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Lamentations 3:51

    Lamentations 3:51 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Mine eye affecteth mine heart because of all the daughters of my city.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    My eye affects my heart because of all the daughters of my city.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Mine eye affecteth my soul, because of all the daughters of my city.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The Lord is unkind to my soul, more than all the daughters of my town.

    Webster's Revision

    Mine eye affecteth my soul, because of all the daughters of my city.

    World English Bible

    My eye affects my soul, because of all the daughters of my city.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Mine eye affecteth my soul, because of all the daughters of my city.

    Clarke's Commentary on Lamentations 3:51

    Mine eye affecteth mine heart - What I see I feel. I see nothing but misery; and I feel, in consequence, nothing but pain. There have been various translations of the original: but they all amount to this.

    The daughters of my city - The villages about Jerusalem.

    Barnes' Notes on Lamentations 3:51

    Or, "Mine eye" causeth pain to my soul, i. e. maketh my soul ache, because of the sad fate of the maidens (Lamentations 1:4, Lamentations 1:18, ...).