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Lamentations 3:53 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— They have cut off my life in the dungeon, and have cast a stone upon me.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— They have cut off my life in the dungeon, and cast a stone upon me.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— They have silenced me in the pit And have placed a stone on me.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— They have cut off my life in the dungeon, and cast a stone upon me.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— They have cut off my life in a pit, and cast a stone upon me.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— They have cut off, in the dungeon, my life, and have cast a stone upon me;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— They have cut off in a pit my life, And they cast a stone against me.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Sade. My life is fallen into the pit, and they have laid a stone over me.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— They haue cut off my life in the dungeon, and cast a stone vpon me.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— and laid a stone upon me.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— They have cut off my life in the dungeon, and cast a stone upon me.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
They have cut off 6789
{6789} Prime
צָמַת
tsamath
{tsaw-math'}
A primitive root; to extirpate (literally or figuratively).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
my life 2416
{2416} Prime
חַי
chay
{khah'-ee}
From H2421; alive; hence raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively.
in the dungeon, 953
{0953} Prime
בּוֹר
bowr
{bore}
From H0952 (in the sense of H0877); a pit hole (especially one used as a cistern or prison).
and cast 3034
{3034} Prime
יָדָה
yadah
{yaw-daw'}
A primitive root; used only as denominative from H3027; literally to use (that is, hold out) the hand; physically to throw (a stone, an arrow) at or away; especially to revere or worship (with extended hands); intensively to bemoan (by wringing the hands).
z8762
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
a stone 68
{0068} Prime
אֶבֶן
'eben
{eh'-ben}
From the root of H1129 through the meaning, to build; a stone.
upon me.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Lamentations 3:52-54.


Lamentations 3:53

_ _ in ... dungeon — (Jeremiah 37:16).

_ _ stone — usually put at the mouth of a dungeon to secure the prisoners (Joshua 10:18; Daniel 6:17; Matthew 27:60).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Lamentations 3:42-54.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Lamentations 3:53

Dungeon — Dungeon seems here to be taken for the lowest condition of misery.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Lamentations 3:53

They have cut off my life (y) in the dungeon, and cast a stone upon me.

(y) Read (Jeremiah 37:16) how he was in the miry dungeon.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
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Jeremiah 37:20 Therefore hear now, I pray thee, O my lord the king: let my supplication, I pray thee, be accepted before thee; that thou cause me not to return to the house of Jonathan the scribe, lest I die there.
Jeremiah 38:6 Then took they Jeremiah, and cast him into the dungeon of Malchiah the son of Hammelech, that [was] in the court of the prison: and they let down Jeremiah with cords. And in the dungeon [there was] no water, but mire: so Jeremiah sunk in the mire.
Jeremiah 38:9 My lord the king, these men have done evil in all that they have done to Jeremiah the prophet, whom they have cast into the dungeon; and he is like to die for hunger in the place where he is: for [there is] no more bread in the city.

and:

Daniel 6:17 And a stone was brought, and laid upon the mouth of the den; and the king sealed it with his own signet, and with the signet of his lords; that the purpose might not be changed concerning Daniel.
Matthew 27:60 And laid it in his own new tomb, which he had hewn out in the rock: and he rolled a great stone to the door of the sepulchre, and departed.
Matthew 27:66 So they went, and made the sepulchre sure, sealing the stone, and setting a watch.
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Jr 37:20; 38:6, 9. Dn 6:17. Mt 27:60, 66.

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