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Lamentations 3:47 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Fear and the pit are come upon us, devastation and destruction.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Fear and a snare is come upon us, desolation and destruction.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Panic and pitfall have befallen us, Devastation and destruction;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Fear and a snare is come upon us, desolation and destruction.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Fear and the pit are come upon us, devastation and ruin.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Terror and a pit, have befallen us, tumult and grievous injury;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Fear and a snare hath been for us, Desolation and destruction.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Phe. Prophecy is become to us a fear, and a snare, and destruction.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Feare and a snare is come vpon vs, desolation and destruction.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Fear and wrath are come upon us, suspense and destruction.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Fear and a snare is come upon us, desolation and destruction.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Fear 6343
{6343} Prime
פַּחַד
pachad
{pakh'-ad}
From H6342; a (sudden) alarm (properly the object feared, by implication the feeling).
and a snare 6354
{6354} Prime
פַּחַת
pachath
{pakh'-ath}
Probably from an unused root apparently meaning to dig; a pit, especially for catching animals.
is come x1961
(1961) Complement
הָיָה
hayah
{haw-yaw'}
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
upon us, desolation 7612
{7612} Prime
שֵׁאת
she'th
{shayth}
From H7582; devastation.
and destruction. 7667
{7667} Prime
שֶׁבֶר
sheber
{sheh'-ber}
From H7665; a fracture, figuratively ruin; specifically a solution (of a dream).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Lamentations 3:46-48.


Lamentations 3:47

_ _ Like animals fleeing in fear, we fall into the snare laid for us.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Lamentations 3:42-54.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Fear:

Isaiah 24:17-18 Fear, and the pit, and the snare, [are] upon thee, O inhabitant of the earth. ... And it shall come to pass, [that] he who fleeth from the noise of the fear shall fall into the pit; and he that cometh up out of the midst of the pit shall be taken in the snare: for the windows from on high are open, and the foundations of the earth do shake.
Isaiah 51:19 These two [things] are come unto thee; who shall be sorry for thee? desolation, and destruction, and the famine, and the sword: by whom shall I comfort thee?
Jeremiah 48:43-44 Fear, and the pit, and the snare, [shall be] upon thee, O inhabitant of Moab, saith the LORD. ... He that fleeth from the fear shall fall into the pit; and he that getteth up out of the pit shall be taken in the snare: for I will bring upon it, [even] upon Moab, the year of their visitation, saith the LORD.
Luke 21:35 For as a snare shall it come on all them that dwell on the face of the whole earth.

desolation:

Lamentations 1:4 The ways of Zion do mourn, because none come to the solemn feasts: all her gates are desolate: her priests sigh, her virgins are afflicted, and she [is] in bitterness.
Lamentations 1:13 From above hath he sent fire into my bones, and it prevaileth against them: he hath spread a net for my feet, he hath turned me back: he hath made me desolate [and] faint all the day.
Lamentations 2:1-9 How hath the Lord covered the daughter of Zion with a cloud in his anger, [and] cast down from heaven unto the earth the beauty of Israel, and remembered not his footstool in the day of his anger! ... Her gates are sunk into the ground; he hath destroyed and broken her bars: her king and her princes [are] among the Gentiles: the law [is] no [more]; her prophets also find no vision from the LORD.
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Is 24:17; 51:19. Jr 48:43. Lm 1:4, 13; 2:1. Lk 21:35.

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