Lamentations 5:5

5 Those who pursue us are at our heels; we are weary and find no rest.

Lamentations 5:5 in Other Translations

KJV
5 Our necks are under persecution: we labour, and have no rest.
ESV
5 Our pursuers are at our necks; we are weary; we are given no rest.
NLT
5 Those who pursue us are at our heels; we are exhausted but are given no rest.
MSG
5 We're nothing but slaves, bullied and bowed, worn out and without any rest.
CSB
5 We are closely pursued; we are tired, and no one offers us rest.

Lamentations 5:5 In-Context

3 We have become fatherless, our mothers are widows.
4 We must buy the water we drink; our wood can be had only at a price.
5 Those who pursue us are at our heels; we are weary and find no rest.
6 We submitted to Egypt and Assyria to get enough bread.
7 Our ancestors sinned and are no more, and we bear their punishment.

Cross References 2

  • 1. S Nehemiah 9:37; Isaiah 47:6
  • 2. S Joshua 1:13
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