Lamentations 3 :51

Lamentations 3 :51 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

My eye affects my 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

My eye affecteth my heart 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.

Definitions for Lamentations 3 :51

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's Commentary 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, ...).

Wesley's Commentary on Lamentations 3 :51

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