Lamentations 2 :10

Lamentations 2 :10 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

The elders of the daughter of Zion sit on the ground, and keep silence: they have cast up dust on their heads; they have girded themselves with sackcloth: the virgins of Jerusalem hang down their heads to the ground.

American King James Version (AKJV)

The elders of the daughter of Zion sit on the ground, and keep silence: they have cast up dust on their heads; they have girded themselves with sackcloth: the virgins of Jerusalem hang down their heads to the ground.

American Standard Version (ASV)

The elders of the daughter of Zion sit upon the ground, they keep silence; They have cast up dust upon their heads; they have girded themselves with sackcloth: The virgins of Jerusalem hang down their heads to the ground.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

The responsible men of the daughter of Zion are seated on the earth without a word; they have put dust on their heads, they are clothed in haircloth: the heads of the virgins of Jerusalem are bent down to the earth.

Webster's Revision

The elders of the daughter of Zion sit upon the ground, and keep silence: they have cast up dust upon their heads; they have girded themselves with sackcloth: the virgins of Jerusalem hang down their heads to the ground.

World English Bible

The elders of the daughter of Zion sit on the ground, they keep silence; They have cast up dust on their heads; they have clothed themselves with sackcloth: The virgins of Jerusalem hang down their heads to the ground.

English Revised Version (ERV)

The elders of the daughter of Zion sit upon the ground, they keep silence; they have cast up dust upon their heads; they have girded themselves with sackcloth: the virgins of Jerusalem hang down their heads to the ground.

Definitions for Lamentations 2 :10

Cast - Worn-out; old; cast-off.

Clarke's Commentary on Lamentations 2 :10



Lamentations 2:10Sit upon the ground - See the note on Lamentations 1:1.

Keep silence - No words can express their sorrows: small griefs are eloquent, great ones dumb.

Barnes's Commentary on Lamentations 2 :10

Wesley's Commentary on Lamentations 2 :10

2:10 The virgins - The whole city is in a mournful posture.
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