Lamentations 4:17

“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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

As for vs, our eyes as yet failed for our vaine helpe: in our watching we haue watched for a nation that could not saue vs.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Yet our eyes failed, {Looking} for help was useless; In our watching we have watched For a nation that could not save.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Our eyes do yet fail `in looking' for our vain help: In our watching we have watched for a nation that could not save.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Our eyes are still wasting away in looking for our false help: we have been watching for a nation unable to give salvation.
- Basic English Bible

Our eyes still failed for our vain help; in our watching, we have watched for a nation that did not save.
- Darby Bible

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.
- Webster's Bible

Our eyes do yet fail [in looking] for our vain help: In our watching we have watched for a nation that could not save.
- World English Bible

While we exist -- consumed are our eyes for our vain help, In our watch-tower we have watched for a nation [that] saveth not.
- Youngs Literal Bible

As for us, our eyes do yet fail for our vain help; in our watching we have watched for a nation that could not save.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Lamentations 4:17


4:17 A nation - The Egyptians.


Discussion for Lamentations 4:17

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