Lamentations 4:17

Overview - Lamentations 4
Zion bewails her pitiful estate.
13 She confesses her sins.
21 Edom is threatened and Zion comforted.
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Lamentations 4:17  (King James Version)
As for us, our eyes as yet failed for our vain help: in our watching we have watched for a nation that could not save us.
 


our eyes
1:19 2 Kings 24:7 ; Isaiah 20:5 ; 30:1-7 31:1-3 Jeremiah 2:18 Jeremiah 2:36 ; 8:20
Jeremiah 37:7-10 ; Ezekiel 29:6 Ezekiel 29:7 Ezekiel 29:16

for a
For the Egyptians, who were their pretended allies; but who were neither able nor willing to help them.
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