Lamentations

1611 King James Version (KJV)

Lamentations 4:18

“They hunt our steps that we cannot goe in our streets: our end is neere, our dayes are fulfilled, for our ende is come.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

They hunt our steps, that we cannot go in our streets: our end is near, our days are fulfilled; for our end is come.
- King James Version

They hunted our steps So that we could not walk in our streets; Our end drew near, Our days were finished For our end had come.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

They hunt our steps, so that we cannot go in our streets: Our end is near, our days are fulfilled; for our end is come.
- American Standard Version (1901)

They go after our steps so that we may not go in our streets: our end is near, our days are numbered; for our end has come.
- Basic English Bible

They hunted our steps, that we could not go in our streets: our end is near, our days are fulfilled; for our end is come.
- Darby Bible

They hunt our steps, that we cannot go in our streets: our end is near, our days are fulfilled; for our end is come.
- Webster's Bible

They hunt our steps, so that we can't go in our streets: Our end is near, our days are fulfilled; for our end is come.
- World English Bible

They have hunted our steps from going in our broad-places, Near hath been our end, fulfilled our days, For come hath our end.
- Youngs Literal Bible

They hunt our steps, that we cannot go in our broad places; our end is near, our days are fulfilled; for our end is come.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Lamentations 4:18


4:18 They - The Chaldeans.


Discussion for Lamentations 4

  • Aaron
    It tells us out comes of sin
  • Robert
    They are Israelite, these are not Jews.
  • Sharon
    Without God we are blacker than coal. We are then heartless, evil and filled with iniquity, for we are God enemy. We are starving ourselves and disobedience to God cannot feed anyone. America is a nation that has forgotten God. We sing "O say can't you see" but we see not the tears running down their cheeks,nor do we hear their cries in this land. God hears their Cries and will repay this nation.
  • A disciple
    "As for us, our eyes as yet failed for our vain help: in our watching we have watched for a nation that could not save us. They hunt our steps, that we cannot go in our streets: our end is near, our days are fulfilled; for our end is come." "And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened." Watch and pray Brethren!
  • Irene123
    V. 17 - sounds like today, doesn't it ..... ?
  • David
    Jamille, verse 8 "Their visage is blacker than a coal;" does not necessarily refer to the color of their skin, but of their facial expression, that of sadness and torment, as the book of Lamentations describes the plight of the Jews because of their disobedience.

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