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Lamentations 3:1

    Lamentations 3:1 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    I AM the man that hath seen affliction by the rod of his wrath.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    I AM the man that has seen affliction by the rod of his wrath.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    I am the man that hath seen affliction by the rod of his wrath.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    I am the man who has seen trouble by the rod of his wrath.

    Webster's Revision

    I am the man that hath seen affliction by the rod of his wrath.

    World English Bible

    I am the man that has seen affliction by the rod of his wrath.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    I AM the man that hath seen affliction by the rod of his wrath.

    Clarke's Commentary on Lamentations 3:1

    I am the man that hath seen affliction - Either the prophet speaks here of himself, or he is personating his miserable countrymen. This and other passages in this poem have been applied to Jesus Christ's passion; but, in my opinion, without any foundation.

    Barnes' Notes on Lamentations 3:1

    That hath seen affliction - i. e. hath experienced, suffered it.

    Wesley's Notes on Lamentations 3:1

    3:1 I am the man - It seems, this is spoken in the name of the people, who were before set out under the notion of a woman.