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Lamentations 3:17

    Lamentations 3:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And thou hast removed my soul far off from peace: I forgat prosperity.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And you have removed my soul far off from peace: I forgot prosperity.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And thou hast removed my soul far off from peace; I forgat prosperity.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    My soul is sent far away from peace, I have no more memory of good.

    Webster's Revision

    And thou hast removed my soul far off from peace; I forgat prosperity.

    World English Bible

    You have removed my soul far off from peace; I forgot prosperity.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And thou hast removed my soul far off from peace; I forgat prosperity.

    Clarke's Commentary on Lamentations 3:17

    Those hast removed my soul - Prosperity is at such an utter distance from me, that it is impossible I should ever reach it; and as to happiness, I have forgotten whether I have ever tasted of it.

    Barnes' Notes on Lamentations 3:17

    Prosperity - literally, as in the margin, i. e. I forgot what good was, I lost the very idea of what it meant.