2 How the precious children of Zion, once worth their weight in gold, are now considered as pots of clay, the work of a potter’s hands!

Read Lamentations 4:2 Using Other Translations

The precious sons of Zion, comparable to fine gold, how are they esteemed as earthen pitchers, the work of the hands of the potter!
The precious sons of Zion, worth their weight in fine gold, how they are regarded as earthen pots, the work of a potter's hands!
See how the precious children of Jerusalem, worth their weight in fine gold, are now treated like pots of clay made by a common potter.