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Mine eyes do fail with tears, my bowels are troubled, my liver is poured upon the earth, for the destruction of the daughter of my people; because the children and the sucklings swoon in the streets of the city.

Bible References


Lamentations 1:16
For these I weep; mine eye, mine eye will go down with water, for he comforting turning back my soul, removed far off from me: my sons were desolations, for the enemy prevailed.
Lamentations 3:48
Mine eye will bring down streams of water for the breaking of the daughter of my people.
1 Samuel 30:4
And David will lift up, and the people with him, their voice, and they will weep till power was not in them to weep.
Psalm 6:7
Mine eye fell away from grief; it grew old among all mine enemies.
Psalm 31:9
Pity me, O Jehovah, for straits are to me: mine eye fell away; with trouble my soul and my belly.
Psalm 69:3
I was wearied in my calling, my throat was dried up: mine eyes failed waiting for my God.
Isaiah 38:14
As the twittering swallow so shall I chirp: I shall murmur as the dove: mine eyes languished for height: O Jehovah, oppression is to me; be surety for me.

My bowels

Lamentations 1:20
See, O Jehovah; for straits to me: my bowels were in a ferment; my heart turned in my midst; for embittering, I embittered: without, the sword bereaved; in the house, as death.
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.

My liver

Job 16:13
His multitudes will surround upon me, he will cleave my reins asunder, and not spare; he will pour my gall upon the earth.
Psalm 22:14
I was poured out as water, and all my bones were sundered; my heart was as wax being melted in the midst of my bowels.


Lamentations 4:10
The hands of compassionate women boiled their children: they were for food to them in the breaking 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 8:19
Behold the voice of the cry for help of the daughter of my people from the land of those being far off: is not Jehovah in Zion? or her king not in her? wherefore did they irritate me with their carved images, with strange vanities?
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.
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 2:19
Arise, cry aloud in the night: at the head of the watches pour out thy heart as water before the face of Jehovah: lift up thy hands to him for the soul of thy young children fainting with hunger in the head of all the streets.
Lamentations 4:3
Also the dragons draw out the breast, they suckled their sucklings: the daughter of my people violent as the ostriches in the desert.
Luke 23:29
For, behold, the days are coming in which they shall say, Happy the barren, and the wombs which never brought forth, and the breasts which gave not suck.

General references

Job 30:27
My bowels boiled, and were not silent: the days of affliction anticipated me.
Jeremiah 51:22
And I broke in pieces with thee man and woman; and I broke in pieces with thee the old man and the boy; and I broke in pieces with thee the young man and the virgin;
Lamentations 3:48
Mine eye will bring down streams of water for the breaking of the daughter of my people.