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Lamentations 3:15

    Lamentations 3:15 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He hath filled me with bitterness, he hath made me drunken with wormwood.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He has filled me with bitterness, he has made me drunken with wormwood.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He hath filled me with bitterness, he hath sated me with wormwood.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He has made my life nothing but pain, he has given me the bitter root in full measure.

    Webster's Revision

    He hath filled me with bitterness, he hath sated me with wormwood.

    World English Bible

    He has filled me with bitterness, he has sated me with wormwood.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He hath filled me with bitterness, he hath sated me with wormwood.

    Definitions for Lamentations 3:15

    Wormwood - A bitter plant; bitterness.

    Clarke's Commentary on Lamentations 3:15

    He hath filled me with bitterness - במרורים bimrorim, with bitternesses, bitter upon bitter.

    He hath made me drunken with wormwood - I have drunk the cup of misery till I am intoxicated with it. Almost in all countries, and in all languages, bitterness is a metaphor to express trouble and affliction. The reason is, there is nothing more disagreeable to the taste than the one; and nothing more distressing to the mind than the other. An Arabic poet. Amralkeis, one of the writers of the Moallakat, terms a man grievously afflicted a pounder of wormwood.

    Barnes' Notes on Lamentations 3:15

    "He hath" filled me to the full with bitterness, i. e. bitter sorrows Job 9:18.

    Wesley's Notes on Lamentations 3:15

    3:15 Wormwood - With severe and bitter dispensations.