Lamentations 4:5

“They that did feed delicately are desolate in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Lamentations 4:5

They that did feede delicatly, are desolate in the streetes: they that were brought vp in scarlet, embrace dounghilles.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Those who ate delicacies Are desolate in the streets; Those reared in purple Embrace ash pits.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

They that did feed delicately are desolate in the streets: They that were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Those who were used to feasting on delicate food are wasted in the streets: those who as children were dressed in purple are stretched out on the dust.
- Basic English Bible

They that fed delicately are desolate in the streets; they that were brought up in scarlet embrace dung-hills.
- Darby Bible

They that fed delicately are desolate in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.
- Webster's Bible

Those who did feed delicately are desolate in the streets: Those who were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.
- World English Bible

Those eating of dainties have been desolate in out-places, Those supported on scarlet have embraced dunghills.
- Youngs Literal Bible

They that did feed on dainties are desolate in the streets; they that were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Lamentations 4:5

Wesley's Notes for Lamentations 4:5


4:3 Cruel - The Jewish women are become cruel to their children, or forced to appear so, having through the famine no milk to give them, nor any thing to relieve them. Ostriches - Like ostriches that lay their eggs, and leave them in the sand.

4:6 Of Sodom - Their punishment was greater, because more lingering, and gradual, whereas Sodom was overthrown in a moment, and that by no human hands that abode upon her, causing her a continued torment.

4:7 Nazarites - Her Nazarites in this place signify her separated ones, who either in respect of birth, education, estate, or place of magistracy, were distinguished from the rest of the people.


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