Lamentations 5:5

“Our necks are under persecution: we labour, and have no rest.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Lamentations 5:5

Our neckes are vnder persecution: we labour and haue no rest.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Our pursuers are at our necks; We are worn out, there is no rest for us.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Our pursuers are upon our necks: We are weary, and have no rest.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Our attackers are on our necks: overcome with weariness, we have no rest.
- Basic English Bible

Our pursuers are on our necks: we are weary, we have no rest.
- Darby Bible

Our necks are under persecution: we labor, and have no rest.
- Webster's Bible

Our pursuers are on our necks: We are weary, and have no rest.
- World English Bible

For our neck we have been pursued, We have laboured -- there hath been no rest for us.
- Youngs Literal Bible

To our very necks we are pursued; we labour, and have no rest.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Lamentations 5:5

Wesley's Notes for Lamentations 5:5


5:3 We - We are all of us without a king, (our common father) we are deprived of thy fatherly protection, and many young children among us are left without an earthly parent.

5:4 Sold - Whereas at other times there was abundance of wood and water throughout Judea.

5:6 We - The ten tribes were all carried captives into Assyria, and many of the kingdom of Judah fled into Egypt. Giving the hand may signify labouring for them: or, yielding up themselves to their power.

5:7 Their iniquities - The punishment of them.


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