Lamentations 5:6

“We have given the hand to the Egyptians, and to the Assyrians, to be satisfied with bread.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Lamentations 5:6

We haue giuen the hand to the Egyptians, and to the Assyrians, to be satisfied with bread.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

We have submitted to Egypt {and} Assyria to get enough bread.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

We have given the hand to the Egyptians, And to the Assyrians, to be satisfied with bread.
- American Standard Version (1901)

We have given our hands to the Egyptians and to the Assyrians so that we might have enough bread.
- Basic English Bible

We have given the hand to Egypt, [and] to Asshur, to be satisfied with bread.
- Darby Bible

We have given the hand to the Egyptians, and to the Assyrians, to be satisfied with bread.
- Webster's Bible

We have given the hand to the Egyptians, To the Assyrians, to be satisfied with bread.
- World English Bible

[To] Egypt we have given a hand, [To] Asshur, to be satisfied with bread.
- Youngs Literal Bible

We have given the hand to Egypt, and to Assyria, to have bread enough;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Lamentations 5:6

Wesley's Notes for Lamentations 5:6


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.


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