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Lamentations 3:56

New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995) [2]
— You have heard my voice, “Do not hide Your ear from my [prayer for] relief, From my cry for help.”
King James Version (KJV 1769) [2]
— Thou hast heard my voice: hide not thine ear at my breathing, at my cry.
English Revised Version (ERV 1885)
— Thou heardest my voice; hide not thine ear at my breathing, at my cry.
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Thou heardest my voice; hide not thine ear at my breathing, at my cry.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Thou hast heard my voice: hide not thy ear at my breathing, at my cry.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Thou hast heard my voice: hide not thine ear at my sighing, at my cry.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— My voice, thou hast heard,—do not close thine ear to my respite, to mine outcry;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— My voice Thou hast heard, Hide not Thine ear at my breathing—at my cry.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Coph. Thou hast heard my voice: turn not away thy ear from my sighs, and cries.
Geneva Bible (GNV 1560)
— Thou hast heard my voyce: stoppe not thine eare from my sigh and from my cry.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Thou hast heard my voice, hide not thine eare at my breathing, at my crie.
Lamsa Bible (1957)
— Thou didst hear my voice; turn not thine ear to my cry; but relieve me and save me.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Thou heardest my voice: close not thine ears to my supplication.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Thou hast heard my voice: hide not thine ear at my breathing, at my cry.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Thou hast heard 8085
{8085} Prime
A primitive root; to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively to tell, etc.).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
my voice: 6963
{6963} Prime
From an unused root meaning to call aloud; a voice or sound.
hide 5956
{5956} Prime
A primitive root; to veil from sight, that is, conceal (literally or figuratively).
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
not x408
(0408) Complement
A negative particle (akin to H3808); not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing.
thine ear 241
{0241} Prime
From H0238; broadness, that is, (concretely) the ear (from its form in man).
at my breathing, 7309
{7309} Prime
Feminine of H7305; relief.
at my cry. 7775
{7775} Prime
Feminine of H7773; a hallooing.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Lamentations 3:55-57.

Lamentations 3:56

_ _ Thou hast heard — namely formerly (so in Lamentations 3:57, Lamentations 3:58).

_ _ breathing ... cry — two kinds of prayer; the sigh of a prayer silently breathed forth, and the loud, earnest cry (compare “prayer,” “secret speech,Isaiah 26:16, Margin; with “cry aloud,” Psalms 55:17).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Lamentations 3:55-66.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Lamentations 3:56

Heard — In former afflictions. Hide not — Shew me now the same favour.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

2 Chronicles 33:13 And prayed unto him: and he was intreated of him, and heard his supplication, and brought him again to Jerusalem into his kingdom. Then Manasseh knew that the LORD he [was] God.
2 Chronicles 33:19 His prayer also, and [how God] was intreated of him, and all his sin, and his trespass, and the places wherein he built high places, and set up groves and graven images, before he was humbled: behold, they [are] written among the sayings of the seers.
Job 34:28 So that they cause the cry of the poor to come unto him, and he heareth the cry of the afflicted.
Psalms 3:4 I cried unto the LORD with my voice, and he heard me out of his holy hill. Selah.
Psalms 6:8-9 Depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity; for the LORD hath heard the voice of my weeping. ... The LORD hath heard my supplication; the LORD will receive my prayer.
Psalms 34:6 This poor man cried, and the LORD heard [him], and saved him out of all his troubles.
Psalms 66:19 [But] verily God hath heard [me]; he hath attended to the voice of my prayer.
Psalms 116:1-2 I love the LORD, because he hath heard my voice [and] my supplications. ... Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, therefore will I call upon [him] as long as I live.
Isaiah 38:5 Go, and say to Hezekiah, Thus saith the LORD, the God of David thy father, I have heard thy prayer, I have seen thy tears: behold, I will add unto thy days fifteen years.


Psalms 55:1 [[To the chief Musician on Neginoth, Maschil, [A Psalm] of David.]] Give ear to my prayer, O God; and hide not thyself from my supplication.
Psalms 88:13-14 But unto thee have I cried, O LORD; and in the morning shall my prayer prevent thee. ... LORD, why castest thou off my soul? [why] hidest thou thy face from me?
Romans 8:26 Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.
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Chain-Reference Bible SearchCross References with Concordance

2Ch 33:13, 19. Jb 34:28. Ps 3:4; 6:8; 34:6; 55:1; 66:19; 88:13; 116:1. Is 38:5. Ro 8:26.

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