judaea flee to the mountains:
Luke 13:35 Behold, your house is left unto you desolate: and verily I say unto you, Ye shall not see me, until [the time] come when ye shall say, Blessed [is] he that cometh in the name of the Lord.
Luke 19:43-44 For the days shall come upon thee, that thine enemies shall cast a trench about thee, and compass thee round, and keep thee in on every side, ... And shall lay thee even with the ground, and thy children within thee; and they shall not leave in thee one stone upon another; because thou knewest not the time of thy visitation.
Luke 21:6 [As for] these things which ye behold, the days will come, in the which there shall not be left one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down.
Luke 21:20 And when ye shall see Jerusalem compassed with armies, then know that the desolation thereof is nigh.
Luke 21:24 And they shall fall by the edge of the sword, and shall be led away captive into all nations: and Jerusalem shall be trodden down of the Gentiles, until the times of the Gentiles be fulfilled.
Acts 6:13-14 And set up false witnesses, which said, This man ceaseth not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law: ... For we have heard him say, that this Jesus of Nazareth shall destroy this place, and shall change the customs which Moses delivered us.
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2Ch 7:20. Ps 69:24. Is 64:10. Jr 7:9. Dn 9:26. Zc 11:1, 6; 14:1. Mt 24:2. Mk 13:14. Lk 13:35; 19:43; 21:6, 20, 24. Ac 6:13.

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