Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And they shall hasten and lift up a lamentation for us, and our eyes shall go down with tears, and our eyelashes shall shake out waters.

New American Standard Bible

“Let them make haste and take up a wailing for us,
That our eyes may shed tears
And our eyelids flow with water.

King James Version

And let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids gush out with waters.

Holman Bible

Let them come quickly to raise a lament over us
so that our eyes may overflow with tears,
our eyelids soaked with weeping.

International Standard Version

Let them hurry and lament for us. Let tears run down from our eyes, and let our eyelids flow with water.

A Conservative Version

And let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids gush out with waters.

American Standard Version

and let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids gush out with waters.

Amplified


“Let them hurry and take up a wailing for us,
That our eyes may shed tears
And our eyelids flow with water.

Bible in Basic English

Let them quickly make cries of sorrow for us, so that drops may be flowing from our eyes till they are streaming with water.

Darby Translation

and let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids pour forth waters.

King James 2000

And let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids gush out with water.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And let them hasten, and let them lift up wailing over us, so that our eyes may melt [with] tears, and our eyelids may flow [with] water.

Modern King James verseion

and let them make haste and take up a weeping for us, so that our eyes may run down with tears, and waters flow from our eyelids.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and sing a mourning song of you: that the tears may fall out of our eyes, and that our eyelids may gush out of water.

NET Bible

I said, "Indeed, let them come quickly and sing a song of mourning for us. Let them wail loudly until tears stream from our own eyes and our eyelids overflow with water.

New Heart English Bible

"and let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids gush out with waters.

The Emphasized Bible

Yea let them make haste, and lift up over us a wailing, - That our eyes, may run down, with tears, And, our eyelashes, stream down with water; -

Webster

And let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids gush out with waters.

World English Bible

and let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids gush out with waters.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they hasten, and lift up for us a wailing. And run down our eyes do tears, And from our eyelids do waters flow.

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
and take up
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

נהי 
N@hiy 
Usage: 7

ירד 
Yarad 
Usage: 378

with tears
דּמעה 
Dim`ah 
Usage: 23

and our eyelids
עפעף 
`aph`aph 
Usage: 10

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Judah's Failures

17 Thus said Jehovah of armies, Give heed, and call ye for the wailing women, and they shall come forth; and send ye to the wise women, and they shall come forth. 18 And they shall hasten and lift up a lamentation for us, and our eyes shall go down with tears, and our eyelashes shall shake out waters. 19 For a voice of lamentation was heard from Zion: How were we laid waste! we were greatly ashamed, for we forsook the land, and cast away our dwellings



Cross References

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.

Jeremiah 9:1

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.

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 9:10

For the mountains I will lift up weeping and lamentation, and for the seats of the desert, a song of mourning, for they were burnt, from not a man passing through; and they heard not the voice of cattle: from the bird of the heavens and even to the cattle, they fled away, they departed.

Jeremiah 9:20

For hear, ye women, the word of Jehovah, and your ear shall receive the word of his mouth, and teach ye your daughters lamentation, and a woman her neighbor, the song of mourning.

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.

Lamentations 1:2

Weeping, she will weep in the night, and her tears upon her cheeks: no comfort to her from all loving her: all her friends dealt faithlessly with her, they were to her for enemies.

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.

Lamentations 2:18

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

Luke 19:41

And as he drew near, having seen the city, he wept over it,

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