Lamentations 1:1 DBY

1 How doth the city sit solitary [that] was full of people! She that was great among the nations is become as a widow; the princess among the provinces is become tributary!

Study tools for Lamentations 1:1

  • a 1:5 - Or 'oppressor,' Tzar; so vers. 7,10,17: see Note o, Ps. 8.2, and Ps. 78.61.
  • b 1:5 - See Deut. 28.44.
  • c 1:7 - Or 'miseries:' see ch. 3.19; Isa. 58.7.
  • d 1:7 - Or 'by.'
  • e 1:7 - Or 'cessation' or 'days of rest,' and see Lev. 26.43.
  • f 1:8 - Lit. 'sinned a sin.'
  • g 1:13 - Or 'he causeth it to prevail.'
  • h 1:15 - Or 'a solemn assembly.'
  • i 1:17 - Or 'Jehovah hath given his adversaries round about charge against Jacob.'
  • j 1:18 - Lit. 'his mouth.'
  • k 1:19 - Or 'life.'