77 occurrences in 13 translations

'Lament' in the Bible

And they come unto the threshing-floor of Atad, which is beyond the Jordan, and they lament there, a lamentation great and very grievous; and he maketh for his father a mourning seven days,

Then Moses said unto Aaron and unto Eleazar and unto Ithamar, his sons, Do not uncover your heads, neither rend your clothes lest ye die and lest wrath come upon the whole congregation; but your brethren, the whole house of Israel, shall lament the burning which the LORD has done.

And she said to her father, "Let this thing be done for me: grant me two months so that I may go wander on the mountains and lament over my virginity, I and my companions.

That the daughters of Israel went yearly to lament the daughter of Jephthah the Gileadite four days in a year.

And he commanded to teach it, [the lament of] the bow, to the Israelites. Behold, it is written in the Book of Jashar:

Then David said to Joab and to all the people who were with him, "Tear your clothes and gird on sackcloth and lament before Abner." And King David walked behind the bier.

and the king sang a lament for Abner: Should Abner die as a fool dies?

Jeremiah sang a lament for Josiah, and all the male and female singers recite that lamentation about Josiah to this day. In fact, they made singing it an ordinance in Israel, and they are recorded in the Lamentations.

to establish these days of Purim at their appointed times, just as Mordecai the Jew and Queen Esther had imposed, and just as they had imposed on themselves and their offspring regulations of the fast and their lament.

For the music director; a psalm of David. Listen to me, O God, as I offer my lament! Protect my life from the enemy's terrifying attacks.

His priests fell by the sword, but the widows could not lament.

The prayer of an oppressed man, as he grows faint and pours out his lament before the Lord. O Lord, hear my prayer! Pay attention to my cry for help!

I pour out my lament before him; I tell him about my troubles.

Our cattle will be well fed. There will be no breach [in the walls], no going [into captivity], and no cry of lament in our public squares.

At the end of your life, you will lament when your physical body has been consumed,

And her gates shall lament and mourn; and she being desolate shall sit upon the ground.

They went up to the temple, the people of Dibon went up to the high places to lament. Because of what happened to Nebo and Medeba, Moab wails. Every head is shaved bare, every beard is trimmed off.

My heart cries out because of Moab's plight, and for the fugitives stretched out as far as Zoar and Eglath Shelishiyah. For they weep as they make their way up the ascent of Luhith; they loudly lament their demise on the road to Horonaim.

Therefore, let Moab not wail, let everyone wail for Moab. Lament and grieve deeply for the ruined remains of Kir-hareseth.

The fishers also shall mourn, and all they that cast angle into the brooks shall lament, and they that spread nets upon the waters shall languish.

Lament, you residents of the coast, you merchants of Sidon who travel over the sea, whose agents sail over

They shall lament for the teats, for the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vine.

They lament, 'Why don't you notice when we fast? Why don't you pay attention when we humble ourselves?' Look, at the same time you fast, you satisfy your selfish desires, you oppress your workers.

My servants will shout for joy from a glad heart, but you will cry out from an anguished heart, and you will lament out of a broken spirit.

For this gird you with sackcloth, lament and howl: for the fierce anger of the LORD is not turned back from us.

My dear people, dress yourselves in sackcloth and roll in the dust. Mourn [as you would for] an only son, a bitter lament, for suddenly the destroyer will come on us.

Shear your hair and throw [it] away, and lift up a lament on the barren heights, for Yahweh has rejected and forsaken the generation of his wrath.'

I will raise weeping and a lament over the mountains, a dirge over the wilderness grazing land, for they have been so scorched that no one passes through. The sound of cattle is no longer heard. From the birds of the sky to the animals, [everything] has fled-they have gone away.

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

Now hear the word of the Lord, you women. Pay attention to the word of His mouth. Teach your daughters a lament and one another a dirge,

"Judah mourns, and her gates languish, they are in mourning on the ground, and the cry of lament of Jerusalem goes up.

For thus saith the LORD, Enter not into the house of mourning, neither go to lament nor bemoan them: for I have taken away my peace from this people, saith the LORD, even lovingkindness and mercies.

Both the great and the small shall die in this land: they shall not be buried, neither shall men lament for them, nor cut themselves, nor make themselves bald for them:

Therefore thus saith the LORD concerning Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah; They shall not lament for him, saying, Ah my brother! or, Ah sister! they shall not lament for him, saying, Ah lord! or, Ah his glory!

But thou shalt die in peace: and with the burnings of thy fathers, the former kings which were before thee, so shall they burn odours for thee; and they will lament thee, saying, Ah lord! for I have pronounced the word, saith the LORD.

[The] nations have heard your shame, and your cry of lament fills the earth. For warrior has stumbled against warrior, together they have fallen, the two of them.

Howl, O Heshbon, for Ai is spoiled: cry, ye daughters of Rabbah, gird you with sackcloth; lament, and run to and fro by the hedges; for their king shall go into captivity, and his priests and his princes together.

