3 Turn your steps toward these everlasting ruins, all this destruction the enemy has brought on the sanctuary.
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4 Your foes roared in the place where you met with us; they set up their standards as signs.
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5 They behaved like men wielding axes to cut through a thicket of trees.
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6 They smashed all the carved paneling with their axes and hatchets.
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7 They burned your sanctuary to the ground; they defiled the dwelling place of your Name.
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8 They said in their hearts, “We will crush them completely!” They burned every place where God was worshiped in the land.