Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Who will give my head waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears? and I will weep day and night for the wounded of the daughter of my people.

New American Standard Bible

Oh that my head were waters
And my eyes a fountain of tears,
That I might weep day and night
For the slain of the daughter of my people!

King James Version

Oh that my head were waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!

Holman Bible

If my head were a spring of water,
my eyes a fountain of tears,
I would weep day and night
over the slain of my dear people.

International Standard Version

"Oh, that my head were a spring of water, and my eyes a fountain of tears, for then I would cry day and night for those of my people who have been killed.

A Conservative Version

Oh that my head were waters, and my eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!

American Standard Version

Oh that my head were waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!

Amplified

Oh that my head were waters
And my eyes a fountain of tears,
That I might weep day and night
For the slain of the daughter of my people!

Bible in Basic English

If only my head was a stream of waters and my eyes fountains of weeping, so that I might go on weeping day and night for the dead of the daughter of my people!

Darby Translation

Oh that my head were waters, and mine eye a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!

King James 2000

Oh that my head were waters, and my eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!

Lexham Expanded Bible

{Oh that my head were waters}, and my eyes a fountain of tears, so that I might weep day and night, [for] the slain of the daughter of my people.

Modern King James verseion

Oh that my head were waters, and my eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O Who will give my head water enough, and a well of tears for mine eyes, that I may weep night and day for the slaughter of my people?

NET Bible

I wish that my head were a well full of water and my eyes were a fountain full of tears! If they were, I could cry day and night for those of my dear people who have been killed.

New Heart English Bible

Oh that my head were waters, and my eyes a spring of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people.

The Emphasized Bible

Oh that my head were waters, And mine eyes a fountain of tears, - That I might weep day and night, For the slain of the daughter of my people!

Webster

Oh that my head were waters, and my eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!

World English Bible

Oh that my head were waters, and my eyes a spring of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!

Youngs Literal Translation

Who doth make my head waters, And mine eye a fountain of tears? And I weep by day and by night, For the wounded of the daughter of my people.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Oh that
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

my head
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

and mine eyes
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

מקר מקור 
Maqowr 
Usage: 18

of tears
דּמעה 
Dim`ah 
Usage: 23

בּכה 
Bakah 
Usage: 114

day
יומם 
Yowmam 
Usage: 53

and night
לילה ליל ליל 
Layil 
Usage: 233

for the slain
חלל 
Chalal 
Usage: 94

of the daughter
בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Jeremiah 9:1

References

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Lament Over Judah

1 Who will give my head waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears? and I will weep day and night for the wounded of the daughter of my people. 2 Who will give me in the desert a lodging-place of travelers? and I will leave my people and go from them, for they all commit adultery; an assembly of those acting faithlessly.



Cross References

Jeremiah 13:17

And if ye will not hear it, my soul shall weep in hiding places from the face of pride, and mine eye weeping shall weep and bring down tears, because the flock of Jehovah was taken captive.

Isaiah 22:4

For this I said, Look ye away from me; I will be bitter in my weeping, ye shall not hasten to comfort me upon the desolation of the daughter of my people.

Jeremiah 6:26

O daughter of my people, gird on sackcloth, and roll thyself in ashes: make to thee the mourning of an only begotten, a wailing of bitterness; for he laying waste shall suddenly come upon us.

Jeremiah 8:21-22

For the breaking of the daughter of my people was I broken; I was darkened; astonishment took hold of me.

Lamentations 2:11

Mine eyes failed with tears, my bowels were in a ferment, my liver was poured out to the earth, upon the breaking of the daughter of my people; in the fainting of the child and suckling in the wide places of the city.

Psalm 42:3

My tears were to me bread day and night, in saying to me all the days, Where is thy God?

Psalm 119:136

Mine eyes will bring down streams of waters because they will not watch thy laws.

Isaiah 16:9

For this I will weep with the weeping of Jazer the vine of Sibmah; I will water thee with my tears, O Heshbon and Elealah: for upon thy fruit harvest and upon thy harvest the vintage shout fell.

Jeremiah 4:19

My bowels, my bowels! I shall afflict the walls of my heart; my heart made commotion to me; I shall not be silent, for the voice of the trumpet thou didst hear, O my soul, the tumult of war.

Jeremiah 14:17

And say to them this word: Mine eyes shall bring down tears night and day, and they shall not rest: for the virgin daughter of my people was broken with a great breaking, a very sickly wound.

Lamentations 2:18-19

Their heart cried to Jehovah, O wall of the daughter of Zion, cause tears to go down as a torrent day and night thou shalt give no remission to thyself; the daughter of thine eye shall not be silent

Lamentations 3:48-49

Mine eye will bring down streams of water for the breaking of the daughter of my people.

Ezekiel 21:6-7

And thou son of man, sigh with the breaking of the loins; and with bitterness thou shalt sigh before their eyes.

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