The Lord has become like an enemy he has devoured Israel. He has devoured all of her palaces, destroying her fortresses. He filled cherished Judah with mourning and lament.

The LORD hath purposed to destroy the wall of the daughter of Zion: he hath stretched out a line, he hath not withdrawn his hand from destroying: therefore he made the rampart and the wall to lament; they languished together.

"The day has arrived. Don't let the buyer rejoice, nor the seller lament, because wrath is coming to attack the entire multitude. The seller won't regain what he has sold while the crowd remains alive, because the vision concerning the entire multitude won't be annulled. No person will be able to survive because of the sin in his life.

Fire has gone out from its main branch and has devoured its fruit, so that it no longer has a strong branch, a scepter for ruling. This is a lament and should be used as a lament."

"Son of man, I am about to take the delight of your eyes away from you with a fatal blow. But you must not lament or weep or let your tears flow.

Your turbans will remain on your heads and your sandals on your feet. You will not lament or weep but will waste away because of your sins and will groan to one another.

Then they will lament for you and say of you: How you have perished, city of renown, you who were populated from the seas! She who was powerful on the sea, she and all of her inhabitants inflicted their terror.

They will lament loudly over you and cry bitterly. They will throw dust on their heads and roll in the ashes;

And in their wailing they shall take up a lamentation for thee, and lament over thee, saying, What city is like Tyrus, like the destroyed in the midst of the sea?

"Son of man, lament for the king of Tyre and say to him: This is what the Lord God says: You were the seal of perfection, full of wisdom and perfect in beauty.

"'This is what the sovereign Lord says: On the day it went down to Sheol I caused observers to lament. I covered it with the deep and held back its rivers; its plentiful water was restrained. I clothed Lebanon in black for it, and all the trees of the field wilted because of it.

"Son of man, lament for Pharaoh king of Egypt and say to him: You compare yourself to a lion of the nations, but you are like a monster in the seas. You thrash about in your rivers, churn up the waters with your feet, and muddy the rivers."

This is the lamentation wherewith they shall lament her: the daughters of the nations shall lament her: they shall lament for her, even for Egypt, and for all her multitude, saith the Lord GOD.

Son of man, lament over the multitude of Egypt and cast him down and the habitations of the strong Gentiles into the lower parts of the earth with those that go down into the grave.

The inhabitants of Samaria will lament over the calf idol of Beth Aven. Its people will mourn over it; its idolatrous priests will wail over it, because its splendor will be taken from them into exile.

Gird yourselves, and lament, ye priests: howl, ye ministers of the altar: come, lie all night in sackcloth, ye ministers of my God: for the meat offering and the drink offering is withholden from the house of your God.

Listen to this message that I am singing for you, a lament, house of Israel:

Therefore this is what the LORD, the God of the Heavenly Armies, the Lord, says: "There will be dirges in all of the streets; and in all of the highways they will cry out in anguish. They will call the farmer to mourning and those who lament to grieve.

And I will turn your feasts into mourning and all of your songs into lament, and I will put sackcloth on all loins and baldness on every head. And I will make it like the mourning for an only child, and its end like a bitter day.

Because of this I will lament and wail; I will walk barefoot and naked. I will howl like the jackals and mourn like ostriches.

In that day shall one take up a parable against you, and lament with a doleful lamentation, and say, We be utterly spoiled: he hath changed the portion of my people: how hath he removed it from me! turning away he hath divided our fields.

Everyone who sees you will turn away from you in disgust; they will say, 'Nineveh has been devastated! Who will lament for her?' There will be no one to comfort you!"

We played the flute for you, but you didn't dance; we sang a lament, but you didn't mourn!

They are like children sitting in the marketplace and calling to each other: We played the flute for you, but you didn't dance; we sang a lament, but you didn't weep!

Lament and mourn and weep! Let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to gloominess.

Come now, you rich [people], weep aloud and lament over the miseries (the woes) that are surely coming upon you.

Behold, He is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see Him, even those who pierced Him; and all the tribes of the earth shall gaze upon Him and beat their breasts and mourn and lament over Him. Even so [must it be]. Amen (so be it).

And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication and lived deliciously with her, shall bewail her, and lament for her, when they shall see the smoke of her burning,

And the merchants of the earth weep aloud and lament over her, because now there is no sale for their cargoes--

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀποτίθημι 
Apotithemi 
Usage: 8

ἐπιτίθημι 
Epitithemi 
lay on , lay , put , lay upon , put on , put upon , set , not tr ,
Usage: 34

κρατέω 
Krateo 
hold , take , lay hold on , hold fast , take by , lay hold upon , lay hand on ,
Usage: 33

