Lamentations 4:2

“The precious sons of Zion, comparable to fine gold, how are they esteemed as earthen pitchers, the work of the hands of the potter!”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The precious sonnes of Zion, comparable to fine gold, how are they esteemed as earthen pitchers, the worke of the hands of the potter!
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The precious sons of Zion, Weighed against fine gold, How they are regarded as earthen jars, The work of a potter's hands!
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The precious sons of Zion, comparable to fine gold, How are they esteemed as earthen pitchers, the work of the hands of the potter!
- American Standard Version (1901)

The valued sons of Zion, whose price was the best gold, are looked on as vessels of earth, the work of the hands of the potter!
- Basic English Bible

The sons of Zion, so precious, comparable to fine gold, how are they esteemed as earthen pitchers, the work of the hands of the potter!
- Darby Bible

The precious sons of Zion, comparable to fine gold, how are they esteemed as earthen pitchers, the work of the hands of the potter!
- Webster's Bible

The precious sons of Zion, comparable to fine gold, How are they esteemed as earthen pitchers, the work of the hands of the potter!
- World English Bible

The precious sons of Zion, Who are comparable with fine gold, How have they been reckoned earthen bottles, Work of the hands of a potter.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The precious sons of Zion, comparable to fine gold, how are they esteemed as earthen pitchers, the work of the hands of the potter!
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Lamentations 4:2


4:2 Earthen pitchers - The nobles, the priests, and the good men, are looked upon no better than earthen vessels, the workmanship of an ordinary potter.


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