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Lamentations 2:10

    Lamentations 2:10 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    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.

    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, 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.

    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.

    Wesley's Notes on Lamentations 2:10

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