Joel 1:8

“Lament like a virgin girded with sackcloth for the husband of her youth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Lament like a virgine girded with sackecloth for the husband of her youth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Wail like a virgin girded with sackcloth For the bridegroom of her youth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Lament like a virgin girded with sackcloth for the husband of her youth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Make sounds of grief like a virgin dressed in haircloth for the husband of her early years.
- Basic English Bible

Wail like a virgin girded with sackcloth for the husband of her youth.
- Darby Bible

Lament like a virgin girded with sackcloth for the husband of her youth.
- Webster's Bible

Mourn like a virgin dressed in sackcloth for the husband of her youth!
- World English Bible

Wail, as a virgin girdeth with sackcloth, For the husband of her youth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Lament like a virgin girded with sackcloth for the husband of her youth.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Joel 1:8


1:8 The husband of her youth - Espoused to her, but snatched away by an untimely death.


Discussion for Joel 1:8

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