Lamentations 1:19

“I called for my lovers, but they deceived me: my priests and mine elders gave up the ghost in the city, while they sought their meat to relieve their souls.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I called for my louers, but they deceiued me: my priests and mine elders gaue vp the ghost in the citie, while they sought their meat to relieue their soules
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"I called to my lovers, {but} they deceived me; My priests and my elders perished in the city While they sought food to restore their strength themselves.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I called for my lovers, `but' they deceived me: My priests and mine elders gave up the ghost in the city, While they sought them food to refresh their souls.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I sent for my lovers, but they were false to me: my priests and my responsible men were breathing their last breath in the town, while they were looking for food to give them new life.
- Basic English Bible

I called for my lovers, they have deceived me; my priests and mine elders have expired in the city, while they sought them food to revive their soul.
- Darby Bible

I called for my lovers, but they deceived me: my priests and my elders resigned their breath in the city, while they sought their food to relieve their souls.
- Webster's Bible

I called for my lovers, [but] they deceived me: My priests and my elders gave up the spirit in the city, While they sought them food to refresh their souls.
- World English Bible

I called for my lovers, they -- they have deceived me, My priests and my elders in the city have expired; When they have sought food for themselves, Then they give back their soul.
- Youngs Literal Bible

I called for my lovers, but they deceived me; my priests and mine elders perished in the city, while they sought them food to refresh their souls.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Lamentations 1:19


1:19 Deceived - They did not answer my expectation.


Discussion for Lamentations 1:19

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