Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

ו VavThe punishment of my dear people
is greater than that of Sodom,
which was overthrown in an instant
without a hand laid on it.

New American Standard Bible

For the iniquity of the daughter of my people
Is greater than the sin of Sodom,
Which was overthrown as in a moment,
And no hands were turned toward her.

King James Version

For the punishment of the iniquity of the daughter of my people is greater than the punishment of the sin of Sodom, that was overthrown as in a moment, and no hands stayed on her.

International Standard Version

The guilt of my cherished people surpasses the sin of Sodom, which was overthrown in a moment, without a hand to help her.

A Conservative Version

For the iniquity of the daughter of my people is greater than the sin of Sodom, that was overthrown as in a moment, and no hands were laid upon her.

American Standard Version

For the iniquity of the daughter of my people is greater than the sin of Sodom, That was overthrown as in a moment, and no hands were laid upon her.

Amplified


For the [punishment of the] wickedness of the daughter of my people [Jerusalem]
Is greater than the [punishment for the] sin of Sodom,
Which was overthrown in a moment,
And no hands were turned toward her [to offer help].

Bible in Basic English

For the punishment of the daughter of my people is greater than the punishment of Sodom, which was overturned suddenly without any hand falling on her.

Darby Translation

And the punishment of the iniquity of the daughter of my people is greater than the reward of the sin of Sodom, which was overthrown as in a moment, and no hands were violently laid upon her.

Julia Smith Translation

For the iniquity of the daughter of my people will be great above the sin of Sodom being overthrown as in a moment, and no hands waited for her.

King James 2000

For the punishment of the iniquity of the daughter of my people is greater than the punishment of the sin of Sodom, that was overthrown as in a moment, with no hands laid on her.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The iniquity of the daughter of my people is greater than the sin of Sodom; it was overthrown in a moment and no hands were laid on her.

Modern King James verseion

And the iniquity of the daughter of my people is heaped more than the sin of Sodom, overthrown as in a moment, and no hands spun on her.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{Vav} The sin of the daughter of my people is become greater than the wickedness of Sodom, that suddenly was destroyed, and not taken with hands.

NET Bible

(Vav) The punishment of my people exceeded that of of Sodom, which was overthrown in a moment with no one to help her.

New Heart English Bible

For the iniquity of the daughter of my people is greater than the sin of Sodom, which was overthrown in an instant, and no hands were laid on her.

The Emphasized Bible

And the punishment of the daughter of my people hath grown greater than the punishment of Sodom, - which was overthrown as in a moment, when no hands had been laid violently upon her.

Webster

For the punishment of the iniquity of the daughter of my people is greater than the punishment of the sin of Sodom, that was overthrown as in a moment, and no hands stayed on her.

World English Bible

For the iniquity of the daughter of my people is greater than the sin of Sodom, That was overthrown as in a moment, and no hands were laid on her.

Youngs Literal Translation

And greater is the iniquity of the daughter of my people, Than the sin of Sodom, That was overturned as in a moment, And no hands were stayed on her.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For the punishment of the iniquity
עוון עון 
`avon 
Usage: 230

of the daughter
בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

of my people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

is greater
גּדל 
Gadal 
Usage: 115

חטּאת חטּאה 
Chatta'ah 
Usage: 294

of the sin of Sodom
סדם 
C@dom 
Usage: 39

as in a moment
רגע 
Rega` 
Usage: 22

and no hands
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

חיל חוּל 
Chuwl 
Usage: 57

Prayers for Lamentations 4:6

Context Readings

Zion Is Punished

5 ה HeThose who used to eat delicacies
are destitute in the streets;
those who were reared in purple garments
huddle in garbage heaps.
6 ו VavThe punishment of my dear people
is greater than that of Sodom,
which was overthrown in an instant
without a hand laid on it.
7 ז ZayinHer dignitaries were brighter than snow,
whiter than milk;
their bodies were more ruddy than coral,
their appearance like sapphire.


Cross References

Genesis 19:25

He demolished these cities, the entire plain, all the inhabitants of the cities, and whatever grew on the ground.

Luke 10:12

I tell you, on that day it will be more tolerable for Sodom than for that town.

Isaiah 1:9-10

If the Lord of Hosts
had not left us a few survivors,
we would be like Sodom,
we would resemble Gomorrah.

Lamentations 4:9

ט TetThose slain by the sword are better off
than those slain by hunger,
who waste away, pierced with pain
because the fields lack produce.

Ezekiel 16:48-50

“As I live”—the declaration of the Lord God—“your sister Sodom and her daughters have not behaved as you and your daughters have.

Daniel 9:12

He has carried out His words that He spoke against us and against our rulers by bringing on us so great a disaster that nothing like what has been done to Jerusalem has ever been done under all of heaven.

Matthew 11:23-24

And you, Capernaum, will you be exalted to heaven? You will go down to Hades. For if the miracles that were done in you had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until today.

Matthew 24:21

For at that time there will be great tribulation, the kind that hasn’t taken place from the beginning of the world until now and never will again!

Luke 12:47

And that slave who knew his master’s will and didn’t prepare himself or do it will be severely beaten.

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