Lamentations 3:5

“He hath builded against me, and compassed me with gall and travail.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He hath builded against me, and compassed me with gall and trauel.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He has besieged and encompassed me with bitterness and hardship.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He hath builded against me, and compassed me with gall and travail.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He has put up a wall against me, shutting me in with bitter sorrow.
- Basic English Bible

He hath built against me, and encompassed [me] with gall and toil.
- Darby Bible

He hath built against me, and compassed me with gall and labor.
- Webster's Bible

He has built against me, and surrounded me with gall and travail.
- World English Bible

He hath built up against me, And setteth round poverty and weariness.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He hath builded against me, and compassed me with gall and travail.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Lamentations 3:5


3:5 Builded - He hath built forts and batteries against my walls and houses.


Discussion for Lamentations 3:5

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