Parallel Verses

Webster

Thou feedest them with the bread of tears; and givest them tears to drink in great measure.

New American Standard Bible

You have fed them with the bread of tears, And You have made them to drink tears in large measure.

King James Version

Thou feedest them with the bread of tears; and givest them tears to drink in great measure.

Holman Bible

You fed them the bread of tears
and gave them a full measure
of tears to drink.

International Standard Version

You fed them tears as their food, and caused them to drink a full measure of tears.

A Conservative Version

Thou have fed them with the bread of tears, and given them tears to drink in large measure.

American Standard Version

Thou hast fed them with the bread of tears, And given them tears to drink in large measure.

Amplified

You have fed them with the bread of tears, and You have given them tears to drink in large measure.

Bible in Basic English

You have given them the bread of weeping for food; for their drink you have given them sorrow in great measure.

Darby Translation

Thou hast fed them with the bread of tears, and given them tears to drink in large measure:

Julia Smith Translation

Thou gavest them to eat the bread of tears, and thou wilt give them to drink in tears by measure.

King James 2000

You feed them with the bread of tears; and give them tears to drink in great measure.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You have fed them [the] bread of tears; you have given them tears to drink in full measure.

Modern King James verseion

You feed them with the bread of tears; and give them tears to drink in great measure.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou hast fed them with the bread of tears, yea thou hast given them plenteousness of tears to drink.

NET Bible

You have given them tears as food; you have made them drink tears by the measure.

New Heart English Bible

You have fed them with the bread of tears, and given them tears to drink in large measure.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou hast fed them with the food of tears, And hast caused them to drink the water of weeping in threefold abundance.

World English Bible

You have fed them with the bread of tears, and given them tears to drink in large measure.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou hast caused them to eat bread of tears, And causest them to drink With tears a third time.

References

Easton

Verse Info

Context Readings

Restore Us, O God

4 O LORD God of hosts, how long wilt thou be angry against the prayer of thy people? 5 Thou feedest them with the bread of tears; and givest them tears to drink in great measure. 6 Thou makest us a strife to our neighbors: and our enemies laugh among themselves.


Cross References

Psalm 42:3

My tears have been my food day and night, while they continually say to me, Where is thy God?

Isaiah 30:20

And though the Lord shall give you the bread of adversity, and the water of affliction, yet shall not thy teachers be removed into a corner any more, but thy eyes shall see thy teachers:

Psalm 102:9

For I have eaten ashes like bread, and mingled my drink with weeping,

Job 6:7

The things that my soul refused to touch are as my sorrowful food.

Ezekiel 4:16-17

Moreover he said to me, Son of man, behold, I will break the staff of bread in Jerusalem: and they shall eat bread by weight, and with care; and they shall drink water by measure, and with astonishment.

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