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Lamentations 3:19 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Remember mine affliction and my misery, the wormwood and the gall.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Remembering mine affliction and my misery, the wormwood and the gall.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Remember my affliction and my wandering, the wormwood and bitterness.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Remembering my affliction and my misery, the wormwood and the gall.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Remember thou mine affliction and my wandering, the wormwood and the gall.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Remember my humiliation and my fleeings, the wormwood and poison;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Remember my affliction and my mourning, Wormwood and gall!
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Zain. Remember my poverty, and transgression, the wormwood and the gall.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Remembring mine affliction and my miserie, the wormewood & the gall.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— ZAIN. I remembered by reason of my poverty, and because of persecution my bitterness and gall shall be remembered;
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Remembering mine affliction and my misery, the wormwood and the gall.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Remembering 2142
{2142} Prime
A primitive root; properly to mark (so as to be recognized), that is, to remember; by implication to mention; also (as denominative from H2145) to be male.
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
mine affliction 6040
{6040} Prime
From H6031; depression, that is, misery.
and my misery, 4788
{4788} Prime
From H7300 in the sense of maltreatment; an outcast; (abstractly) destitution.
the wormwood 3939
{3939} Prime
From an unused root supposed to mean to curse; wormwood (regarded as poisonous, and therefore accursed).
and the gall. 7219
{7219} Prime
Apparently the same as H7218; a poisonous plant, probably the poppy (from its conspicuous head); generally poison (even of serpents).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Lamentations 3:19-21


_ _ This gives the reason why he gave way to the temptation to despair. The Margin, “Remember” does not suit the sense so well.

_ _ wormwood ... gall — (Jeremiah 9:15).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Lamentations 3:1-20.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Lamentations 3:19

Wormwood — Wormwood and gall, are often made use of to signify great affliction.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
or, Remember,
Nehemiah 9:32 Now therefore, our God, the great, the mighty, and the terrible God, who keepest covenant and mercy, let not all the trouble seem little before thee, that hath come upon us, on our kings, on our princes, and on our priests, and on our prophets, and on our fathers, and on all thy people, since the time of the kings of Assyria unto this day.
Job 7:7 O remember that my life [is] wind: mine eye shall no more see good.
Psalms 89:47 Remember how short my time is: wherefore hast thou made all men in vain?
Psalms 89:50 Remember, Lord, the reproach of thy servants; [how] I do bear in my bosom [the reproach of] all the mighty people;
Psalms 132:1 [[A Song of degrees.]] LORD, remember David, [and] all his afflictions:


Lamentations 3:5 He hath builded against me, and compassed [me] with gall and travail.
Lamentations 3:15 He hath filled me with bitterness, he hath made me drunken with wormwood.
Jeremiah 9:15 Therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, I will feed them, [even] this people, with wormwood, and give them water of gall to drink.
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