ὕστερον 
Husteron 
afterward , last , at the last , last of all
Usage: 7

יבּשׂה 
Yabbashah 
Usage: 14

כּבשׂה כּבשׂה 
Kibsah 
Usage: 8

לעג 
La`ag 
Usage: 18

מלקושׁ 
Malqowsh 
Usage: 8

צאון צאןo 
Tso'n 
Usage: 274

צחק 
Ts@choq 
Usage: 2

רבץ 
Rabats 
Usage: 30

שׂי שׂה 
Seh 
Usage: 47

ἀνομία 
Anomia 
Usage: 10

ἀρνίον 
Arnion 
Lamb i.e. Christ , lamb
Usage: 29

ἔγκλημα 
Egklema 
Usage: 2

ἐπιβάλλω 
Epiballo 
Usage: 13

ἐπιβουλή 
Epiboule 
Usage: 4

ἐπίκειμαι 
Epikeimai 
press upon , be instant , lie , be laid thereon , lie on , be laid upon , be imposed on
Usage: 7

ἐπιλαμβάνομαι 
Epilambanomai 
take , take by , catch , take on , lay hold on , take hold of , lay hold upon
Usage: 19

ἐργάζομαι 
Ergazomai 
Usage: 28

ἔσχατος 
Eschatos 
Usage: 24

θησαυρίζω 
thesaurizo 
Usage: 5

κεῖμαι 
Keimai 
lie , be laid , be set , be appointed , be , be made , laid up , there
Usage: 23

κοπιάω 
Kopiao 
Usage: 17

Λάζαρος 
Lazaros 
Usage: 8

νομοδιδάσκαλος 
Nomodidaskalos 
doctor of the law , teacher of the law
Usage: 3

ξηρός 
Xeros 
Usage: 5

τίθημι 
Tithemi 
Usage: 71

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אבל 
'abal 
Usage: 39

אדמה 
'adamah 
Usage: 225

אוּץ 
'uwts 
Usage: 10

אזרח 
'ezrach 
Usage: 17

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 16

אחרן אחרין 
'acharown 
Usage: 50

אחרן אחרין 
'ochoreyn (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

אחרית 
'achariyth 
Usage: 61

אחרית 
'achariyth (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

אלה 
'alah 
Usage: 1

אמל 
'amal 
Usage: 16

אמּר 
'immar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

אנה 
'anah 
Usage: 2

אניּה 
'aniyah 
Usage: 4

אצר 
'atsar 
Usage: 5

ארב 
'arab 
lay in wait , liers in wait , ambush
Usage: 42

ארמית 
'Aramiyth 
Usage: 5

ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

אשׁנב 
'eshnab 
Usage: 2

אתמוּל אתמול אתמול 
'ethmowl 
Usage: 8

בּאר לחי ראי 
B@'er la-Chay Ro'iy 
Usage: 3

בּגד 
Beged 
Usage: 217

בּכה 
Bakah 
Usage: 114

בּלי 
B@liy 
not, without, un..., lack of, so that no, corruption
Usage: 56

גּבל גּבוּל 
G@buwl 
Usage: 240

גּבלה גּבוּלה 
G@buwlah 
Usage: 10

גּברת 
G@bereth 
Usage: 9

דּוי 
D@vay 
Usage: 2

דּוּכּיפת 
Duwkiyphath 
Usage: 2

דּת 
Dath 
Usage: 22

דּת 
Dath (Aramaic) 
Usage: 14

זוּל 
Zuwl 
Usage: 1

חוק חק חיק 
Cheyq 
Usage: 38

חלה 
Chalah 
Usage: 76

חם 
Cham 
father in law
Usage: 4

חמת חמות 
Chamowth 
mother in law
Usage: 11

חסן 
Chacan 
laid up
Usage: 1

חסר 
Chacer 
Usage: 22

חסר 
Chacer 
Usage: 18

חצן 
Chotsen 
Usage: 2

חק 
Choq 
Usage: 127

חקק 
Chaqaq 
Usage: 19

חרבה 
Charabah 
Usage: 8

חתן 
Chathan 
Usage: 28

חתן 
Chathan 
Usage: 25

טלא 
T@la' 
Usage: 1

טלה 
Taleh 
Usage: 2

טמן 
Taman 
Usage: 31

טען 
Ta`an 
Usage: 1

יבמת 
Y@bemeth 
Usage: 5

יגיע 
Y@giya` 
Usage: 16

יגע 
Yaga` 
Usage: 26

יגע 
Yaga` 
Usage: 1

יגע 
Yagea` 
Usage: 3

יהב 
Y@hab (Aramaic) 
Usage: 28

יהוּדית 
Y@huwdiyth 
Usage: 6

ילד 
Yalad 
Usage: 497

ינח 
Yanach 
Usage: 0

יסד 
Yacad 
Usage: 43

יצע 
Yatsa` 
spread , make my bed , lay
Usage: 4

יקשׁ 
Yaqosh 
Usage: 9

ירא ירה 
Yarah 
Usage: 83

כּבד 
Kabed 
Usage: 40

כּבשׂ 
Kebes 
Usage: 107

כּידון 
Kiydown 
Usage: 9

כּיּר כּיּור 
Kiyowr 
Usage: 23

כּלּה 
Kallah 
Usage: 34

כּמס 
Kamac 
laid up in store
Usage: 1

כּר 
Kar 
Usage: 16

כּשׂב 
Keseb 
Usage: 13

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